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200 Civic Center Way
Calabasas, CA 91302 (
(818) 225-7616

Tue-Thurs, 11:00am–8:00pm
Fri & Sat,
Sun 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Calabasas Historical Society

The CHS Collection contains important books, photographs, pamphlets, maps, magazines, newspapers and transcripts of interviews with local residents.

Collection Hours: By Appointment Only

To schedule an appointment, please contact:

Cim Castellon

The collection is housed at the Calabasas Library, 200 Civic Center Way, Calabasas, CA 91302.

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Calabasas-Las Virgenes Historical Society Newsletter Feb. 2016 - March 2016

All proceeds and monetary donations collected go to the Historical Society for continued historical preservation efforts and education.


City of Calabasas Founders Panel - April 7, 6:30pm

Film Fanatics with speaker Brian Rooney - April 20, 6:00pm

Vince Calandra - April 28, 6:30pm

A new book with rich Calabasas history is now available!
Images of America – Calabasas

To purchase the book, please email Cimberly Castellon at or James Bozajian at

The early years of Calabasas offer a colorful history full of buried treasure, cattle and sheep ranches, stagecoaching, ghost sightings, and some of Southern California’s roughest and toughest residents. Between the 1920s and 1970s, countless films and television episodes were filmed in the west San Fernando Valley area alone. It was a time when Westerns ruled the scene, and the studios bought up huge tracts of underdeveloped acreage in the hills around Calabasas to serve as movie ranches. In banning secondhand smoke, plastic bags, and Styrofoam, Calabasas has been on the forefront of enacting environmental stewardship to preserve its historical roots and protect its open spaces.

The book was released on November 30th -

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