2014 SUN SETS CONCERT SERIES
AT CALABASAS LAKE
Sun Sets Concert Series at Calabasas Lake kicks off
the season with a great performance by
Stone Soul - The Best of Classic Soul & Motown. If
you love James Brown, Stevie Wonder, and The
Temptations, you won't want to miss this concert on June
8 at 6:00 p.m.!
How about a picnic while you enjoy the concert? You can
now pre-order a picnic through
Atmosphere Café by calling (818) 222-0226. Enjoy a
no-hassle delicious dinner while attending the event!
Be sure to mark your calendar for all of this summer's
spectacular concerts! On
July 13, take a retrospective journey through Queen
songs with one of the nation's greatest live tribute
Queen Nation! Return on August 10 for an
evening of Latin Music and dance as the up-tempo group
Octavio Figueroa y La Combinacion' brings you to
your feet! The final concert of the series, co-presented
Symphony, will be on August 24.
Lauren Chipman will bring her eclectic musical
sensibility with a program ranging from classical music
to rock and pop.
All concerts begin at 6:00 p.m., are free to the public,
and are located on the Greenbelt at Calabasas Lake with
entrance at the
Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center (located at 23400
Park Sorrento). The concert series features field
seating on grass and guests are encouraged to bring
blankets or lawn chairs. Feel free to pre-order a picnic
Atmosphere Café or bring a picnic from home. There
is limited chaired seating available on a first come -
first serve basis (kindly reserve for those in need).
New this year, there will be a free park and ride
shuttle from the
Calabasas Civic Center (100 Civic Center Way)
between the hours of 4:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. (Please
note that the Calabasas Inn is under construction and is
no longer a park and ride destination). For more
information, please visit
GET YOUR TICKETS FOR THE 4TH
OF JULY FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR!
City of Calabasas will proudly host the community’s
annual 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular at the Calabasas
High School Football Field (22855 W. Mulholland Hwy.) on Friday, July 4, 2014. Gates open at 5:00
p.m. and the musically choreographed fireworks show begins at 9:00 p.m. The
family-oriented, fun-filled event will feature a live
musical dance party with Platinum Groove (plus
additional patriotic suprises!), a free family fun zone
hosted by "Who's That DJ?", games, prizes, inflatables,
arts & crafts, temporary tattoos, stilt walkers,
balloons and more!
Tickets must be purchased in advance
and will be available beginning June 2, 2014 at
Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center, and
de Anza Park in Calabasas. The $10 admission price
includes parking, entertainment and all activities.
Children under 2 years of age are admitted free!
Handicapped parking and seating accommodations will be
available. Delicious food and beverages will be offered
for sale at the site. Picnic items will be permitted. Please note that the Fireworks
Spectacular is an alcohol and tobacco free zone. No
bottles, pets or umbrellas will be permitted.
Before the Fireworks Spectacular, the City will feature
a day full of free events for the community, including a
fun run, pet show and summer splash party. For a list of
schedules and entertainment details, visit
37TH ANNUAL 4TH OF JULY LAKESIDE
Register today for the 37th Annual 4th of July Lakeside
Fun Run, sponsored in part by the Calabasas Park
Homeowners Association! The event will take place the
morning of Friday, July 4. Sign up for the 4 Mile Run
(7:45 a.m.), 2 Mile Run (8:30 a.m.), 2 Mile Walk (8:45
a.m.), 1/2 Mile Run (9:45 a.m.) or the 1/4 Mile Run
(10:15 a.m.). Pre-registration costs are $15 for adults
and $12 for youth 17 years and younger. Pre-registration
fees are due no later than June 30. After June 30, the
cost to register will be $20 for adults and $15 for
youth 17 years and younger. Race fee includes a race
shirt (while supplies last), awards, and pancake
breakfast. To register, visit
www.imathlete.com or call the
Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center at (818) 222-2782.
JUNE 3 IS ELECTION DAY
Mark your calendars, because
Tuesday, June 3 is Election
Day! Voting is always important and this election is no
exception. Voters will have the chance to make important
decisions in races ranging from Governor to Secretary of
State, as well as for the Legislature and Congress. Two
state ballot issues will also be decided. To find out
your polling place please visit
www.lavote.net/LOCATOR. Your vote is your voice -
make yourself heard on June 3!
FOLLOW "THE BUZZ" ON TWITTER!
Everyone’s buzzing about “The Buzz”, CTV’s weekly,
fast-paced entertaining round-up of things to do and
breaking events in and around Calabasas. Now
catching “The Buzz” is easier than ever! In addition
to catching the show on
YouTube and streaming on the
City of Calabasas website, you can follow us on
@BuzzCalabasas. Now “The Buzz” is wherever you
BEACH BUS RETURNS
The beach is a great place to spend the summer - and
we want to take you there! The Summer Beach Bus
returns this month, offering residents a ride to
Zuma for just $2 each way. The Beach Bus will run
from June 16 - August 15 on Mondays, Tuesdays,
Thursdays, and Fridays. Exact change and photo ID
are required. The Beach Bus is a public service to
provide transportation to Zuma Beach, but please
note that there is no supervision once at the beach,
aside from on-duty lifeguards. For the Beach Bus
FRIDAY FAMILY FUN NIGHTS
Every Friday night in summer is a Fun Family Night at
Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center! Pick up the family after
work and head to the Center! Atmosphere Cafe will be
open for dinner, snacks, and desserts. Friday Family
Swim goes from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Play
tennis, swim, watch the game, or just relax on the
patio while younger family members participate in
entertaining kids' classes. Fridays are going to be
fun at the Center! For information, contact Kathy
Milbrand at (818) 222-2782, extension 113 or
GET READY FOR SUMMER CAMP
between the ages of five and twelve are invited to
cool off this summer with Peak Adventures Summer
Camps at the
Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center! There will be a
different theme each week, including Legos, Shark
Week, and many more! All camps go from Tuesday to
Friday from 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., with two hours
of pool time. Extended care is also available. Camp
schedule begins this month and ends in August. All
camps are $150 with a material fee of $25, due the
first day of class. For camp schedules, details, or
questions, contact Kathy Milbrand at (818) 222-2787.
Space is limited, so sign up today!
EXTENDED CAMP CARE AT THE
TENNIS & SWIM CENTER
you an active and busy parent? Extend your child's
time - and fun - at the
Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center by enrolling in the Extended Camp Care
program! Youth ages 5 to 15 years can stay anytime
between 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., and/or 4:00 p.m. -
5:30 p.m. The program runs from June 9 - August 15.
There will be activities, games, snacks, and prizes!
Staff will walk your child to Top Seed Tennis Camp,
help with ordering lunch, and provide fun
entertainment until you are able to pick your child
up. The cost is $12 per morning session, $6 per
afternoon session, or $15 for the full day. For
information and to enroll your child, contact Kathy
Milbrand at (818) 222-2782, ext. 113 or
DIVE-IN MOVIE NIGHT
Start the summer off right with a Dive-In Movie
Night at the
Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center! Join the Aquatic Staff, and even a purple
minion or two, on Friday, June 20 to watch
"Despicable Me 2!" Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Free
swimming and family fun entertainment go from 6:00
p.m. - 8:30 p.m., and the movie will start at
approximately 8:30 p.m. Tickets are required (no
charge for the tickets) and
must be presented at the door. Tickets are available
now at the Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center. No
outside food or drink will be permitted. For more
information, contact Raine at (818) 222-2782 or
THE EVENT RETURNS
Foundation for Las Virgenes Schools invites you
to attend its third annual fundraising soiree, The
Event — Las Virgenes' party to be at!
The Event 2014 returns to the
Tennis and Swim Center on on Saturday, June 7
from 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. for another fabulous
evening of premiere restaurant, winery and craft
beer tastings, as well as amazing silent and live
This year the evening features an unbelievable live
concert performance by Chevy Metal with Taylor
Hawkins, the lead drummer for Foo Fighters! They
will bring the house down with their phenomenal
talent and energy! Organizers anticipate another
sell-out crowd so get your tickets now! For more
information and to order tickets, visit
GIVE HABITAT FOR HUMANITY A
Looking to reduce clutter or simply want to help out
a worthy cause?
ReStores provide a funding source to support the
mission of the local Habitat for Humanity affiliate
in order to build and renovate homes for people in
need. ReStores accepts donations of a variety of
household items, including (but not limited to)
furniture, appliances, cabinetry, building
materials, doors, windows, hardware, exercise
equipment, home décor and much more! All donated
materials to ReStores are tax-deductible and if the
donor is unable to drop off the item, ReStores will
provide pick-up service.
3 ReStores are open to the general public, Tuesday -
Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
17700 S. Figueroa St,
Gardena, CA 90248 (will be moving to new
location in September 2014)
11029 Alondra Blvd, Norwalk,
8739 E. Artesia Blvd,
Bellflower, CA 90706 (opening April/May 2014)
For more information, please
L.A. COUNTY HAZARDOUS WASTE &
you have household waste that’s too toxic to trash?
Dispose of household hazardous waste and e-waste at
the Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Roundup on Sunday,
June 8, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the
Calabasas Landfill Scale area, located at 5300 Lost
Hills Road in Agoura.
Acceptable items include: brake fluid, paint, paint
thinner, cleaners with acid or lye, pesticides or
herbicides, household batteries and car batteries,
pool chemicals, motor oil, oil filters, expired
pharmaceuticals, anti-freeze, and fluorescent light
bulbs. Acceptable e-waste includes: computer
monitors, televisions, computer CPUs, keyboards, and
Please DO NOT bring: hazardous waste and e-waste
from businesses; explosives, ammunition and
radioactive materials; trash and tires; white goods
such as refrigerators, stoves and washing machines;
controlled substances. Bring your items in a sturdy
box, preferably in their original labeled
containers. Do not mix the items together.
There is a limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds of
hazardous waste per trip. Be prepared to leave your
containers and boxes. Remove all other items from
your trunk. For a complete listing of what you can
and can’t bring and to get further information,
please call 1 (888) CLEAN-LA or visit
LIBRARY EVENTS IN JUNE
out of the heat and into the
Library! There is a lot
happening this month and we want you to be involved!
The return of summer means the return of the Calabasas
Summer Reading Program! Registration will begin on June
24 and the program ends August 10. There are a number of
exciting opportunities for children of all ages - as well as
adults! Special programs for K-5th Graders begin in July!
Look forward to a Magic Show, Bubble Party, Juggling, Story
Tellers, and Wild Animals all summer long! Preschoolers will
have a chance to join along in a musical adventure and
adults can sign up for a summer of great reads! For a
complete list of this summer's programs, visit
us on Thursday, June 26 at noon, for a
Sneak-Preview of our Adult
Summer Reading Program, “Paws
to Read”. We will present our calendar of Adult Programs
along with recommended Summer Reads. Register for our “Paws
to Read” and receive your Summer Reading pamphlets and an
extra entry form for one of our Summer Prizes.
Summer Family Movie Night kicks off on Tuesday, June 24
at 7:00 p.m. Come by for a movie about three pets who escape
ranch to find their owners in San Francisco. This film is
rated G and is 88 minutes long.
High School Students are invited to the
Study for Finals. The Multi-Purpose Room will be
reserved specifically for students studying for their Final
Exams. Stop by on Tuesday, June 3 from 3:00 p.m. - 7:30
p.m.; Wednesday, June 4 from 3:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.;
Thursday, June 5 from 3:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.; and Tuesday,
June 10 from 3:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. There will be coffee and
refreshments, and students are allowed to bring food and
Come by for Yoga on
Thursday, June 5 and Thursday,
June 19 at Noon. No experience
is necessary and all are welcome. Instructor Deanne Wenger,
RYT will lead you in relaxing (and free) yoga session. Wear
comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat/large towel.
Are you an adult, interested in
joining a book club? Come to our
2nd Thursday Book Club on June 11 at 6:00 p.m. The book
this month is The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout.
Membership into the club is free, but a library card is
required to participate.
For a complete list of Library events, call (818) 225-7616
ARTIST ALLEY AT THE CALABASAS
TENNIS & SWIM CENTER
six weeks the
Tennis & Swim Center features a local artist to
display his/her unique artwork at the facility. The
current artist is Erik Fischer and he will be displaying
his beautiful photography through July 5. Please come by for a look!
Contact Kathy Milbrand at (818) 222-2782, extension 113
for more information.
E-WASTE COLLECTION EVENTS
City of Calabasas organizes two free
monthly electronic waste collection events. On the
first Saturday of the month (June 7, 2014), an electronic
waste collection will take place at the Albertson’s
parking lot, 26521 Agoura Road (at Las Virgenes Road) in
Calabasas from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. A second monthly
electronic waste event will take place on the 3rd
Saturday of the month (June 21, 2014) in the Vons
Shopping Center parking lot at 23381 Mulholland Drive in
Woodland Hills from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Acceptable
items include but are not limited to CD players, laptops
and personal computers, microwave ovens, printers,
radios, stereos, telephones, and VCR’s. For more
information, please contact the City of Calabasas
Recycling and Solid Waste Coordinator at (818) 224-1600.
BEAT THE HEAT THIS SUMMER
the summer months, high temperatures and heat alerts are
not uncommon in Calabasas. Be sure to beat the heat by
remembering certain precautions during extreme
temperatures. Several tips include:
Wear light, loose-fitting,
Drink water or
electrolyte-replacing sports drinks often (do
not wait until you are thirsty), and avoid
drinking sweetened drinks, caffeine, and
During peak heat hours, stay
in an air-conditioned area. If you don’t have
access to air conditioning in your home, visit
public facilities such as shopping malls, parks,
and libraries to stay cool.
Avoid unnecessary exertion,
such as vigorous exercise during peak sun hours,
if you are outside or in a non-air conditioned
Stay out of the sun if you
do not need to be in it. When in the sun, wear a
hat, preferably with a wide brim, and
loose-fitting, light-colored clothing with long
sleeves and pants to protect yourself from sun
damage. Don't forget to wear sun screen and sun
Offer help to those in your
neighborhood with limited access to air
conditioning and transportation, such as seniors
or those who are ill. Check on them frequently
or take them to a location with air
If you plan to be outdoors, take
precautions to protect yourself from the heat.
Symptoms of dehydration and heat cramps include
dizziness, fatigue, faintness, headaches, muscle
cramps, and increased thirst. Individuals with these
symptoms should be moved to a cooler, shaded place
and given water or sport drinks. More severe
symptoms such as diminished judgment,
disorientation, pale and clammy skin, a rapid and
weak pulse, and/or fast and shallow breathing may
indicate heat exhaustion or impending heat stroke
and requires immediate medical attention.
Never leave children, elderly
people, or pets unattended in vehicles, even with
the windows ‘cracked or opened’ because temperatures
inside can quickly rise to life-threatening levels.
It is illegal, according to California law, to leave
children alone in a car.
For a list of
cooling centers and additional information on
heat-related illnesses and prevention, please visit
Public Health website at
www.publichealth.lacounty.gov, or call the LA
County Information line at 2-1-1 from any landline
or cell phone within the county.
JUNE EVENTS AT MOUNTAINS
Spend your summer with Mountains
Saturday, June 7 at 8:45 a.m., MRT and
TreePeople will be caring for native oak trees,
shrubs, penstemons, roses and bunch grasses - all
native plants that feed and shelter wildlife. Come
along and be a restorationist for a day! Meet along
the first 0.5 mile of Stunt Road after turning off
Mulholland Highway in Calabasas. Reservations are
Come see what early summer brings at the Lower Stunt
High Trailhead at the Cold Creek Preserve. Enjoy a
walk-about along a streamside trail, through oak
woodlands, to gently rolling chaparral basin below
craggy sandstone peaks. Plan for 2.5 hours. For
reservations and directions, call (818) 591-9363.
out and enjoy the outdoors and make a difference
with MRT and Heal
the Bay on Saturday, June 14 at 9:00 a.m. The Arroyo Sequit
Creek at Leo
Carrillo State Park is
being restored so endangered Southern California
Steelhead Trout can use it for spawning. Cape Ivy is
the primary target as it is toxic to fish and other
aquatic life. Reservations are required by signing
up at www.mountainstrust.eventbrite.com.
a wonderful day at
Malibu Creek State Park on
Saturday, June 14 at 8:45 a.m. Help MRT and
TreePeople rebuild a native landscape by
planting and caring for oak trees and
their understory plants. Reservations are required
Meet up with MRT, TreePeople,
and the California
Native Plant Society on
Sunday, June 15 at
8:45 a.m. for a satisfying day of restoring a
natural ecosystem. In the early 1980s, CNPS set out
to help control the spread of invasive, non-native
plant species that hog the land and provide no
value for the survival of native animal species, and
this unending weed war continues. This month, they
will be revisiting the restoration sites so
beautifully planted by volunteers earlier last year.
by calling (818) 348-5910.
Be a part of the restoration of a hidden gem! You
won't find this beauty spot on any map, but MRT and
TreePeople will show you the way! Just meet at
Peter Struass Ranch. Plant native plants back into
the area, restoring them to a healthy ecosystem.
Reservations are required at
is hosting a Rattlesnake Avoidance Training Clinic
for Dogs on Saturday, June 21 and Sunday, June 22 at
Bark Park. Training is led by expert Tracy
Jenson-Presson of High on Kennels located in San
Diego County. Typically, a training session for one
dog takes about 20 minutes. Please allow for an hour
for your session to sign in and make any time
adjustments to scheduling, assuring that proper
attention is given to all participants. To register,
An advanced payment of $75 per dog is required.
Enjoy the blooming chaparral mountain lilacs by
taking an easy downhill hike on the Stunt High Trail
on Sunday, June 22 at 9:30 a.m. Walk through
rock-studded chaparral, grasslands, and riparian
habitats. Be prepared for some awesome views!
Reserve your spot by calling (818) 591-9363.
For MRT's complete calendar of events, visit www.mountainstrust.org.
REGISTER TO VOTE TODAY!
Are you registered to vote? It’s easy to participate
in elections if you have the right tools and
information. Apply to register to vote today by
filling out the online application found at
can also pick up a paper voter registration
application at your county elections office,
library, Department of Motor Vehicles office, or
U.S. post office.
Don’t remember if you’re registered to vote? Visit
to check the status of your voter registration. You
must be registered 15 days prior to an election if
you wish to vote, so be sure to register today!
WHAT'S ON CTV?
sure to tune in to CTV on cable channel 3 in
for playback days and times),
or watch any meeting or TV program on demand through
CTV programming is also available on the
Calabasas3 YouTube Channel!
CHECK OUT THIS NEW SHOW ON
PREVIEW, EYE ON THE ARTS
Local resident, Douglas Tharalson, a fascinating
artist has a home studio nestled in the Santa Monica
Mountains. A one time student to one of
California’s own masters, Jirayr Zorthian, Doug has
been on an amazing journey of art exploration.
Specializing in sculpture and abstract oil paintings.
He is a welder,
designer, inventor, bohemian, gentleman rancher,
free spirit, a sculptor, painter, and so much more.
Tune in for this interesting and entertaining
CALABASAS CALENDARS, MEETINGS &
City Council Agenda Items are available online the
Thursday prior to a City Council Meeting. Agendas for
all commissions are available online the Friday prior to
the commission meeting. All City Council meetings and
commission meetings take place in the Council Chambers
at City Hall, 100 Civic Center Way in Calabasas.
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