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    Take the Pledge for Clean Air Day on October 5th

    September 2022. Residents of Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties are invited to participate in the fifth annual California Clean Air Day, which will take place on and leading up to October 5, 2022.

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    Native Plantpalooza & Eco Fest Event Coming October 1st

    September 2022. On Saturday, October 1, Conejo Open Space Foundation (COSF) will present a free educational event, "Native Plantpalooza & Eco Fest", featuring dozens of eco-related exhibitors and fun activities for kids, at Conejo Creek North Park Lakeside Pavilion in Thousand Oaks.

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    Thousand Oaks repaving project a major “pedal pusher”

    August 2022. Work is wrapping up on the 60 miles of street repaving citywide, which included improving bicycle safety on several City streets. As part of this project, more than 8 miles of buffered bike lanes have been added...

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    Water Shortage Update

    August 2022. Thank you to the many homeowners that have let their lawns go brown and are making every effort to conserve water...

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    One day-a-week watering (drip irrigation included)

    August 2022 – Recent conversations with residents who have received a violation notice indicate that there is still some confusion over watering restrictions. Restrictions apply citywide to both residential and commercial properties. For details, please go to

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    Coastal Cleanup Day 2022

    August 2022. Coastal Cleanup Day is an annual community volunteering event dedicated to removing trash and plastic pollution from beaches, inland waterways, parks, and other open spaces throughout the state. Coastal Cleanup Day returns this September and volunteers are needed...

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    Pools, Spas, and Water Features – What You Should Know

    August 2022. We are well into summer swim season and under current water restrictions there are a few considerations regarding swimming pools and spas that residents should keep in mind.

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    Free Landfill Day coming August 13th

    August 2022. Do you need to dispose of waste debris from your summer DIY project? Have unwanted bulky items or excess trash? Trimming your trees, shrubs, or removing turf? Load up your waste items and bring them to the Calabasas Landfill for Free Landfill Day on Saturday, August 13th!

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    Landscaping for the Future – A Watershed Approach

    July 2022. Climate models forecast more severe droughts in the future, but the future has arrived, and we must start adapting now. Landscaping appropriately for our climate is a crucial part of that adaptation since more than half of our local water use is for irrigation.

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    Water conservation - How are we doing?

    July 2022. After six weeks of water restrictions in the City, you may be wondering how we’re doing. The good news is that we used 30 percent less water in June this year than we did in June last year or in June 2020. The not-so-good news is...

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    Watering Slopes and Fuel Mod Zones

    Under Level 4 water restrictions conventional spray sprinklers will no longer be permitted after July 31st and will either need to be converted to a low-volume drip system, capped, or turned off. There are three exceptions which allow for continued use of traditional spray sprinklers...

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    Assemblymember Irwin and City Host Drought Workshop on July 9th

    June 2022. As the community adapts to Level 4 water conservation measures and the reality of the drought residents may have questions or wonder “what’s next?”. To help the public navigate through this unprecedented water shortage, a free drought workshop will be held on Saturday, July 9th, 10am-1pm.