Historical society studies Calabasas past

By Gregory Koteles
Acorn Staff Writer

"Good night, Mrs. Calabash, wherever you are."
Anyone familiar with comedian Jimmy Durante would recognize his famously cryptic sign-off, even if still puzzled about what it means.
It turns out the elusive Mrs. Calabash may have been Durante’s wife, whose penchant for retreating to a tiny artists’ colony in rural Calabasas may have earned her the colorful nickname.
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