a town in SW California.
Contemporary Examples

State mental-health officials said the move had been “inadvertent” and he was returned to Atascadero.
What Aurora Victims Might Face if James Holmes Pleaded Insane Michael Daly July 31, 2012

Historical Examples

At Atascadero one may see the maneuvering ground of a recent encampment of national guard and regular army soldiers.
The Road of a Thousand Wonders Passenger Dept. Southern Pacific Co


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