(ətăskədâr`ō), uninc. town (1990 pop. 23,138), San Luis Obispo co., SW Calif., on the Salinas River; founded 1913 as a model community. It is a residential and farming town, with cattle, grain, fruits, vegetables, and nursery stock.
Located in San Luis Obispo County, Atascadero State Hospital received a second round of citations this November from the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health - better known as Cal/OSHA - for continuous patient assaults on staff.
May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestled between Edna Valley Wine Region, Morro Bay and Paso Robles - recently named Wine Enthusiast's 2014 Wine Region of the Year - Atascadero is a centrally located and affordable destination for the festival season.
Hilary Rinaldi, who runs Cherry Greek Herbs in Atascadero, California, has a degree in horticulture and 15 years of experience working with plants, so the thought of growing certified organic tarragon in the United States--offering a source outside of France--was just the thing that would appeal to her.
The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health - better known as "Cal/OSHA" - has just released additional citations against Atascadero State Hospital for dangerous conditions and patient assaults on employees.