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The Camarillo State Mental Hospital was a psychiatric rehabilitation facility in Camarillo, CA. It is famous for housing musicians Charlie Parker (1940's) and Steve Mann (1960's) during their rehabilitations from drug addiction. Parker wrote Relaxin' at Camarillo in honor of his time there. It's very possible that Camarillo is the Hotel California referred to by The Eagles. There must be a very interesting history to the place.

The hospital was closed circa 1997 when it became the site of the California State University Northridge at Channel Islands.

Camarillo is a smallish California city in Ventura County located on US 101 about halfway between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles.

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