Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California, is one of Scientology's two strongholds in the United States. Home to the Celebrity Center and the Advanced Org Los Angeles (AOLA), Los Angeles has also been the scene of numerous Scientology lawsuits and the police raids in the late 1970s that resulted in the Snow White convictions.

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Checking Perceptics

August 24, 1950: L. Ron Hubbard gives a lecture, 'Checking Perceptics' (orig title "Running Engrams and Step Three").

Removing Demon Circuits and Valence Commands, SOP Step Three

August 25, 1950: L. Ron Hubbard gives a lecture, 'Removing Demon Circuits and Valence Commands, SOP Step Three'.

Paralleling the Mind

August 25, 1950: L. Ron Hubbard gives a lecture, 'Paralleling the Mind' (orig title "Mechanical Arrangement of Engrams")

Spectrum from Psychosis to Clear

August 28, 1950: L. Ron Hubbard gives a lecture, 'Spectrum from Psychosis to Clear'.

Analytical Mind

August 28, 1950: L. Ron Hubbard gives a lecture, 'Analytical Mind'.

Educational Dianetics

August 29, 1950: L. Ron Hubbard gives a lecture, 'Educational Dianetics'.

The Professional Auditor

August 30, 1950: L. Ron Hubbard gives a lecture, 'The Professional Auditor'.

Preventive Dianetics

August 30, 1950: L. Ron Hubbard gives a lecture, 'Preventive Dianetics'.

General Discussion of Auditing

August 31, 1950: L. Ron Hubbard gives a lecture, 'General Discussion of Auditing' (orig title "Engrams and parts of the mind").

Medical Dianetics

August 31, 1950: L. Ron Hubbard gives a lecture, 'Medical Dianetics'.

Los Angeles in the News

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March 24, 2005 Tom Cruise Makes Opportunities To Tout Scientology Lately, doing business with Tom Cruise, one of Hollywood's most bankable actors, means a bow in the direction of his religion, the Church of Scientology. Increasingly public about his long association with Scientology, Cruise invited film executives on a four-hour tour of three different Scientology facilities in Los Angeles. Celebrities, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, Press, Tom Cruise

Los Angeles in the News

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June 6, 1988 Leroy Bridges, Oklahoma Department, Mental Health, Oklahoma Secretary, State's, Treatment Development Corporation. Treatment Dev Leroy Bridges, an employee of the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health, files a document with the Oklahoma Secretary of State's office in which he applies to reserve the name Treatment Development Corporation. Treatment Development Corp. was hired by Narconon International to help the Los Angeles based firm with its certificate of need application to open a Narconon center in Oklahoma. Bridges denies any wrongdoing, but his activities are probed by federal investigators. Los Angeles, Narconon
December 5, 1986 Gerry Armstrong, Los Angeles, Scientologists, Scientology, agreement. To Armstrong's, dismay, possible. Attorney Michael Flynn, Gerry Armstrong flies to Los Angeles, along with several other former Scientologists who are suing Scientology, to participate in a settlement agreement. To Armstrong's overwhelming dismay, he learns that the settlement contains a strict gag order preventing him from saying anything at all about his experiences in Scientology and requiring him to avoid testifying in court cases whenever possible. Attorney Michael Flynn assures Armstrong that these parts of the agreement are unenforceable and that Armstrong cannot sign away his right to speak about his experiences. Los Angeles
December 2, 1986 Rodney Rimando, Los Angeles Rodney Rimando dies after his body plummets from the top of a Scientology building in Los Angeles. Los Angeles
December 20, 1983 Clearwater Police Department Report Number SR3.1 RA5b: "This, Australian Government, Los Angeles Consulate General Office. Mr. M Clearwater Police Department Report Number SR3.1 RA5b: "This report is concerning conversations with police officials of the Australian Government, Los Angeles Consulate General Office. Mr. Millwird was inquiring about the Scientology organization and its practices. After a conversation concerning some Scientology activities, I, (Lt. Emmons), advised Mr. Millwird on what documents to obtain and where to get them. Most of these documents mentioned are public policies of the Scientology organization." Los Angeles
February 1, 1983 Enid Vien, Church, Scientology's Flint, Michigan, mission, Church, Church, Los Angeles. In, letter, said, ''I, parishioners, sta Enid Vien, director of the Church of Scientology's Flint, Michigan, mission, resigns from Church and sends a scathing letter to Church officials in Los Angeles. In her letter, she said, ''I can no longer support a church that bleeds its parishioners, abuses its staff, uses fear tactics to ensure everyone at least pretends to agree and engages upon coercive tactics to sew its missions up.'' Despite the criticism, Ms. Vien said she still believes in Scientology technology and in Scientology as applied religious philosophy. [Sometime in February 1983; exact date unknown.] Los Angeles
January 7, 1982 Religious Technology Center, Los Angeles The Religious Technology Center is founded in Los Angeles. Los Angeles
February 1, 1979 Hepatitis, Scientology's Cadet Org, Los Angeles. From, May 1979: Hepatitis breaks out in Scientology's Cadet Org in Los Angeles. From an internal memo from May 1979: "Then in Feb. the hepatitis scene happened and we were swarmed over by County and State Health Inspectors." [Sometime in Feb. 1979; exact date unknown.] Los Angeles
January 2, 1978 Mary Sue Hubbard, Los Angeles Mary Sue Hubbard moves to Los Angeles. Los Angeles, Mary Sue Hubbard
September 15, 1976 Michael Meisner, Los Angeles, authorities Michael Meisner moves to a different hotel in Los Angeles to continue to evade authorities. Los Angeles, Michael Meisner
September 13, 1976 Michael Meisner, Los Angeles, authorities Michael Meisner moves to a different hotel in Los Angeles to continue to evade authorities. Los Angeles, Michael Meisner