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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Demonstration of Running Down a Chain

August 31, 1950: L. Ron Hubbard gives a lecture, 'Demonstration of Running Down a Chain'.

Child Dianetics

September 1, 1950: L. Ron Hubbard gives a lecture, 'Child Dianetics'.

Guk vs. Drugs: Effects in Auditing

September 1, 1950: L. Ron Hubbard gives a lecture, 'Guk vs. Drugs: Effects in Auditing'.

Auditing a Blind Preclear

September 1, 1950: L. Ron Hubbard gives a lecture, 'Auditing a Blind Preclear'.

Advertising Dianetics-Propaganda-Push Buttons

September 4, 1950: L. Ron Hubbard gives a lecture, 'Advertising Dianetics-Propaganda-Push Buttons'.

Political Dianetics

September 5, 1950: L. Ron Hubbard gives a lecture, 'Political Dianetics'.

Aesthetics

September 6, 1950: L. Ron Hubbard gives a lecture, 'Aesthetics'.

Valences and Valence Shifters

September 7, 1950: L. Ron Hubbard gives a lecture, 'Valences and Valence Shifters'.

Language Adjustment

September 7, 1950: L. Ron Hubbard gives a lecture, 'Language Adjustment'.

The Complete Auditor

September 8, 1950: L. Ron Hubbard gives a lecture, 'The Complete Auditor'.

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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September 12, 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 10, 1976 Michael Meisner, Los Angeles, authorities. At midnight, Guardian's Office, hotel Michael Meisner moves to a different hotel in Los Angeles to continue to evade authorities. At midnight, other Guardian's Office members move him to yet another hotel. Guardian Office, Los Angeles, Michael Meisner
September 1, 1976 With, GO Scientologists, Michael Meisner, Richard Weigand's, Los Angeles, Jeff Marks. He's, appearance. GO, there's, Meisner's a With the help of other GO Scientologists, Michael Meisner moves out of Richard Weigand's house and into a hotel in Los Angeles, registering under the name of Jeff Marks. He's ordered to change his appearance. GO executives know there's a warrant out for Meisner's arrest; they're now harboring a fugitive. Los Angeles, Michael Meisner
October 21, 1974 Jane Kember, Guardian World Wide, Guardian Order 1361. Its Jane Kember, the Guardian World Wide, issues Guardian Order 1361. Its "operating targets" include getting agents to infiltrate IRS offices in Washington DC and Los Angeles and obtaining all documents on L. Ron Hubbard and Scientology. Guardian Office, L. Ron Hubbard, Los Angeles
June 1, 1972 Narconon New Life Program, Los Angeles, CA, out-patients. There, time Narconon New Life Program begins in Los Angeles, CA as an office that deals with out-patients. There is no official funding at this time. [June 1972; exact date unknown] Los Angeles, Narconon
February 18, 1954 Church, Los Angeles, California. It, tax-exempt status The first Church of Scientology is founded in Los Angeles, California. It is initially granted tax-exempt status. Event, Los Angeles, taxes
February 14, 1954 According, CoS, Church According to CoS, the first official Scientology Church is founded "by community members in Los Angeles," without the direct participation of L. Ron Hubbard. Event, L. Ron Hubbard, Los Angeles
December 19, 1950 Demonstration of Lock Scanning L. Ron Hubbard gives a demonstration, 'Demonstration of Lock Scanning'. Chain Scanning Lectures, demonstrations, Los Angeles
December 19, 1950 Chain Scanning L. Ron Hubbard gives a lecture, 'Chain Scanning'. Chain Scanning Lectures, lectures, Los Angeles
December 11, 1950 Group Dianetics L. Ron Hubbard dictates the article 'Group Dianetics'. Los Angeles