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Scientologists withdraw from Altadena deal

Title: Scientologists withdraw from Altadena deal
Date: Sunday, 22 September 1985
Publisher: Los Angeles Times (California)
Author: Mark Arax
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The Church of Scientology has backed out of an agreement to purchase a 198-acre former hospital complex in the Altadena foothills, ending three months of controversy in which some local residents charged that the group was a cult seeking to establish a base of operations here. Scientology officials last week withdrew their application for a conditional-use permit for the former LaVina Hospital complex. In a letter to the county's Regional Planning Commission, the group said it had found another site more ... [Read the rest at]