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Church seeks to rename street after Hubbard

Title: Church seeks to rename street after Hubbard
Date: Friday, 23 August 1996
Publisher: Los Angeles Times (California)
Authors: Duke Helfand, Jodi Wilgoren
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What's in a name, anyway? To some neighbors, Berendo Street in Hollywood is about as good an address as any. But to leaders of the Church of Scientology that is located there, "L. Ron Hubbard Way" is much better. In honor of their charismatic founder–a man adherents call "one of the greatest visionaries of the 20th century" and critics call a fraud–the church has quietly sought a name change from the city of Los Angeles. Just this week the church won ... [Read the rest at]