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Surf’s up for Scientologists

Title: Surf’s up for Scientologists
Date: Friday, 1 June 2001
Publisher: L.A. Weekly (California)
Author: Christine Pelisek
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Admirers of L. Ron Hubbard have launched a major environmental and morality offensive in Southern California’s beach cities, rankling critics who say the proselytizers have been less than forthcoming about their ties to the Church of Scientology. The controversy first flared when Scientology Surf Club president Rob Hoover asked the city of Malibu to proclaim March 13 L. Ron Hubbard Day, in honor of Scientology’s founder. The request made the City Council agenda, but was withdrawn by Hoover when March 13 ... [Read the rest at]