, editor of our sister paper, Village Voice
, recently published an article featuring three mailers
from the Church of Scientology
, in which the movement promotes its efforts, and primes members to fork over money for the cause.
Lucky for us, one mailer promoted a conference in Los Angeles
last weekend focused on making California
an "Ideal state", with photos of Ideal Orgs
, including the future Orange County one
streets at the former Santa Ana Performing Arts and Event Center
Now, the folks at Whyweprotest.net
have taken some up-close photos of what the Orange County site looks like. Here's one:
We assume the church has paid its water bill, but at this rate, some members of the Sea Org might finish their billion-year contracts before the new Ideal Org is complete. I emailed church spokeswoman, Karin Pouw, to find out the time frame for the grand opening.
"Nothing final yet," she said.
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