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Stripper, Dirty Mag, & Kinky Toy Businesses: Not in Lake Forest!

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For those in search of a little consumer-based titillation in the OC city of Lake Forest, your options will remain strictly limited. Yesterday, the Lake Forest City Council "established a temporary moratorium on adult businesses," of at least 45 days, according to the OC Register, giving them time to evaluate if they can allow them to open up anywhere in the city at all.The concern is based on how adult businesses--strip clubs, adult toy and bookstores--fit in, if at all, with a section of land being redeveloped from business-park to residential and commercial. Thanks to an ordinance already on the books in Lake Forest, the city can enforce "appropriate separation" between adult-oriented businesses and more G-rated places like "schools, religious institutions, nurseries, day care centers and public or private parks."

If you aren't drinking in the entertainment at the only adult-use business in Lake Forest (that's Captain's Cabaret & Lounge, for those so inclined), you could be off to work at one of the many high-profile businesses that call Lake Forest home, including Oakley (they gave those Chilean miners their pimpin' and medically-necessary shades) or to skate at one of the largest skateparks. Or you could be headed to the nation's 8th largest church, Pastor Rick Warren's Saddleback Church, for some adult...enlightenment...of a very different nature.