All posts in "Southern California"

Does a Demonic Servant Haunt the Chimes Antique Store in Lake Elsinore?

In 1887, the little town of Lake Elsinore rejoiced at the opening of a most luxurious public building: a bathhouse. The Crescent Bathhouse opened up to a large crowd of people. The building used sulfur water that bubbled up to the surface for filling up the tubs. Once the Most Luxurious Buildings in Lake Elsinore […]

Paranormal Evil in San Diego: The Hidden Path That Stirs Up Demons

Sometimes evil is such a part of one’s everyday life, such a fixture in the décor of people who mostly walk with their heads down and their eyes proverbially shut, that it’s easy to miss. There may be such a place in Valencia Park in San Diego, a community defined by its socioeconomic and architectural […]

Haunted Santa Barbara: Insidious Apparition Lingers At This Park

In the southeast part of Santa Barbara, the largest privately-funded park in the United States - Elings Park - sits sprawled across the cityscape.  Whether it's hiking or playing sports, running around on the playground equipment or just enjoying beautiful landscaping that gets your motor running, you can be assured that Elings Park is going […]

Evil Shadow at the San Diego Old Point Loma Lighthouse?

In April of 1854, San Diego was in the process of receiving a government funded lighthouse on Point Loma. The project included the establishment of six lighthouses total along the coastline. The location had been selected because it was close to the summit of Point Loma. The Historic Lighthouse of San Diego The Point Loma […]

Watch Out For Evil That Still Lingers Near This Anaheim Park Bench

In 1968, in honor of Dr. Alexander J. Stoddard (a local hero devoted to education), the city of Anaheim, California opened Stoddard Park.  Today, visitors can bring children to play on playground equipment, have barbecues with friends, or toss a Frisbee for the dog to catch. It's not recommended, however, that you go into the park […]

Beware The Winding Road That Leads To Hell In San Clemente

Those that are used to leaving behind the delightful city of San Clemente, in Orange County, California, with intentions of heading north know that the Interstate 5 is the best road to drive along. The I-5 not only connects major cities along the state, but it crosses through it from its most southern to its […]

Prepare To Be Horrified: The Haunted Bridge Of Fountain Valley

The Santa Ana River is a 96-mile water body that flows through diverse counties in the state of California. This river has over 70 bridges and crossings along its long body, but none of these is as daunting as the one haunted bridge in the city of Fountain Valley. With a population of over 50,000 people, […]

Ghostly Bodies Continue to Float Down This Old California Creek

During the early 30s, Mead Valley, California was home to much turmoil and strife. Racial tensions were high, in great part thanks to a local hate group/cult that allegedly met nearby. Intolerant and angry, the group met one evening to plan a horrendous crime. Over the next couple of nights they snuck around the streets of […]

Terror in San Clemente: 4 Camping Spots Where Ghosts Will Speak To You

Nicknamed The Spanish Village by the Sea, San Clemente is constantly bustling with life. From top notch restaurants to exciting shopping outlets and all the way to surfer-friendly beaches, this quaint beach city has it all. But if you really want to discover the city, consider planning a San Clemente camping trip. Whether you prefer […]

Does Something Demonic Haunt the Fox Theater in Visalia?

On January 5, 1929 the local newspaper had a headline everyone in Visalia was talking about. In the midst of financial uncertainty and despair, something exciting was coming to town: the Fox Theater. The theater was completed the following year, complete with elaborate motifs and ornate detailing. A Trip to the Visalia Theater It was […]

A Ghost Will Whisper To You At This Haunted California Mansion

In 1912, senator Thomas Bard built his family a mansion in Port Hueneme. Bard mansion, also known as Berylwood, became an iconic part of the community, and remains so to this day. The space can be rented out for family or business related events. Former Home of a Port Hueneme Senator However, some people in […]

Strange Orbs On This Brawley Street Will Force You To Question Your Sanity

While many people believe that the presence of orbs in photographs are insects, or dust particles, there are those who believe these circular balls of light are spirits. Some of those people live in Brawley, California. And in Brawley there is a road where orbs are a common occurrence. Some locals have witnessed unexplained lights […]

There's Nothing Worse Than A Ghost Who Ignores You At This California Park

Before becoming the known Wilder Ranch State Park, this portion of Californian land standing on the Pacific Ocean coast went through a big number of hands and men who fought intensely for its ownership. The story goes far back to 1839, when the Governor of Alta California, Juan Bautista Alvarado, gave the land to the […]

Merciless Ghost Of Jealous Woman Threatens Visitors To California Cemetery

While many cemeteries are automatically associated with creepy trees, somber statues and eerie headstones, Sunnyside Cemetery in Long Beach exists far and beyond any of these stereotypes. Not only does this cemetery play host to hundreds of burials, but it also hosts many events for the local community. The Most Unusual Recreational Center in Long […]

Does The Ghost of a Suicidal Marine Haunt This California Base?

As World War II was underway, the U.S. Army and Marine Corps decided a large training base on the west side of the country was needed. By February 1942, the Marine Corps purchased 122,798 acres of land, which had been called Rancho Santa Margarita y Los Flores prior to that. Camp Pendleton was built in […]

Beware The Shape-Shifting Ghost On This Old California Road

There is a local legend in El Centro, California. Many believe that many years ago, a girl was killed on Dogwood Road. The Legendary El Centro Car Crash It is believed that she was involved in a car crash and never made it to the hospital. Many El Centro residents know of this story. But one such local, Terry […]

Ghost Scared All Of The Animals Away From This California Zoo

Long ago, long before the Griffith Park Zoo in Los Angeles was even created, there was a wealthy land owner named Don Antonio Feliz. Feliz lived with his sister, and his niece, Dona Petronilla who happened to be born blind. It is said that Feliz dearly loved his niece, and intended to leave his wealth […]

A Disturbing Whistling Ghost Haunts This Historic California Theatre

The Anaheim Center for Performing Arts at the Servite Theater is a much loved part of Anaheim’s landscape. Whether it’s a seasonal event, or a party equal to that of Great Gatsby, Anaheim always delivers exquisite festivities and people. Even when it doesn’t intend to… An Anaheim Cultural Gem When the talented Servite staff isn’t readying the […]

Ghost Of Fisherman Lurks At This California Playground

Sweet Shade Neighborhood Park is a beautiful park full of sunshine. Mature trees provide ample shade over the park’s benches and tables for parents, while the kids get many fun structures and swings to play. At first glance, it’s a place of safety and tranquility, and the perfect playground for kids. Located in Irvine, California, […]

Dead Girl In A Blue Dress Haunts This Abandoned Mill In California

In 1918, a mill was built in Murrieta, California. It was intended for local farmers to be able to buy grain in bulk. The KEA Mill ran successfully all the way through the early 1970s. However, it is said that the mill had a fire and never fully recovered from the loss. The KEA Mill […]

This Old Road In California Is So Haunted It Will Terrify You

Many roads in the United States are said to be haunted, and the Lost Lake Road in Blythe, California happens to be one of them. Several locals try their best to avoid this road, hearing tales of a dead Indian Chief who wanders by the side of the road. But a few residents have claimed […]

A Deadly Spirit Lurks in the Bathroom at This California Shopping Outlet

On January 5, 1916 rain began to fall on San Diego, California. Two tropical storms had, by chance, collided together over the city, creating one massive storm.  The situation was made even worse by an amateur scientist by the name of Charles Hatfield. A San Diego Tragedy Knowing that San Diego was experiencing a long […]

Terror in Victorville: Are Dead Locals Back from the Grave?

Victorville, California is home to a most disturbing road. Each year, residents in town report seeing a myriad of different spirits walking along El Evado Road during the night. Even those who have yet to see anything paranormal along this road believe that it is the known as the home of a dead little girl. […]

Haunted San Diego: The Legend of the Dead Old Man on Bonita Road

There are many cultural landmarks that are important to see in beautiful San Diego. But some may not be what you’d think. Consider the manifestation on haunted Bonita Road. The Most Paranormal Street in San Diego According to local legend, there once was an elderly man who attempted to cross Bonita one rainy day. As […]

The Screaming Female Specter of the Santa Ana Yost Theatre

The Yost is a historic theatre located in the middle of Santa Ana, California. It was originally opened in 1912, and was the go-to place for entertainment within the community. Many jazz singers sang at the Yost during the roaring 20's. Yost: The Most Historic Theatre in Santa Ana It was in the year 1927 when […]

10 Scariest Haunted Things To Do In Long Beach This Weekend

There are always plenty of fun things to do in Long Beach this weekend, but if you’re looking for places that are both entertaining, unique, AND creepy, then look no further than this list. We have rounded up some of Long Beach’s best attractions, parks and restaurants that also happen to be haunted by ghosts […]

Lost Souls of Flight 182 Crash Continue to Wander San Diego

On Monday, September 25, 1978, San Diego was overcome by catastrophe. Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 182 was midair when it collided with a Cessna 172 aircraft, which is a private plane. After impact, both planes began to fall toward earth. Both planes crashed in North Park—a San Diego neighborhood. Flight 182 crashed into an intersection. […]

10 Most Haunted Places To Visit In San Diego

Many people agree that San Diego is one of the most beautiful places on the western side of the United States. But did you also know that it is home to many paranormal hot spots? Whether you’re planning a trip to the baseball stadium, or taking the kids to the children’s museum…or anywhere in between, […]

Ghost of Drowned Man Seen on Old Ventura Pier

Up and down the California coastline, piers are a common sight. While many of these historic wooden piers are closed for safety issues, some, such as the Ventura Pier, are still in use today. First built in 1872, the Ventura Pier cost a whopping 45,000 dollars. Ventura Pier was Once the Longest Pier in California […]

There’s a Dead Presence at the Moviemax Cinema in Carlsbad

Many Carlsbad residents will take advantage of a rainy Sunday afternoon to visit the Plaza Cinema to see a new movie. To them, the building represents a cozy way to spend a few hours with a loved one. But for employees and former employees of Plaza Cinema (Now branded Moviemax, but many locals still refer […]

Move to These 7 Small Towns in Southern California If You Love Ghosts

Are you stuck in a rut? Do you feel like your life is in need of a drastic change in direction? Consider moving from the predictable trials and tribulations of city and suburban life to check out these unique and charming small towns in Southern California. From surf capitals to weekly trips to botanical gardens, […]

A Ghost Follows Visitors Home from World Renowned Del Mar Racetrack

Del Mar Racetrack was opened to the public in 1937. The track was exclusively built for American Thoroughbreds.  Many popular horses, such as the legendary Seabiscuit, raced at Del Mar. Del Mar: The Finest Racetrack of the West By the 1940s, Del Mar became a very popular hangout place for the Hollywood elite. However, the […]

Visit These 7 Haunted Southern California Small Towns at Your Own Risk

Southern California is littered with hidden gems, from small towns with spectacular mountain views to a day at a lesser known lake. But, such places are quickly overcome by tourists. Instead, SoCal locals are flocking to small towns, intent of reacquainting themselves with nature and quiet. But one should use caution when in these towns. Some […]

10 Most Insanely Haunted Places in Southern California

Sunny Southern California is bustling with life. It’s home to the glam of Hollywood and the solitude of Death Valley Junction. You’ll find many places to head to and explore in this area, many of which you’ll love to come back to year after year. But things are different once the sun goes down. The ghosts […]

10 Southern California Ghost Towns Perfect For Ghost Hunting

When thinking about southern California, many think of expensive mansions, celebrity psychics, Disneyland, and the legendary Hollywood sign. But this state is also known for its many ghost towns. Depending on where you go, there's always a possibility of encountering lingering spirits who refuse to leave the places that were once their homes. You're about to see […]

Eerie Avalon: Sinister Entity Haunts the Catalina Country Club

When most people plan a trip to the always beautiful Catalina Island off of Avalon, California, an experience with the paranormal is the farthest thing from their mind. However, many incidents have been reported during the last few decades. And nobody seems able to figure out why. Is Avalon Home to Ancient Entities? Catalina Island was passed […]

7 Creepy Waterfront Trails in SoCal Perfect for A Haunted Hike

As shows like Ghost Hunters and Ghost Asylum continue to grow in popularity, many Southern Californians seek to explore locations where they may have a ghost encounter of their own. After much research, we have found these seven beautiful and scenic hikes that have also been reported as haunted. Visit them, if you dare. Seven Creepy Waterfront Trails […]

Ghost in Bloody Dress at Victorian Pitkin Estate in Arroyo Grande

If you and your friends decide to have a horror movie marathon, chances are at least one or more of the films selected feature a child ghost. What is it about dead children that we find so freaky? Is it their ghastly appearance or the simple paradigm that children are innocent creatures? Alice of the Tower […]

Morgue Ghost Torments Employee at the Lompoc Furniture Mart

Lompoc Furniture Mart is a retail store located in the heart of Lompoc, California. While little is known about the history of the building prior to its evolution into a furniture outlet, many local historians believe the building was once used as the town morgue. A former employee has come forward to discuss her many experiences […]

Demonic Hands At The Imperial Valley Arts Council In El Centro

The Imperial Valley Arts Council in El Centro is home to dastardly poltergeists, disturbing ghosts, and demonic presences. Employees at the establishment throughout the years have seen paranormal activity that ranges from flickering lights to mysterious sounds to items of furniture flying across rooms. Some witnesses have even spotted wraith-like hands emerging from the walls. Supernatural Hands Ghostly, gnarled […]

Malevolent Paranormal Entities Haunt the Lake Morena Campground in Campo

Hidden in the wooden Laguna Mountains, Lake Morena Campground offers breathtaking views of its namesake in Campo. It’s a popular place for those who seek serenity while enjoying hiking, picnicking, boating, and fishing. But hidden in the dense trees, gliding around the lake, and disturbing campers at night are several entities that transform the beautiful […]

Bloomington: "Dead Screamers" Lurk At The Green Acres Cemetery

On the eastern end of 7th Street, in the bustling town of Bloomington, California, lies the popular Green Acres Cemetery. Throughout most of the year, the cemetery is quiet, but every Halloween, that changes. Every Halloween, Green Acres Cemetery is haunted by a dead girl who can't find rest on the cemetery grounds. A Night of […]

Haunted Essex: The Ghost Zombie With a Rope at Kelso Depot

Welcome to Essex, California, home of the old ghost town of Kelso. This is a great travel destination, as the town has many points of historical interest, not the least of which is the old Kelso Depot. Of course, there are quite a few people who say that the Kelso Depot is haunted. The Kelso Depot Has […]

Angeles National Forest: "Animal-Like" Ghost Stalks Hikers

Hiking. Fishing. Exploring. Recreational activities are abounding at and around South Mount Hawkins. The mountain was named after a local waitress, by the name of Nellie Hawkins. Nellie was known for helping tourists when they would stay at the Squirrel Inn, where she worked. South Mt. Hawkins is a part of the San Gabriel Mountains—a mountain chain […]

Haunted Orange County: Dark Confrontation at Black Star Canyon

Black Star Canyon is located in Orange County, CA – close to the Santa Ana mountain range. Not too far from where I grew up. It has a dark and haunted history filled with battles between Native American tribes and settlers, trappers and the Spanish, and terrifying paranormal phenomena. We didn't learn a whole lot about it […]

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