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Updated Feb 2010

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Any places listed in the Haunted Places requires permission to visit or investigate. Many of the places are patrolled by the authorities, trespassers will be prosecuted.

San Marcos - Harmony Grove/Elfin Forest Heavily Guarded - NO TRESSPASSING - Once to be an insane asylum. Reports of seeing a white apparition accompanied with laughing. Apparitions of Native American bodies hanging from trees. There is also believed to be a circle of stones and if you walk through them time lapses.

San Marcos - Questhaven - The ghosts of former inhabitants have been spotted on the grounds.

San Miguel - San Miguel Mission - It has been said and even that a woman, 2 men and 2 children haunt the chapel of the mission. Apparently they went there to hide from men who were drunk and attempting to rob and murder them. Unfortunately they did not get away, and were indeed murdered. They have been said to relive the incident often.

San Miguel - San Miguel Mission - Adobe Compound - Purchased from the Mexican government by John Reed, the adobe compound was turned into an inn. In 1848, a gang of English pirates raided the inn due to a rumor that a treasure was buried on the property. When the raid was complete, 13 people were killed including reed, his family, and other guests staying at the inn. The treasure was never found, their ghosts are said to haunt the property.

San Rafael - Dominican University - There is a ghost dubbed 'blue boy' who supposedly drowned in a bathtub. Some students say they have seen wet footprints near the site of haunting.

Sanger - Acacia St. - In the mid 1900s a young orphan boy was caught trying to steal a pie cooling on the window sill of a farmers house. When the boy took off with the pie the farmer chased the boy to a developing street called "Acacia" The boy was shot and killed while begging for his life on the future site of 87 Acacia. People who have taken occupancy in this house have reported a young boy begging for his life in the hallway, and missing food.

Sanger - Centerville - Snake Road - The street is called Channel, the twisting curves in the road have caused it to become known as "Snake Road." On top of that, it is close to a fast flowing river, Kings River. An apparition of a woman searching for her 2 daughters has been seen on the road.

Sanger - Hobbs Grove - This is a popular place during Halloween when they have the haunted forest, hay rides, and haunted house tours. some people have seen real ghosts lurking around during the activities on Halloween. It seems the ghosts come out during the perfect time! If you decide to go to these activities during Halloween, make sure it's a real person or a ghost that's pulling tricks on you.

Santa Ana - Costa Mesa High School- There is a ghost of a man that died in the boy's lockeroom

Santa Ana - Euclid corner Harzard - Popular to all of people around that area with a haunted house that has been torn off (99 out of 100 people in the city know about this area). This place has a lot of different stories, someone said this place used to be a coffee shop, some gangs came and shot each others made alot of people death and became haunted. Others said that the place used to be Indian cemetery so there are spirits appeared during the night and kicked people who lived there out.

Santa Ana - Fairhaven Cemetery Mausoleum - Lower Level - In the lower level, there is a wall of the crypts of children. Occasionally the faint sound of a child crying pierces the silence of the hallway down by this wall. UPDATE: "baby wall" no longer exists. Apparently the crypts have been moved (or disbursed), and a closed-circuit surveillance camera has been installed over the spot.

Santa Ana - Ralph's grocery CO. - The boiler room is a very active place in this location you can see a large men floating around, also the break room is very active.

Santa Ana - Santa Ana High School - A young teenage actress, named Alice, died in the auditorium before the opening Act. She was in the balcony looking to see if her parents were there, when she fell over to the first floor and died. It is said that if you go to the Attic of the auditorium you could here someone inside knocking and walking around. Once you go in there is no one there. Lead actors and actresses have also said that when an opening Act is about to start there is A "good luck " sign carved on the floor, once the play it's over the carving isn't there anymore.

Santa Ana - Sports Authority - Sightings of a little girl wandering around the store. According to employees they have heard her giggling at night when the store is closed some have the feeling of being watched and touched. Apparently in the early 70's a body of a little girl was found in the back of the store. Now she walks the store and plays.

Santa Barbara - La Cumbre junior high Theatre - A student by the name of Edwin was killed in the theatre in the 1950s when a counterweight sand bag fell from the cat walk and broke his neck. Students have sited him in the theatre and in the upper cat walk. The sand bag that killed him still exists but is not used anymore.

Santa Barbara - Lompoc - Lompoc Furniture on H St - The second floor of the building was the town morgue. A woman has been seen by many store patrons walking on the second floor landing. There are a series of furniture showrooms beyond the stairway landing on the second floor. The area is accessible; the back room to the right of the landing has spots, which are very cold.

Santa Clara - Agnews Insane Asylum - Built around 1918 after the original structure was destroyed in 1912. Workers have witnessed apparitions, strange laughter, screaming, cold spots and freezer doors flying open violently along with the ejection of the contents. - December 2003 Update: Agnews developmental center was torn down and became the new site of the SUN Microsystems Santa Clara Campus. Information about the site can be found

Santa Clara - Blood Tavern - In the north valley Baptist church, there was a mass cult suicide, where innocent children were slaughtered like cows for there meat. Their spirits have inhabited this church since the late 60's when it happened. There have been sightings of pentagrams on the floor and ceilings covered in blood. Witnesses have seen apparitions of mangled bodies and heard children's screams below through the halls. You can sometimes feel the children hitting you to get out.

Santa Clara - Merced - HWY 152 Gilroy to Los Banos - Pacheo Pass "The Green Man " - There are many stories of the horrible things that have happened along Pacheco Pass between Gilroy and the Casa de Fruta but after the Casa de Frusta and just before you go up the pass to the San Luis Reservoir, there is a man that is spotted by travelers while driving the road from 1975 - 1980. The man was always in a black cape, has a lime green face, bald headed and is very visible at night or day. He is always floating just above the ground next to the southbound lanes with his arms folded and a stern look on his face.

Santa Clara - Paramount's Great America - There have been stories of a young boy playing in the aisles after closing. The ghost of a ten-year-old boy who was killed on an amusement park ride haunts the area where the ride once stood.

Santa Clara - Paramount's Great America - Big Arcade & Drop Zone - There is a story of a man that haunts the big arcade over by the drop zone. Security would see a man on the cameras but when they got there no one was there, but here's the catch. the guy watching the cameras kept telling the guys over the radio that the guy was behind them and then next to them.

Santa Clara - Paramount's Great America - IMAX theatre - there are reports of lights turning on and off, and whispers.

Santa Clara - Paramount's Great America - Paramount Theater - witnesses have seen a man walk across the stage and then disappear, experienced cold spots, odd noises and the feel of fingers on the back of their necks, tap their shoulder and speak their name.

Santa Clara - Paramount's Great America - Roast Beef Shop - There was a man wearing a blue shirt that got locked up in the freezer and froze to death. Every night at exactly 10:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. when closing u can hear screams in the freezer of the man in the blue shirt.

Santa Clara - Santa Clara University - Students passing by the cemetery next to the mission claim to here eerie moans and locked doors to the O'Connor building swinging open and shut. In the bell tower reports of past Jesuits are seen praying.

Santa Clara - Sun Microsystems - February 2/20/04, around 10:00 PM, there were three Phone technicians working in one of the buildings. Two men and a woman. They were running new phone lines into a phone closet. Their was a door next to the closet. The woman heard a noise & opened it. Their was a little girl with her arms opened (as to give her a hug) & the woman jumped back & fell onto the guys. When the guys looked back to see what the heck was going on, they saw the ghost as well. Immediately, they took off running. The Building's power was off & just the two guy's had flash lights. They ran so fast, they left the woman behind to fend for herself. She really freaked out trying to find an exit in the dark. This was a VERY scary moment for all of them & when she finally made it out, security was there to assist her. Security had heard from the men once they arrived outside of a ghostly presence. When asked to finish their job by their employer, they "absolutely" refused to ever go back!

Santa Clara - Sun Microsystems - About two weeks ago February 2/20/04, around 10:00 PM, there were three Phone technicians working in one of the buildings. Two men and a woman. They were running new phone lines into a phone closet. Their was a door next to the closet. The woman heard a noise & opened it. Their was a little girl with her arms opened (as to give her a hug) & the woman jumped back & fell onto the guys. When the guys looked back to see what the heck was going on, they saw the ghost as well. Immediately, they took off running. The Building's power was off & just the two guy's had flash lights. They ran so fast, they left the woman behind to fend for herself. She really freaked out trying to find an exit in the dark. This was a VERY scary moment for all of them & when she finally made it out, security was there to assist her. Security had heard from the men once they arrived outside of a ghostly presence. When asked to finish their job by their employer, they "absolutely" refused to ever go back!

Santa Clarita - Space Ordnance Systems - Located off Highway 14, Sand Canyon exit turn right, go past housing developments to locked gate. Behind this gate is the old set for filming High Chapperal (an old TV series) and an old ordnance facility that used to mix explosives for devices used in the military. The lead azide was mixed in giant Kitchen Aide type mixers in concrete mixing bays. Over the years several of the mixing bays blew up. Witnesses say they saw and heard the men screaming as they ran across the field with only their belts and shoes on the charred bodies. The facility could not keep any night shift guards because of reported screaming and lights turning on and off in locked buildings. Many employees reported being saved before their mixing bay blew up. One employee even reported not being able to open a bathroom door with no lock until the mixing bay blew up.

Santa Clarita - The Cottage on Walnut - Next door to the Egg Plantation (also reportedly haunted). Both businesses converted from old homes. This is one of the oldest neighborhoods in LA County. Tags flap around as if someone walked by. Items heard shifting around. Steps sometimes heard. Loud objects clanging during morning pre-open hours. First hand accounts of ghostly apparitions in restaurant next door, including an angry cook.

Santa Clarita - The Egg Plantation - When sitting at the bar, people are constantly looking over their shoulders back at the front door, seeing things out of the peripheral vision.

Santa Clarita - Hart Mansion - The home of the silent film star William S. Hart. Mr. Hart is scene by people that he recognizes and likes (namely docents). He and his sister (also a ghost) are the only people to have ever really lived in the home. The ghost of their nurse as well as Mr. Hart's dogs are also seen. Coffee is often smelled in the museum.

Santa Clarita - Lake Elizabeth - Allegedly once occupied by sea serpent / monster and various demons. Once settled as a mining / farm community by Spaniards who reported dead cattle, sickness and ruined crops. Historical accounts of a terrible sulfuric smell pervading the surrounding area. The monster / creatures have not been seen recently, but the odor persists to this day, as well as an eerie presence in the town and homes there.

Santa Clarita - Sand Canyon Road - In the mid 80's a car load of kids going to prom wrecked their car at the intersection of Sand Canyon Road & Warm Springs Road. Reports of a young woman signaling for help, and then vanishing.

Santa Clarita - Six Flags California - Every night just a few hours after the park is free of all guests, the security base get a phone call from Goliath (caller identification) and when they answer, all they hear is static. After numerous calls, a few security guards investigated the matter. When the base got the call, they radioed two guards waiting on the exit ramp. When the guards ran up to the station, there was nobody around. They searched every part of the ride and found nothing but an empty feeling.

Santa Cruz - Adolph's Restaurant - Several workers complain to co-workers at seeing ghosts in the restaurants. One even attempted to contact a parapsychology institute nearby but nothing came of it. Although owners refute these claims, one waiter says restaurant hostesses, waiters and busboys have discussed the sightings among themselves. Historians, meanwhile, have said a murder occurred at the site of the restaurant near the turn of the century. - July 2005 Update: It is now a Chinese Restaurant.

Santa Cruz - Grahm Hill Road Cemetery - There is a cemetery on the left hand side of the road when going up Grahm Hill road right off of Highway 17 in S.C. This cemetery is pretty strange there is a lot of action going on in here. You can see faces and things moving inside of the cemetery. If you pull into the driveway towards the end of the cemetery and shine your headlights you will see a white figure coming towards you. MOVE! This ghost is not friendly. There are many orbs that you can see with the naked eye and some strange noises heard from the East end of the Cemetery. Faces are seen in the headstones and Dark shadows above them.

Santa Cruz - Red, White and Blue Beach - A woman was killed at this beach by her boyfriend. Apparently, her ghost is seen haunting the beach.

Santa Cruz - San Jose - Highway 17 - People have claimed to see the ghost of an old Indian man walking along the road. He is supposedly the cause of all the accidents.

Santa Cruz - The Rispin Mansion - Upstairs is haunted by a woman in a Victorian black dress who is looking for a book, she also opens doors even heavily locked and bolted or nailed ones and windows. Downstairs, a man with glasses is seen in the empty fireplace, and in the basement an angry dog, probably from when local police used the place for search dog training, haunts the stairway and front door. Also a heard calls out for help from the basement.

Santa Cruz - University of California Santa Cruz - Porter College - A Building - On the fifth floor of A building a student killed himself and is occasionally seen walking down the hall dressed as he was when he died. there are several other 'ghosts' known to reside in the A building as well.

Santa Cruz - University of California Santa Cruz - Porter College - B Building – 1st Floor - On the first floor of B building three rooms are known as the "Bermuda Triangle" This hall is no longer occupied but when it was there were many reports of noises and voices heard, objects flying across the rooms and a feeling that there was something extremely malicious there. The malicious feeling persists for people just walking down the hall.

Santa Cruz - University of California Santa Cruz - Porter College - B Building - 3rd Floor North of the B building - Over the years, a number of people residing on the hall have experienced waking up from a dead sleep and feeling as though they were being strangled and held to their bed as they tried to sit up.

Santa Cruz - University of California Santa Cruz - Porter College - The Meadow - The third spirit is a transient named Lily that lived in the meadow near Porter in the 70s, she is seen walking around the meadow, either in rags or naked.

Santa Cruz - White Lady - In the back woods off of Grahm Hill Rd. Very creepy. Voices of a old woman. Sometimes see a white lady walking around.

Santa Fe springs - St. Paul high school - It is said that at night you can hear football players from the past practicing at night in the field. And in the 100 building you can see a girl in her prom dress and her date who hung himself in that building roaming the halls.

Sante Fe Springs - St. Paul High School - Building 500 - motion activated sinks and toilets in the boys bathroom have gone off with no one standing near them.


Santa Maria - Santa Maria Inn - In the historical section of the hotel scents of women's perfumes were smelled in a room at night. Also, the door mysteriously locked a guest out. Several items in room were moved around. Also reports of the elevator going to a certain floor and stopping for 15 minutes and starting up again, always at the same time of day.

Santa Paula - The Glenn Tavern Inn - There is a young boy who died there and is seen playing on the second floor and in the lobby. Also, the piano that is in the lobby plays by itself. There have been sightings of a person or apparition looking out of the window of Room 23. The rooms 305, 103, and 23 are all roamed by ghosts. On the second floor a child who died runs around after 1:00am at night. Also the ghost in 305 will walk through all the third floor doors and the lobby. The 103 ghosts just knocks little things down and looks in the window at you or whoever is staying there. It is said that the guy in 103 was shot in an illegal poker/gambling game and is looking for the money that he rightfully deserves.

Santa Paula - Wallace Theatres / Santa Paula 7 theaters Theater #6 - employees report feeling uneasy in the theatre while cleaning and when the lights are off in the theatre the darkness in theatre seems more dark then a normal dark. There are also reports of a man spotted sitting in one of the seats in number 6 and then he vanishes and reports of seeing apparitions appear in the projection booths upstairs especially near the projection booth to theater 6. As well as the sweet smell of perfume in the theatre.

Saratoga - Bella Saratoga - Cold spots felt. In the restroom the water has been known to turn on by itself – witnesses claim to even see the handle turning.

Saratoga - Small Antique Store on Big Basin Way - Some people report being tapped on the shoulder by the ghosts on the lower floor.

Scotts Valley - Scotts Valley Cinemas - Reports of ghosts in theater #2 and an uneasy feeling when alone after hours and when in the theater alone, like someone is watching you. Defiantly a ghost, but not at all violent.

Seal Beach - US Naval Weapons Station - The phenomenon occurring at the WPNS Station covers a variety of ghostly manifestations such as apparitions, knocking, footsteps, horrible ghostly moaning, laughter, animal spirits, water devas, and even poltergeist antics.

Seaside - Cal. State Monterey Bay - Built on the old army base of Fort Ord, students have herd disembodied breathing or voices. The old army prison and Officers Mansion are said to be haunted as well.

Selma - Blockbuster Video - Employees have heard door of office shut. Keys rattling. Lights turn on at night. People talking in the office when no one is there. Shadows. And someone with you all the time.

Shingle Springs - La Casa Dr. - There is a strange mist that hovers at times, no matter the climate (no hot-springs present). Sounds of Native American drumming can be heard late at night or early in the morning (there are grinding stones in the area). My neighbor personally saw what looked like a ghostly form of a mountain lion enter the mist, and what looked to be the ghostly form of a Native American Warrior exit on the opposite side of the mist.

Silverlake - Edgewater terrace - sightings of a little girl crying behind a bush at really late hours of the night! Also the ghost of the midnight jogger has been seen around this area and next to the lake!

Simi Valley - Indian Hills - When the Indian Hills area was built there were, and still are, many hills which seemed perfect for skateboarding. It was said to be that a young boy anxious to skate down one of these hills called Maricopa. While skating down this steep hill without a helmet, he fell face first and tore up his face and arms and knees. To this day on some nights you can still see a small boy with a skateboard in his hand and his face and arms all scraped up. Many people have seen this mysterious boy still skating down all the hills. As soon as you start walking over to help him or see if he is real, he skates away at a seemingly impossible speed never to be seen again that night.

Simi Valley - Jons Market on Tapo Canyon. - Witnesses have seen the spirit of a man wearing black pants, black tie, and a white shirt, also he says things just suddenly fall off the shelves not every thing but only one item. The shelves are not crooked or anything or else everything would fall off.

Simi Valley - Simi Elementary - Some years ago the janitor of the school hung himself in the janitors closet. To this day you can see lights flickering in the closet when you are near it. You can also sometimes see the janitor running around in the field at the school or just standing there somewhere. It has been seen by some people in the middle of the soccer goal on the far side of the field.

Simi Valley - Simi Hills Golf Course - Abandon barn were 3 people were killed. Street closed off. Said that a mom, her son and her daughter lived there and the son went crazy and killed them both and then killed him self on a chair. They say the chair is still there and they say that you can still see him sitting in his chair with his gun. - February 2004 Update: they are currently building now over there and they have demolished the barn itself, its gone. - May 2004 Update: the old barn was torn down over the summer of 2003, There have also been reports of orbs(balls of light) sighted in the areas around the inside of the barn where the murders took place. Also the old oak tree in front is now gone so there really isn’t much place to be able to tell if the ghosts are still there, but the barn just got relocated, not demolished, there is no information on where it was relocated.

Simi Valley - St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church - It is supposedly haunted by a man that was murdered there and also by a woman. Perfume can be smelled in parts of the Inn (which is now a museum Open to the public) and people have reported seeing "a tall stranger" in the corner of their eyes, but turn around to see no one.

Simi Valley - Sycamore Park - at night, there is a figure that comes around every once and a while. This figure is white, and appears to be furry. This figure also seems to run on all fours, like a gorilla. There have been several eyewitnesses who have seen this running figure. This figure runs fast, and is almost like a sudden flash of light. There have also been sightings of floating apparitions that have flown from tree to tree at the blink of the eye. Many other people have said to see a white man sitting on rocks staring at you, then stands up after "he" sees you there. There have also been sightings of glowing spots in the grass. And when you walk into them, you seem to vanish from sight. Here are some links that you may be interested in

Scotia - Scotia Inn - A small town in California named Scotia, there are a lot of hauntings. Particularly in the Scotia Inn. There are many sightings of many ghosts, but ask the front desk person for the most famous of them all, and you will get the answer..."Frank". Frank is on the top story in one room. There are many sounds, feet scraps, voices, ect. Frank is a friendly ghost, and some times will bounce a basket ball to you, if you bounce it to him. Another story is of a woman, and her children. A little child was playing with her ball one bright day when her ball fell off the balcony, as did the child. It is said the mother and girl haunt the room the little girl fell off of. There is yet another story of a baby crying. There are many other ghosts in the Inn....just as the people that work there.

Soledad - Los Coches Inn - People have claimed you can sometimes hear the screams of miners coming from the abandoned well. There have also been eye witness accounts of an eccentric looking lady, wearing black, roaming the inn grounds.

Sonoma - Mountain Cemetery - This old cemetery has the atmosphere of a horror movie as years of neglect leave the antique tombstones and Mausoleums in ruins. A single grave out of the way of the rest has a single name of "Lise" written on it. Teenagers who have come to the cemetery in a macabre curiosity report a sense of extreme dread, as well as a sighting of wraithlike spirits. Outside of the gated regions of the Cemetery in a woods-like area can be found dilapidated and broken graves. This "Abandoned" area has had sightings of strange lights, foul smells, and an overpowering sense of fear over it. As well as unaccountable cold spots.

Sonoma - Sebastianni Theatre - This old theatre houses the spirit of a young girl aged anywhere from 10 to 20 she wears a yellow dress from the eras of the thirties. The workers at the theatre call her Trixie, She tends to be seen in the women's washroom in the mirror standing behind a person when they are alone there, but when they turn around she is gone.. The dressing room's lights tend to turn on and off of their own accord to the sounds of a girl's laughter.

Sonoma - Sonoma State Hospital - this hospital for the mentally disabled once was an insane asylum which had mistreated the patients. Nowadays the main building of the State Hospital by night has the foreboding presence of this torture. Sounds of screams are heard through the night. And large looming shadows of people walking outside can be seen when no one is about. The fields near the hospital have sightings of "demonic beasts" as well as a mysterious hitchhiking woman in white.

Sonoma - Santa Rosa - Roseland Air Field - Many of the business in the area report seeing unexplainable dark shadows on the walls, seeming to appear from out of nowhere. Many of the locals credit the existence of the shadows to the fatalities that occurred at the airport in the 1940's.

South Gate - South Gate High School - In 1968 a young man died in the Hahn auditorium. Student's have heard footsteps and have felt cold spots.

Southgate - Stanford Elementary - there's was a white little girl with green eyes that got killed by her boyfriend. apparently he was a gang member. it says that her spirit follows around the school, and you can hear her cried at times in the night.

South Los Angeles - Kmart #7625 - There are reports of ghostly happenings in the stock rooms of this former Zody's. It is believed that a double murder/suicide took place somewhere in the upstairs stockroom. Apparently, a couple worked together for Zody's and the boyfriend caught his girlfriend in a compromising situation with another male employee. The enraged boyfriend located a box cutter and slashed the two to death. He then slashed his own wrists and carotid artery. After several reports from employees of unusual activity, Kmart headquarters in Michigan has admitted to hiring paranormal/paraphysical investigators to conduct investigations into the incident. The conclusion was that indeed the building was occupied by several spirits. The investigators concluded that four different spirits dwell throughout the building. The fourth has not been linked to any known incident that may have occurred and thus is unknown for its presence. Kmart has remained quiet on the findings of this investigation and resources revealed that employees of this store are not advised of this activity. Prior to changing over to Kmart, Zody's employees reported seeing a man walking about in the stockroom. A woman is also seen running and sometimes screams are heard. In one case, an overnight employee sustained a 7 inch laceration while working in the stockroom. Zody's management insisted that the incident was just an accident caused by falling boxes that were stacked too high, but resources close to the victim tell another tale. A paring knife mysteriously came across the room and cut the employee across the chest. No one was seen in the area. The victim survived his wounds, but obviously resigned from the company. Sightings and sounds have been reported throughout the years, but no one else has been physically attacked since.

South Pasadena - Penthouse Apartments - The ghost of a WWII soldier is still trying to get a message to his son.

South Pasadena - The Rialto Theater - The Rialto Theater is VERY old, possibly 70 years old. Many people have died there. In the bathroom a girl slit her wrists and climbed up to the balcony and bled to death in the seats. It is also said that a man went crazy in the projector booth. The doors to the stalls in the girl's bathroom shake. An apparition of an older man has been seen sitting in the seats. The older man has also been seen walking up and down the balcony stairs.

Southeast San Diego County - Highway 94. - strange lights on the road. They appear to be spherical and emanate an "electric blue" like light. Sometimes there is only one and at other times they are in pairs.

Spreckles - old sugar beat storage silos - usually later at night a ghost can be heard singing and often screaming the source is not known any history on this would greatly help. It sounds like it most coming from an old brick warehouse that has been derelict for a long time

Springville - Scicon, School of Conservation - Reports of lights flickering and a rotting smell, children have been woken by floating lights. In another dwelling there are reports of a running ghost, doorknobs turn, footsteps heard, and an apparition of a man walking up a hill.

Springville - The Springville Inn - Is said to be haunted by the ghosts of a little girl, the history of her unknown. A young logger man who was reported as being quite a ladies man was shot for flirting with the wife of another man. He was shot in the street in front of the inn and carried into the inn where he died from the bullet wound. There is also the ghost an old man that haunts the inn but his history is also not known. People have reported feeling being watched as they walk to the bathroom in the restaurant bar area. One employee reported receiving a phone call from the manager's office when the manager was not in the restaurant. One visitor to the restaurant/bar reported what she describes as a child with extremely cold hands grabbing hold of her hand as she walked to the ladies room. Another customer felt a cold touch on her shoulder and her back as she waited for drinks up at the bar. So far none of the ghosts have been photographed.

San Bernardino - California Theatre - Will Rogers made his last performance at the California Theatre, he died in a plane crash a few days later. It is said that he haunts a practice room in the theatre. It is continually cold in this room and sometimes you can see him in the room's small window.

Stanton - Stanton Industrial Complex - The haunting is subject to not only one place. There is not just one ghost there are many due to a portal. The poltergeist has ripped the metal foiling on the ceiling, punched a hole in one of the pictures in the of the units. It has also attack people by throwing plastic sheeting at a person. It has also attacked a lady in one of the units by throwing knifes that she had on the wall at her. Another thing that happens to her was that when she came in one morning she found her grandpa and grandma dolls mutilated. In same unit before the lady moved in there where sounds of a radio playing and sawing going on even though no one even rented it yet. Another accident was when a tenant's television flew off the wall and broke. Other happenings of televisions going on and off by themselves. Most recently a tenant opened a cabinet a glass cup flew out and shattered. Some of the time the poltergeist pulls on clothes.

Stevenson Ranch - Mettryville - Was once a little town located in the mountains. In the late 1800s a local dam broke and killed a lot of people from all over. A lot of people were found in the tall, old oak tress dead. You can see people dressed in very old western clothing, people in the oak tress, and you can hear people talking.

Stockton - County Courthouse - At night in the underground area where the holding cells are (where the inmates are kept waiting for their court appearances), at night shouting can be heard when the place is empty. The night guard also reports hearing the holding cell door on the second floor slamming closed, also when no one is there.

Stockton - University of California Stanislaus College - January 2007 Correction: Formerly submitted as San Joaquin College - it was an old mental hospital on California Street. The Magnolia street entrance is for educational purposes for the severely learning impaired in down town Stockton that has been turned into a college located on a parcel of land between pacific avenue and Pershing Avenue. The students have told of hearing voices, when there is no one around, hearing footsteps and no one is coming, and other strange situations, such as chairs moving on their own and rooms that get very cold Extremely fast.

Stockton - Eight mile road - On the east side of highway 99. At night alone drivers will see women dressed all in white standing on the side of the road and sometimes the same women will be seen through the rear view mirror seating in the back seat of your car. Also in the same area and the streets that cross it during the day a young Indian girl with lots jewelry has been seen walking on just of the road and then disappearing.

Stratford - Haunted Trees - On King Avenue between 18th and 17th avenue there are a group of trees that are isolated by a canal. Long time ago, the farmer that used to farm out there had a awful accident, the farmer was disking the ground and he fell off the tractor and got chopped up by the disc. To this day if anyone goes into those trees at night, you hear sounds of footsteps behind you and branches start breaking by themselves.

Summerland - Big Yellow House Restaurant - This restaurant is believed to be haunted by a ghostly lady. People have claimed to see a lonely looking woman standing around by herself. When they attempt to get a closer look, she disappears. Money has also been known to disappear from tables.

Sun Valley - DWP, Valley Generating Station - The old power plant was de-commissioned as of 2004. But when it was operational there had been numerous sightings of a figure on the second deck of the old power plant. Station Operators, at night, have seen a person wandering by one of the electrical rooms; when followed they disappear into walls or through locked doors. Also, on the second and lower decks, a feeling of being watched or a person behind, when do one else is around. Furthermore, A former employee received six death sentences and he currently serves his time at San Quentin as one of the two "Sunset Strip Slayers". It is speculated that he might have started his killing spree while still employed at the power plant.

Sun Valley - Roscoe blvd - voices have been heard and a mysterious man lurks the hall and children's room. He's not malevolent unless you're over 12 years old.

Sunnyvale - Bishop Elementary School - The ghost of Mr. Bishop the school's namesake is said the walk the halls and auditorium of the school.

Sunnyvale - Homestead High School - is said to have a ghost walking the halls on the second floor.. It's been known to lock doors, open doors and it's presence can be felt. People have also said that they've seen it, and one teacher claims that the ghost tapped him on his shoulder. One parent attending an orientation, felt a strong negative presence, as if it were saying, “Go home please.” They apologized out loud for intruding and left.

Sunnyvale - Quality Inn Suites - There have been many reports of one of the rooms in this hotel being haunted by a man. He apparently died there of a heart attack. Guests will often complain of noises coming from the unoccupied, haunted room. Apparitions seen.

Sunnyvale - Toys R Us - Toys R Us is haunted supposedly by a young boy or man, believed to be Jonny Jonson (pronounced Yonny Yonson), a farm worker. . Employees report finding toys in aisles when opening up the store in the morning, and balls rolling down aisles when nobody else is around, and bicycles being ridden around at night. There also have been pictures taken of this ghost.

Sutter Creek - The Sutter Creek Inn - is haunted by a former California senator and his wife. The Senator is heard pacing upstairs in the main house and his wife is sometimes seen in the hallway.

Sylmar - Lopez Canyon - Glen Haven Memorial Park - There is an alleged gravity hill and there is a statue next to the mortuary building that walks around at night.

Tehachapi - La Paz - UFW headquarters/children's hospital - the swings swing of their own accord. There is blood in the bathrooms of the old hospital section (it was once a children's hospital). The feeling of death and what it has left behind is inundating...and you can hear voices. walking past a door that is shut off to the back building that is unused, a witness heard a banging on the door. The doorknob turned.

Tehachapi - Wells Elementary School - Janitors report feelings of being watched, and hearing footsteps Late at night, especially near a small memorial.

Temecula - McDonalds - In the women's restroom a customer saw an old Indian women in the mirror behind her. As she stepped aside, the Indian women pushed her on the shoulder lightly. When she turned to face the women, she heard laughter and the Indian women disappeared. She told one of the employee's and they said they heard similar stories too. The Indian women is not mean-just playful.

Temecula - Stout Family Funeral Home - A black spirit has been seen in the embalming room of this funeral home. Many other strange experiences have occurred such as lights turning on and off, knockings at doors and ghostly whispering.

Temecula - The Gallery - Under the 15 freeway is a bridge where graffiti artist from around the world come to paint. many stories are told about a painter shot by police. Sightings of a man in a hooded sweat shirt and the noises of a rattling paint can have been reported.

Thousand Oaks - California Lutheran University - Mount Clef Dorm - Mount Clef dorm is haunted by entities, of which one of them is a young boy who is often seen wandering the hall upstairs in the 300 side. Residents find doors, which were confirmed, to be closed and locked at night when they wake in the morning. Mud has mysteriously appeared and then disappeared in beds. Pillows have been thrown across rooms in the middle of the night, after being yanked out from underneath sleeping residents. Cries and whimpering have been heard shortly after the pillow incidents. It is rumored that the dorm is built on the site of an old hotel where a little boy was murdered.

Thousand Oaks - United Artists Theaters 5 - A little boy haunts theater number 5 who was killed back in the '70's during a freak construction accident. Employees have heard footsteps behind them when no one is there, banging from the walls and exit door, blue flashes of lights by the exit door, laughter when no one else is there, and there has been one incident when 2 employees went to clean the theater and they heard a little boy say HI but when they turned around, the theater was empty. Some of the managers have also reported that the projector area for theater 5 is also haunted. Laughter, cold spots, flickering lights, and moved film has been reported.

Torrance - Bishop Montgomery High - Sightings of old nuns lurking around the third building hallway have been reported. Witnesses have also seen an old drama teacher in the drama lab and visions of blood in the hall ceiling.

Torrance - Del Amo Mall (where Shieks use to be) - Now a skateboard shop - NEXT TO "WINSOR'S" - cold spots, feelings of being watched feeling breath on your neck, and reports of a male apparition.

Torrance - The Zamperini Stadium area - A young woman and her children were walking home from a football game when they were both brutally murderer and left in the stadium grounds. At night claims of children laughing and a woman crying are heard through out the neighborhood. Sometimes late at night two young children and their supposed mother are seen then vanish.

Tracy - Amore's Pizza Place - Every time you eat there someone would always be taking the salt and pepper shakers.

Tracy - Banta Inn - this is a very old restaurant and bar where the workers claim at night after closing time the money in the cash register is found neatly stacked one night an ash tray was hurled through the air almost hitting a worker who was alone in there cleaning up and some say they have heard a woman's laughter. This is all after closing time and the place is clear of people other then the person cleaning up.

Tracy - Bethany Reservoir - There have been sightings of children running through the hills around the reservoir screaming. Rumor has it that in 1962 an alcoholic father took his 3 sons and 2 daughters on a fishing trip and went insane and hunted his kids down one by one.

Tracy - Byron Inn - It is an abandoned hotel that was once used by famous Hollywood actors who wanted to "get away" from the Hollywood life for awhile. It is now haunted by some of those Hollywood stars.

Tracy - Defense Distribution Depot San Joaquin - Bldg 100 - During the evening hours employees hear footsteps in the deserted mainframe room. There are only one or two employees on duty and all have confirmed the sounds. The water in the men's room, adjacent to the mainframe area, is found to be running on occasion. It's suspected that either one of three previous employees, who have died by terrible disease and suicides are the cause.

Truckee - The Star Hotel - People were seen inside the building when it was closed down. After seeing them they were gone. Also lights would be on when know one was there. It is now a business.

Tulare - Hillman Health Clinic - formerly Tulare County General Hospital - This set of buildings was at one time the county hospital. It is now a public and mental health clinic with many other services housed in the 2nd floor. The basement is currently in use by the maintenance department and there is a tunnel running from what used to be physical therapy to the main building. Many transients live in this tunnel. The main haunting seems to be on the 2nd floor. The elevator goes up and down without anyone using it. The evening cleaning lady will not work past 9:00 p.m. and has felt many vibrations she thought were heavy footsteps coming up the stairs with no one ever appearing. One staff member was taken to the basement in the elevator after pressing floor 1.

Tulare - Springville - old TB sanitarium - Cemetery - Two residents went to the old cemetery on the hill late at night to 'ghost hunt' and reported feeling someone touch them and the man had his cap pulled off his head several times, another time when they went there they heard voices in the cemetery when no one was there but they could not locate where the voices were coming from.

Tulare - Springville - old TB sanitarium - Laural BuildingThe Sequoia Dawn low income housing that is there now was once an old TB sanitarium and hospital for Tulare County. Several of the residents have had strange occurrences in their apartments and also other buildings there. There is a room in the clinic there that is so cold you feel uncomfortable in it and that room is only used for storage now. Also voices are heard throughout the buildings by residents and when they turn to look no one is there. A woman who lived upstairs in the Laural building saw an apparition of a woman in her hallway that suddenly vanished.

Tulare County - RD 108/Demaree RD - Between Tulare and Visalia on Demeree between Oakdale AVE and AVE 272 there has been sites of a black figure either running across the road or walking on the side of the road. Don't see to many people walking out, it is a very eerie but well traveled country road. Also when there is no fog anywhere there will be patches of fog or mist that will always be at eye level no matter how tall you car is. Stories have been told about a tree out there across the street from the dairy out there where people use to be hung. Further research is being conducted to give better information.

Turlock - Salvation Army building - People have reported hearing walking around upstairs seeing shadows moving around, and talking. The history behind the place is that a Lawyer was murdered on the second story part of the building back in the 1930's that is vacant.

Tustin - Mitchell - Apparition of a lady in white and a ghost of a little boy that throws marbles.

Union City - Bronco Billy's Pizzeria - In Old Alvarado section of Union City there is a pizzeria called Bronco Billy's pizza, it is a very old building built before Union City became a city, In the after hours it is said to be haunted , there are pictures of old cowboys from the area over a century old, the place is dark and gloomy, the reserved party room is heard to be the most supernatural activity. Submit: Submit

Upland - Park Road - Park road is located in the San Antonio Heights area of Upland. People have reported seeing the apparition of an old man standing in the middle of the Park Road/Mountain Ave. intersection. If you stop at the intersection, he will come up to your car and shake it, moaning and groaning.

Upland - Pioneer Junior High School - It has been said that a ghostly figure wanders the hallways and can be seen in the dark room that is not used anymore. Also, books fall off the shelves in the library and voices can be heard when no one is around in the office.

Upland - Warp gate - Apparently when you drive into Upland from the Claremont bridge there is a place or per say a nonexistent gateway you go to the Baseline and Benson intersection the you start going up from Benson and look to the left side and you turn into an area where construction is being done except that the machines are all old and rusted and cant work anymore you turn into that field and keep going till you are in total darkness and then wait(has to be while no one is around) your surroundings start to disappear and everything goes to a purple blackish color and the only real reason people say this is because everything around that disappears including the machines. - June 2008 Update: it is private property and there is construction going on , more like mining and they have it closed off.

Uvas Canyon - Croy Road - A woman all dressed in white nun-like robes was reported to be seen on several different occasions. Also, a man dressed in Victorian clothing was said to have been seen in one of the residences.

Valencia - Olive Vista Hospital - Ghosts everywhere. You can hear people chasing you. It was an old hospital that was closed but nobody knows why. It is two floors and they opened the bottom floor back up as a hospital but the top floor is definitely haunted.

Valencia - Six Flags - Colossus - there's supposedly a child in a striped shirt who occasionally can be seen at night running through the supports underneath Colossus. That, and sometimes at night the lift chain can be heard running and the clanking of the anti-rollbacks, despite the ride being shut down for the night.

Valencia - Six Flags - Magic Mountain - Cold spot and a presence felt.

Valencia - Six Flags - Revolution - formerly the 76er - On roller coaster a girl working as an attendant was crushed and dragged by incoming cars when she accidentally stepped onto the track. Some employees mention that they have seen their co-worker by the tracks in the train station or in the tunnel shortly after the loop on the coaster. They mentioned that they saw the apparition and another employee mentioned they heard screams on another occasion. It appears these incidents happen after closing around 1 AM in the morning for some odd reason. The employee had been killed though during business hours.

Vallejo - Along the Highway Near Hiddenbook - The Children of Good Serpent Orphanage: During - "The Bad" Children were sent from all around the World to Good Serpent Continuation School and Orphanage. The ghosts here are the scariest of them all. Some of the bad Appalachian Experiment Children were sent here as well.(some of these children were born deformed and others with learning problems)Some of the children that are seen here sneaking out at night were so hideous that they changes the name from Good Servant to Good Serpent(referring to the Devil).It was never listed in the Phone Directories and was the Worst Case of Child Abuse ever recorded in History. The violent souls of the Good Serpent Orphanage are still seen only in this area.

Vallejo - Lake Herman Road - This is one of the places where the infamous "Zodiac" murdered a young lady and her boyfriend back in the fifties or sixties, the hangout of the Zodiac was supposedly on this road as well The road is nothing but abandoned ranches and utility buildings now but a strange mist hugs to the top of the hills to the left on most nights rather than sticking to the lake to the right . . . it is on the right side of the road where the Zodiac supposedly wrote taunting letters to the police. EVPs recorded picking up a strange heavy breathing that seemed to be from a woman, and a strange feeling of not being alone.

Vallejo - Naval Training Station - The ghost of a W.W.II sailor has been seen by witnesses going down a ladder into the engine room. He then walks to a cubbyhole where there is only a desk and chair, and disappears.

Vallejo - Raley's Shopping Center - The ghosts of the 1897 trail derailment. In 1897 Vallejo welcomed the Royals of England with a train ride through the Napa Valley. It derailed and Princess Margaret and Princess Marie Elena died instantly as well as 100 of the passengers that accompanied them from the Ride from NY to Vallejo to the Napa Valley. The 100 passengers that traveled with them were the 100 servants of the Princesses of England.

Vallejo - Rancho - This started when a man was accidentally shot on Rancho on a Monday night.. Now every Monday Night people here gunshots and the man screaming and yelling for his life... Some times blood is found on driveways that no one knows where it came from.

Vallejo - Richardson Drive & Old Marche-Maher Ranch Area (Now Borges Ranch) - "Little Boy Blue" the missing Royal of France. In 1980, the authentic painting of Little Boy Blue was found in a old wore down home on Richardson Drive. The people just bought the home and the neighborhood was being rebuilt. One of the Construction Workers came across the Painting. It was Prince Louis Bonaparte Delacroix Montenegro Hollanzder of France(1879).He was going to be King. He was kidnapped at 18 years old. Right after the Royal Court painted his picture. Some say he was murdered violently still wearing his Royal Outfit. He had a met another Royal who was also kidnapped and taken here and they became boyfriend and girlfriend. The description of the ghost: Prince Louis has short dark hair combed back. He is wearing a blue army/military suit with a white collar, he looks like a teenager, he is a bit thin. He has blue eyes. He loves women. Some people say he was killed on his way to meet his girlfriend who lived in the Marche Mansion.(Located on the present-day Angelina Way Street).*Some people say every night since 1879 the ghost of Prince Louis kisses any women who end up moving to this street, going house to house watching over them. (His ghost was the Inspiration to the Story Peter Pan)WRITTEN IN 1900.

Vallejo - Vallejo Museum - The former location of the Vallejo Canteen.(A popular spot in the early 1900s for Society Members to gather) In 1922 Rose Borgia was to perform for Manuel the King of Portugual, she was his wife and somehow was left behind when she visited her nephew here in the United States. The person who served as her translator sold her to the Marche-Maher Family and they locked her up in the attic of Branciforte. She never was able to see her husband and after 2 years of practicing to Perform for him a Irish Song called "Smiling Through" She suffocated in the attic. Her ghost is often seen the in Vallejo Museum(formerly Vallejo Canteen)practicing singing with a friend (location upstairs)and later vanishes after the window opens then shuts. Some smell a scent of Gardenia, in which she use to wear in her hair.

Valley Center - Indian burial grounds - Dead Indians can be seen chasing buffalo with spears. have been heard as well.

Vandenberg AFB - Space Launch Complex 5 (SLICK 5) - His ghost approaches a security policeman's guard post and asks about a fire and then disappears.

Vandenberg Village - Cabrillo High School Theater - The ghost of a girl has been seen in the spotlight room. Her voice can even be heard from behind locked doors. Drama students have also reported being locked in the dressing rooms. Supposedly, the girl fell off the indoor balcony and died.

Van Nuys - DWP Utilities Bldg. on van Nuys Blvd. - Strong presence here. Cold spots, touching. There is a strong negative energy of a malevolent entity that haunts the building.

Van Nuys - Right Side Up - Cold spots and unexplained electrical malfunctions.

Venice - St. Mark School - There is said to be a ghost nun at St. Mark School. In the fourth grade class room there is said to be a ghost nun haunting the room. There was a nun that used to work for the school who taught fourth grade. She died and came back to haunt the school. There have been sightings of her, and at occasional times you would see the door slam by its self with no windows open. The windows in the class room would open by them selves too.

Ventura - Bard Hospital - Bard Hospital has been turned into an office building. Now things move around by themselves and lights go out without human help. If one wants them to go back on, all one has to do is say, "I'm not finished yet!" and they'll go back on.

Ventura - Bella Maggiore Hotel - Ghost of a prostitute who committed suicide haunts Room 17 - soft singing, strong smell of roses inside room and in adjacent hall, occasional mist near window.

Ventura - Cemetery Park - There was an Gutcaste, depressed teenager who had hung himself in a tree in the park. He is said to be seen hanging in the tree staring wide eyed into the distance. and there is said to be a cold chill in the air and a strong malicious presence.

Ventura - Mission Santa Buena Ventura - This isn't exactly what you would call a "proper" haunting, but when you take a tour of Mission Buenaventura and you enter the sanctuary and walk down toward the front alter, you get a distinct feeling of a spiritual presence far stronger than a normal "church-ey" feeling, you leave the sanctuary through a side door to the garden and that's where it hits you, near the olive press, the overwhelming feeling of someone approaching you from the side, putting their arms around your shoulders, surrounding you with warmth and hugging you lightly. You leave there feeling as if you had visited with a close relative or someone who might have fed you tea and cookies. A very strong, strange but comforting feeling!

Ventura - San Buena Ventura Mission - in the early morning hours you can hear chanting, cries, and children talking.

Ventura - The Olivas Adobe - is rumored to be haunted by the ghost of a woman. She is reported to be seen standing in an upstairs window at night.

Ventura - The Santa Clara House - This restaurant, once a private Victorian home, is residence to a ghost of a young girl who killed herself after she had an affair with a salesman and got pregnant. Now it is said that you can see her apparition looking out the window waiting for her lover to return for her.

Ventura - Ventura High School - It is said that a spirit of a teenage boy by the name of Toby haunts the small, old auditorium. Rumor has it that the boy was a member of the drama club. He got his heart broken by a girl he had a crush on. He hung himself from the catwalk above the stage. It has been said that the ghostly image of his body can be seen hanging from the catwalk.

Ventura - Victorian rose bed & breakfast - Used to be a church on Main St. in Ventura. Emperor's bedroom is the most haunted room. It used to be a choir loft. Many years ago, a lady in the choir fell from the loft and unfortunately didn't survive. Occasionally, guests in the room have heard her singing. Other non-paying guests include a minister that sometimes tuck guests into bed in the timeless treasures room. In the Fleur-De-Lis room, guests have sometimes enjoyed foot massages, only to realize that their partner is asleep. In the large central lobby area, footsteps have been heard, even though no one else was in the room at the time.

Ventura county - Oxnard - Oxnard draining ditch tunnel - When walking thru the tunnel a strange taping on the walls and then the sound of foot steps can be heard all around you. and a weird figure blocks the light at the end.

Ventura county - Oxnard - Santa Clara Cemetery - strange things can be seen behind the tombstones as if a man was trying to hide but then vanishes some times it feels as if he were holding you back and a chill is in the air. Some times a mist covers the area.

Victorville - corner of Condor and Tawney Rigde - there people have seen a dark and eerie shadow of a elderly gentleman in a top hat just walking slowly, It has been seen many times by different people, If you look down he is known to have no legs. When passed, there is a cold and eerie feeling left in your body as though you just came out of an air-conditioned room. It is quite scary late at night and very early in the morning. He has been seen a few times over the years.

Victorville - 7th Street - Women Dressed in 1800's style clothing stares down the street.

Victorville - El Evado Rd - It's said as your driving El Evado Rd. in the night you can see one of many different ghosts, in particular of a little girl that got hit by a car and died. Other things that have happen while driving on this road is you get cold shivers down your spine, or you see light (even though your the only one there) and sometimes you can hear someone yelling or crying.

Visalia - Cinema 1-2-3 - In the lobby there have been seen 3 different kids roaming around and following many of the visitors. When you shine your flashlight on them the light does not go through them. But yet they are still transparent. There have been unusual screaming and banging from inside the old theater. Many eyewitnesses have seen reenactments of an 11 yr old boy being thrown off the roof by a shadow like figure. There have been accounts of over 300 spirits inhabiting this theater. Some of the stories about this place date back into the 1800s.

Visalia - Haunted Tracks - The old Sante Fe Tracks where AVE 271 turns into AVE 272 by RD 128 south of caldwell. There are tracks that cross the street where 271 turns into 272. Stories of the train still goes over the tracks. Also if you park your car on the tracks and turn off your engine you will hear a train and see people walking toward you car. Will also be hard to start the car. Also have seen a ghost train on the tracks around 3AM on some nights. Is in the country and the road is dangerous to drive on, so if you go visit drive careful cars have been known to wreck if your going east on 271 where there is two 90 degree turns.

Visalia - Golden West High School Library - Footprints will appear in any dust, and when your alone you can hear children laughing, and when your downstairs you can see a little girl walking across the railing up top. Site is very close to Indian burial site.

Visalia - MWI veterinary supplies - there have been reports by workers that you can hear trays being dropped when there is no one else present. there have also been reports of a chubby man following workers.

Visalia - St. Johns River - Supposedly... people jogging on the river trail would sometimes see an Indian man in on the side of the trail walking with a horse.

Walnut - Haunted Church - Off of Nogales and Amar Rd there is an abandon Church where people are sacrificed and their blood is spread all over the walls, supposedly the ghost are violent. - June 2008 Correction/ additional information: the human sacrifice story is ridiculous. Though, the Church has a freaky presence around it. It's a bit secluded, tucked in the back of a hill. The only problem with that Church is it changes its religious affiliation every year or so. It was abandoned for a few years, but since has been occupied again. There’s an RV that's always parked in front. No trespassing.

Wattsonville - Redman House - This house is located in the middle of a strawberry field right off of the freeway. It is fully boarded up, but there are very noticeable hot spots on the roof of the house that shine blue, as well as many orbs that surround the house. From what the people that own us say, many people were murdered in this house, and it is extremely haunted. Doors slam and open on their own, people hear things happen in that house from far away. Screams of a little boy are heard as well as adults yelling for help. Strange spot.

Weed - Wayside Inn - Many guests at this old motel off I-5 have felt uneasy while staying there. During the night loud noises can be heard coming from rooms that are vacant. Even on a few occasions guests have been awaken by a knock at the door yet no one is there, and the knocking persists throughout the night. A few of the rooms here back into a field which is said to be an old graveyard. Some of the rooms have bathroom windows that look out onto the field and many guests report glowing red eyes looking at them through the window. - March 2005 Update - The Wayside has been gone for many years. all that remains is the main part that was turned into a variety of restaurants. It is now vacant.

Westminster - Country Harvest Buffet - There are cowboys or country type of apparitions (think Mark Twain, Huckleberry Finn) that have been heard and seen in the restaurant, and around the entire premise of the shopping center.

West Covina - Galster park - This park is located on a hill with 3 entrances. It has been closed off because children have been raped and murdered there. People have seen a pathway leading to the house of the murderer. The man would take the children and rape and beat them. If you go there late at night you are able to hear the screams and the pleas of the children. A boy wearing a sweater with a massive scar on his face has been seen standing at the entrance of the first or second gate. He has been seen inviting people into the park. Telling them to come in and see what is inside. The boy has been seen at different ages, one as a child and the other as an adolescent. This place is VERY real.- Extreme precautions should be taken if you dare to enter. This is no joke. a group of investigators where chased out by men carrying knives, this is not a safe place to visit.
June 2008 additional information: It was closed for a few years due to remodeling. It has been reopened for a year or so. The remodeling has made the park a nice place to visit DURING the day. The path to the "murderer's house" maybe mistaken for one of the hiking paths. The hiking path takes you to the top of a hill, far from the main area of the park. It's very secluded so it's quite possible for many "wrong doings" to take place up there.

West Covina - South Hill Elementary - Apparitions of three ladies killed by Car accident have been seen in front of the school.

West Hills - Capistrano Ave - There have been apparitions of a woman with long, dark hair, and a hooded figure standing among the dark trees at night with its eyes glowing red. Noises at night like keys jangling, creaking stairs, heavy footsteps and the like. Things also turned up missing that were never to be found.

West Hills - Shadow Ranch Park - The recreation center used to be an old ranch house that has the oldest eucalyptus trees in the state. In a riding accident a young boy was killed and almost decapitated. At night you can see the body looking down at you from the second story window.

West Hills - Target Store - In back room behind the dressing rooms, is a storage area and when no one is around mysterious noises and lights appear, You can heard loud music like a radio playing and voices and it is empty. They had mysterious fires in areas abrupt instantly in the store. In garden area sometimes you can see an old employee who died He walks thru the door into the store and fades away. In the receiving area you can see a worker walking around that hung himself. You see him by the area of where bicycles are stored. There was an employee who works in the food area and suddenly died. and every day for a few months around 3 pm (time she leave the store) the door alarms suddenly ring. Also a witness has seen strange things happening around her work station. There have been mysterious alarms going off, power outages, and even at times doors lock by them selves. When phones are turn off at night of closing they ring at times (which are located by dressing room). Sometimes you can hear footsteps and people talking on the stairwell and no one around going up to the offices up stairs. In certain areas you suddenly feel real cold and in some aisles you see things on floor after you put them back on shelves.

West Hollywood - Melrose Elementary School - A janitor hung himself in the auditorium because he thought nobody liked him. Since then his ghost has been seen roaming the stage and the halls. Also, all the curtains move by themselves. Some students and teachers hear scratches on the door during class. That would also happen in the ladies restroom and the door would shake by itself.

West Los Angeles - Quicksilver TOW-O.P.G. - Many fatal accidents reported in this area. Reports of eerie feelings, cold spots, sightings of children and handprints on cars, accompanied by the inside lights of the vehicle turning on.

Westwood - Westwood Memorial Cemetery - Marilyn Monroe's ghost has been spotted hovering near her tomb.

Whittier - California High School - People have claim to see ghost in be 10 room.

Whittier - Dead Man's Park - "Old Quaker cemetery whose decedent's are long since dead has been converted into a park. The headstones have been removed & one large marker listing the names of the dead is located in the second half of the park. Often the park is covered by a mysterious fog patch that does not extend past the roads to the houses on all sides. The fog also does not cover the road that dissects the two halves of the park. Locals say that the fog is the combined anger of the dead at the removal of the headstones. The park has very few visitors per year. Records of this information was once located in the old Whittier museum record room. Additional roomers include the bodies being moved to Rose Hills Cemetery, joggers reported the feeling of being watched, dead cats mysteriously found on the cemetery grounds, and the list goes on.

Whittier - King Richards Antique Center. Off Whittier Blvd. near Historic Whittier district. Uptown. - large Building built in 1903. Once used as an old Citrus packinghouse in the early 1900's. Now housing a Antique Mall since 1979 with 4 floors inside. The former Owners and Staff as well as the dealers experienced strange happenings. Two the stories are that 2 citrus plant workers died tragically in the mall. One story is that a worker had locked himself accidentally in the old freezer room in the basement and passed away. Another is unknown how but a worker died from machinery falling onto him in the back of the bottom floor. Dark shadowy figures have been seen in closing time. The cleaning crew has quit after hours when a woman cleaner screamed from the bottom floor claiming she saw a black figure watching her. Electrical appliances have sounded off with no batteries inside. Pictures have fallen feet away from where they were hung. Saucers and objects for sell have rolled or flung off onto the floors. A empty space has got the most attention where stairs use to be, cold spots and sensitive customers have felt a presence there. Curiously young children who know nothing of the mall refuse sometimes to enter the basement where the freezer accident occurred. King Richards is history all around and the staff claims that they feel no threat from the strange occurrences. Sometimes you just feel like they want to be noticed or known. Oddly enough the happenings really become more active around October through the holiday season. Its hard to separate the occurrences said one worker. the Antique items that are brought in by dealers some time hold a past with them as well. But for the feeling of King Richards you see, to know the difference. No harm from these ghost's just a remembrance of Whittiers History.

Whittier - La Serna High School - When in the wrestling room, sometimes heard the noise of basketball being played in the adjacent small (women's) gymnasium. Sounds include: sneakers squeaking on gym floor, basketballs bouncing, shouting. Also footsteps above... on the roof?

Whittier - Pioneer High School - In the middle of the Stadium there have been reports of a man or teen running laps, when people go to confront him he disappears right in front of them.

Whittier - Rose Hill Cemetery - Haunted by children that died in a school bus accident.

Whittier - St. Paul High School - The restroom in the 100 building is haunted. When you are in the restroom alone, sometimes either one faucet will turn on or all of them will turn on when there is nobody else in the restroom. And other times the doors to the stalls will open and close.

Whittier - Turnbull Canyon Road - A section of the road Pushes your vehicle uphill when put in neutral and sometimes you hear a knocking noise under the vehicle or see human like shadows in the bushes. Satanic cults have been spotted there as well as UFO sightings. Cause is unknown.

Whittier - Whittier High School Auditorium - A ghost named George who was supposedly hung by accident haunts the Auditorium. He is usually heard downstairs in the Green Room.

Whittier - Women's Club, California Ave - Brushing against us gently and holding our hands. The spirit is unknown. The spirit seems lonely and slightly sad.

Wildomar - Field next to Catt Rd - a car crash here in 1983 killed a man and woman and on warm full moon nights these spirits can be seen roaming the land

Willows - The Canal - the canal here in willows is the place of many deaths; people are seen in the middle of the night walking if you turn your head and look back its gone.

Wilmington - Banning Residence Museum - Generals of the Civil War are seen in one room planning a strategic attack of some kind and several people that once lived their are also seen.

Wilmington - Drum Barracks - An apparition of a blond blue-eyed man has been seen by maintenance staff and visitors. The ghost was a victim of cholera or yellow fever and was a patient there during the Civil War. The young man appears to be confused and wanders aimlessly before vanishing.

Woodland Hills - Taft High School - In 1969,a young couple in their senior year of high school was brutally tortured and killed to death in the football field bleachers.Ghost sightings have been seen during football games.Two girls by the names of Elizabeth and Evelyn had once felt their legs being pulled while sitting in the bleachers. Once they looked down into the bleachers,they saw two faded shadows simply disappear at a glance.Numerous incidents have been reported all of which cannot be explained.

Woodland Hills - Pizza Cookery - uneasy feelings in the ladies bathroom. also witnesses feel cold spots in there.

Yolo - Woodland - Woodland opera house - said to be haunted by the ghost of a fireman killed when the original opera house burned down. The area of the basement where a wall fell on him and killed him is the site of the haunting. some people also report someone up in the balcony, they smell cigar smoke.

Yorba Linda - The Yorba Family Cemetery - haunted by "The Pink Lady." The origin of the pink lady is somewhat a mystery, but she appears on the night of June 15 every other year. On these occasions, curious locals can often be found keeping watch around the cemetery, hoping to catch a glimpse of her. There is a story about her death. On prom night, her and her boyfriend were on they're way to the dance, on Orangethorpe St. her boyfriend pushed her out of their carriage and onto the train tracks, where she was killed by an on coming train. The reason people call her "the pink lady" is because she was wearing a pink dress on the night of her death. if you want to know more about her, just go to the Yorba Linda library and look in the old newspaper section.

Yosemite - Ahwahnee Hotel - There are World War 2 Ghosts on the mezzanine level and the 3rd floor!

Yorba Linda - Yorba Linda Church - Security personnel have reported feelings of being watched and followed during lock up procedures. EVP has been recorded in all buildings as well as outside. EVP includes the number seventeen when asked how many there were, and when asked what their names were "Kenny", "David", and "Jeremy" can be heard on tape. When a cold chill was felt near a closet, the question where are you was asked. "Hidden inside" was the answer.

Yosemite National Forest - California Pines - California pines is located in the majestic Yosemite Forrest, where people have been known to see apparitions, & have an actual physical experience with the ghosts of Indian's from the 1800's.

Yosemite National Park - Camp 6 - In a tent in camp 6 a guy hung himself. Now, during the nighttime hours on any given night, you see some one swinging from the wooden frame beneath the tent.

Yuba City - Yuba City high school theater - the ghosts of students who died in a bus crash in the 70s have often been seen on the stage. Opening night of the musical fiddler on the roof was disrupted by the lights not working. Apparitions have been seen by the light cage and the costume closets. Cold spots are always felt in the tool room.

Yucaipa - Chapman Heights - Reports of four kids walking around the housing development at night time and there is a golf course right next to it and it targets late golfers or any one on a golf cart late at night and all four kids have been seen in white clothes in the corner on peoples eyes but when you look they disappears. It also is said to shake or mess with the golf cart you are in.

Yucaipa - Flaghill park - The ghost of Jamie Petersen is said to haunt the park. She was a girl who would sit at the park all hours of the day talking to squirrels. Then one day they found her mysteriously dead by the cross. Her ghost has been reported to wander the grounds asking to be smoked out.

Yucaipa - Mill Creek - is a haunting story that is told at mill creek about a boy named Anthony Garcia he was walking his dogs one day and his dog turned on him an dragged him in the water pulling him by the neck but right before dying he screamed out the name to his gay lover David. it is said that the ghost screams out the name of the one he loved.

Yucaipa - Oakglen rd. - Legend says that a group of teenagers had an accident at this particular location caused by a curse on the area. There had been an old woman who lived just above this location who locals claimed she was a witch. She had put a curse on the area and these teenagers were killed. You can park your car in this spot and the kids are pushing you out of harms way up hill and gaining speed. You can still see the stairs that had led to her house. - June 2008 Correction - This is an optical illusion.

Yucaipa - Pendleton Rd. - Is haunted by a woman who died of a car accident there in the 1950`s.It is said she crawled out of the car to get out and get help ,police found her 1/2 a mile away dead in the street. She is also known as the red lady of Pendleton Rd.

Yucaipa - Wildwood High Lands - it is a 18,000 sq. foot mansion where 4 young girls once lived and 1 scary night the pool boy, Fredrico, got very jealous of the older sister dating the Gardner, Pedro. So one night he got extremely upset and horny so he took the 4 sisters and stabbed them. He threw them out the top bedroom window down into the pool below. And there is where there bodies and spirits lay till this day. If you swim in the pool then they will drag u down to the bottom but not for dead.

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