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Monsters, Legends, Folklore, Ghosts, Scary Stories and Myths in California
The little phantom girl who knocks on the door of Room 42 and the spectral madame of Room 33 who are among the ghosts of the San Remo Hotel, San Francisco; the reputedly haunted Renaissance Los Angeles Airport hotel, part of the Marriott chain; Tahoe Tessie, Lake Tahoe's answer to Lake Champlain's Champ and to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster; the haunted parking garage and eighteenth floor lounge of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott; the sirens, serpents and flying monsters that once inhabited Santa Barbara Island and which may, perhaps, be reawakened one day; the male phantom of San Diego's luxurious US Grant Hotel; the haunted fourth floor window and other mysteries at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles; and the blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of California.
The spectral white deer of San Diego's Presidio Park; the spirits of Sacramento City Cemetery, including a little girl and a pit bull terrier; the ghostly barefoot woman of Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco; the spectral prisoners of Alcatraz; San Diego's haunted Horton Grand Hotel; Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery; the spirits of Kate Morgan, a little boy and girl, the mistress of a millionaire, a Victorian lady who likes to dance and a former caretaker in San Diego's famous Hotel Del Coronado (used in the movie Some Like it Hot and remarkable for its Victorian wooden architecture); and Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in California.
The ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco; the bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests; the spectral woman who still supervises the Phoenix Inn oriental restaurant in Alhambra; the ghostly sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda; the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox Babe, claimed as employees by the Red River Lumber Company of Westwood; the ghostly couple who haunt the Marriott Anaheim Fairfield Inn, Anaheim; the ghost who still makes phone calls from Room 1007 of the Paso Robles Hotel, San Francisco; and cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego, are more weird folklore associated with California.
The reputedly haunted Room 217 of the Marriott Hotel, Long Beach; the spirit of schoolteacher Miss Mary Lake in Room 410 of the Queen Anne Hotel in San Francisco, which was once a girls' school; the beautiful but sad Amanda, said to haunt Room 325 of the Vagabond Motel, San Diego; the many hauntings of the Queen Mary in Long Beach, which include a Lady in White in the reception area, children playing in the swimming pool, a man killed in the engine room and the mystery of room B340; the wraiths of Camp Comfort County Park, which include a phantom horsewoman, a charred man, a headless man riding a motor bike, a bloody bride and a demonic hound that watches over the tomb of a vampire; the Mennonite Lady in White of Adelaida Cemetery, who on Friday nights puts flowers on the grave of a child; the many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White; the phantom policeman of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, who hands out real but not legal speeding tickets; and the haunted swimming pool of Ramona Convent Secondary School in Alhambra, where bathers have their legs grabbed by unseen hands (the nun in white, in the library, is more harmless), are yet more strange folktales of California.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in California
The resort of Palm Springs; the magnificent scenery of the Big Sur coastal drive, from which sea life such as blue whales are sometimes seen; San Diego's world famous zoo; the original Disneyland in Anaheim; Lake Tahoe (the Nevada shore of which was occupied by the fictional Ponderosa Ranch), still offering both winter and summer sports; the almost mythical suburbs of Los Angeles, including Beverly Hills; the human spectacle of Venice Beach; Dante's View over the scorching Death Valley; the magical movie studios of Hollywood; the notorious Alcatraz Prison; the state capital, Sacramento; San Francisco with the Golden Gate Bridge; the Danish architecture and culture of Solvang; the killer whales, dolphins and other creatures of Sea World in San Diego; and Santa Barbara, the Californian Riviera, are among the attractions of California.
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