Ivanhoe CA hotels. Find accommodation / hotels in Ivanhoe California United States of America. Hints and tips for holidaymakers or business travellers. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of California. Myths, legends, fearsome critters, ghosts, folklore, monsters, hauntings and eerie tales of California.
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Ghosts, Monsters, Myths, Folklore, Legends and Scary Stories in California
The spectral woman who still supervises the Phoenix Inn oriental restaurant in Alhambra; the reputedly haunted Renaissance Los Angeles Airport hotel, part of the Marriott chain; the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox Babe, claimed as employees by the Red River Lumber Company of Westwood; 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); the Mennonite Lady in White of Adelaida Cemetery, who on Friday nights puts flowers on the grave of a child; Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster; San Diego's haunted Horton Grand Hotel; 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 among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of California.
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 blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes; 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 ghostly barefoot woman of Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco; the bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests; the many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White; the ghostly couple who haunt the Marriott Anaheim Fairfield Inn, Anaheim; and the ghost who still makes phone calls from Room 1007 of the Paso Robles Hotel, San Francisco, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in California.
The male phantom of San Diego's luxurious US Grant Hotel; the beautiful but sad Amanda, said to haunt Room 325 of the Vagabond Motel, San Diego; 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 Room 217 of the Marriott Hotel, Long Beach; the ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco; the sirens, serpents and flying monsters that once inhabited Santa Barbara Island and which may, perhaps, be reawakened one day; the spirit of schoolteacher Miss Mary Lake in Room 410 of the Queen Anne Hotel in San Francisco, which was once a girls' school; and the spectral prisoners of Alcatraz, are more weird folklore associated with California.
Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery; the haunted fourth floor window and other mysteries at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles; Tahoe Tessie, Lake Tahoe's answer to Lake Champlain's Champ and to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster; the ghostly sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda; the phantom policeman of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, who hands out real but not legal speeding tickets; the spectral white deer of San Diego's Presidio Park; cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego; the haunted parking garage and eighteenth floor lounge of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott; and the spirits of Sacramento City Cemetery, including a little girl and a pit bull terrier, are yet more strange folktales of California.
Mammals, Birds, Reptiles and other Wildlife / Fauna of California
Sea otters, gray whales, harbor seals, American avocets, humpback whales, whip-poor-wills, minks, bobcats, blue whales, mischievious raccoons, skunks, numerous species of salamander, California golden beavers (a family lives in Alhambra Creek in Martinez), woodpeckers, dolphins, mule deer, rare Sierra Nevada mountain beavers, Allen's hummingbirds, California sea lions, mountain lions (also called cougars or pumas), white pelicans, chipmunks, burrowing owls, coyotes, California condors, otters, elephant seals, bald eagles, black bears, Anna's hummingbirds, Calliope hummingbirds, screech owls, wild turkeys, tule elk, turkey vultures (sometimes called buzzards), road runners and endangered San Joaquin kit foxes are among the wild animals of California.
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