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