Fair Oaks - Sailor Bar - American River - A drowning victim, in wet clothing, approaches visitors. Many drownings have occurred here. Park Ranger was locking the restroom for the night when this ghost Appeared, wearing wet fishing clothes, then vanished. You can join Unsolved Mysteries and post your own mysteries or
Fairfax - Camp Both in - It used to be an Indian reservation, then early in the 1920s, became a hospital for tuberculosis patients. Now it is used as a Girl Scout camp, but it still has the original sinks from the hospital. You can hear a ghost of a nurse pushing her cart up and down the halls, moaning, screaming, appearances and disappearances and some ancient Indians spirits too.
Fallbrook - De Luz - Santa Margarita River Bridge - Many Stories haunt the bridge, during the California Gold Rush, a small wagon train was killed at the river near the new bridge. In the early 1900's, the same year Fallbrook Union High School was first established. On the first Prom night three pairs of teens disappeared and were later found in the river. More than a dozen strange occurrences are in police reports regarding that area of the river. Once the sun drops below the mountains there, your life is in danger.
Fallbrook - The Enterprise Newspaper Press Room - Back in 1962, in the press room, a sick daughter of one of the press workers was pushed into the presses by an unknown force. To this day an apparition of a small girl will pull on your pants if you get to close to the presses.
Fallbrook - Jack in the Box - its said that back in the 60s a bunch of hippies went crazy and brutally attacked and killed the workers. Now when the store closes you can hear the hippie’s music and also the workers. Then really late at night when no one is there you can hear and smell the burgers grilling. Also the bathroom door open and shuts forcefully. When you look out the window you can see an appropriation of a worker cleaning the windows. If you pass by at 4:34 am the lights go on and you can see the people who died there.
Fallbrook - Fallbrook High School - Recently Fallbrook Union High School weft through a thorough remodeling. Guess what made the front page news? A gravesite of what is believed to be a native Indian Chiefs grave was uncovered just to the right of the new library building. This happened in September 1999. Since then at night there have been numerous sightings of an orb, or orbs, howls in the wind, the sight of a pack of coyotes running from the area towards the ditch just past the portable buildings, even sightings of a teepee. In 2002, there were 14 reports of smoke on campus. Never was there a fire. No one has been hurt by anything, a couple was shaken up by a pack of coyotes one night after the 2004 Sadie Hawkins dance though.
Fallbrook - Masonic Cemetery - People have reported to touch some of the trees in the cemetery and they get "a strong surge of heated energy" as they put it.
Fallbrook - Silvergate Retirement Center - During construction of a new wing in the center, along w/ voices of children there were a few minor occurrences. There were also reports from guards of a powerful being, presumed to be male. This spirit was very violent. One guard reported that it tried to force him over an opening from the second floor to the first floor that now houses a fountain.
Ferndale - The Hart Theatre - The ghost that haunts Hart Theatre is called Bertha and is often seen late at night. One report claims she takes the form of a phantom cat who strolls down the aisles during performances. Bertha also performs other tricks such as locking the bathroom door from the inside and answering the phone at night when no one is there.
Fillmore - Sycamore Tree - while driving at night around midnight; a woman dressed in white floats right next to you for about 1/4 of a mile right when you’re driving by the sycamore tree. Legend has it she was hung there during the Mexican-American war.
Fontana - A.B. Miller High School Theater - Strange blue lights and many other occurences. Sometimes there is banging from within the walls and tools ending up in wierd places and no one knows how they got there. Many people say they have seen figures dissapear and re-appear and voices in the catwalk when no one is up there. Legend says that a teenage actress went up into the catwalk trying to fix a light (for a tech buddy) and fell off the ladder and died instantly.
Fontana - BIG LOT'S - formerly Pic "N" Save stores - This is the BIG LOT'S store located off Sierra and Foothill Blvd. this store is haunted by several ghost or spirits. Many employees claim to have experienced hearing noises in the men’s and women’s restrooms things like something falling on the floor while being inside the one toilet stall and no one else inside the restroom and also the lights being flicked off by them selves inside the restroom while in use. There have also been noises and voices heard coming from the break room when the lights are off and no one is in there. Another area which is considered to be the area with the most activity is the stock room or warehouse in there several voices have been heard and noises of things falling inside and things like a former employee who was taking the trash to the back claims she walked into the warehouse and the light was turned off and as she was walking back out she felt something or someone pull her hair out of the bun when she walked out of there her hair was all messed up and her face was pale that was her last night working there. Several employees claim to be scared or nervous of walking into the warehouse at night. All these things happen at night when the store is closed and employees are cleaning up or late at night when graveyard employees are there. Non of the managers will support these accusations.
Fontana - Etiwanda Intermediate School - In the old auditorium, next to what is now a cafeteria, there is a narrow staircase leading up to an upstairs dressing room. The room contains one window and you will sometimes catch a glimpse of a young Indian girl standing at that window. The story states that this young girl of the 70's committed suicide by hanging herself and was found when someone of the staff spotted a body hanging through the window.
Fontana - Foothill Boulevard - Formerly part of Route 66 - Between the cross streets Cherry and Citrus, a young man will appear wearing a striped shirt and carrying a long stick. He then crosses the street right as cars approach. When the car hits its breaks, the man disappears. Witnesses also claim to see the ghost walking along the right side of the road. He has a black dog at his side.
Fontana - Mary B. Lewis Elementary - the hauntings take place between 11pm and 4am. You can hear footsteps when there is nobody there and in the bathrooms for both boys and girls you can hear the distinct sound of a toilets overflowing and even a conversation going on when both the bathrooms are locked. There are loud bangs in the night and the whispering and the strange feeling of another presence is felt.
Fontana - Tokay Elementary - Sounds of construction work at the school. Rumor is that a construction worker died when it was built.
Fontana - Sequoia Middle School - In the quad by the lunch tables there sits a little girl crying bouncing a ball. She'll ask you to play with her and if you say no she will cry blood and start to follow you. This happens at sun set when there are no employees.
Forest Falls - Fallsvale Elementary School - Many sightings of the "Ghost Children" have occurred over the years in the forest that surrounds the school and the fenced old school that remains on the same property. Most children who attend the school seem to accept their presence. It's not uncommon to hear the children address them by name. The old school a great historical landmark, is securely fenced and prohibits any public admission.
Fort Bragg - The Entire Area - supposedly haunted. Custer was supposedly to have passed through Fort Bragg and they say that he and his army traveled up a steep cliff at pudding creek there’s been sightings of he and his army to have been seen going up the cliff at Pudding Creek and there is a path that leads to wood walkways head towards the ocean that you can walk to Macaracktor State Park. That has claimed be have seen a young lady in medieval clothing walking about searching for her lost lover who died in the civil war and they say she’s been seen wandering around asking if anyone has seen her lover.
Fort Bragg - Glassbeach Inn - has a chair that has had eerie happenings the lady that owns the inn has said that people had died mysteriously and not long after they had sat in the chair.
Fort Bragg - Green Acres Park - Witnesses report hearing humming like a person was singing they kept humming the same verse over and over several times on different nights They felt a strange chill.
Fort Bragg - The Gold Coast Hotel - has a ghost 3 the people who work in the hotels bar area say that things like glasses have moved by themselves mysteriously.
Fort Bragg - The Grey Whale Inn - is said to be haunted by a lady she is often seen roaming around in their garden areas and there has been the sightings of a man who apparently appears in one of the windows.
Foster City - Foster City Levee - About a year ago a man was being chased by the police because he had just shot his co-worker and then he stopped at the levee, probably the area across from Beachpark Plaza. He shat himself and died there. Cold winds have been known to brush past people, leaving the area around you absolutely clear. Gunshots have been heard late at night and strange shapes and shadows have been seen in all parts of the levee.
Fountain Valley - Fountain Valley High School - Sometimes at night in the 100 building. Screams of children are heard. Also, some days when opening the doors, the janitors find lockers open and all the students belongings on the ground. 5 teachers have left the school since the poltergeist. Many students have seen apparitions of mutilated dead students in the bathrooms.
Freedom - Hawthorne Lane - Back in the 1950's a man murdered his wife, and then supposedly disposed her body in Pinto Lake. Authorities never found her body and the house she was murdered in remained an untouched murder scene well into the late 1970's. The piano would play itself and while inside the house you could hear a door or trunk slam and a car start but when you went outside there was nothing except the two cars there since the murder, which could not possibly run as grass was even growing up through the floorboards. The house had cold spots near the closets where the woman’s clothing still hung.
Fremont - Bay Street Salon - When two of the stylist were the only ones in the salon, the bathroom door would lock somehow, and they would have to retrieve the key and unlock the door. The toilet would also flush automatically, and it is not an auto flush toilet. salon was previously a fire station, and a slaughter house.
Fremont - Lord Bradley's Bed & Breakfast Inn - Noises in the dead of night, heavy footsteps and apparitions. The former owner's daughter would see figures wearing Victorian style clothing.
Fremont - Morison Canyon Road - When you go down The Canyon road you will find an off ramp that will lead you down to a creek... That is if you can drive all the way down the road... As you go down the road you begin to hear knocking and at about half way down the road you will start to hear a small boy laughing... Story tells that a young boy was killed in the basement of a cottage at the end of the road...he was found by his parents hanging from the rafters, when his parents called the cops they told them that there was no body in the house but mass amounts of blood washing up at the creek banks... Legend tells that if you make it down the canyon you can still see blood washing up on the creek banks and hear a young boy laughing...No Trespassing
Fremont - Mission San Jose - Built in the late 1700's, Mission San Jose has had a lot of curious history. A fire destroyed the original Mission, and the 1906 earthquake leveled the old church. Both have been rebuilt, the church about 12 years ago and the mission in the 1800's. There are cold spots and mists in the mission itself, uncanny feelings and mists in the courtyard by the fountain. An old cemetery adjacent to the church is the site of many disturbances, including unexplained whispers and crying (several Fremont pioneers are buried here, as well as countless Natives). Also in the church itself, where there are graves in the floor in the Sanctuary and in front of the altar. Severe cold spits are felt near the graves. Across the street from the mission sits an historic tavern, where witnesses say they have seen several Native looking people in old clothing cross the street and disappear as soon as they enter the courtyard of the mission.
Fremont - Ohlone College - In the women's bathroom in building 3 there is the ghost of a woman wearing a blue '60s style dress. She appears in the mirror.
Fremont - Washington High School - old Senior Hall - the rest of the school was recently rebuilt, but the senior hall is part of the original plan. Students in there at night including myself have reported hearing more than one set of footsteps in the hall, even though they are the only ones in the hall.
Fresno - Adorable Poodle Salon - This shop had alot of poltergeist activity when she was there. Large heavy plants that needed two people to move would be moved when the owner arrived in the morning, when no one but her had access to the shop. She hired a young woman to wash dogs for her and the "entity" really took a liking to her. One day my mother was taking a break when she noticed this girl working on a dog and periodically brushing her hand away from her neck as if shooing away a pesty fly. The owner watched for a while as she continued to do this, not seeing anything there, when suddenly, quite annoyed, this girl said, "would you please knock it off?!" The owner asked her what was wrong and she replied, "Your ---- ghost won't stop kissing me on the neck!" It stopped kissing her after that. The owner reported cold spots, lights on and off, doors opening and closing by themselves and a general feeling of being watched when alone in the building.
Fresno - Muex Home - This museum is claimed to be haunted by several spirits. It is believed that most of the haunting is done by the Meux family. There are others whom state different.
Fresno - Pindale Ave - This street is haunted by the SANDLADY of Pindale who has been seen at night and believe to for no apparent reason throw sand in the eyes of people walking by. When they clear their eyes they see that she has vanished. The spirit is believed to look like an old Spanish lady carrying a small tote bag.
Fresno - Raymond - There is a haunted (seasonal) fire station in the town. The station was closed and lights came on inside. A door that would constantly come open.
Fresno - San Juaquin River - This ghost pretty much have been sighted along the whole river but mostly the highway 99 overpass by Herndon. A lady and her 2 kids were swimming in the river back in the 1950's when her kids were kidnapped. Not too long after she died of allegedly died of sadness. Now her brightly white colored spirit can be seen walking on top of the water in the river calling for her children. Some say she has the voice of the wind and the Mexican American community named her the IBRONA.
Fresno - the Vendo Company - this is a building that has existed for at least one hundred years. Before it was Vendo it was Pinedale military base and before that it was a lumberyard and in the beginning it was Japanese concentration camp. In the mezzanine you get the feeling of someone putting their hands on you grabbing you ankles, near the cooling tower a Japanese woman with half of her face rotted off has been seen sitting on a green bench that is by a plant entrance, the main building is where they were held and tortured. In what now is receiving is were they were processed and killed there are many body’s buried in the ground that were never removed. Sounds of choking whispering calling out for help. there is a bathroom up stairs that a Vendo employee hung himself in 7 years ago is still there as a ghost till this day no one will use the restroom.
Fresno - Roosevelt High School - This school has 2 ghost, one boy committed suicide in the boys restroom in the east hall. Then a boy felt to his death in the auditorium while doing a presentation. These two boys haunt the school.
Fresno - Tyler Street House - This modest home has been the seen of terrifying poltergeist activity since the mid 80's and continues to this day. This house has had over 22 different occupants since the phenomenon started. Some have reported seeing red eyes peer out through closets and darkened bedrooms. Objects fly off countertops and there has been a bludgeoned body of a cat has been found time after time in the upstairs closet found by each resident that has lived here even if they do not own a cat or any animals.
Fullerton - Albertsons - Sometimes, when all workers leave, cans of food come flying off the shelves leaving a huge mess for the workers to clean up. Also there has been sightings of a old man with a cane who moans and groans. As it stares you in the face, it fades away.
Fullerton - Cal State Fullerton dorm - Saw small green glowing balls around 2am sometimes. Heard tapping on the wall adjoining to the room next door when everyone in the apartment was gone. Heard noises (such as dishes clattering, taps/knocks, "voices") when nobody else was home. Always had the feeling that someone was watching you from behind but nobody was ever there.
Fullerton - Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity House - The spirit of a little girl who was murdered in the ravine next to the house has been said to wander the house at night, sometimes turning on water taps, turning on and off lights, opening and shutting cabinets. Sometimes her laughter is heard in summer afternoons.
Fullerton - Plummer Auditorium - The tunnels that run underneath Fullerton are accessible from Plummer Auditorium as well as other spots in Fullerton. Many people will tell you of the "Tunnel Ghosts". These people are from many different eras. One gentleman from WWII is said to follow visitors towards the exits, when they reach the final exit lights, he vanishes.
Garden Grove - Garden Grove High School - Rumor has it that the ghost of a girl named Lizzy haunt the Heritage Hall in the E building. It was reported that in 1933 while Lizzy was exiting from the building, the Long Beach earthquake took place and pieces of the building fell on top of her. Lizzy was crushed and died instantly. Janitors and teachers of the school reported hearing voices, doors slamming, even apparition of a girl in a dress while working there at night.
Garden Grove - Midnight Adult Books - Supposedly a man was stabbed during a bad drug deal back when the property belonged to a nightclub. Three Adult bookstores all owned by one company sit next to each other where that club used to be. Employees have reported sightings of a man in a cowboy hat who has a tendency of entering occupied video booths and not being there when the clerks react, since no more than one person is allowed in a booth at a time. Also the stores experience odd noises at night and have the odd object fall off of shelves as well as shadowy shapes moving about every now and again.
Georgetown - American River Inn - haunted by the ghost of an old miner.
Georgetown - Georgetown Fire Department Station 61 - A man from the Mining Days of Georgetown was captured on digital camera, standing near the historic Fire Department building. He smiled happily and pointed at the map on the buildings side while volunteer fire fighters practiced ladder drills.
Georgetown - Georgetown Hotel - Woman who lost her lover committed suicide in the miner days and jumped from the upstairs balcony. She is still reported to be seen in the upstairs rooms.
Geyserville - Warm Springs Fish Hatchery - Reports of an elderly Indian couple roaming the grounds. The main building was haunted by a ghost (woman) who called the employees names and changed the radio station. four houses there had their own encounters with ghosts. The shower came on all times day or night in one house. One of the other houses reportedly had a spirit of a child that climbed in the bed them.
Gilroy - Bonfante Gardens - At night after the park is closed, workers have seen a small carousel in Claudia's Garden turn on all by itself. Lights, music, everything.
Gilroy - Chictactac-Adams Interpretive Park - Chitactac-Adams Interpretive Center, on Watsonville Road, is the site of an Indian burial grounds now buried under the asphalt parking lot, drivers have reported that at night while driving by, that their air conditioners in their cars will suddenly turn on & blast cold air upon them. There are trails to take through the park to see ancient rock carvings made by the once native Ohlone tribe. This was once the main village for the area.
Gilroy - hwy 152 (blood alley) - There have been numerous sightings of a woman searching for her child, hearing the sound of a stage coach and the snorting and breathing of horses, and a rumor that a woman was killed by a truck driver and she appears in the passenger seat of the truck, screams" and then vanishes.
Gilroy - Mt. Madonna State Park - Mansion ruins and surrounding area are Haunted by Former owner Henry Miller and Daughter, Daughter has been seen in open fields riding a horse, She was killed on site while riding a horse, she fell and broke her neck. There has been ghostly visions on horse back in mist seen floating in Hills for decades. Also reported, an unidentified man called the kiask at the park to report this strange sighting to park employees. He stated that he and a companion were driving down Pole Line rode which runs through the park at about midnight, along side the wooded road a girl in a long white prom dress was walking.
Gilroy - Old Gilroy Hotel - There are 2 ghosts that haunt this building. A woman in her 20's and a little girl. Story goes, when the building was a hotel a man went in and raped and killed 2 people. The woman is seen at the top of the stairs, and the little girl is seen in the hallway. footsteps are heard, the electric piano's keys are struck when it is not plugged in, lights go on and off, the little girl is sometimes seen looking out the window, one employee recalls being touched on the back of the neck by one of the ghosts. Doors rattle as though someone is locked inside and can't get out.
Gilroy - South Valley Jr. High School - Inside old ROP building in the hallway footsteps were heard by the nightshift employees. Upon investigation no one was located in or around the area.
Glen Ellen - Wolf House - Jack London's House - The feeling of the place was one of dread. Visions of seeing the house in flames and hearing cries for help.
Glen Ellen - rail road crossing - It's said that in Glen Helen by the rail road tracks if you put your car in neutral with your car not facing the rail road tracks and wait two through three minutes it is said that the ghosts of six kids will start to push your car slowly at first, then with a rapid speed they will try to get you to the tracks, if you try to stop, it is difficult if they have gained their full speed! You can verify this by driving to the nearest gas station and if you look closely you can see their little hand prints!
Glendora - Bennett Home - It belongs to the Daughters of the American Revolution and after having purchased the residence in 1982 at their first monthly tea, they all reported having seen the apparition of a lady whom was a former resident, in the early 1910s'.
Glendora - Wal-Mart - This Wal-Mart is said to be built on an Indian burial ground, and the story appeared in the local newspaper. An employees working in the garden center heard the door alarm went off about ten times and felt cold gusts of air through the room. There were only three workers there with the doors closed and all of them experienced the same thing at the same time.
Gorman - Gorman School - Rumors that a little girl had died on the land some time ago. When they built the school, they built the cafeteria over where she was buried. The exact spot where she was buried, it is said that the cement never dried and is always wet. She also has fun with the kids and teachers there. Sometimes ahe has been seen running around the school.
Granada Hills - 118 Freeway eastbound - Apparitions of a family of 4 (mom, dad, 2 kids) standing at the side of the freeway, all looking lost and forlorn, but with no broken-down car in sight. When you pull up to help they are gone.
Grass Valley - The Holbrooke Hotel - The downstairs reception hall is said to be haunted by spirits that drag chairs across the floor, turn lights on and off and voices are heard when no one is down there. The hotel was built in the 1800's and has hosted presidents, actors and was at one time a brothel. Arletta Douglas supposedly haunts the dining room named after her. Many of the hotel rooms are haunted by former guests who made the hotel a second home.
Grass Valley - Jack in the Box - People that had worked there for years say that odd things happened at night there, but the submitter to the haunted place passed it off as "hazing the new girl." There's one ghost they call the "Miner". He liked to turn off the soda fountain at the drive through during busy times. They have also heard children's laughter in the lobby after the doors are locked. Offerings of toys left on the tables are moved or disappear. They also looked up one night and saw their reflection in the window, along with the indistinct reflection of someone standing behind them, but no one was there when they turned around. - February 2004 Update: The Jack in the Box has been leveled and rebuilt.
Grass Valley - North Star Mine Lodge - Was converted into a Christian boarding school in the 1960's. It was shut down in the mid 80's. Doors opened and closed by themselves drastic temperature changes pictures flew off walls windows opening and shutting these events were witnessed by quite a few of the other students often by groups of us at one time the temperature changes and things flying off the walls seem to occur at the same time.
Grass Valley - the Round Room - proceed past the fairgrounds 5 miles to the dump, left on next road (Wolf Mountain) and take it to a 1/4 mile before you see it dead end at the top of the mountain, sharp left on short dirt driveway, you will reach the round room. Supposedly an old water tank, this place has been a local legend for many years. Cold spots and apparitions reported. The acoustics inside will amaze you. Story goes that Dr. Anton LaVey (founder of church of Satan) moved his commune here in the late sixties, and held séances and rituals in this room for several years. All inquiries made by the submitter of this haunted place to validate this through the church of Satan were denied, and was told they had no knowledge of such events. However, the locals that have been here forever swear it to be true. Whatever the veracity of its history may be, the round room has a deep and pervading negative presence, and be careful, there have been several murders there over the years, reportedly by people in white robes. Blood found but no bodies. Truth taken to the grave. please be safe.
Groveland - The Groveland Hotel - The Bed & Breakfast is haunted by the ghost of an old miner named "Lyle". Lyle died in his sleep in his own room and hasn't left since. You can stay in "Lyle's room" at the Groveland and possibly have your makeup thrown off the dresser or the water faucet turning off & on mysteriously. Lyle does not like people, especially women, in his room.
Guerneville - Mays Canyon Road- The stories began around June of 1991. One night a young man was driving along Mays Canyon Road when he thought he spotted a woman standing in the middle of the road. She appeared suddenly; at first he believed he'd hit her, but later realized he'd passed through her figure with his vehicle. Not long after -- perhaps a few months -- a girl (who had no knowledge of the previous sighting) was walking along the road at twilight when she encountered a woman walking the opposite direction. The woman asked the girl if she knew some of the other boys who took walks down Mays at nighttime, and the girl replied that she did. They chatted briefly and parted ways. Later, it was discovered that her description of the woman matched that of the woman who had been "run over." Because so many people have described dangerous or frightening experiences on Mays Canyon Road, many of the detailswhere chosen to be left out. - The submitter realizes this is frustrating, but they believe Mays can be a dangerous place and don't want to cause anyone else to become hurt by visiting the site and playing with the energies that are present. Always use extreme caution.
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