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Seriously Bad Dream by goulishgirl

I'm not really sure if I was experiencing a ghost when this happened, but maybe someone can help me figure out what did exactly happen. This was about two months ago and it started out as a horrible dream. I dreamed that I was with my family and we were about to get into a car to drive somewhere. I ...

The Brookdale Lodge Haunting Investigation: Santa Cruz Mountains by PaulDaleRoberts

Remember the movie "The Lost Boys" and the camera spans the surroundings of Santa Cruz? While your looking at an odd mixture of Santa Cruzians, the song from the Doors plays... "People are Strange". Well, I will explain why I thought the people of Santa Cruz were strange later on in this article. Bu...

Floating Baby by Deco1082

My story may seem unbelievable but according to my parents, it's true. As I recall, the story goes a little bit like this. It was a nice typical day, my parents got home from the grocery store a little bit tired and decided to go to bed and rest. At this time, I was still an infant, about 8 months o...

My Old House by Raylene

When I was about in 4th or 5th grade, people used to say that you seem to see ghosts when your young because you're so innocent inside. One day, my cousin tiffany was at work and I was left at home alone, like everyday, and I went to go use the bathroom and when I was done, I pulled up my pants and ...

Out of the Corner of my Eye by Chris

Usually whenever I go to my room, I do something and I sometimes see things out of the corner of my eye. It's kind of creepy, also I sometimes see things out of the ordinary and sometimes I feel like I'm being watched by something evil, something way too evil. This whole deal happens at random, so i...

Man in the Hall Way by Lindsay

I've been avidly reading the stories on this site for several months now and have finally gathered the courage to tell one of my own. It's been two summers since this incident, but it still kind of spooks me. My friend Sarah has a family of 7 and is one of 5 girls. Her oldest sister was graduating f...

Encounter at the Lake by Emma

This story happened to my friend Ted, about 30 years ago, when he was young, probably between 10 and 13 years old. His parents had a second home by Lake Isabella that was located in a mobile home park near the water. Lake Isabella is a quaint little town that is surrounded by wilderness and that is ...

Queen Mary Paranormal Tour by Emma

In October 2006, my 9 year-old son and I accompanied my good friend Chris to Los Angeles to pick up a travel visa for his upcoming trip abroad. Since the visit in the office was very short, we had extra time to kill before heading back home (a couple of hours away). We decided to do something fun, s...

The Sandra Wooding-Limon Story: A Story of a Haunting in Bakersfield by PaulDaleRoberts

As I sit here pondering if there is life after death. I can only assume, there must be an afterlife. Einstein came up with the sound theory that E = MC2. Energy can be converted into matter and matter can be converted into energy. Energy is a substance that cannot be destroyed. All information from ...

Ghostly Resort by Robert Ruiz

I worked on this resort as an operations manager and as a security supervisor from 05/03 to 06/05 . In this period I, and many other employees, encountered many strange happenings such as... Lights being turned off just to be turned on again. The sounds of a party in progress in a suite and just as ...

My History with Sleep Paralysis by Emma

Hello Everyone! - Although I have been an avid reader of the stories listed on the this sight for several months, I have not yet posted any of my experiences, even though I have several, from sleep paralysis, to sleep walking, to ghostly encounters. In this post, I'll cover my experiences with sleep...

Missing Cell Phone by Johnnyboy

Have any of you ever heard noises like banging of pans, hitting the counter, or any other creepy noise like whispering in your ear? All of those happened to me. This isn't that big of a deal, but I just thought I'd share it. So, here's the real story. I heard noises like that, and I would say stuff ...

Haunted Couch by fluffyfluffy

When my friends moved into their first apartment, they didn't have a lot of furniture, but there was one item left there, a big couch. The thing about this couch was it was haunted, it sounds stupid but it was really a haunted couch. One problem was if you sat on this couch and let your legs hang ov...

Cell Phone Apparition by Jocelyn

This occurred last Saturday night on April 7th, 2007 (night before Easter). My 15 year old daughter Sydney was watching the DVD "Borat" with two of her friends. My husband and I were in the next room. She had seen the movie a couple times and was trying to film funny scenes with her video cell phone...

Ghostbusters at the Old Historical City Cemetery - Sacramento by PaulDaleRoberts

It's April 7, 2007, Saturday. The time is 10:00 a.m. H.P.I. (Haunted and Paranormal Investigations) of Northern California take claim to this cemetery on this day for about a couple of hours! On this sort of cloudy gloomy day, H.P.I. Paranormal Investigators entered the main gate of this old his...

Ghost Rat by Nix

You've heard that if someone (or something) dies in your house, it can come back as a ghost? It turns out it is sometimes true. I have always had rats for a pet. I just moved recently and mine died. I was sleeping, and woke up in the middle of the night to get a drink. I came back in my room, and I ...

The Blue Lady With a Baby by crystal valencia

This happened at my house in Fontana, CA. It happened in the "TOY ROOM", that's what we called it. Every time my family and I went outside, you could hear a baby crying from inside the house. Then one time, I was curious why a baby was crying. And it couldn't be us because we were all grown up. I we...

The Life of a Medium by loveworthy2001

My name is Janet and this is just a small part of my story. Let's start from the beginning of THIS STORY. Yes, I say THIS STORY, because I have experienced the paranormal since the age of 4. But, that is another story altogether. Let's talk about THIS STORY. The year is 2004, the location is Orland,...

Our House is Full of Spirits by MrHarvey

My name is Lenny and I am 40 years old. Most of my life I have been made fun of because of the things I see. I would like to prove to my friends and family that I'm not crazy, like they think. I HAVE BEEN ON A QUEST FOR THE LAST FIVE YEARS to capture a photo of just one of the many things that have ...

The House Near the Field by The6thK

In 1979, three people were murdered in a house near a dirt field in Cypress, California. Two brothers and the older brother's wife were found dead within 2 weeks of each other, their death were caused by their neck being broken by someone or something. The house was soon boarded up by the father of...

Dark Robed Night Visiters by sgee95608

My experience happened from the age of 3 to 7 in the early 1980's. I lived in an old mobile home park in South Sacramento, CA. From a very young age I remember seeing dark robed figures. I could only see them at night when I was in bed. I would hear a whispering sound in my ears that only became lou...

Talk to Me by HannahE

This happened a few hours ago. I was in my kitchen working on homework and eating some oranges. While I was working, the door rang. I went to go answer it, thinking it was my brother. But it was nobody, and while I looked, I heard somebody say "Talk to me". Like a whisper. I was kind of surprised, b...

The Little Boy in my Closet by Rosie

A few years ago in the month of May, before I got married, I was about 14 years old, one night that I was trying to go to sleep, my bed was close to the wall and when I would be side ways I could see the closet which had no door, just a curtain, and the door to the hallway. That night, around 11:00 ...

Camp Experiences Gone Wrong by ginakim210

It was the summer before the 7th grade. I was about 12 years old and I was excited about going to my first sleep away camp for 2 weeks by myself. The day I got to the campsite, there were millions of other girls like me and I got assigned to a cabin with 5 other girls. On the first night of camp, we...

My Daughter's Crib by magicwhisper

I was getting ready to settle down in my bed after putting my first born daughter in her crib in the next room... A few moments later I heard "Oh look, a baby" in a male's voice, coming from my infant's room over the baby monitor. But my husband was laying next to me, my father and mother were alrea...

The Haunted Art Studio by PaulDaleRoberts

What is the day today? Oh ya... March 17, 2007, Saturday. I'm sorry if I seem sort of discombobulated. I feel like I just came back from Disneyland. Disneyland of the Macabre. There was so much to see, so much to do and the added bonus is the fact that this art studio is truly haunted! On this night...

Our New Home by D

I have a story that I would like to share with you. Make of it what you will. I just wanted to get it out. I live with my wife of three years. We have four children that range in age from 9-16. Two boys, two girls. We first moved to Marysville in august of 2004. We bought our home there right before...

Boogeyman by orphans

This happened to me and my little cousin a few years back. I was babysitting for my aunt and I had just put my cousin to sleep. I turned around and began walking down the hall into the living room. I had just sat down when I heard my cousin screaming. I stood up and walked into the room where she wa...

What We See in the Corner of Our Eyes by robynhoodwinker

As a child I was always seeing things. Growing into a teenager I was "spooked" by weird shapes and I always "felt" things. At times I have had a fascination with air particles in a stream of light. Or the floaters in your eye... They always have interested me and sometimes I would adjust my sight to...

I Couldn't Move by Rose

I know other people have experienced what I have. So I'll just share my story. I grew up in this old house in Lynwood, CA. It was pretty creepy at times especially if you were alone. My mom was a good christian women so she always told me if I ever felt something meaning like an "evil spirit", just ...

Nightmare or Ghost? by divachick

It's crazy to hear how many people have had this scary feeling happen to them while sleeping. I just had my second occurrence happen last night. I couldn't sleep and finally around 4:30 a.m., I started drowsing off when I felt something sit on the edge of my bed. I opened my eyes to see what it was ...

My Son Has a Ghost Friend by susan

My son, who just turned 4 last month, has told me in the past about having a ghost friend. I have asked many questions about his friend but my son never really tells me anything that's consistent so I brush it off. Yesterday, he was in his bed room watching a movie and I went into his room to che...

Electrical Appliances Turning On and Off by HannahE

This happened about an hour ago and has been recurring for the last hour. Meaning it's still going on. But it has been stopped for about 10 minutes. I was on my computer doing some research for my homework and I had my phone off because my friend kept calling me. I seriously turned it off, I mean I ...

The Squatter, the Pacer, Bride & Groom and the Dark One by PaulDaleRoberts

There is a full moon out this night. I can only wonder what is in store for me this evening as I get together with H.P.I. (Haunted and Paranormal Investigations) of Northern California. H.P.I. will be headed down to Brookdale Lodge in the Santa Cruz mountains sometime in the future to conduct an i...

The Pink Pumps by Kodak

We lived in a very old and big house back when we were young. Young, as I was in pre-school and my eldest sibling was in the forth grade. My siblings and I loved wearing my mother's pink high heels. Whenever I wore it, I'd pretend I was a famous tap dancer because the pumps made a beautiful clink ...

The Car Accident by Kodak

My cousin, his best friend and their girlfriends were taking a road trip from California to Wisconsin several years ago. My cousin and his girlfriend sat in the back of the small Honda Hatchback. The next thing he remembered was waking up in a hospital room. His friend and his girlfriend were sta...

A Child Haunting in North Highlands by PaulDaleRoberts

As I left my home, I threw on the X-Files theme song, because I knew I was headed for a ghost hunt. This time around I engaged my ghost hunting activities with the S.P.S. (Sacramento Paranormal Society). I drove to Donovan Turner's home. Donovan Turner is the founder/paranormal investigator/leader o...

My Friend Sally by CJ

My name is Ana and this happened to me when I was around 9 years old. I moved from Japan to LA when I was 7 with my two older brothers and sister, my little brother Jun and our mom. (My parents weren't divorced. My dad had to stay back because of his job but arrived a year later.) One day, my mom...

Glass Shattering Spirit? by Charlie

I live in California with my brother. I've been living with him for two-years and only recently have been experiencing paranormal activity. A few months ago, I was sitting here, at the desk, and all of a sudden the light fixture on the ceiling exploded. I was lucky to have been some feet away from i...

Demons and Sleep Paralysis by missvzla

Back in the 80's, I was a bit of a party girl. Hey nothing wrong with that, I was in my early twenties and liked to dance and live it up on the weekends. At that particular time, I lived with my sister Lucille in Whittier near Washington Blvd & Broadway. I would often come home pretty buzzed and wou...

Diane's House by missvzla

I met my best friend Diane during our Freshman year in high school (1980). We both lived in Whittier. Diane lived on Mar Vista Street near Colima Road and if any of you know that area, then you know there is a lot of spooky stuff that goes on there. Just recently, you might have heard our local news...

Cracking Noise by HannahE

This story happened during the day, when I was home alone. The date was Monday February, 19th. Around 10:00am. My brother was out at his friend's house and my parents were out at work. On this particular day, it was President's Day, so I didn't have any school. I was making some food in the kitchen ...

Footsteps by HannahE

About a month ago, I was home alone. My brother and dad were out buying a guitar, and my mom was at work. I was working on an essay when I heard somebody calling my name. I was scared, I looked outside of my door and walked around the house with a knife. Every creek of the wooden floors made me scre...

Father's Day by HannahE

About 2 years ago, the day before Father's Day, I picked up a picture of my grandfather, who I have not met before. And I said to the picture, "I wish I could have met you." That night I was sleeping next to my grandmother. I woke up around 3:00 in the mooring to get a glass of water. When I turned ...

Grandmother's Prediction by itssusanna

My grandmother passed away 12 years ago and I think she predicted her own death. Here's the story: My grandmother's health was deteriorating and she was bed ridden for about 2 years. I was sleeping over that night and she kept a mattress in her closet which I went to get. When I entered her room, I ...

I Have a Ghost in my House by Sandy B.

My husband and I have been in our house for 8 months now, and we have a ghost; or at least we are convinced we do. I am a skeptical person and do not believe in these sort of things, but now I am starting to. It seems to be happening to my husband more than me. There have been a few times where I...

Winchester Mansion Tour by Bob G

I took the behind the scenes tour which brought us to the basement of the winchester mansion last march, 2006. I was with a group of 10 or so people. In the room, where the coal bin was, I was in the back of the group standing and just listening to the tour guide. I had my backpack on and my hands o...

Stranger in the Hallway by Deco1082

Since I was small, I have encountered different awkward situations that have no apparent explanations. For instance, I remember in one occasion where I was 5 years of age. I used to live in a 2 room apartment with my family and my grandfather. At that time my father used to work early in the morning...

Can a Living Person Create a Ghost? by highindesert

A few years ago, I lost my spouse in an accident, at christmas. I was pregnant with our baby. The police came and told me my husband was killed instantly in a car accident. For a few years, I paced our home at night crying, holding my stomach because it was painful, a lot of times at our kitchen sin...

A Haunting in Jackson by PaulDaleRoberts

This is my first time experiencing a true paranormal investigation. Call us ghost hunters, ghost busters, ghost tracers, but to be more formal, we can be called paranormal investigators. The outfit is called H.P.I. (Haunted and Paranormal Investigations) of Northern California. The president is the ...

Weird Stuff In My House by deadcorpse94

I live in California. I have had a few ghost experiences. One was when I was at school. My Mom had some friends over. Their names are Tammy and Chrissie. My Mom's friend recently has passed away. This event occurred in November 2006. She was talking about her friend who passed away and she went to g...

Pinned Down by Denise

About 3 years ago, around the beginning of january, I had a very unusual experience in my room. I was around 16 years old, and I had just finished talking on the phone. It was around 11:30 at night and I wasn't sleepy. Since my parents would have gotten mad that I was up so late at night, I didn't w...

Popeye's Ghost by Casey

Hi everyone. My Name is Casey and I am 49 years old. When I was six years old I lived on 15th St. in Santa Monica, Ca. We were living in a house that was built by Segar, the creator of the Popeye cartoon. One evening my older brother and sister and I walked home from a diner down the street befo...

15 Years of Terror by Kathleen Schramm

When I was 8 years old my Mom and Dad purchased a home located in Burlingame, California. They got a great deal on the house and were thrilled at its location, and the town. I recall the first time I entered the house I said to my Mom "It is so dark in here." My Mother reassured me that with a lit...

The House In Cypress by The6thK

When I was in the 4th grade, my family moved into a house in Cypress, California. On the outside it looked like any other on the block, but on the inside it was anything but normal. The layout of the upstairs had been changed by the previouse owner and went from a 4 bedroom to one large loft. But ...

The Baca Family Experience by Ruby

Hi, my name is Ruby, I am 25 years old and I live in Los Angeles, CA. To tell you the truth, I am completely fascinated with the idea of the afterlife, I've spent time searching on the net, and reading books, to find true stories, some of which I can correlate, and to learn more about the whole exis...

Safe Ride Home by Rebecca

I had been living in Santa Barbara back in 1993 when I found myself suddenly unemployed. After several months without luck finding a job, I started going to the local Temp Agencies for work. One by one they turned me down, telling me that, with my Engineering degree, they weren't going to be able ...

My Haunted Apartment by Rebecca

Here are random little ghostly events that have occurred in my current apartment. The first ghost experience I ever encountered there was awaking one night to find a full size horse standing by my bed! (Quite a sight in my tiny apartment!) I screamed "What is that?" and then noticed there was a...

Suffocated by Evil by Rebecca

I have many ghost stories and will post them here separately. This is the most "impressive" one though... I was asleep one night when I awoke, realizing that I couldn't breathe. Now, I have several cats (don't most psychic people?) and, on occasion, they will lie down on my face while sleeping....

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