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Laura La Plante Ghost Story

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Laura La Plante Ghost Story

A Laura La Plante ghost story In 1929, Universal star Laura La Plante spoke of her husband William “Bob” Seiter’s paranormal experiences to writer Alice L. Tildesley.  La Plante and Seiter were married from 1926 to 1934. I’ve tried searching records for the haunted house discussed in the article, but have had no luck, primarily […]

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Allegedly haunted: The Chateau Laurier

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Chateau Laurier

Located at 453 S. Wilton Pl., Los Angeles The Chateau Laurier was built in 1929 at an original budgeted cost of $260,000. Its architect was Leland A. Bryant. The building has 24-units and a parking garage. It also boasts two wooden elevators with oil paintings inside each one. Recently, it hit the market for $12 […]

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Alexandria Hotel

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Alexandria Hotel 1915

The Alexandria Hotel at 501 South Spring Street became Los Angeles’s first five-star luxury when it opened on February 12, 1906.  It also served as the city’s main social center from 1906 to the end of 1920. The hotel appears in Haunted by History Vol. 1.   I’ve included a few photos of the hotel through the years. Check back often because this […]

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Allegedly Haunted: Bristol Farms (aka Chasen’s)

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Bristol Farms Chasen's

Allegedly haunted: Bristol Farms (formerly Chasen’s) – 9039 Beverly Boulevard, West Hollywood. The following article comes from the Los Angeles Times.  I have not determined the accuracy of the paranormal claims.: Chasen’s: The Legend Continues The Storied Restaurant is Still a Movie Star Haunt August 25, 2002|MICHAEL T. JARVIS Like errant tankers and small planes […]

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Haunted Burger Joint: Brea’s Best

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Brea's Best

Allegedly haunted: Brea’s Best, located at 707 S Brea Blvd, Brea, CA 92821-5310. How many times do I have to write “Brea?”… In 2010-2011, Internet rumors abounded that the popular Orange County burger place had poltergeist activity. Former employees were said to have occasionally witnessed frozen food getting tossed around the kitchen area late at […]