Reader Submission: The Road Trip


“This is the most terrifying experience I have ever had:

In 2001, my granddaughter, Cate, was offered a job in Portland, OR. Her own company, a dotcom in San Diego, CA had been caught in the dotcom crash and folded. One of her co-workers had moved to Portland a month or two before the company went belly-up and offered my granddaughter a job.

Cate invited me to accompany her, thinking we could take a leisurely trip up the coast in her new convertible. I accepted because I was going through a very bad time and thought it would be a terrific break to see new country. So, I flew to San Diego.

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Press Release: Haunts and Harvests at Heritage Hill Historical Park


(Lake Forest, Calif.) – This fall OC Parks and Heritage Hill Historical Park are pleased to present a full calendar of events to get your family into the autumn spirit.

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Reader Submission: Restless Spirits


“This was a long time ago: October 1981. Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670. Paradise Cemetery on Florence Avenue. Around 1990, officials closed the cemetery down for a while because it was found out that they were stacking bodies on top of each other in the same grave and also selling body parts. People went to jail for that. I remember as  a child always seeing tractors digging, but I didn’t think nothing of it at the time.

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The Ghosts of Captain Jack’s Stronghold

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On October 3, 1873, the U.S. Army hanged Modoc Indian chief “Captain Jack” Kintpuash for the murders of General Edward Canby and Reverend Eleazar Thomas, both leaders of a Federal peace commission. Though Captain Jack and three of his tribesmen died 140 years ago today, some believe the spirits of these men live on.

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