Holly hails from the UK and has a few unique paranormal stories from across the pond. One of a little girl shadow person that tried to lure her outside of her house when she was a girl, a ghost pet and living in a haunted dormitory here in Hollywood. Become a patreon member of Hollyweird Paranormal’s Saturday Night Ghost Club at http://www.patreon.com/hollyweirdparanormal
Join Hollyweird Paranormal on this very special Halloween Episode where we traveled back to the Historic Harris House in Glendale, CA. Join us on a ghost investigation with Bizarre LA’s, Craig Owens and lets ground ourselves as we prepare for a seance with Zachariah the Witch. You definitely don’t want to miss the ghost stories and experiences we captured at The Harris House or The Widow house.
HAPPY HALLOWEEN TO ALL OF OUR HOLLYWEIRDOS!!!
Everyone has a ghost story.
It might be an urban legend you heard in a sleepover or that time you saw a family member appear and disappear in a blink of an eye before they died. It might not even be your story.
We all have ghost stories that have crawled into the deepest parts of us and never let go. If you’re lucky then these stories may have not involved you.
Cross the threshold with us as the nights get a little longer and the veil gets thinner with Saturday Night Ghost Club on Patreon.
Tune in and enjoy our bi-weekly installments of these raw ghost stories that are apart of our Saturday Night Ghost Club! Become a patreon today at patron.com/hollyweirdparanormal for as little as $1 or more a month you will enjoy these tales two Saturdays a month.
Here’s a sample of Sean’s tale , The Fraggle
It’s one of the most disturbing stories in Hollywood history: The murder of Rebecca Schaeffer, a young and beautiful actress cut down in her prime by an obsessed fan, Robert John Bardo.
On July 18, 1989, the actress was shot to death in the doorway of her West Hollywood apartment by Robert John Bardo—an obsessed fan who had been stalking her for three years. This was one of the biggest stories that shook Hollywood in the late 80s.
Join us as we take a deeper dive into the lower depths of Stalker cases and definitions. What drives an obsessed fan to do the unthinkable? The paranormal aftermath, there are no hauntings on the site of Rebeccas murder but there is a correlation with the show My Sister Sam that Rebecca starred in and DTLA’s haunted Pico House.
Let’s travel back in time to 1989 On Ep. 39 as we close Season 3 with The True Crime and Paranormal Aftermath of Rebecca Schaffer.
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A Hollywood True Crime and Paranormal Podcast hosted by Tammie Merheb-Chavez and Brice Mitchell Williams. We discuss true crime and its paranormal association set in and around Hollywood, CA.AKA Hollyweird.
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On May 18, 2019 Hollyweird Paranormal was apart of a Lockdown at the infamous Braken Fern Manor hosted by OC Ghosts & Legends. Tune in and listen to our interviewS with the rest of the OC Ghost and Legends members along with our sit down with Dixie Tantardini, OC Ghosts & Legends’ Psychic and Medium. We talk about mobster ghosts, ghost hunting tools one should always carry during an investigation, how to protect yourself during a paranormal investigation and the creepy EVPs we collected during our investigation with OC Ghosts & Legends.
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Braken fern manor built in 1926 was originally known as “The Crib” while the Tudor House formerly known as “Club Arrowhead of the Pines” became a social hideaway for Hollywood’s elite. The Manor- This 10 room, 10 bathroom was said to have been used as a brothel during prohibition while The Tudor House was used to house illegal gambling, liquor, and other illegal pastimes. Infamous mobster Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel was said to have funded the construction and built the locations as a sanctuary of escape for Hollywood’s big wigs and Mob members.
Nestled in San Bernardino National Forest, surrounded by pine, cedar, and dogwood, at an altitude of 5100’, is Lake Arrowhead, CA, an area described as the “Alps of Southern California”
in 1826. At that time, about 40 Paiute Indians, a warlike tribe, used the mountains for their hunting grounds. They lived in the high desert area. Many were killed in a fight with the white men of Little Bear Valley.
At the same time, a more peaceful tribe of Indians, the Serranos, lived very near Little Bear Valley, in an area now known as Rock Camp, on the north side of the mountain. They would take their old and sick to Arrowhead Hot Springs for rejuvenation and healing. They hunted in the beautiful and bountiful valley and lived relatively peaceful, somewhat nomadic lives descending to the desert highlands and warmer inland valleys during the winter months.
Beneath the historic Arrowhead, sits the equally unique Arrowhead Springs. The Arrowhead Springs is a place deeply rooted in legend, with the most ancient one possibly being passed down from the Native Americans. The legend goes like this: The Great Spirit had an arrow, which was to guide the Native Americans to the spot where they were to make their home. The Great Spirit, having selected the place, fixed the arrow to mark it forever. It is believed that the native inhabitants of the San Bernardino Mountains through the Arrowhead directed the way to the hot springs with healing properties and therefore considered it holy ground.
Fast forward to the 1920s and prohibition. We touched on this subject in Ep. 30 on Famous Haunted Hollywood Bars. Police were cracking down on the mob in the city so the mob moved their operations in less discrete areas. One famous mobster who was rumored to lead this move was the notorious mobster, Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegal.
Rumor has it that Bugsy talked the Chicago Mob into backing his new venture, which is now known as Bracken Fern Manor. This Alpine-style inn opened as Club Arrowhead in The Pines on July 4th, 1926. The inn had state of the art amenities, such as electricity! More importantly, it catered to the rich and famous, offering gambling, illegal liquor and “working girls.” Other amenities included an Olympic size swimming pool, skiing, tennis courts, a bathhouse, and more. The brothel continued operations through World War II. Gambling was maintained in the speakeasy (across the street) up until 1955. Today, Bracken Fern Manor is a Certified Historic Landmark in the State of California.
Across from Bracken Fern Manor is where gambling took place at The CLUB. Now called “The Tutor House.” The story has it that when cops were on their way up the mountain from San Bernardino, and administrators were alerted, gambling tables were actually turned over, then appearing as regular tables.
Bracken Fern Manor claims to be haunted by a former “working girl” named Violet. She killed herself after the mob killed her lover. You can still smell her violet-scented perfume wafting through the halls. Another ghost of a little boy has also been seen at this historic inn. He is thought to be the son of a former prostitute and was trampled by a team of horses. Today his tiny footsteps are often seen in the snow…so it is told.
After the inn became successful, Bugsy convinced the Bosses in Chicago to front him the dough for another little gambling adventure…..Las Vegas. However, Bugsy’s lavish taste caused him to go way over his one million dollar budget and ultimately cost him his credibility with Chicago. And his life. While he was having dinner one evening with his lover, Virginia Hill, at her Hollywood home, Bugsy was shot dead.
On Episode 37 Hollyweird Paranormal takes a deep dive into one of the most notorious and famous mansions in L.A. The Rosenheim Mansion or The American Horror Story Murder House. We talk about its history, mystery, past and current tenants. We also discuss the hauntings within the walls of the mansion along with the chaos outside that has the current owners living in fear. We ask you the question, what is worse? Dealing with the living or the dead? You also don’t wanna miss our sit down with the Doug Vanderpool who is the lawyer representing the mansion’s owners as he shares their crazy Hollyweird tales of ghosts and AHS fandom.
We had the opportunity to sit down and meet the paranormal team , OC Ghosts & Legends. They were leading and hosting a huge ghost hunt at The Oman House on April 13, 2019. Tune in to learn about their views on investigating the paranormal and how to pursue a career in the paranormal field. Lets discover the unknown with OC Ghosts and Legends!
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On today’s episode we share ghost story submissions from out listeners! Tune in a we talk about haunted halloween decor, being able to connect with the dead, ghost pets and the scars you bare after investigating an abandoned mental hospital with a dark past. You dont want to miss this episode!
“Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest.”
On February 16, 1929, four months after Ned Doheny, his wife Lucy and their five children moved into Greystone, Ned died in a guest bedroom in an apparent murder-suicide with his secretary, Hugh Plunkett.
LAPD claimed Hugh was responsible while other investigators believed that it may have been Ned’s wife Lucy since many believed Ned and Hugh were having a secret affair.
What secrets lie within the greystone walls of the mansion? Was the death of Ned and Hugh murder suicide or something more? What ghosts have been seen and felt around the Greystone property? Tune in to find out !