| Oct 27, 2011
| 6:22 AM
Rie Sadler and Jim Jones set out to look for ghosts. Instead, they found each other.
"Clearly, we were destined — or doomed — to be together," says Sadler, 37, a project analyst for an Annapolis-based defense contractor. Her fiancé, a 47-...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 2:12 PM
Mike Ricksecker, paranormal investigator and “ghostorian,” has had a lifelong passion for writing and mystery, which has led him to explore the realm of the paranormal. Ricksecker, 37, lives in Oklahoma but lived in...
| Oct 30, 2011
The dispatch to the 2400 block of San Diego Avenue was in response to a 911 call. A concerned citizen had reported that a woman was crying outside the historic Whaley House Museum.
The responding police officer will never forget that eerie evening...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 11:08 PM
Believe in the paranormal?
It’s the time of year a lot of people do. Maybe you've seen a flash of light, felt a room go cold, or heard something spooky.
As we approach Halloween, a lot of people are looking for places in Northern California...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 12:21 PM
Thousands of people pass through Grand Central Station every day but did you know one area is haunted? That's what the paranormal experts say.
"In 1923, it was the private office and saloon of a financial tycoon named John Campbell," current owner Marc...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 2:14 PM
So it turns out Huntington Beach is haunted. And by a pretty renowned specter too.
That was one of the things I learned Tuesday morning as I took a walking tour of downtown with two members of the city's Historic Resources Board. On the tour, we passed...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Is it us or was 2012 the year of streaming music? It seems like most everyone we know is now listening to music — new music, old music, super-obscure music, pop bubble gum, the latest releases, old-school hip-hop, brutal metal, avant classical,...
| Aug 5, 2012
Sandi Tan's past is teeming with ghosts. The Pasadena-based filmmaker-turned-novelist isn't a "seer" herself — she's a self-described scaredy-cat and doesn't particularly enjoy supernatural books and movies — but her childhood in Singapore...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 5:48 PM
There's probably some great psychology/sociology book out there that analyzes why we like ghost stories, why they appear in nearly every culture, and why they're generally the first horror concept each culture develops. Presumably it has something to do...
| Aug 23, 2012
Zero stars (out of four)
In the astoundingly incompetent “The Apparition,” the most legitimate conversation involves a debate about whether or not Costco sells saguaro cacti.
Good news, green thumbs; it appears they do.
Pretty much every...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 3:55 PM
All summer long, Printers Row invited kids ages 5-16 to send in book reviews. Here's what young Chicago-area writers had to say. We've left the reviews mostly unedited to let the charm shine through. Watch for more to come.
"Frog and Toad All Year" by...