Runaway Train: Patrick Shawn Betz

          Our next Runaway Train case revolves around a missing eleven year old from Upland, California. Patrick Shawn Betz was last seen leaving a restaurant with an unidentified teen - did this person have a hand in his disappearance, or did he run away on his own? Let’s explore. Who Is Shawn?           Patrick Shawn Betz was …

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The Extraterrestrial: Palos Verdes Brains

          Okay, everyone. We’re finally back (a bit late, sorry!) with an alien post - and you had better buckle up, because this is a weird one. There aren’t many (if any) credible sources for this one, but it’s just so bizarre that I had to cover it. So. What were the blue, brain-shaped entities sighted …

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The Unnamed: Ventura County Doe (1980)

          This month’s Doe brings us back to California. The Ventura County Doe was found stabbed and strangled to death in the summer of 1980. We know who their killer was, so why is this pregnant murder victim still without a name? Let’s explore. Discovery           On July 19, 1980, an employee of Westlake High School in …

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Creepy Cryptids: The Dark Watchers

          This month’s cryptid is kind of a jack of all trades. Is it a cryptid? A ghost? Just an urban legend? Who knows! So let’s call it a cryptid for now. For hundreds of years, shadowy people have been seen in the Santa Lucia Mountains near Big Sur, CA. These figures are often seen as …

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The Haunted: Sunnyvale Toys R Us

          This month’s haunting brings us back to the golden state to explore our first (and quite possibly only) retail-space-based haunting. Toys R Us may not have physical locations anymore, this building will forever be known as the Sunnyvale Toys R Us. Why? Well, because the ghosts liked the toys, apparently. Let’s explore. The Origin           There …

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