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Richard L Senate
|Name||Richard L Senate|
|Address||P O Box 9452 Telephone Road, PMB #111|
|Telephone #||(805) 658-4728|
|Profession||Historian and Psychic Researcher (Ghost Hunter), Writer|
|Expertise||History of the west, Ghosts, Haunted Houses, Mystery writer Erle Stanley Gardner, Hollywood|
|Degree(s)||AA Degree, BA (History) Long Beach State U., CA|
|Affiliations||Mission Studies Association|
Fate Magazine (Dec. 1999) Three short articles.
People Magazine (Oct 1982)
Merv Griffin Show (1981)
Haunted History (1998) (three shows) History Channel
Haunted Houses (1997) A&E (San Diego haunting)
Sightings (1994-5) Fox (Two shows)
The Search for Haunted Hollywood (1989) Fox Special (Live)
Art Bell Radio Show (1997) Ghosts on tape
|Books||BRIEF "Ghosts of the Haunted Coast" Pathfinder Press, "13 Hollywood Haunts" Ralley Publishing, "Ghosts of the Queen Mary" G-Host Press, "The Haunted Southland", "Earle Stanley Gardner's Ventura: the birth place of Perry Mason", "The ghost stalker's Guide to Haunted California." By Charon Press.|
was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of a painter who worked at
MGM Studios. I have always loved history and loved the great mysteries
of the past. That is what got me interested in the study of Archaeology.
The idea of digging in Egypt or North Africa was tingling to me.
But, I only got a chance to dig in California--still it was of thrilling
to find something lost for centuries. In 1978 I was part of a 'dig'
at Mission San Antonio de Padua. Late one night, while walking though
the courtyard of the place, I chanced to see a monk with a candle.
When I approached him, he simply vanished into nothing. I was shocked,
stunned, and a bit frightened. From that point on I have been involved
with psychic research. I have visited over 200 haunted houses, attended
93 Sťances, and yes, encountered 24 apparitions. I am still trying
to find answers. I have authored six books on the subject of ghosts
and local history and continue to consult on the subject of ghosts in
Hollywood. I have traveled all over the west in my search for the
supernatural and I believe that I have found a few answers to this great