Yost Theatre & Ritz Hotel

Zak, Nick and Aaron engage in a multi-part lockdown in Santa Ana, CA. Conflict arises when they find the Ritz Hotel under construction, so they add the Santa Ana Historical Society, another haunted location, to the night’s lockdown.

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Yost Theatre
Yost Theatre

Yost Theatre

Zak, Nick and Aaron get shots inside the Yost Theatre. 960 1280

  

Yost Theatre

Yost Theatre

The theater opened in 1917 in Santa Ana, CA, and it’s currently a nightclub. 960 1280

  

Yost Theatre

Yost Theatre

It also happens to be the spot where Ernest Ball, composer of "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling,” dropped dead in the dressing room following a show in 1927. 960 1280

  

Yost Theatre

Yost Theatre

Zak reviews footage at the Yost Theatre with the founder of the Valley Investigators of the Paranormal, the only other group to have investigated the theatre. 960 1280

  

Yost Theatre

Yost Theatre

Zak hopes their investigation will uncover evidence of the paranormal as he prepares for their riveting 3-part lockdown. 960 1280

  

The Howe-Waffle House

The Howe-Waffle House

Zak, Nick and Aaron pay a visit to the Santa Ana Historical Society, located in the Howe-Waffle House, to obtain more history of the theater and hotel. 960 1280

  

The Howe-Waffle House

The Howe-Waffle House

But through interviews at the Howe-Waffle House, the guys learn that it may also be haunted. 960 1280

  

The Howe-Waffle House

The Howe-Waffle House

The Howe-Waffle House was home to a husband and wife, who were both physicians and built the mansion in 1889. 960 1280

  

The Howe-Waffle House

The Howe-Waffle House

The doctors, Alvin and Willella Howe, practiced medicine in their home. During their investigation, the guys find out that the doctors actually performed illegal abortions inside the house many years ago. 960 1280

  

The Howe-Waffle House

The Howe-Waffle House

Zak, Nick and Aaron take a photo with paranormal investigator Ernie Alonzo who has also examined the Howe-Waffle House. 960 1280

  

The Howe-Waffle House

The Howe-Waffle House

The parlor remains beautifully preserved at the Howe-Waffle House. 960 1280

  

The Howe-Waffle House

The Howe-Waffle House

Zak stands outside of the Howe-Waffle House, which has been completely restored to appear as if Dr. Willella Howe could emerge at any moment. 960 1280

  

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