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Halls of Horror: Another Ladera Ranch Haunted House

We previously told you about the great Ladera Ranch haunted house at 6 Shepherd Court here. Can’t get enough scares? Here’s another local haunted house for you to try: Halls of Horror is back in 2013 at 17 Plum in Ladera Ranch. The dates are different than the Shepherd’s Court house, so you have a [...]

Visit the Shepherd’s Court Halloween Haunt in Covenant Hills

It’s October and the Shepherd is back! Cue the scary music. Are you ready for the annual Shepherd’s Court Halloween Haunt? This is an amazing, fully theatrical haunted house event hosted by the Blasdel and George families of Ladera Ranch, all in support of a worthy cause. Guests say that it’s “better than Knott’s Scary [...]