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California – Denver Chaser Con

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Sunset 5:19pm


8 mins to Hillside Memorial Park – Culver City

Jack Benny – Mausoleum, Hall of Graciousness 33.9795672,-118.3888134

Moe Howard – Garden of Memories, Alcove of Love, Wall C, Crypt 233 33.979999, -118.391451


5 mins to Holy Cross Cemetery

Sharon Tate –     Saint Ann’s Section, L152, 6 –  33.9905434,-118.3880157

Next to James Edward “Fibber McGee” Jordan

Jimmy Durante 33.990707, -118.387604

Jack Haley 33.9903595,-118.3876255

Ray Bolger Mausoleum, Block 35, Crypt F2 33.9936905,-118.3839035


13 mins to Woodlawn Cemetery Santa Monica

Sally Ride 34.0187149,-118.4768448

Elzie Crisler Segar popeye 34.0181617,-118.4738353


The Recording Academy 3030 Olympic Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404


20 minutes to Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park and Mortuary

1218 Glendon Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024

Hugh Hefner – Corridor of Memories, immediately to the left of Marilyn Monroe  34.0587330,-118.4407442 also Richard Poncher

Buddy Rich          Sanctuary of Tranquility

Doris Roberts 34.058090, -118.440506

Sam Simon – simpsons 34.0581583,-118.4409417

Jack Elliott           Garden of Serenity

Peggy Lee – 34.0579530,-118.4406330

Peter Falk 

Dixie Evans          Room of Prayer

Ronald William Hughes  – 34.0583000,-118.4412994

Jack Klugman – 34.0581333,-118.4405147

Jack Lemmon

Near Don knotts – Heather O’Rourke Poltergeist , mel torme, Truman capote

Carl Wilson – beach boys – near Minnie Riperton Section D SE side 34.0583426,-118.4406691

Frank Zappa  34.0582517,-118.4415981

Darryl F. Zanuck  and wife            Section D, #173  34.0582314,-118.4416809

Billy Wilder         Chapel Gardens Estate, between Carroll O’Conner and Walter Matthau

Harry S. Warren  – composer bottom row, near by Christopher George, lewis nilestone    Sanctuary of Tenderness, right side



10 mins to Birthplace of the Internet – KLEINROCK INTERNET HERITAGE SITE AND ARCHIVE  

UCLA 420 Westwood Plaza, 3420 Boelter Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095 Complimentary parking in Lot 9 34.068037, -118.444592



45 minutes to Hollywood Forever Cemetery  Garden of the Exodus (formerly Pineland, Section 13), L-149, next to the road

Chris Cornell – singer for Soundgarden  34.0885981,-118.3171312

Johnny Ramone 34.0894165,-118.3186646 and Hattie McDaniel

Estelle Getty  34.0891228,-118.3168793

Mickey Rooney – 34.0885506,-118.3165207 Cathedral Lake View, Elevation 15, Couch B-1501

Toto – dog on wizard of oz 34.0884819,-118.3169098

Grave of Douglas Fairbanks Sr. and Jr.  – 34.087997, -118.317202

Hitchcock Memorial Grave Stone 34.0884285,-118.3173676

Elmer Clinton Adolph Berger Cathedral Mausoleum, #1405 – 34.0882988,-118.3168335

Joseph Carl Breil –             Cathedral Mausoleum, Alcove of Reverence, T-10, N-7

Rudolph Valentino

Carl “Alfalfa” Switzer  34.0891724,-118.3195419

Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel – Beth Olam Mausoleum, 2nd hallway on right (M2), C-1087

Grave of Renée Adorée Abbey of the Psalms, Crypt 219 34.0891250,-118.3216591

Hobart Johnstone “HJ” Whitley  Colonnade, South Wall (bottom row, near West Entrance), Column 2, Tier 1, Niche O

Grave of Etta Hawkins

Don Adams “get smart” – 34.0895779,-118.3163449

Dee Dee Ramone

Cecil B. DeMille

Harrison Gray Otis and next to it Harry Chandler  -34.0889458,-118.3188708 

Lana Clarkson    Chapel Columbarium, 2nd floor, south wall

D.E.F. Records   Section 2


21 minutes to Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills) maybe drone to the Hollywood sign

6300 Forest Lawn Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90068

Gene Autry  Sheltering Hills section, Grave 1048, just in front of one of the statues 34.1483231,-118.3262177

Ben “Bugs” Hardaway – Enduring Faith, L-4093, G-1 34.1472206,-118.3252029

Bill Paxton – Court of Liberty Section, Map #H36, Lot 2104, Companion Garden Crypt 3 – 34.1437693,-118.3173789

Nipsey Hussle    Court of Liberty section, Gardens of Heritage division, Map #H41, Lot 2422, Single Garden Crypt 4

Penny Marshall  – 34.1430800,-118.3190400

Don Rickles 34.1486564,-118.3161514

Julian Bratolyubov           Gardens of Ramah

Sid Caesar

Jerry Maren – ORIGINAL NAME  Gerard Emil Marenghi Near Carrie Fisher 34.1497700,-118.3195600


19 minutes to Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale) 1712 S. Glendale Ave.  Glendale, CA 91025

Court of Freedom section, Garden of Freedom, Map #G43, the Little Garden of Communion (Small private garden to the left of the entrance to the Freedom Mausoleum).

Jimmy Stewart  – 34.1273766,-118.2496414

Sam Cooke Court of Freedom section, Garden of Honor, right side (SouthEast garden; Private area, not accessible to the general public), Map #G28, Garden Crypt 5728 34.1227112,-118.2359009

Sammy Davis Jr – 34.1228905,-118.2358780

Nat King Cole –   Sanct of Heritage, FM, Lot 0, Space 20369 Mausoleum

Elizabeth  Taylor

Clark Gable – Great Mausoleum, Memorial Terrace, Sanctuary of Trust, Mausoleum Crypt 5868 34.1229260,-118.2480165

Charley Grapewin Great Mausoleum, Columbarium of Inspiration, niche 14639

Clara Blandick – Great Mausoleum, Columbarium of Security, Niche 17230


Mervyn LeRoy wizard of oz – Court of Freedom section, Garden of Honor (NorthWest garden; locked, no public access), Map #G26, Distinguished Memorial – Private Garden 23 (aka the Little Garden of Love’s Reflections) 34.1230621,-118.2366867


Maybe sunset 15 minutes to Angels Point near Dodgers Stadium 34.081330, -118.245153

Maybe hotel near Victorville


Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Sunrise 6:52am Sunset 5:20pm

24000 Waalew Rd, Apple Valley, CA 92307

Roy Rogers and wife Dale Evans  34.5569534,-117.1429596 



1.75 hours to Home of Peace Memorial Park 4334 Whittier Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90023

Curly Howard — 34.0207910,-118.1767740

ORIGINAL NAME Jerome Lester Horwitz  Western Jewish Institute Section, Row 5, Grave 1

Shemp Howard –  34.0212976,-118.1753190          In Mausoleum-Corridor of Eternal Life-Second Tier from the bottom 

Burton Baskin    Corridor of Peace E 119A, Main Mausoleum, around the corner from Shemp Howard

David Berman    Mausoleum, Corridor of Eternal Life, Crypt 253 E

Harry Warner 34.0220685,-118.1753346

Samuel Warner 34.0220685,-118.1753346

Jack Warner 34.0222940,-118.1761647

Carl Laemmle – Chapel Mausoleum, Corridor of Love, far righthand corner


5 minutes to Calvary Cemetery 4201 Whittier Blvd  Los Angeles, CA 90063

Lou Costello 34.0285097,-118.1781550    Main Mausoleum, Block 354

Right across the street from Home of Peace, Calvary hosts several Barrymores (Lionel, Ethel, John), Lou Costello, Edward L. Doheny, legendary art director Cedric Gibbons, Irene Dunne, and Ramon Novarro.


Maybe 15 minutes to Angelus Rosedale Cemetery


Lewis Tappan Barney Civil War Union Brevet Major General. Section J, Lot 144

Jessie Benton Fremont


45 minutes to Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Long Beach)

Nathaniel Dwayne “Nate Dogg” Hale 33.8442443,-118.1687086

Ricky Harris

Terry Burnham

Frank Sully



50 minutes to Ascension Cemetery

Nicole Brown Simpson  – 33.6513263,-117.6964814

William “Bill” Hanna 33.6514015,-117.6965179


2 hours to Malibu Sign – 27 Miles of Scenic Beauty  1200-31398 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265

34.034866, -118.851608


30 minutes to Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park 5600 Lindero Canyon Road

Ronald Lyle Goldman – 34.1520767,-118.7989807

Karen Carpenter 34.1504097,-118.7972717

Merton E. Davies

Jack Kirby 34.1518402,-118.7988281

Eddie Dean 34.1506004,-118.8006516

Jerry Scoggins Garden of Remembrance 19-7 (back wall, right middle of bottom row


5.5 hours to Cupertino or San Jose Hotel, California for a hotel    


Maybe places

minutes to Church of Scientology PAC – 1308 L Ron Hubbard Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027

Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round, 4730 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027

disney music hall, 111 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Public Art Urban light – 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 and Public Art “Levitated Mass”

8 minutes to Haunted places Pico House 424 N Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Maybe The Comedy Store – 8433 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069

Haunted Cecil Hotel  – 640 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90014


Thursday, January 30, 2020

Sunrise 7:16am  Sunset 5:31pm


Los Gatos Memorial Park, 2255 Los Gatos Almaden Rd, San Jose, CA 95124

William Reddington Hewlett


16 minutes to Madronia Cemetery

Thomas Kinkade – Block: 24B, Row: L, Number 6, Double niche. 37.2525787,-122.0360718

Frank Joseph Dorsa Block: 61 Lot: 11 Location: No. 6

Mark Kendall Bingham

20 minutes to Apple Park Visitor Center 10600 N Tantau Ave, Cupertino, CA 95014

15 minutes to 9:30am Winchester Mystery House
1 hour tour

525 S Winchester Blvd, San Jose, CA 95128

24 minutes to Alta Mesa Memorial Park  (arrive by 11am)

Palo Alto

Shirley Temple Adobe Creek Mausoleum, Building #3, Redwood Grove Section, Tier 2  37.3966800,-122.1290400

Steve Jobs

Ernie “Tennessee Ernie” Ford 37.3979663,-122.1293409

David Packard 37.3991861,-122.1303834

Frederick Emmons Terman

William Bradford Shockley Mausoleum #2, West Wall Stars 4, N5024-B

Ronald C. “Pigpen” McKernan 37.3983500,-122.1277500


45 minutes to Hills of Eternity Memorial Park

Wyatt Earp 37.6758603,-122.4533954

Jacob William “J.W.” Davis Plot A, Section 5, Lot 10, Grave 7

Phillip York Goldman


Cypress Lawn Memorial Park 

William Randolph Hearst, Sr 37.6750590,-122.4505087

Lincoln Beachey                Section D, Lot 23


Home of Peace Cemetery and Emanu-El Mausoleum

Levi Strauss 37.6767044,-122.4549255

Charles Lane       Plot E Section 5 Lot 13

Joseph Lawrence Owades

Adolph Sutro

Walter Wanger


Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery

Joe DiMaggio 37.6713142,-122.4458542

Leon Forrest Douglass, Sr   D -12 -13 -1/4 -OGV Inventor. Co-founded the Victor Talking Machine Company

Abigail Anne Folger  Main Mausoleum, Hallway N, Grave 205

35 minutes to San Francisco Columbarium & Funeral Home  1 Loraine Ct, San Francisco, CA 94118

Harvey Milk        Cenotaph, Ground Floor

Chet Helms 

Harry August Jansen


Maybe Lyon Street Steps 2990-2996 Lyon St & Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94115

18 minutes to Lombard Street for photos – 2320 Leavenworth St San Francisco, CA 94133

37.802238, -122.417887




42 minutes to Mountain View Cemetery  Oakland

James Athearn Folger 37.8356094,-122.2398834

Crocker Mausoleum

Domenico Ghirardelli

Fred Toyosaburo Korematsu 37.8343544,-122.2336578

Elizabeth Short  “the Black Dahlia” 37.8336372,-122.2357483

Francis Marion “Borax” Smith 37.8352737,-122.2383575


36 minutes to John Muir grave – 199-171 Strentzel Ln  Martinez, CA 94553

37.979021, -122.124122

Tours meet at the John Muir NHS Visitor Center every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 3:00pm. *Reservations are encouraged as there are limited seats! Call (925)228-8860 x0.

Nearby – John Muir National Historic Site 4202 Alhambra Ave, Martinez, CA 94553


1.5 hours to California State Capital – 1315 10th Street  Sacramento, CA 95814


Maybe – Maybe Glass Beach, in MacKerricher State Park near Fort Bragg, California

Old Sacramento Court House and The Eagle Theater

921 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814

Haight Street is one of my favorite areas in SF.

Maybe 2 hours away is Carl Young – storm chaser – Happy Homestead Cemetery, 1261 Johnson Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150  38.935813, -119.969382

43 minutes away to Nevada State Capitol Building, 101 N Carson St, Carson City, NV 89701


If time allows – Laci Denise Rocha Peterson

Burwood Cemetery 28320 E River Rd, Escalon, CA 95320


Charles Schulz creator of Peanuts – 38.3799171,-122.8328781

2 hour drive from Sacramento or 3.5 hours from Lake Tahoe

Arrive by 10:10am Fox Rent A Car – 1659 Airport Blvd, San Jose, CA 95110


6:00pm – 8:00pm Ice Breaker and preregistration
7:00pm – 9:30pm – Jon Davies Forecasting class

7:00am – 8:00am – Registration
8:00am – 8:15am – Opening comments Roger Hill
8:15am – 8:45am – Justin Hughes – Applications and data feeds you can utilize for your chases
8:45am – 9:45am – Patrick Kerrin – “90’s Chasing – from the Dark Ages to the Millennium”
9:45am – 10:00am – Break
10:00am – 11:00am – Dr Jason Persoff – OK (Thunder) Boomer. From The Good Ol Days and Beyond.
11:00am – 12:00noon – Dr Josh Wurman/Dr Karen Kosiba -1995: A DOW Odyssey
12:00pm – 1:15pm – Lunch on own
1:15pm – 2:15pm – Dr.Greg Forbes – Neighborhoods of Mister Rogers, Mr.Tornado, and StormMasterG – Biographical Connections.
2:15pm – 2:30pm – Break
2:30pm – 3:30pm – Tim Marshall – Back to the Futurecast
3:30pm – 4:30pm – Jon Davies (Comments from Roger and Caryn Hill) – May 28th, Lone Star to Lawrence
4:30pm – 6:00pm – on own
6:00pm – 7:30pm – Banquet Dinner
7:30pm – 8:30pm – Keynote: History of Chasercon and Final Farewell
8:30pm – 8:45pm – Break
8:45pm – 11:00pm – Video Night

8:30am – 8:45am – Updates
8:45am – 9:45am – Dave Lewison – Chase/Life Balance, How Do You Make It Work?
9:45am – 10:45am – Brandon Sullivan – 2019: Stick To Your Target
10:45am – 11:00am – Break
11:00am – 12:00noon – George Kourounis – Chasing Unusual Weather Around the World

2020 Speakers are:

Dr Greg Forbes
Tim Marshall
Dr Josh Wurman
Dr Karen Kosiba
Jon Davies (Friday forecasting class available too!)
Roger and Caryn Hill
Dr Jason Persoff
Dave Lewison
George Kourounis
Patrick Kerrin
Brandon Sullivan
Justin Hughes


35 minutes away from hotel Indian Hills Community Center  5381 Parmalee Gulch Rd, Indian Hills, CO 80454

17 minutes away Golden Cemetery

Cassie René Bernall  39.7305478,-105.1956416

Capt Edward Louis Berthoud

Welcome to Golden Arch 1110 Washington Ave, Golden, CO 80401

Coors Brewery Tour 13th St & Ford Street, Golden, CO 80401


20 minutes from hotel 7/20 Memorial Foundation Reflection Garden Memorial 15151 E Alameda Pkwy, Aurora, CO 80012

30 minutes to Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens 6601 S Colorado Blvd, Centennial, CO 80121

Columbine School Memorial

William David “Dave” Sanders

Corey Tyler DePooter

Rachel Joy Scott

30 minutes to Cedar Hill Cemetery 880 E Wolfensberger Rd, Castle Rock, CO 80109

Corbin Lee Jaeger   Section CLM 1, Block C-4

If Time scenic view of Brickenridge – 39.602586, -106.085590 1.5 hours from Denver

Sunday Feb 2nd

Sunrise 7:08am

Denver Improv

Texas De Brazil -5pm – 8390 Northfield Boulevard Suite 1800, Denver, CO 80238