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In 1979, Modesto, CA was a city experiencing a population explosion & massive urbanization. In the midst of this, in a residential neighborhood, the terrible murder of Michael ...

In the last episode on Fong “Little Pete” Ching and the Tong Wars of San Francisco, we discuss the assassination of “Little Pete” and the trial and fall out following his d...

It’s pre-1900 San Francisco and bribery and graft run rampant. But can the city’s most notorious gangster find a way to cheat the system and keep himself and his bodyguard who ...

This is the story of an often overlooked part of California History and the man that ruled the streets of Chinatown with an ironfist and was cut down by an assassin's bullet. Fong ...

In Part 2 of the thrilling case of Emma Ledoux and Albert McVicar, we focus on the excitement surrounding her trial and delve deep into the publicity at the time.  The world was r...

Emma Ledoux was convicted of murdering Albert McVIcar in Stockton, CA in 1906 and sentenced to hang at San Quentin.  In this episode we cover his murder, the ensuing publicity, th...

The Keddie Murders

In this week's episode, we discuss The Keddie Murders. An unsolved quadruple homicide tucked away in a small town of Northern California.   Website and show notes: http://www.cal...

Ronni Chasen

On November 17th, 2010, Ronni Chasen was shot four times while waiting at a stoplight in Beverly Hills.  Even though this is a closed cased, it does not seem to sit well with most...

Dorothea Puente Part 2

On the morning of November 11th, 1988, detectives were at the home of a local woman who ran a boarding house for at risk senior citizens.  That afternoon they were responding to ...

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