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The Landpark Murders

10/18/2018
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In this Bonus Episode, we cover the triple murder of Michael, Marcy and Jennifer Jacobs in their home in the Land Park Area of Sacramento. Murdered in 1991, their deaths remain unsolved. Website and show notes: http://www.californiatruecrime.com/ If you would like to support us we have a Patreon page at: https://www.patreon.com/californiatruecrime Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/calitruecrime/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/calitruecrime Intagram:...

Duration:00:26:15

The Murder of Michael Ridenour

8/16/2018
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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 Ridenour on a baseball field would lead investigators on a 17 month long hunt for a murderer, who once caught, would escape San Quentin State Prison and would see his life end when returned to the prison. Website and show notes: http://www.californiatruecrime.com/ If you would like to support us we have a Patreon...

Duration:01:24:37

Fong "Little Pete" Ching Pt 3

8/2/2018
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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 death as well as the power vacuum left in the wake of Fong Ching's demise. We discuss theories and motives for this crime and the earthquake that signals the end to the Tong Wars in The City by the Bay. Website and show notes: http://www.californiatruecrime.com/ If you would like to support us we have a Patreon page at:...

Duration:00:57:11

Fong "Little Pete" Ching Pt 2

7/26/2018
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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 shot a police officer out of jail. This episode we continue the tale of little Pete’s life. We also shed light on one of California’s least talked about topics: The Slave trade of Chinese women. Website and show notes: http://www.californiatruecrime.com/ If you would like to support us we have a Patreon page at:...

Duration:00:51:22

Fong "Little Pete" Ching Pt 1

7/19/2018
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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 “Little Pete” Ching was one of the most powerful and famous men in late 1800’s California that you probably have never heard of. He ruled a criminal empire that affected the lives of not only the tens of thousands of people that were living in Chinatown, San Francisco at this time, but had its hooks throughout...

Duration:01:06:13

The Man in the Trunk Part 2

7/5/2018
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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 ready to convict her on the first day but 112 years later we search through the information and try to decide if we agree. Join us as we discuss the trial, alternate theories, and the rest of her life. Join us for Part 2 of The Man in the Trunk.

Duration:01:20:19

The Man in the Trunk Part 1

6/28/2018
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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, the search by police for evidence and the trial of the century, all of which leads us to even more questions. Is Emma Ledoux really guilty or was Albert McVicar never even murdered? And did a District Attorney, with little evidence, use the media and its stereotypes to railroad an innocent woman? Join us for Part 1...

Duration:00:58:58

The Keddie Murders

6/14/2018
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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.californiatruecrime.com/ If you would like to support us we have a Patreon page at: https://www.patreon.com/californiatruecrime Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/calitruecrime/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/calitruecrime Intagram: https://www.instagram.com/calitruecrime/

Duration:00:54:01

Ronni Chasen

5/31/2018
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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. Join us as we go through the details and evidence of the murder of Ronni Chasen.

Duration:00:46:05

Dorothea Puente Part 2

5/17/2018
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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 a call about a missing person. What law enforcement would find over the course of a week would capture the attention of the nation and cause a man hunt that would span three states, two countries, and end with one of the most notorious female serial killers in American history. This is Part 2 about Dorothea Puente....

Duration:01:05:08

Dorothea Puente Part 1

5/10/2018
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On the morning of November 11, 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 a call about a missing person. What law enforcement would find over the course of a week would capture the attention of the nation and cause a manhunt that would span three states, two countries, and end with one of the most notorious female serial killers in American history. This is Part 1 about Dorothea Puente. The...

Duration:01:02:38

Deprogramming

5/8/2018
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In Children of Thunder we briefly spoke about Deprogramming. This bonus episode gives more of the back story of how it got started.

Duration:00:22:20

Children of Thunder

4/26/2018
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In tonight's episode we will be focusing on the Bay Area. This story deals with dismemberment, Mormonism, and Brazilian oprhans. This is the story of The Children of Thunder. Our Website: californiatruecrime.com

Duration:01:01:42