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A deep dive into the darker side of the Golden State hosted by Roseanne with a quietly intense storytelling style and is always ad-free

A deep dive into the darker side of the Golden State hosted by Roseanne with a quietly intense storytelling style and is always ad-free

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United States

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A deep dive into the darker side of the Golden State hosted by Roseanne with a quietly intense storytelling style and is always ad-free

Language:

English


Episodes

#210 The Tale of the Manson Tunnel Murder

11/24/2021
In June of 1990, the day after the longest day of the year, hikers discovered the lifeless body of 21 year old UCLA student Ron Baker. He was laying just inside south opening of the Santa Susana Tunnel which had also become known as the Manson Tunnel because of the close proximity Charles Manson and his family lived to it from 1968-1969. Because Ron was killed in the Manson Tunnel, on the longest day of the year, and his throat being slit as well as his new found interest in Wicca, rumors of...

Duration:01:35:24

#209 The Tale of the Duffy Street Catastrophes

11/11/2021
In May of 1989, a quiet neighborhood in the City of San Bernardino, California was rocked was not one but two separate, but related disasters 13 days apart. In the end, 6 people were left dead, 18 homes were destroyed and questions as to how something like this could happen, especially twice at the same location less than 2 weeks...

Duration:01:05:37

Interview with Bob Motta of The Defense Diaries Podcast

11/4/2021
We are joined today by the host of of The Defense Diaries Podcast, attorney Bob Motta, Jr. Earlier this year we discussed the case of native Californian, former doctor and current death row inmate Anthony Garcia who was convicted in 2016 of quadruple murder in Omaha, Nebraska. Bob was his attorney and in this interview he gives us a different perspective from the defense side of things, since our episodes heavily leaned towards the prosecution. We also talk about his podcast which gives the...

Duration:01:44:23

#208 The Tale of a May December Romance

11/2/2021
Amy Preasmyer was an entitled out of control 16 year old when she met 20 year old Ricky Cowles, Jr. at a house party in December of 1996. He was tall, cute, and had a great job making good money. By July of 1997, they were living together and pregnant. But in one month's time, one of them would be dead. How did everything go so bad so fast? Listen to find out... PROMO: The World's Dumbest Criminals...

Duration:01:45:05

#207 The Tale of the Great Feather Heist [Part 7]

10/26/2021
He was an American flautist living in London, studying at the Royal academy of music. At only 20 years of age, he was intelligent, gifted, talented...a prodigy. On the evening of June 24, 2009 he performed at the Academy in “London Soundscapes”...featuring the music of composers such as Joseph Hayden, George Frideric Handel, and Felix Mendelssohn. But his flute wasn’t the only thing he brought with him the evening of his performance. He had with him a relatively large piece of luggage...a...

Duration:01:56:51

#206 The Tale of the Great Feather Heist [Part 6]

10/17/2021
He was an American flautist living in London, studying at the Royal academy of music. At only 20 years of age, he was intelligent, gifted, talented...a prodigy. On the evening of June 24, 2009 he performed at the Academy in “London Soundscapes”...featuring the music of composers such as Joseph Hayden, George Frideric Handel, and Felix Mendelssohn. But his flute wasn’t the only thing he brought with him the evening of his performance. He had with him a relatively large piece of luggage...a...

Duration:01:49:02

#205 The Tale of the Great Feather Heist [Part 5]

10/13/2021
He was an American flautist living in London, studying at the Royal academy of music. At only 20 years of age, he was intelligent, gifted, talented...a prodigy. On the evening of June 24, 2009 he performed at the Academy in “London Soundscapes”...featuring the music of composers such as Joseph Hayden, George Frideric Handel, and Felix Mendelssohn. But his flute wasn’t the only thing he brought with him the evening of his performance. He had with him a relatively large piece of luggage...a...

Duration:01:16:39

#204 The Tale of the Great Feather Heist [Part 4]

10/4/2021
He was an American flautist living in London, studying at the Royal academy of music. At only 20 years of age, he was intelligent, gifted, talented...a prodigy. On the evening of June 24, 2009 he performed at the Academy in “London Soundscapes”...featuring the music of composers such as Joseph Hayden, George Frideric Handel, and Felix Mendelssohn. But his flute wasn’t the only thing he brought with him the evening of his performance. He had with him a relatively large piece of luggage...a...

Duration:01:09:24

#203 The Tale of the Great Feather Heist [Part 3]

9/28/2021
He was an American flautist living in London, studying at the Royal academy of music. At only 20 years of age, he was intelligent, gifted, talented...a prodigy. On the evening of June 24, 2009 he performed at the Academy in “London Soundscapes”...featuring the music of composers such as Joseph Hayden, George Frideric Handel, and Felix Mendelssohn. But his flute wasn’t the only thing he brought with him the evening of his performance. He had with him a relatively large piece of luggage...a...

Duration:01:15:28

#202 The Tale of the Great Feather Heist [Part 2]

9/28/2021
He was an American flautist living in London, studying at the Royal academy of music. At only 20 years of age, he was intelligent, gifted, talented...a prodigy. On the evening of June 24, 2009 he performed at the Academy in “London Soundscapes”...featuring the music of composers such as Joseph Hayden, George Frideric Handel, and Felix Mendelssohn. But his flute wasn’t the only thing he brought with him the evening of his performance. He had with him a relatively large piece of luggage...a...

Duration:01:08:09

#201 The Tale of the Great Feather Heist [Part 1]

9/16/2021
He was an American flautist living in London, studying at the Royal academy of music. At only 20 years of age, he was intelligent, gifted, talented...a prodigy. On the evening of June 24, 2009 he performed at the Academy in “London Soundscapes”...featuring the music of composers such as Joseph Hayden, George Frideric Handel, and Felix Mendelssohn. But his flute wasn’t the only thing he brought with him the evening of his performance. He had with him a relatively large piece of luggage...a...

Duration:01:28:28

#200 The Tale of the Invisibility Juice [Vacation Series]

9/6/2021
Happy 200th episode to us Dreamers! This story has nothing to do with California, but everything to do with crimes that make you go hmmmmm.... But we must ask ourselves one burning, eye stinging question...what do you do when life hands you lemons?!

Duration:01:09:56

#199 The Tale of the Firestarter [Part 6]

8/31/2021
From 1984 through 1991, thousands of fires were intentionally set from Southern California to the Central Coast, the Central Valley and countless places in between. Homes, business, dry brush...nothing was off limits. The arsonist left virtually nothing behind in the way of evidence that could ever be traced back to him for years. The damage and destruction soared into the millions...countless millions. And 4 innocent lives were lost. The arsonist was brazen, he set fires with impunity, and...

Duration:01:36:32

#198 The Tale of the Firestarter [Part 5]

8/24/2021
From 1984 through 1991, thousands of fires were intentionally set from Southern California to the Central Coast, the Central Valley and countless places in between. Homes, business, dry brush...nothing was off limits. The arsonist left virtually nothing behind in the way of evidence that could ever be traced back to him for years. The damage and destruction soared into the millions...countless millions. And 4 innocent lives were lost. The arsonist was brazen, he set fires with impunity, and...

Duration:01:15:10

#197 The Tale of the Firestarter [Part 4]

8/17/2021
From 1984 through 1991, thousands of fires were intentionally set from Southern California to the Central Coast, the Central Valley and countless places in between. Homes, business, dry brush...nothing was off limits. The arsonist left virtually nothing behind in the way of evidence that could ever be traced back to him for years. The damage and destruction soared into the millions...countless millions. And 4 innocent lives were lost. The arsonist was brazen, he set fires with impunity, and...

Duration:01:28:29

#196 The Tale of the Firestarter [Part 3]

8/13/2021
From 1984 through 1991, thousands of fires were intentionally set from Southern California to the Central Coast, the Central Valley and countless places in between. Homes, business, dry brush...nothing was off limits. The arsonist left virtually nothing behind in the way of evidence that could ever be traced back to him for years. The damage and destruction soared into the millions...countless millions. And 4 innocent lives were lost. The arsonist was brazen, he set fires with impunity, and...

Duration:01:30:22

#195 The Tale of the Firestarter [Part 2]

8/10/2021
From 1984 through 1991, thousands of fires were intentionally set from Southern California to the Central Coast, the Central Valley and countless places in between. Homes, business, dry brush...nothing was off limits. The arsonist left virtually nothing behind in the way of evidence that could ever be traced back to him for years. The damage and destruction soared into the millions...countless millions. And 4 innocent lives were lost. The arsonist was brazen, he set fires with impunity, and...

Duration:01:22:16

#194 The Tale of the Firestarter [Part 1]

8/9/2021
From 1984 through 1991, thousands of fires were intentionally set from Southern California to the Central Coast, the Central Valley and countless places in between. Homes, business, dry brush...nothing was off limits. The arsonist left virtually nothing behind in the way of evidence that could ever be traced back to him for years. The damage and destruction soared into the millions...countless millions. And 4 innocent lives were lost. The arsonist was brazen, he set fires with impunity, and...

Duration:01:25:16

#193 The Tale of When All Else Fails, Buy a Bakery

7/27/2021
WARNING: EXPLICIT LANGUAGE In 2001, Amanda Bossingham committed a federal crime by using someone else's social security number when taking out a $15,000. After years of delays and appeals, she finally served her 14 month sentence beginning in October of 2008. During the years of delays, Amanda got married and she and her husband opened a bakery and bistro in Scottsdale, Arizona and when she was released from prison, she was fortunate to have been able to go right back to it. But being in...

Duration:01:36:16

The Tale of Brandon Ketsdever and the Castle Doctrine [Remastered]

7/24/2021
This is a remastered re-release of a bonus episode from October of 2018 entitled The Tale of the Castle Doctrine. I was asked to take the episode down. It was one that was suggested to me by a listener. But someone closely related to the story took issue with the episode, so I pulled the version where I thanked the listener who recommended this to me and I am re-recording it renaming it the Tale of Brandon Ketsdever and the Castle Doctrine. I feel these cases are important lessons,...

Duration:00:46:53