Notorious Bakersfield

Recent Episodes

E75: Killer Cop

Nov. 29, 2022

The investigation into the deaths of two sex workers in the mid-1980s revealed an unlikely suspect...a Kern County Sherriff's deputy. If you'd like to support the Notorious Bakersfield podcast, you can buy me a coffee. Visit…

E74: Notorious Bakersfield Shorts 3

Nov. 22, 2022

Story 1: Monkey On The Loose In Bakersfield Story 2: Baby Boy Osborn If you'd like to support the Notorious Bakersfield podcast, you can buy me a coffee. Visit here to make a donation: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/Notorious …

E73: Solved Cold Case

Nov. 15, 2022

18-year-old Dawn Koons was murdered in 1978. It took nearly four decades to solve this crime. If you'd like to support the Notorious Bakersfield podcast, you can buy me a coffee. Visit here to make a donation: https://www.bu…

E72: Murder In The Oaks

Nov. 8, 2022

This 1994 murder in the upscale neighborhood of The Oaks stunned and shocked the entire city of Bakersfield. If you'd like to support the Notorious Bakersfield podcast, you can buy me a coffee. Visit here to make a donation:…

E71: The Bad Pastor

Nov. 1, 2022

This sensational story from 1975 rocked an entire church congregation. If you'd like to support the Notorious Bakersfield podcast, you can buy me a coffee. Visit here to make a donation: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/Notoriou…

E70: Trick-Or-Treat

Oct. 31, 2022

Notorious Bakersfield brings you a special Halloween bonus episode. On this Halloween episode, you'll hear the back story to Bakersfield's Central Park ghost. Also, a story from the West London Witch! Purchase the Notorious …

E69: Skalloween

Oct. 25, 2022

Interview with Matt Munoz from Bakersfield's Mento Buru band. We discuss Mento Buru's 2021 EP Skalloween. Featured on this EP are two Halloween songs with Bakersfield roots-Buck Owen's "Monster's Holiday" and Ronnie Cook's "…

E68: Notorious Bakersfield Shorts 2

Oct. 18, 2022

Story 1: One House, Two suspicious Deaths Story 2: Baby John Doe Purchase the Notorious Bakersfield Halloween Tour here: https://halloween2022.supercast.com/ If you'd like to support the Notorious Bakersfield podcast, you c…

E67: Kidnapped From Olive Drive

Oct. 11, 2022

The wife of the manager of the Bank of America's Oildale branch is kidnapped in 1972. Purchase the Notorious Bakersfield Halloween Tour here: https://halloween2022.supercast.com/ If you'd like to support the Notorious Bakers…

E66: Little Joshua

Oct. 4, 2022

In a span of seventeen months in the mid-1990s, eight children were killed by the people who were supposed to protect them....parental figures. This is the first such case. Purchase the Notorious Bakersfield Halloween Tour h…

E65: James Dean's Last Ride

Sept. 27, 2022

This Friday is the 67th anniversary of James Dean's death. Earlier the day of his accident, the Hollywood icon was pulled over and cited for speeding just south of Bakersfield. That's not the only Bakersfield connection to …

Encore: Padre Hotel Murder

Sept. 20, 2022

There are a lot of rumors out there floating around about the historic Padre Hotel in downtown Bakersfield. Many of them are 100 percent false. Most of these stories aren't based on any evidence whatsoever. These rumors have…

E64: Notorious Bakersfield Shorts 1

Sept. 13, 2022

Often times I run across stories I'd like to cover, yet the stories aren't substantial enough for a single episode. So I decided I'd start covering these stories, put two or three together, and include them in a single episo…