New York Times Bestselling True Crime Author Steve Hodel (“Black Dahlia Avenger”) to Speak at Village Books-Lynden July 13, 2024 2pm

May 16, 2024 (25th Anniversary of Dr. George Hill Hodel’s Death) Suicide OD(Seconal) Birch Bay, Washington A little humor! Not everyone is aware of Los Angeles’ most infamous cold case. Click below: I will be presenting an hour-long PowerPoint followed by an audience Q&A and book signing at Village Books/Lynden on July 13, 2024 2:00PM.…

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People Magazine’s Discovery ID “Surviving the Dating Game Serial Killer” Interview of my 1972 Arrest of Rodney Alcala to Air Sunday May 5th 2024 6pm PST

May 1, 2024 Birch Bay, Washington My interview relating to my 1972 arrest and conviction of Rodney “Dating Game Killer” Alcala will be televised this coming Sunday, May 5, 2024, at 6pm on People Mag’s Investigation Discovery. Back in 1969, I had just transferred from uniform patrol, and as a young detective trainee, I was…

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1949 LAPD Paid Police Informant Glenn Martin Letter Confirms Dr. George Hodel As Killer of Black Dahlia and LA Lone Woman Victim Louise Springer: Lead Dahlia Detective Harry Hansen Assigned to 1949 Springer Murder Suggests to Press ” the Two Crimes May Be Connected”

April 24, 2024 Birch Bay, Washington Police informant Glenn Martin’s letter was never meant to be read. Written by Martin on October 25, 1949, while his acquaintance Dr. George Hodel was on trial for incest (Martin was confident Hodel would be convicted and sent to prison), he wrote the letter to be opened only “In…

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Former “Mind Hunter” FBI Profiler John Douglas in Contrite Admission Now Believes 1946 “Chicago Lipstick Killer” Bill Heirens Who Served 64 Years for Crimes Was Innocent on All Three Murders and Were He Alive Douglas Would So Testify Under Oath

March 24, 2024 Birch Bay, Washington Retired FBI “MindHunter” now agrees with Original Longtime Heirens Defender Dolores Kennedy that “Heiren’s was Innocent” In 2003 in Black Dahlia Avenger, in regards to psychological profiling in general and specifically in response to FBI Profiler John Douglas’ then profile of the 1947 killer of Elizabeth “Black Dahlia” Short,…

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Los Angeles’ 1943-1950 “Black Dahlia Avenger” and Lone Woman Serial Crimes Linkage to 1967-68 San Francisco “Zodiac” Serial Crimes–THE WHY

March 14, 2024 Birch Bay, Washington  Some Comments from Non-Readers of Author Steve Hodel’s Books: “According to Steve Hodel, his dad, George Hodel, started his serial murders as a teen and never stopped. He is now claiming his dad killed like fifty people in fifty years.” “Now he says his father is Zodiac. Where’s he…

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NY Newspaper Reporter Johanna Elattar Reviews The Black Dahlia Revisited on the 77th Anniversary of the Horrific Torture/Murder of Elizabeth Short

March 13, 2024 Birch Bay, Washington My apologies for my tardiness in blogging Johanna’s article summarizing my Elizabeth Short,  Black Dahlia investigation for its 77th Anniversary (January 15, 2024). It is always  personally rewarding when I discover a journalist who has actually read my books and writes with authority, as opposed to the smash-and-grab hack…

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1925 Los Angeles Library “Character Analysis In Photography” One-Man-Art Exhibit by then Eighteen-Year-Old Poet/Photographer George Hill Hodel

February 24, 2024 Birch Bay, Washington Self Portrait Artist/Poet George Hodel circa 1924 In December 1925 young George Hodel having just turned eighteen (18), had a one-man art exhibit which he termed “Character Analysis in Photography” which displayed his photographs in the DTLA Public Library in the Metropolitan Building, located at 5th and Broadway. GHH…

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