Chapter Meetings

Sunday, February 4, 2024, at 2 p.m.

Radford Studio Center

Gate B, 4024 Radford Ave, Studio City, CA 91604

Networking 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Meeting 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Please be sure to sign up for yourself and/or any extra guests. Each person MUST be signed up by Friday, Feb. 2 at noon. Radford’s guard needs your name and to see your ID to let you on the lot. The sign up form is below or you can click here.

Christopher Goffard

Christopher Goffard is an award-winning journalist, podcaster and novelist. At the Los Angeles Times, where he has covered crime and courts extensively, he was part of the Pulitzer-winning team that exposed corruption in the city of Bell. He has also twice been a Pulitzer finalist for feature writing. His book Snitch Jacket was a finalist for the Edger Allan Poe Award for Best First Novel in 2008, and his blockbuster podcast Dirty John was adapted for TV and ranked by Rolling Stone among the two greatest true-crime podcasts of all time. His serialized podcasts Detective Trapp and The Trials of Frank Carson are being developed for television. His latest book is a collection of his newspaper stories called Dirty John and Other True Stories of Outlaws and Outsiders.

Anne Louise Bannon reading from Silence in the Tortured Soul

Anne Louise Bannon’s husband says that his wife kills people for a living. Bannon does mostly write mysteries, including the Old Los Angeles Series, the Freddie and Kathy series, and the Operation Quickline series. She has worked as a freelance journalist for magazines and newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times. She and her husband, Michael Holland, created the OddBallGrape.com wine education blog, and she co-wrote a book on poisons. Her latest novel is thriller Running Away to Boston. She and her husband live in Southern California with an assortment of critters

Radford Studio Center requires us to give them your name so that the guard can let you onto the lot. We’re sorry, but you will not be allowed on if you have not signed up by Friday, Feb. 2 at noon.

Map to Radford Studio Center

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Our Last Meeting –

David Putnam is the prolific creator of the Bruno Johnson series of suspense novels. During his law enforcement career, David worked on teams for, SWAT, Narcotics, Violent Crimes, Criminal Intelligence, Internal Affairs, Detective Bureau and as child protective services coordinator. He rounded out his law enforcement career with three years in Hawaii as a Special Agent – part of a real-life “Hawaii Five-O″ team. The 11th book in the Bruno series, The Diabolical, comes out in February. He will be talking about the Anatomy of Violence, understanding how officers determine how much force to use.

Janet Elizabeth Lynn, and her husband, Will Zeilinger, have each lived and traveled over much of the world for business and pleasure. They have published eighteen books plus a few short stories and got
together to write the 1950s Skylar Drake Mystery Series. Their latest novel, “Stone Pub,” is a thriller set in 1962 and takes the reader on a dangerous trip to Ireland where betrayal and death lurk around every corner. Look for it written as Will Janns.

Covid Precautions

Covid case rates are way down and the new boosters for  variants are available. We hope you’ve gotten yours. Mask wearing is optional. If you are immune compromised or have medical conditions that increase your risk, by all means wear one. Make your own judgment. We want everyone to feel safe and no one to get sick. Please be considerate of others, and do not attend if you have any symptoms suspicious for a respiratory infection, join us on Zoom instead.