The Ralph Bailey Show

The Ralph Bailey Show

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Born in Atlanta, Ralph Emerson Bailey, Jr., grew up in Los Angeles and moved to Bakersfield in 1992. He began his professional career as a correspondent and later staff writer with The Bakersfield Californian and later moved into television where he served as weekend anchor for both KERO ABC-23 and KBAK-TV 29. He then morphed into radio where the last ten years he’s been the executive producer and host of “The Ralph Bailey Show,” three-time Kern Press Club Award Winner for Best Radio Show. Ralph, a Valley Fever survivor, has given up cigars but still enjoys golf, American History, and expensive bourbon. His mother, Harriet, lives in Los Angeles and is a regular on his program.

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  • Kyle Humphrey Attacks Fresno DA for Careless ‘Craig’ Comments February 19, 2020
    Defense Attorney Kyle Humphrey, part of the Dream Team representing Monsignor Craig Harrison, said the Fresno DA’s office acted irresponsibly in  announcing they will not pursue charges against their client. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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  • BHS’ Jeremy Adams Reconnects with a Student, Talks Life with Ralph February 19, 2020
    Jeremy Adams, BHS professor and founder of popular academic competition ‘The Earl Warren Cup’, discussed the president’s arrival, the presidential campaign and life at 17. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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  • Mike Turnipseed and Ralph Dissect the Couch/Huerta Debate February 14, 2020
    Mike Turnipseed, who’s group Kerntax received a reference in the Fourth District Supervisorial Debate Wednesday night, assessed the performances of incumbent David Couch and challenger Emilio Huerta. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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  • Louis Gill Cries Foul on Low State Funding For Sexual Assaults February 12, 2020
    Louis Gill, executive director of the Alliance Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault, cited the state budget which he insists pays little priority to sexual violence. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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  • Dee Slade, Michael Bowers and Tiara King Discuss Gayle King and Kobe February 11, 2020
    A trio of influential black leaders joined Ralph to chop it up regarding the now famous Lisa Leslie interview with Gayle King in which she alluded to Kobe Bryant’s sexual assault charges. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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  • Mike Turnipseed Talks Trump and Tuxedos with Ralph February 7, 2020
    Mike Turnipseed and our host talked about a number of thing including the president’s victory lap and whether Ralph should purchase a tuxedo. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96. & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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  • Robin Mangarin Pumps Up the Inaugural Mayor’s Ball February 6, 2020
    Former Television Broadcasting legend Robin Mangarin live in studio Wednesday to discuss Saturday’s first Mayor’s Ball and the role of City Serve. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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  • Mark Langill, Dodger Historian, Assess ‘The Trade’ February 6, 2020
    Dodger Historian and longtime TRBS Guest Mark Langill joined Ralph to discuss the blockbuster trade that sent MLB MVP Mookie Betts and Cy Young Award winner David Price to the Dodgers. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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  • Curtis Floyd Explains the Varied Verdict in J’s Place Murder Trial February 5, 2020
    Four different verdicts, second degree murder, voluntary manslaughter, involuntary manslaughter and not guilty, were rendered by the 12 jurors, ending the murder trial of Michaele Bowers in a mistrial. Curtis Floyd explained the decision. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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  • Brent Gill, Father of Louis Gill, Shared His Family Journey to the Valley February 5, 2020
    Brent Gill, author, columnist and author and father of Louis Gill, executive director of the Bakersfield Homeless Shelter, filled in for his son, walking us through his family’s migration from Ohio to the Central Valley. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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Kyle Humphrey Attacks Fresno DA for Careless ‘Craig’ Comments

Kyle Humphrey Attacks Fresno DA for Careless ‘Craig’ Comments

Defense Attorney Kyle Humphrey, part of the Dream Team representing Monsignor Craig Harrison, said the Fresno DA’s office acted irresponsibly in  announcing they will not pursue charges against their client. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N

Mike Turnipseed and Ralph Dissect the Couch/Huerta Debate

Mike Turnipseed and Ralph Dissect the Couch/Huerta Debate

Mike Turnipseed, who’s group Kerntax received a reference in the Fourth District Supervisorial Debate Wednesday night, assessed the performances of incumbent David Couch and challenger Emilio Huerta. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N