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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  • Supervisor Gleason Not Sold on Recreational But Buys Medicinal Weed Option November 15, 2018
    First District Supervisor Mick Gleason explained why the Board placed another marijuana measure on the March 2019 ballot. He added he does not agree with recreational marijuana use but added he would support medicinal use. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The New 96.1 K-E-R-N
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  • Local Author Returns Home to Push Book on McMartin ‘Witch Hunt’ November 14, 2018
    Derek Haddad, author of “They May Be Monsters”, explained how and why he wrote the book which chronicles the massive injustice that was the McMartin molestations trials of the 1980s. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The New 96.1 K-E-R-N
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  • Curtis Floyd Talks About Price Gouging and Choices for Fire Victims November 14, 2018
    Local Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Attorney Curtis Floyd addressed the options fire victims may have when fighting insurance companies. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The New 96.1 K-E-R-N
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  • Monday Benchmark Cathy Abernathy Shares Good News from Fla. November 13, 2018
    Cathy Abernathy’s “cousin-in-law” in Florida told our Monday benchmark it appears the Republican U.S. Senate candidate, Governor Rick Scott, and Gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis, should both survive the current recount demanded by the Florida constitution. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The New 96.1 K-E-R-N
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  • Dr. Corey Gonzales Helps Us Cope with the Latest Mass Shooting November 9, 2018
    Local Clinical Psychologist Corey Gonzales joined “TRBS” to help provided some answers for the deadly shooting in Thousand Oaks. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The New 96.1 K-E-R-N
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  • The Taxman Explains Why Local Tax Measures Failed November 9, 2018
    Mike Turnipseed, president of the KernTax, broke down the numbers in local races and explained why Measure I and N, local tax measures, both failed. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The New 96.1 K-E-R-N
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  • Mike Maggard Walks Us Through His Victory Over Jeff Heinle November 8, 2018
    Supervisor MIke Maggard, who, like David Couch, ran in a newly drawn supervisorial district, defeated former Firefighter Jeff Heinle and explained the issues in the campaign and his priorities as he returns to the Board. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The New 96.1 K-E-R-N
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  • Supervisor-Elect David Couch Takes a Victory Lap November 8, 2018
    In on of the most closely watched midterm elections, David Couch emerged victorious in the Fourth Supervisorial District defeating two Latino candidates, Grace Vallejo and Jose Gonzalez, in a District redrawn in favor of the Latino population. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The New 96.1 K-E-R-N
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  • Cathy Abernathy Makes Her Final Suggestions for Election Day November 6, 2018
    Our Monday benchmark, Cathy Abernathy, came in and make her final thoughts on Election Day. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The New 96.1 K-E-R-N
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  • Jenifer Pitcher Makes her Pitch for KHSD Board November 3, 2018
    Jenifer Pitcher joined “TRBS” to make her pitch for the KHSD Board. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The New 96.1 K-E-R-N
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Latest Blogs

Supervisor Gleason Not Sold on Recreational But Buys Medicinal Weed Option

Supervisor Gleason Not Sold on Recreational But Buys Medicinal Weed Option

First District Supervisor Mick Gleason explained why the Board placed another marijuana measure on the March 2019 ballot. He added he does not agree with recreational marijuana use but added he would support medicinal use. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The New 96.1 K-E-R-N

Local Author Returns Home to Push Book on McMartin ‘Witch Hunt’

Local Author Returns Home to Push Book on McMartin ‘Witch Hunt’

Derek Haddad, author of “They May Be Monsters”, explained how and why he wrote the book which chronicles the massive injustice that was the McMartin molestations trials of the 1980s. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The New 96.1 K-E-R-N

Monday Benchmark Cathy Abernathy Shares Good News from Fla.

Monday Benchmark Cathy Abernathy Shares Good News from Fla.

Cathy Abernathy’s “cousin-in-law” in Florida told our Monday benchmark it appears the Republican U.S. Senate candidate, Governor Rick Scott, and Gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis, should both survive the current recount demanded by the Florida constitution. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The New 96.1 K-E-R-N