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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  • Mike Turnipseed Talks ‘Unintended Consequences’ with our Board of Sups January 17, 2020
    Mike Turnipseed, president of Kerntax, shared what he said to the Board of Supervisors during their marathon meeting before the Newsom administration earlier this week. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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  • Kevin Bartl and First 5 Kern Saving Infant Lives January 16, 2020
    Wednesday benchmark Kevin Bartl joined the broadcast to address a First 5  project that allows women to surrender their unwanted babies to city, county or state officials. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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  • Supervisor David Couch Says We Can Save Our Oil Economy January 16, 2020
    Fourth District Supervisor David Couch joined Ralph chronicling the marathon meeting downtown regarding the oil industry and the Newsom administration’s desire to walk away from fossil fuels. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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  • “TRBS” KERN Radio Learns Who the New City Manager Will Be January 15, 2020
    “The Ralph Bailey Show” and KERN radio learned late Tuesday the city has hired Stockton’s Christian Clegg as the man to replace longtime City Manager Alan Tandy, who recently retired after 27 years with the city. For more information on this breaking story tune into “TRBS” Wednesday at 3:05 p.m.
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  • “TRBS” Louis Gill Makes His Debut As Our Tuesday Benchmark January 15, 2020
    Louis Gill, executive director of the Alliance Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault and the Bakersfield Homeless Shelter, made his debut appearance sharing Tuesday benchmark duties with BHS Professor Jeremy Adams. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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  • Krystal Baker Pumps Up Hospice Care and ‘Kindred at Home’ January 14, 2020
    Krystal Baker and the folks at Kindred at Home conducting a job search for registered nurses seeking to enter into hospice care. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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  • Professor Cathy Abernathy Talks Iran and Tuesday’s Presidential Debate January 14, 2020
    Cathy Abernathy, political science professor at Taft College, discussed the Iranian situation and handicapped Tuesday’s presidential debate live from Drake University. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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  • BC Head Coach Jeff Chudy Explains Why He’s Leaving after 16 Years January 9, 2020
    Jeff Chudy, one of the winningest coaches in Bakersfield College history, joined Ralph after announcing he’s stepping aside after 28 years with the program. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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  • Attorney Curtis Floyd Answers Questions Regarding Power of Attorney January 8, 2020
    Local Attorney Curtis Floyd answered a number of phone calls Tuesday, including one dealing with the laws regarding power of attorney. 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 Quizzes Ralph on 2020 Political Predictions January 8, 2020
    Jeremy Adams, BHS faculty member,asked our host about his predictions for the presidential race and other political prognostications for the new year. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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Kevin Bartl and First 5 Kern Saving Infant Lives

Kevin Bartl and First 5 Kern Saving Infant Lives

Wednesday benchmark Kevin Bartl joined the broadcast to address a First 5  project that allows women to surrender their unwanted babies to city, county or state officials. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N