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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  • Turnipseed Talks Education and More Info on the City’s Sales Tax January 18, 2019
    Mike Turnipseed, our Thursday benchmark, talked about the LAUSD teachers’ strike and how you can be a part of the Oversight Committee on Measure N. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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  • South African Born BHS Student Nick Oosthuizen Wins Earl Warren Cup January 18, 2019
    Clad in garb from the 18th Century BHS Professor Jeremy Adams once again hosted the Earl Warren Cup, a “Jeopardy”- like competition pitting BHS students  testing the kids’ knowledge of politics, the Constitution, current events. Nick Oosthuizen, born in Capetown and a US Citizen for a mere 8 months walked away the winner out of […]
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  • School Board Member Keith Wolaridge Sounds Off on LAUSD Strike January 17, 2019
    Keith Wolaridge, member of the Panama Buena Vista School District, shared his thoughts on the three-day-old strike underway by Los Angeles Unified School District teachers. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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  • Assemblyman Vince Fong Talks , Budget and Fate of PG&E January 17, 2019
    Assemblyman Vince Fong dropped into the AGM Broadcast Center to talk about the new governor’s budget and the fate of PG&E as the contemplate filing bankruptcy … again. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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  • Rep. McCarthy Explains Why He Stripped Steve King of ALL Leadership Positions January 16, 2019
    House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy called “TRBS” Tuesday and spoke hopefully about the government shutdown and explained why he took away all committee assignments from beleaguered Congressman Steven King. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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  • Elder Ralph Anthony Remembers Dr. King in Bakersfield January 16, 2019
    Elder Ralph Anthony joined “TRBS” Tuesday, the birthday of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, and recounted the summer in 1959 when the Civil Rights leader came to Bakersfield and spoke at the Harvey Auditorium at BHS. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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  • Cathy Abernathy Talks About the King Comments, the Lincoln Day Dinner January 15, 2019
    Our Monday benchmark Cathy Abernathy unveiled this year’s keynote speaker for the annual Lincoln Day Dinner, hosted by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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  • Chief Martin Talks Tough on Gangs and Highlights PAL’s 25th Anniversary January 15, 2019
    Bakersfield Police Chief Lyle Martin joined “TRBS” Monday to talk about gang and domestic violence and to highlight the 25th Anniversary of the Police Activity League. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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  • The Taxman Wants JR on the Sales Tax Oversight Committee January 11, 2019
    Michael Turnipseed, one of our Thursday benchmarks and the president of Kerntax, talked about the oversight committee the city is putting in place as a watchdog for spending money generated from Measure N, the one percent sales tax approved by 97 votes. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 […]
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  • KGET 17 Reporter Olivia La Voice Tells A Tragic Story of Infant Deaths January 11, 2019
    Greg and Debra Roberts are responsible for the deaths of two of their infant children. KGET TV 17 Investigative Reporter Olivia La Voice shared the horrific story. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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South African Born BHS Student Nick Oosthuizen Wins Earl Warren Cup

South African Born BHS Student Nick Oosthuizen Wins Earl Warren Cup

Clad in garb from the 18th Century BHS Professor Jeremy Adams once again hosted the Earl Warren Cup, a “Jeopardy”- like competition pitting BHS students  testing the kids’ knowledge of politics, the Constitution, current events. Nick Oosthuizen, born in Capetown and a US Citizen for a mere 8 months walked away the winner out of…