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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  • Curtis Calls Cosby Criminal But Feels Empathy for Fallen Icon September 26, 2018
    Curtis Floyd, local attorney and overall good and “TRBS” Tuesday benchmark, agreed with Ralph regarding empathy toward William H. Cosby Jr, the fallen superstar sentenced to at least three years in state prison in Pennsylvania for sexual assault. Both men agreed Cosby deserved prison time but still feel sad about his incarceration at age 81. […]
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  • Cathy Abernathy Insists Judge Kavanaugh Will be Confirmed September 25, 2018
    Our Monday Benchmark, Cathy Abernathy, chimed in on the Kavanaugh controversy, insisting the beleaguered judge will not only be confirmed but will receive two Democratic votes. 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 Tax Man Addresses the Kavanaugh Controversy September 21, 2018
    Mike Turnipseed, the president of the Kern Taxpayers Association, chimed in on the controversy swirling around Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh and a Northern California professor who insists he sexually attacked her 36 years ago. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The New 96.1 K-E-R-N
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  • Ralph Asks Louis Gill Why Local Sexual Predator Got No Jail Time September 20, 2018
    Louis Gill once again appeared on “TRBS”. On Wednesday Gill wore one of his many hats as the executive director of The Alliance Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault and discussed the community service given to former CSUB Professor Theodore Ishida. Ishida, 64, caught with more than 800 inappropriate images of child porn, including more […]
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  • Curtis and Ralph Disagree on Kavanaugh’s High School Allegations September 19, 2018
    Curtis Floyd, our Tuesday benchmark, went toe to toe with Ralph regarding the allegations leveled against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Ralph says, even if the allegations are true, everyone deserves one strike. While Curtis insists that’s a bad message to send to young people. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk […]
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  • Louis Gill Reacts to Ralph’s Home Being Vandalized by Homeless Woman September 18, 2018
    Louis Gill, the executive director of the Homeless Shelter and the director of the Alliance Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault, addressed our host’s concerns with the homeless after a woman hurled a softball-sized rock through Ralph’s window after terrorizing his neighbors. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The […]
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  • Sheriff Youngblood Calls in Regarding Deadly Shooting September 14, 2018
    Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood called into “TRBS” and without speculating tried to answer some of the questions remaining regarding Wednesday’s deadly shooting, in which six people died including the shooter. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The New 96.1 K-E-R-N
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  • ABC Morning Anchor Mike Hart Breaks Down Shooting Rampage September 14, 2018
    ABC 23 Morning Anchor MIke Hart chronicled Wednesday’s deadly shooting spree on “TRBS” Wednesday, in which 54-year-old Javier Casarez shot and killed his estranged wife, four others and himself. 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 Experts Insist: Talk to Your Kids About Suicide September 12, 2018
    Ellen Eggert, with the Crisis Hotline, and Roger Perez joined “TRBS” in the midst of Suicide Prevention Month. The two agreed parents, who even are raising well adjusted children, should nevertheless have the uncomfortable discussion regarding suicide. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The New 96.1 K-E-R-N
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  • Historian/Teacher Ken Hooper Highlights Our New Veteran’s Gallery September 12, 2018
    Bakersfield High School Teacher and local historian Ken Hopper visited “TRBS” Tuesday and talked about his students’ involvement in the Portrait of a Warrior Gallery, which opened downtown Monday. 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 Calls Cosby Criminal But Feels Empathy for Fallen Icon

Curtis Calls Cosby Criminal But Feels Empathy for Fallen Icon

Curtis Floyd, local attorney and overall good and “TRBS” Tuesday benchmark, agreed with Ralph regarding empathy toward William H. Cosby Jr, the fallen superstar sentenced to at least three years in state prison in Pennsylvania for sexual assault. Both men agreed Cosby deserved prison time but still feel sad about his incarceration at age 81.…

Cathy Abernathy Insists Judge Kavanaugh Will be Confirmed

Cathy Abernathy Insists Judge Kavanaugh Will be Confirmed

Our Monday Benchmark, Cathy Abernathy, chimed in on the Kavanaugh controversy, insisting the beleaguered judge will not only be confirmed but will receive two Democratic votes. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The New 96.1 K-E-R-N

The Tax Man Addresses the Kavanaugh Controversy

The Tax Man Addresses the Kavanaugh Controversy

Mike Turnipseed, the president of the Kern Taxpayers Association, chimed in on the controversy swirling around Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh and a Northern California professor who insists he sexually attacked her 36 years ago. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The New 96.1 K-E-R-N