The Ralph Bailey Show

The Ralph Bailey Show

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RALPH BAILEY
 
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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  • Mayor Goh WON’T Say Go on City Sales Tax Proposal July 13, 2018
    Mayor Karen Goh dropped by “TRBS” Thursday and talked about the state of the city and the proposed 1 percent sales tax. However, our host insists the mayor did not answer any of his questions when it came to the tax hike which will appear on the November ballot. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays […]
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  • Turnipseed Says Kerntax Backs the City’s Proposed Tax Increase June 29, 2018
    Michael Turnipseed, president of The Taxpayers Association and “TRBS” Thursday benchmark, addressed the proposed 1 percent sales tax increase via the telephone live from Sacramento, where he was celebrating the first birthday of his grandchild, Harriet. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The New 96.1 K-E-R-N
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  • Schaefer, Ortiz Make Their Plea for the Proposed Sales Tax June 28, 2018
    Kim Schaefer, with the Board of Realtors and Nick Ortiz, president of the Chamber of Commerce, chopped it up on “TRBS” Thursday explaining their organization’s support for the proposed sales tax increase on the November ballot. 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 Maggard Explains County Decision to Maintain Pot Ban June 28, 2018
    Supervisor Mike Maggard visited “TRBS” Wednesday and discussed the Board’s decision to maintain the ban on medicinal marijuana. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The New 96.1 K-E-R-N
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  • Keith Wolaridge Chimes in on ‘TRBS’ on Pot, Proposed Tax Increase June 28, 2018
    Keith Wolaridge, the president of the Panama Buena Vista School District, offered his thoughts on the medicinal marijuana issue and the city’s proposed 1 percent tax increase. 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 Defends Trump’s Immigration Stance June 26, 2018
    Cathy Abernathy, our Monday benchmark, defended the president’s stance on immigration insisting the separation of families occurred during the Bush and Obama Administrations and that Democrats are selectively using the issue to punish Trump and the Republican Party. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The New 96.1 K-E-R-N
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  • “T” Johnson and Michael Bowers Recap the Patricia Jean Memorial Scholarship Gala June 23, 2018
    Michael Bowers and “T” Johnson, Master and Mistress of Ceremonies for the Third Annual Patricia Jean Memorial Scholarship Gala, in which Hall of Fame Football Star Jerome Bettis was the keynote speaker, highlighted the award recipients including Shannon Grove and our own Dr. Jeet SIngh. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk […]
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  • The Tax Man Echoes Councilman Weir; Tax Measure Misleading June 15, 2018
    Michael Turnipseed, president of the Taxpayers Association agreed with CIty Councilman Ken Weir regarding the proposed one percent tax increase. Turnipseed agrees the $50 million garnered by the additional tax will not go for public safety or community services. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The New 96.1 K-E-R-N
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  • Keith Wolaridge Says California Will ‘Neva’ Split June 14, 2018
    Keith Wolaridge, president of the Panama Buena Vista School District, poo poos the effort to split California to split in three,. The proposition will, however, be placed on the November ballot. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The New 96.1 K-E-R-N
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  • Nick Ragone Returns to Talk Tiger, Phil and Golf’s National Championship June 14, 2018
    Nick Ragone, PR specialist, presidential historian/author and 8 handicap golfer, returned to “TRBS” to talk about this week’s US Open. Ragone, a former weekly benchmark on “TRBS”, is the author of “Presidential Leadership: 15 Decisions that Changed America”. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The New 96.1 K-E-R-N
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Mayor Goh WON’T Say Go on City Sales Tax Proposal

Mayor Goh WON’T Say Go on City Sales Tax Proposal

Mayor Karen Goh dropped by “TRBS” Thursday and talked about the state of the city and the proposed 1 percent sales tax. However, our host insists the mayor did not answer any of his questions when it came to the tax hike which will appear on the November ballot. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays…

Turnipseed Says Kerntax Backs the City’s Proposed Tax Increase

Turnipseed Says Kerntax Backs the City’s Proposed Tax Increase

Michael Turnipseed, president of The Taxpayers Association and “TRBS” Thursday benchmark, addressed the proposed 1 percent sales tax increase via the telephone live from Sacramento, where he was celebrating the first birthday of his grandchild, Harriet. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 1180 & The New 96.1 K-E-R-N