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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  • 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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  • Independence Coach Denied Wheelchair Access on Honeymoon Flight January 10, 2019
    Tyler Schilhabel, head football coach for Independence High School and a paraplegic, was not provided wheelchair access on a United flight and shared his atrocious experience on “TRBS”, which occured on his way to his honeymoon. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM 1180 K-E-R-N
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  • Chairman of the Board, David Couch, Addresses Sups’ Goals in 2019 January 9, 2019
    Recently re elected and newly named Chairman of the Board of Supervisors David Couch called into “TRBS” Tuesday detailing the issues he and the Board will tackle this year. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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  • DA Cynthia Zimmer Talks Crime and Punishment in 2019 January 8, 2019
    Kern County’s Top Cop DA Cynthia Zimmer stopped by and talked about our atrocious murder rate and how she intends to curb it. The Ralph Bailey Show airs weekdays from 3-6pm on Newstalk 96.1 & AM1180 K-E-R-N
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  • Mike Bowers, Public Affairs VP for Cenrtic Health, talks Politics, Healthcare January 8, 2019
    Local boy Michael Bowers, former chief aide for State Senator Andy Vidak and now Vice President of Public Affairs and Government relations, brought along Dr. Valerie Caudillo and talked about the future of healthcare in 2019. 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

Elder Ralph Anthony Remembers Dr. King in Bakersfield

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