The Essential Richard Beene podcasts, May 15-19

The Essential Richard Beene podcasts, May 15-19

The week of May 15-19 proved to be an interesting one for “The Richard Beene Show” with major news involving Bakersfield’s Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the announcement of a new entertainment complex and a slew of other newsmakers joining the conversation with Richard. Here’s the best of the week:

Kevin McCarthy dismisses Trump comment as joke

In the biggest interview of the week, House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) went on with Richard to discuss the story that he had been taped saying the Russians were paying Donald Trump. McCarthy stood by his assertion that he was making a joke, and that he was taped with his knowledge.

 

David Bynum on The BLVD

David Bynum is behind the luxury bowling alley complex known as The BLVD, which is slated to open sometime in November. The story was hot on kernradio.com, but Bynum went into greater detail about the scope of the project, which will open on Buck Owens Boulevard.

 

Read about the project here: https://www.kernradio.com/2017/05/16/bakersfield-to-get-upscale-bowling-entertainment-venue/

Interview with attorney H.A. Sala

During a wide ranging interview with Bakersfield attorney H.A. Sala, Richard and Sala discussed the attorney’s background and his opposition to Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood’s attempt to make the county a “law and order” county vs. one that is a “sanctuary county.”

 

Jeanine Kraybill on Kevin McCarthy's joke

Each Thursday Cal State University Bakersfield political science professor Dr. Jeanine Kraybill stops by to chat with Richard Beene about the latest in politics, and her timing is usually on point. On this day, news broke about how House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy was caught on tape last year discussing how Russia was paying Donald Trump. McCarthy dismissed it as a joke, but there was still plenty to discuss.

 

Dr. Raj Patel on thyroid issues

Every Friday, Dr. Raj Patel visits with Richard to discuss trending medical news, or areas of concern and on May 19 it was about the thyroid.

 

Interview with Kern County CAO Ryan Alsop

Kern County Chief Administrative Officer Ryan Alsop was raised in Bakersfield, including graduating from Highland High and Cal State University Bakersfield, but after a long absence from the region he’s back.

Alsop sat down with Richard Beene to discuss his background leading up to his selection by the Kern County Board of Supervisors as the new chief administrative officer.

 

America's Best Burger is Coming To Bakersfield

On the heels of the news that In-N-Out has been dethroned as America’s favorite burger place, Richard Beene dives into some of his favorite burgers, including one right here in Bakersfield.

 

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