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Fresno, CA




Ray Appleton has been a part of the KMJ team since 1987 and continues to share his thoughts and viewpoints with his very large and very loyal audience.




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Ray Appleton 1.22.14

11a - Bill would require California employers to give paid sick days Noon - Is 2014 the year YOUR job will be taken by a robot? 'Jobocalpyse' set to strike as droids are trained to flip burgers, pour drinks - and even look after our children 1p - CA Court: Spanking OK - mother faced child abuse charge for spanking daughter with spoon

Duration: 02:32:38

Ray Appleton 1.21.14

11a - Sitting At Work For Hours Can Be As Unhealthy As Smoking 11:30a - Breaking: Fresno County reports seventh flu death this season Noon - KMJ EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Devin Nunes, Rep. David Valadao & Rep. Kevin McCarthy announce one year temporary relief drought resolution

Duration: 02:32:13

Ray Appleton 1.20.14

11a - Top stories of the day 11:30a - Jon Coupal/Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assoc. talks live about "Gov. Jerry Brown's budget calls for more state workers, less job outsourcing" Noon - Dr. Mordechai Kedar/Director of the Center for the Study of the Middle East and Islam, LIVE in studio talks Iran 1p - Ambien's being called the "zombie" drug because strange things happen to people that take it - do you have an Ambien story?

Duration: 02:34:30

Ray Appleton 1.17.14

11a - Mario Santoyo/Latino Water Coalition & Manuel Cunha/Nisei Farmers League - LIVE in studio discuss the water rally & Gov. Brown's drought declaration Noon - Andrew Varela/"Javert" talks live about opening night of Les Mis in Fresno 12:20p - Should Fresno have a bus rapid transit system? 1p - Top stories of the day

Duration: 02:34:58

Ray Appleton 1.16.14

Jim Franklin fills in for Ray who is at the water rally in Sacramento Noon-2pm - WATER RALLY 12:05p - Assm. Connie Conway talks live 12:20p - Ray Appleton talks live from Sacramento on the rally 12:30p - Sen. Jean Fuller talks live 12:40p - Sen. Andy Vidak talks live 1p - Sen. Anthony Cannella talks live 1:10p - Assm. Jim Patterson talks live 1:40p - Mario Santoyo/Latino Water Coalition talks live 1:45p - Ray Appleton talks live from Sacramento

Duration: 02:33:00

Ray Appleton 1.15.14

11a - Flu strikes the SJ Valley killing 10, including one Fresno County inmate, and halting Federal cases Noon - Mario Santoyo/CA Latino Water Coalition LIVE in studio talks water rally in Sacramento 1p - High Speed Rail, Guns and other top stories of the day

Duration: 02:33:48

Ray Appleton 1.14.14

11a - Ray talks Governor Brown's trip to Fresno 11:30a - Fresno City Council President Steve Brandau talks live about not being invited to meet with Gov. Brown 11:45a - Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin talks live about her meeting with Gov. Brown Noon - Sheriff Margaret Mims talks live about meeting with the Governor and the EPA meeting at Board of Supervisors 1p - Bill Would Bar Online Cigarette Sales 1:15p - Obamacare: Spanish-language website written in 'Spanglish'; Obamacare: Young...

Duration: 02:32:21

Ray Appleton 1.10.14

11a - Connect a Job Friday 11:30a - 2013 ends with weakest job growth in years Noon - Assemblyman Jim Patterson live in studio talks water and CA budget 1:15p - Do car companies track your every move via GPS? How do you feel about that?

Duration: 02:38:12

Ray Appleton 1.9.14

11a - Dennis Rodman apologizes for outburst on CNN; Obama Administration says "Arctic Vortex" is result of Global Warming; Robert Gates breaks from decorum and bashes VP Biden in book Noon - New lawsuit wants more review of Chaffee Zoo expansion 1p - Christie apologizes over lane closures, fires top aide 1:30p - Governor Brown's Budget Leaked Early 1:40p - Rory Appleton joins Ray in studio to talk about his weekly column

Duration: 02:30:59

Ray Appleton 1.8.14

Ray broadcasts live from the Central CA Blood Center 11a - Ryan Jacobsen/Fresno County Farm Bureau talks valley water and rally in Sacramento Noon - Cast of Les Mis joins Ray live 12:30p - Dennis Rodman's blow up on CNN 1p - Tim Draper/Venture Capitalist, talks live about his plans to turn California into six separate states

Duration: 02:29:12

Ray Appleton 1.7.13

11a - Fracking moratorium urged by California lawmakers Noon - Fresno Chaffee Zoo will seek renewal of Measure Z sales tax 1p - Gun sales hit new record, ammo boom to follow

Duration: 02:37:39

Ray Appleton 1.3.14

11a - Katy Grimes/ talks live about her latest article, "Gerawan Farming files constitutional challenge against ALRB" Noon - Judge rules Mother of Jahi McMath can remove her from Oakland hospital and take her home 12:30p - Was it aliens? Elaborate crop circle discovered near Salinas, CA 1p - Report: Fresno Co. has most handgun carry licenses in state

Duration: 02:34:59

Ray Appleton 1.2.14

11a - Legal recreational pot industry opens in Colorado Noon - Mario Santoyo/Latino Water Coalition talks live about the upcoming Sacramento Water Bond Rally 1p - Study: Talking & Driving Not As Dangerous 1:30p - California state Supreme Court rules illegal immigrants can have law licenses

Duration: 02:38:31

Ray Appleton 12.30.13

11a - Court order keeping Jahi McMath on ventilator expires at 5pm today 1p - Pregnant nurse fired after refusing flu shot due to miscarriage fears

Duration: 02:35:00

Ray Appleton 12.27.13

Austin Hill fills in for Ray 11a - California transgender law goes into effect Jan. 1 Noon - California measure to gather signatures for right to keep and bear arms 1p - Should anonymous postings on websites and social media be banned? 1:30p - Social media; Christmas shopping

Duration: 02:29:23

Ray Appleton 12.20.13


Duration: 02:34:12

Ray Appleton 12.19.13

11a - Congressman Devin Nunes live in studio talks budget, Snowden and water 1p - A&E puts Phil Robertson of "Duck Dynasty" on indefinite suspension for gay comments

Duration: 02:31:05

Ray Appleton 12.18.13

11a - OpEd in Bakersfield Californian: "A mother's plea: Don't give to panhandlers" 1p - Senate GOP fails in final bid to block military pension cuts in budget bill 1:30p - Top stories of the day

Duration: 02:33:42

Ray Appleton 12.17.13


Duration: 02:37:41

Ray Appleton 12.16.13

11a - Should Edward Snowden receive amnesty? 12:30p - Paul Ryan wins Iowa poll! What's that mean for 2016? 1p - Fresno City Hall wants to join citizens group in fight over rendering plant

Duration: 02:38:03

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