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April 16, 2012 | 12:17 pm

Ralph Barbieri Attorney Angela Alioto Threatens Legal Action Over Firing

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by Laird Harrison KNBR fired talk-show host Ralph Barbieri because he has Parkinson’s Disease, his attorney, Angela Alioto said in a news release that seems to threaten legal action. “The termination is nothing less than Age Discrimination, Disability Discrimination, Breach of Good Faith And Fair Dealing, and Breach of Contract,” Alioto wrote. “The action by […]

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April 12, 2012 | 4:40 pm

Listen to Sports Host Tom Tolbert’s Emotional On-Air Tribute to Fired Partner Ralph Barbieri; Read Barbieri’s Account of Firing

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Longtime sports host Ralph Barbieri was fired by KNBR on Tuesday. Lee Hammer, the station’s operations manager and program director, told the San Jose Mercury News that “it was a management decision.” He declined to comment further, wrote the Merc. The Chronicle published a statement from Barbieri today. Barbieri describes the firing this way: I’ve […]

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