First Look with Scott Cox

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    'First Look': Kern County Raceway Park kicks off season, Saturday

    Friday, Mar 27 2015 11:56 AM

    Kern County Raceway Park will kick off its 2015 season opener on Saturday. Steve Hughes, raceway director of marketing and communications, said cars and haulers are already in the pits, ready for the wave of the flag.

    "We are pretty excited about this weekend," Hughes said via telephone, Friday on "First Look with Scott Cox."

    Besides the races, fireworks will light up the night at the raceway. For admission information, visit www.kernraceway.com.

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    'First Look': Plastic surgeon talks about breast surgery donated to patient

    Friday, Mar 27 2015 11:48 AM

    For nearly 37 years, Bakersfield resident Sarah Smith knew what it felt like to live without a breast. Smith suffers from hypomastia, a medical condition in which one or both breasts fail to develop fully, or at all, at puberty. But that...

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    'First Look': New 'Gold Club' at Houchin Blood

    Friday, Mar 27 2015 11:29 AM

    You've seen the gallon club license plate frames on cars around town but Houchin Community Blood Bank has a new level: the Gold Club. The new club is exclusively for platelets and plasma donations, said Greg Gallion, HCCB president,...

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    'First Look': Release everyday tension at Yoga Space

    Friday, Mar 27 2015 11:06 AM

    Yoga is more than stretching your muscles. It's a physical, mental, and spiritual practice that requires discipline. Yoga instructor Monique Rogers of Yoga Space in downtown Bakersfield describes the practice as a way of releasing...

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    'First Look': April issue of "Bakersfield Life" hits stands Saturday

    Friday, Mar 27 2015 10:45 AM

    The April issue of "Bakersfield Life" is filled with breathtaking backyard photos that are sure to inspire you to do a little renovation of your own this summer. Friday on "First Look with Scott Cox," Olivia Garcia, editor of the magazine...

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    'First Look': First News for March 27

    Friday, Mar 27 2015 06:48 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: TWO CLAIMS FILED AGAINST KERN COUNTY IN CONNECTION WITH ALLEGED SEXUAL ASSAULT AT JUVENILE HALL: Attorneys at Chain | Cohn | Stiles have filed two claims against Kern County on...

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    'First Look': ADAKC one step closer to new Alzheimer's facility

    Thursday, Mar 26 2015 11:13 AM

    Alzheimer’s is a disease that cannot be prevented or cured. New research by the Alzheimer’s Association says that today, nearly 55 percent of patients and their caregivers say their doctors never told them they or their loved one has the...

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    'First Look': First News for March 26

    Thursday, Mar 26 2015 07:41 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: FORD CITY MAN SURRENDERS AFTER ALLEGEDLY ASSUALTING WOMAN MONDAY EVENING: A Ford City man accused of choking a woman and dragging her 20 feet across a yard before throwing her...

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    'First Look': Water expert panel at Kern County Economic Summit

    Wednesday, Mar 25 2015 11:26 AM

    Wednesday on "First Look with Scott Cox," Californian columnist Lois Henry made her appearance via telephone and talked about her participation in the Kern County Economic Summit, live from the DoubleTree Hotel. Henry put together a panel...

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    'First Look': Enjoy a sub at Jersey Mike's today, proceeds to benefit Children's Miracle Network

    Wednesday, Mar 25 2015 10:58 AM

    Today is the day to save a life while chowing down on a sub. Jersey Mike's Subs will be donating 100 percent of the day's sales to the Children's Miracle Network. Every dime raised stays local, said restaurant co-owner Carrie Asbury....

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    'First Look': First News for March 25

    Wednesday, Mar 25 2015 07:29 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: HIT-AND-RUN RESULTS IN PESTICIDE SPILL AT SOUTHWEST BAKERSFIELD INTERSECTION: A hit-and-run crash caused an estimated $10,000 in damage to security gates at Ming Avenue and...

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    'First Look': Food, music and more at Greek Food Festival

    Tuesday, Mar 24 2015 11:00 AM

    OPA! It's that time again to get your authentic Greek food cravings satisfied at the St. George Greek Food Festival. Greek music will welcome you to the spring event and the smell of Greek barbecue cooking on an open grill will have your...

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    'First Look': First News for March 24

    Tuesday, Mar 24 2015 07:22 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: TWO FIRES INTENTIONALLY SET ON KENTUCKY STREET: Two fires were intentionally set in the 200 block of Kentucky Street Sunday evening, according to Bakersfield firefighters. The...

First Look with Scott Cox
From the Dignity Health Studios
at The Bakersfield Californian
7 a.m. to 8 a.m.

First hour, your first look at the news that matters most to you from The Bakersfield Californian and NewsTalk KERN 1180. Top stories, what's trending along with local weather, traffic and your first look at the markets.

8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Scott Cox talks what's moving in Bakersfield and Kern County from newsmakers to music to food. This hour will be your destination each morning to get to know what's going on, what's trending and hear and see what Scott is talking about.

9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Join Scott and the staff of The Bakersfield Californian as they discuss top news stories, interview newsmakers, give you a preview of your weekend activities and provide you the stories behind the stories.

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