First Look with Scott Cox

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    'First Look': Blaze not moving to Salinas -- at least not for now

    Thursday, Sep 18 2014 03:58 PM

    The Bakersfield Blaze is not moving to Salinas. As least not anytime soon. Thursday on "First Look with Scott Cox," Blaze general manager Dan Besbris cleared rumors of the baseball team relocating to Salinas.

    On Wednesday night, a representative of Cooley Development Partners, a group that owns several minor league teams, announced if given the green light, the Blaze move to Salinas would happen for the 2016 season.

    "Nothing is set in stone and that is the important part that people need to remember," Besbris said via telephone.

    It's one thing for an organization to say it is seeking out the Blaze but it's another to say it's happening. Besbris said there are a lot of steps in between for any move to be finalized.

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    'First Look': Councilman decries raise for GET CEO

    Thursday, Sep 18 2014 03:56 PM

    Two months ago an estimated 20,000 GET bus riders were left without transportation when members of Teamsters Local 517 union, seeking a 4 percent wage increase, went on strike. The strike began at 12:01 a.m. July 15. “That was the day I...

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    'First Look': A game called cornhole? You can play it in Bakersfield

    Thursday, Sep 18 2014 09:58 AM

    Legend says the game originated in Germany in the 14th century. It was rediscovered more than 100 years ago in the hills of Kentucky. That's what the American Cornhole Association says on its website -- then quickly adds, who really...

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    'First Look': First News for Sept. 18

    Thursday, Sep 18 2014 06:59 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: SUSPECT IN POT SHOP MURDERS FACES FOUR NEW FELONY CHARGES: An alleged gang member already charged on suspicion of killing two people last year during the robbery of a marijuana...

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    'First Look': Columnist talks about groundwater monitoring legislation

    Wednesday, Sep 17 2014 01:12 PM

    On Tuesday, Gov. Jerry Brown signed groundwater legislation that will give the state broad controls over groundwater use in California. A prominent feature in the three bills is that groundwater management is best accomplished locally....

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    'First Look': Dinner featuring baseball legend to benefit Alzheimer's Disease Association's local chapter

    Wednesday, Sep 17 2014 11:44 AM

    Alzheimer care givers are affected by the disease just as much as the person battling the disease. About 65 percent of caregivers die before their loves ones because of the physical and mental demands of helping their loved one. The...

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    'First Look': Lace up to Walk to Defeat ALS

    Wednesday, Sep 17 2014 11:38 AM

    Put on your walking shoes to head out to the Walk to Defeat ALS on Oct. 4 at The Park at River Walk. Wednesday on "First Look with Scott Cox," Stacy Inman with the Golden West Chapter of ALS said participants will receive a free ALS shirt...

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    'First Look': First News for Sept. 17

    Wednesday, Sep 17 2014 07:13 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: FARMER LAWSUIT BLAMES CROP LOSS ON OIL COMPANIES' WASTE INJECTIONS: A local farming company has sued four Kern County oil producers, claiming their waste disposal injections...

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    'First Look': 'We are in chronic water overdraft,' water district manager says

    Tuesday, Sep 16 2014 12:44 PM

    Do you let your water run while you brush your teeth? Do you water your lawn midday? You can make simple changes to conserve water, especially since in August, Gov. Jerry Brown declared California is in a drought. According to Harry...

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    'First Look': Veteran who served in three wars on next Honor Flight

    Tuesday, Sep 16 2014 11:14 AM

    Lt. Col. Bernell Whitaker served in three wars -- World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam. "I was already on active duty because of the Berlin Airlift when the Korean War started, so I just went back," Whitaker said Tuesday on "First...

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    'First Look': First News for Sept. 16

    Tuesday, Sep 16 2014 06:57 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: TAFT HIGH COACH, PARENTS DECRY HANDLING OF HAZING INCIDENT: The head football coach at Taft Union High School, who was put on paid administrative leave after a hazing incident,...

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    'First Look': In God We Trust group celebrates national motto

    Monday, Sep 15 2014 11:11 AM

    In God We Trust America is celebrating the 58th anniversary of the national motto and the Bakersfield chapter is hosting a celebration with three speakers and a dinner. Monday on "First Look with Scott Cox," Jacquie Sullivan, founder of...

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    'First Look," Robert Price talks football, movies and news

    Monday, Sep 15 2014 11:06 AM

    Monday on "First Look with Scott Cox," Californian executive editor Robert Price talked a little football, movies and current events. With another week of football already over and game wins and losses revealed, Price had another loss for...

First Look with Scott Cox
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