First Look with Scott Cox

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    'First Look': Doctor talks about new defibrillator surgery

    Friday, Aug 22 2014 11:49 AM

    Technology continues to evolve in the world of medicine and the latest gadget can be the key to staying alive. A traditional internal defibrillator uses wires that go in the blood vessels by your shoulder and into your heart.

    But after 25 years in the making, a less complicated implantable cardioverter defibrillator was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

    Tuesday, a Kern County patient became the first local to get the procedure done. Dr. Jared Salvo, a cardiac electrophysiologist who performed the surgery, talked about the benefits of this new technology, Friday on "First Look with Scott Cox."

    The new device is surgically inserted beneath the left armpit, and a wire is tunneled under the skin in a backward L-shape...

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    'First Look': Diego the boa snake and Trigger the skunk visit from CALM Zoo

    Friday, Aug 22 2014 10:47 AM

    Snakes and skunks! Oh my! Diego, the rosy boa from CALM Zoo, didn't frighten simulcast host Scott Cox as he held the light gray snake Friday on "First Look with Scott Cox." "He's a very cool snake," Cox said. Rosy boas are popular...

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    'First Look': Fast, sweet cat featured on Pet of the Week

    Friday, Aug 22 2014 10:10 AM

    Mavis the 3-month-old kitty cat had the "First Look with Scott Cox" crew on their knees Friday, as they tried to catch her after she leaped off the table and decided to roam around the studio. "She's really fast, almost puma fast," said...

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    'First Look': First News for Aug. 22

    Friday, Aug 22 2014 06:49 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox" Top Stories: WAY FIRE NOW 72 PERCENT CONTAINED: The massive wildfire that began Monday in the Wofford Heights area was 72 percent contained Thursday evening, having consumed 4,031 acres and...

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    'First Look': Eye Street features shopping and musical events happening this weekend

    Thursday, Aug 21 2014 11:28 AM

    From music to shopping, the Californian Eye Street edition is packed with a variety of activities and fun local trips to take this weekend with your family. Thursday on "First Look with Scott Cox," Stefani Dias, Californian assistant...

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    'First Look': Chamber of Commerce hosts Good Morning Bakersfield, water bond discussion

    Thursday, Aug 21 2014 10:56 AM

    California residents are on alert about the current drought condition the state is under. Many communities have adapted water conservation ordinances to preserve water. Earlier this year, state lawmakers introduced AB 2686, the Clean,...

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    'First Look': First News for Aug. 21

    Thursday, Aug 21 2014 06:57 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: WAY FIRE RESTRICTIONS LIFTED; MOP UP CONTINUES: All evacuation and road closure orders were lifted Wednesday afternoon for Wofford Heights and Kernville after firefighters...

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    'First Look': Lois Henry shares opinion on new Public Utilities commissioner

    Wednesday, Aug 20 2014 02:13 PM

    Californian columnist Lois Henry said she thinks Michael Picker, the new California Public Utilities commissioner, has good ideas on how to improve the organization. But she still has questions with certain PUC ideas. Wednesday on "First...

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    'First Look': Local ALS chapter founder addresses disease awareness

    Wednesday, Aug 20 2014 12:37 PM

    The local Golden West Chapter of the ALS Association has raised $900,000 in the past 10 years and this year the association wants to reach $1 million. Wednesday on "First Look with Scott Cox," local chapter founder Stacy Inman emphasized...

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    'First Look': Doctor discusses artificial disc replacement in the spine

    Wednesday, Aug 20 2014 12:17 PM

    Science continues to evolve, turning invasive surgeries that require months of recovery to surgeries where a patient can go home the same day. Wednesday on "First Look with Scott Cox," Dr. Steven Schopler, an orthopedic spine specialist...

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    'First Look': First News for Aug. 20

    Wednesday, Aug 20 2014 07:27 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: WAY FIRE BURNS 3,367 ACRES; THREATENS KERNVILLE: The Way Fire continued to spread Tuesday, shifting southeast toward Kernville and threatening 200 homes there and in Wofford...

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    'First Look': The importance of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Tuesday, Aug 19 2014 12:13 PM

    The Ice Bucket Challenge. You've probably seen a trend on your Facebook newsfeed of friends and celebrities dumping buckets of frigid ice water on themselves. So what's the point of the ice cold water? The challenge game is meant to...

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    "First Look': Century-old farming families of Kern recognized

    Tuesday, Aug 19 2014 11:38 AM

    Fourteen Kern County farming families with a 100-year legacy will be honored by UC Cooperative Extension on Thursday. Brian Marsh, director of UC Cooperative Extension, said "it's an important business to be in and we asked for those that...

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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