First Look with Scott Cox

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    'First Look': Richard Beene discusses solution to Centennial Plaza bricks removal

    Tuesday, Jul 29 2014 12:32 PM

    Each engraved brick and tile in front of the Rabobank Arena, Theater and Convention Center has a story behind it. Whether it's in loving memory of a family member or in honor of a wedding anniversary, the bricks are more than just clay squares.

    When the city's Public Works Department announced the bricks would be dug up without consulting residents, many people had something to say.

    Tuesday on "First Look with Scott Cox," Californian CEO and President Richard Beene said the plan was an insult to all those who bought the engraved red bricks to celebrate the city's centennial 16 years ago, when the area was called Centennial Plaza.

    "You have to recognize the contribution these people did," Beene said. Beene suggested a donor wall be...

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    'First Look': Sports Night at Luigi's brings retired pro athletes together for fundraiser

    Tuesday, Jul 29 2014 12:01 PM

    From the Yankees to the Phillies to the Olympics. Local athletes who made it big back in the day are coming together for a meet-and-greet and Sports Night at Luigi's. The event hopes to raise funds for the Kern Adult Literacy Council and...

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    'First Look': First News for July 29

    Tuesday, Jul 29 2014 07:08 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: STRIKING BUS DRIVER FERRIES RIDERS ON HIS OWN TIME: Golden Empire Transit driver Scot Knoy hasn't been behind the wheel of his bus for two weeks, not since he and his fellow...

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    'First Look': Sports talk dominates show

    Monday, Jul 28 2014 11:11 AM

    Monday on "First Look with Scott Cox," Californian Executive Editor Robert Price chatted about football and golf with simulcast host Scott Cox. Football fans have been anticipating the start of NFL training camps to scope out the new...

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    'First Look': First News for July 28

    Monday, Jul 28 2014 07:04 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: MAXWELL JOINS JOHNSON IN DECRYING PLAN TO REMOVE BRICKS, TILES FROM PLAZA: City Council member Terry Maxwell said Sunday the plan to remove the engraved bricks and tiles in...

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    'First Look': Plastic surgeon removes 200-pound mass from Bakersfield man

    Friday, Jul 25 2014 11:41 AM

    Before this year, Larry West could not physically drive a car. He knows how to drive but the 200-pound mass he had to carry in addition to his regular weight made it impossible to get behind a wheel. A mass of inflammatory tissue appeared...

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    'First Look': August issue of 'Bakersfield Life' includes new features

    Friday, Jul 25 2014 11:04 AM

    From new fun features to beautiful local photography, the August issue of "Bakersfield Life" magazine will be one to get your hands on Saturday morning. Friday on "First Look with Scott Cox," magazine staffers Rachel Cook and Hillary...

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    'First Look': Energetic, playful puppy featured on Pet of the Week

    Friday, Jul 25 2014 10:34 AM

    At 2 and a half months old, Josephine is probably the most energetic critter who has been on "First Look with Scott Cox." Playing tug-of-war with rope with Julie Johnson, director of the Bakersfield Animal Care Center and Bakersfield...

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    'First Look': First News for July 25

    Friday, Jul 25 2014 06:53 AM

    Lead stories from 'First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: COURT FILINGS SAY DEPUTIES UNABLE TO FIND RUMORED 'HIT LIST' IN TAFT SCHOOL SHOOTING: Authorities were unable to find a rumored "hit list" allegedly written by accused Taft...

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    'First Look': New restaurant reviewed in Eye Street

    Thursday, Jul 24 2014 11:51 AM

    Krush Wine Bar, a new restaurant in northwest Bakersfield, is making quite an impression on local foodies. Thursday on "First Look with Scott Cox," Californian Lifestyles Editor Jennifer Self talked about the experience a contributing...

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    'First Look': Guitar Masters features Grammy-winning musician

    Thursday, Jul 24 2014 11:42 AM

    When Grammy-winning acoustic/fingerstyle guitarist Ed Gerhard performs, his music sends goosebumps down your spine. As "First Look with Scott Cox" simulcast host Scott Cox puts it, when Gerhard plays music, "he connects with everybody."...

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    'First Look': First News for July 24

    Thursday, Jul 24 2014 07:14 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: CITY TO CLOSE SPRAY PARKS EARLY, CONSIDER TIERED RATES: The taps at nine Bakersfield spray parks will be turned off Aug. 1, more than a month ahead of schedule, as part of the...

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    'First Look': Columnist Lois Henry talks new details in fireworks ban initiative

    Wednesday, Jul 23 2014 12:55 PM

    Californian columnist Lois Henry is not giving up on her quest to ban personal fireworks in Bakersfield. Recently, Henry asked the city and county fire departments the costs to put out a fireworks-related fire. During her search, she...

First Look with Scott Cox
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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.

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