First Look with Scott Cox

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    'First Look': Shop 'til you drop, sample Taste of Home Cooking School food at Girls Day Out

    Friday, Oct 31 2014 01:16 PM

    Taste of Home Cooking School is back in Bakersfield. Grab a couple of friends and head to the Rabobank Theater and Convention Center on Saturday and enjoy a day of shopping, food sampling and live culinary demonstrations.

    Friday on "First Look with Scott Cox," Michelle Oxford of the Bakersfield Heart Hospital and Mira Patel of The Californian talked about the Girls Day Out event.

    Oxford said there will be free cholesterol screenings. Patel said you can shop at the more than 60 booths and do some holiday gift shopping. The shopping bazaar is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    The cooking show will be from 3 to 5 p.m. and feature cooks from the "Taste of Home" magazine. Jamie Dunn, one of the cooks, said the magazine recipes are coming to life...

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    'First Look': Pet of the Week features loving wirehaired terrier

    Friday, Oct 31 2014 11:14 AM

    Olaf is a tiny, sweet wirehaired terrier full of love who enjoys pampering and hugs. The 7-month-old puppy is available for adoption at the Bakersfield Animal Care Center. "He loves everybody," shelter executive director Julie Johnson...

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    'First Look': First News for Oct. 31

    Friday, Oct 31 2014 07:45 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: KERN FIRE CHIEF LIFTS ARVIN EVACUATION ORDER BUT RESIDENTS WARY: The more than seven-month-long mandatory evacuation of eight Arvin homes was lifted Thursday by Kern County...

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    'First Look': Walk to help raise awareness of kidney disease

    Thursday, Oct 30 2014 11:40 AM

    The human body has two kidneys, each about the size of a fist, located on either side of the spine at the lowest level of the rib cage. Each kidney helps remove waste products and excess fluid from the body. If at any point either kidney...

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    'First Look': Johnny Garlic's coming to Bakersfield

    Thursday, Oct 30 2014 11:35 AM

    Celebrity chef Guy Fieri is coming to Bakersfield. Well we're not sure about him in person but his restaurant, Johnny Garlic's, is making its way to The Marketplace. "I'm very excited about it," Californian lifestyles editor Jennifer Self...

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    'First Look': Holloway Painting owner talks about the business

    Thursday, Oct 30 2014 11:09 AM

    Steve Holloway of Holloway Painting said the painting business is doing well. His business has been staying busy doing interior and exterior home jobs as well as commercial properties. "I love my customers and my staff," Holloway said...

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    'First Look': First News for Oct. 30

    Thursday, Oct 30 2014 07:19 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: GUY FIERI'S EATERY COMING TO BAKERSFIELD: Celebrity chef Guy Fieri will open one of his Johnny Garlic's restaurants in Bakersfield. The chief operating officer for the chain...

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    'First Look': Columnist investigates sewer line for resident

    Wednesday, Oct 29 2014 12:49 PM

    Californian columnist Lois Henry had one piece of advice for those in local government Wednesday morning: help constituents when they call and take them to the right person to talk to about thier issue. Wednesday on "First Look with Scott...

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    'First Look': Enjoy a night of glamour in support of foundation

    Wednesday, Oct 29 2014 12:37 PM

    It's an event that will have you dressed in your best suit or sparkling dress. The third annual Dreaming Beyond the Stars, hosted by the Housing and Opportunity Foundation of Kern, is a night of glamour, food, drinks, live entertainment...

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    'First Look': Reporter Theo Douglas discusses upcoming coverage of governor's visit

    Wednesday, Oct 29 2014 11:49 AM

    Californian reporter Theo Douglas stopped by "First Look with Scott Cox" on Thursday and chatted with simulcast host Scott Cox about his coverage of Gov. Jerry Brown in Arvin Wednesday afternoon. Douglas said the governor will be rallying...

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    'First Look': First News for Oct. 29

    Wednesday, Oct 29 2014 07:21 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: RENTERIA HAS BEEF WITH VALADAO CATTLE: Amanda Renteria accused Congressman David Valadao Tuesday of violating food safety laws by sending cattle from his dairies to slaughter...

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    'First Look': Secretary of State candidate Pete Peterson discusses plan if elected

    Tuesday, Oct 28 2014 02:22 PM

    Pete Peterson said he has worked with California municipal and county governments for the last decade, mentoring them on how to make their budgets more transparent and being more responsive to the public. Peterson is running for secretary...

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    'First Look': Celebrate the dead at Altares de Familia

    Tuesday, Oct 28 2014 12:10 PM

    The Dia de los Muertos -- the Day of the Dead -- is a celebration made up of music, food, prayer and laughter. It's a Mexican tradition that celebrates the lives of friends and family who have died. For the sixth year in a row, the...

First Look with Scott Cox
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