First Look with Scott Cox

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    'First Look': Pool expert discusses new water regulations

    Friday, Apr 03 2015 12:04 PM

    Having a pool in California used to be the norm especially with the brutal heat waves the state is known for. But with the governor ordering the first statewide mandatory water restrictions this week, pools may turn into a homeowners biggest headache.

    Friday on "First Look with Scott Cox," Brad Ward of Atlas Pool Care, talked about the importance of keeping a pool clean and what the restrictions mean to a homeowner that has a pool.

    If local water districts begin to penalize homeowners for not cutting back water usage by 25 percent, Ward said it's going to get bad in Kern County.

    When people let their pools turn green it makes it nearly impossible for a pool technician to clear it without draining it completely.

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    'First Look': Fundraiser to help move Merle's boxcar

    Friday, Apr 03 2015 11:42 AM

    Merle Haggard's boyhood home is one step closer to making its permanent move to the Kern County Museum but it may take a couple more fundraisers that make that happen. Sisters Glenda Rankin and Dianne Sharmon are the leaders behind the...

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    'First Look': Canstruction art competition comes to Bakersfield

    Friday, Apr 03 2015 11:13 AM

    They're colossal like structures made entirely out of cans of food. From a tornado built of tuna cans to a full sized car made from corn cans, the Canstruction displays are jaw dropping to say the least. For the first time in...

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    'First Look': A "royal" dog charms the crowd

    Friday, Apr 03 2015 10:19 AM

    Lord Cogsworth may not be British royalty but he sure knows how to strut his confidence around the newsroom. The 2-year-old Jack Russell Terrier mix ran and sniffed every corner of the third floor at The Bakersfield Californian for a good...

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    'First Look': First News for April 3

    Friday, Apr 03 2015 07:29 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: HALLIBURTON PROVIDES NOTICE OF 90 LOCAL LAYOFFS: The oil downturn has cost Halliburton Energy Services Inc. 90 jobs in the Bakersfield area since mid-February, according to...

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    'First Look': Vino Amore to benefit local organizations

    Thursday, Apr 02 2015 11:32 AM

    The Bakersfield East Rotary Club will be hosting their annual Vino Amore to benefit local organizations, including the Ronald McDonald House of Bakersfield. Thursday on "First Look with Scott Cox," Scarlett Sabin, house manager, said...

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    'First Look': Valadao addresses new state water restrictions

    Thursday, Apr 02 2015 11:00 AM

    On Wednesday, California Governor Jerry Brown ordered the first statewide mandatory water restrictions, urging communities to cut back water usage by 25 percent. Central Valley communities like Terra Bella, Avenal, and Coalinga are...

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    'First Look': First News for April 2

    Thursday, Apr 02 2015 07:14 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: FOX PAYS OFF MORTGAGE, MAKES CHANGE: The historic Fox Theater is officially debt free. On Wednesday, Fox Foundation past president Rick Davis said the note was paid in full to...

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    'First Look': Volunteer or be a part of the action at Monopoly Mania

    Wednesday, Apr 01 2015 02:31 PM

    Did you always want to be the keeper of the colorful Monopoly cash as a kid? Well your opportunity is here! The Volunteer Center of Kern County is hosting its second annual Monopoly Mania fundraiser April 10. Wednesday on "First Look...

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    West Kern Petroleum Summit announces keynote speaker

    Wednesday, Apr 01 2015 10:57 AM

    The keynote speaker for the second annual West Kern Petroleum Summit has been announced. Thomas Boone Pickens, Jr., also known as T. Boone Pickens, is an American business mogul and financier who will share his alternative energy...

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    'First Look': First News for April 1

    Wednesday, Apr 01 2015 06:53 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: WALMART EMPLOYEES ARE GETTING A RAISE: About 500,000 full and part-time associates at both Walmart and the company's Sam's Club warehouse stores will start making $9 an hour or...

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    'First Look': More questions arise in alleged assaults at Juvenile Hall

    Tuesday, Mar 31 2015 01:54 PM

    Questions continue to surface in the alleged assault case that involves two correctional officers, two victims -- and maybe even more -- at Kern County's Juvenile Hall. During a Tuesday appearance on "First Look with Scott Cox," attorney...

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    'First Look': Easter brunch at La Foret

    Tuesday, Mar 31 2015 11:29 AM

    Easter brunch at La Foret Fine Dining & Lounge will be epic. Attendees will have an assortment of food of which to choose from at six different stations. They include an omelet, seafood, breakfast, fruit and danish, carving and dessert...

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.

Call 1 (800) 640-KERN (5376)
or (661) 842-KERN (5376)

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