First Look with Scott Cox

  1. Rachel Cook and Katelynn Camp

    'First Look': 'Bakersfield Life' holiday issue out Saturday

    Wednesday, Nov 26 2014 01:52 PM

    The December issue of "Bakersfield Life" magazine is packed with great holiday reads about local people who are making a difference this holiday season.

    Two people featured in the magazine joined Rachel Cook, magazine assistant editor and Katelynn Camp, magazine specialty publications coordinator, Wednesday on "First Look with Scott Cox."

    Bernadette Ferguson is a supporter of Wendy's Words Libraries, a program designed to encourage reading in honor of the late Wendy Wayne, a longtime humanitarian.

    Ferguson's free library is a bright red London telephone booth replica and is located in her neighborhood. The idea behind the Little Free Library is to take a book and return a book. People can stop by any little library, pick up a book...

  2. Jim VanderZwan and Robert Carter

    'First Look': 'Wishmas Trees' serve foster, group home kids

    Wednesday, Nov 26 2014 12:13 PM

    For many, the holiday season is a time of laughter, family and creating memories. For others, like teens at Kern Bridges Youth Homes, it can be a time of sadness. While kids at school talk about their family plans for Thanksgiving or...

  3. Julie Johnson and Sparky

    'First Look': Playful and energetic shepherd mutt mix featured as 'Pet of the Week'

    Wednesday, Nov 26 2014 11:41 AM

    Sparky is a face licker. But it's just the way the 6-month-old shepherd mutt mix shows his love for those who play with him. But don't let the sweet gesture trick you. He is a puppy full of energy. As Julie Johnson puts it, he's the...

  4. Ray Sadolsky

    'First Look': Band to help Mended Little Hearts of Bakersfield

    Wednesday, Nov 26 2014 10:57 AM

    Mended Little Hearts of Bakersfield is hosting its annual Groovestock Fundraiser to spread awareness of congenital heart defects in children. The fundraiser at Lengthwise: The Pub, 2900 Calloway Drive, will feature music performances by...

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    'First Look': First News for Nov. 26

    Wednesday, Nov 26 2014 07:22 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES DIRECTOR LEAVING FOR NEVADA JOB: Kern County Animal Services Director Shyanne Schull is leaving Kern County to become director of Washoe County Regional...

  6. CASA of Kern County

    'First Look': Gift of time sustains CASA work

    Tuesday, Nov 25 2014 12:30 PM

    Imagine reaching the age of 12 and never trying a root beer. That was the case for one child assisted by Court Appointed Special Advocates of Kern County until a special dinner for the youngsters this past weekend. Truth be told,...

  7. Kevin Bartl and Scott Cox

    'First Look': Toss your teddy bears -- and monkeys and elephants too

    Tuesday, Nov 25 2014 09:45 AM

    It's called the Teddy Bear Toss, but monkeys, snakes, giraffes and elephants will do just fine. The Condors are gearing up for their annual event this Saturday that sees fur flying onto the ice at the Condors' first goal. "When you see...

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    'First Look': First News for Aug. 25

    Tuesday, Nov 25 2014 07:03 AM

    Lead stories from “First Look with Scott Cox’s” Top Stories: McALLISTER RANCH PROJECT BACK ON TRACK: The southwest Bakersfield residential development project known as McAllister Ranch was stalled by the housing collapse. But now it's...

  9. ‘First Look’: Delightful desserts, more to be featured at cooking show

    Monday, Nov 24 2014 11:08 AM

    Sometimes it’s incredibly easy to see what Scott Cox and Michael Hopper care about — food. “She brought chefs, and chefs brought food,” “First Look with Scott Cox” co-host Cox told guest Casey Hibbard Monday. Hopper broke out the plastic...

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    ‘First Look’: First News for Nov. 24

    Monday, Nov 24 2014 07:24 AM

    Lead stories from “First Look with Scott Cox’s” Top Stories: ROSEDALE MAN SHOT ANOTHER WHEN ATTACKED: A 74-year-old man trying to help his female neighbor shot another man in self-defense Friday when he came upon the woman’s apparent...

  11. Scott Cox nd Jennie Bell

    'First Look': Bakersfield Recovery Services gives men and women hope

    Friday, Nov 21 2014 11:25 AM

    The first time Jennie Bell tried methamphetamine, it was because someone told her she'd have twice the energy and that would help her lose weight. As a mother of four, at the time she didn't think twice about it and snorted the substance....

  12. Michael Hopper

    'First Look': First black cat featured on Pet of the Week

    Friday, Nov 21 2014 10:02 AM

    Mr. Binks -- named after the famous cat in "Hocus Pocus" -- is a little clumsy but nonetheless a sweet cat who is looking for a family to adopt him. He's a black cat who likes cuddling with people and if you toss crumpled paper on the...

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    'First Look': First News for Nov. 21

    Friday, Nov 21 2014 07:19 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: HOSPITAL, RESCUE GROUP CARE FOR ABUSED AND ABANDONED DOG: Kern County animal welfare officials and rescue group Marley's Mutts Dog Rescue have teamed up to save a little Boxer...

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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