First Look with Scott Cox

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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 with Scott Cox," Brenda Ratliff, representative of the center, talked about the endless fun people can expect.

    "It's Monopoly like you've never played before," Ratliff said. There will be a total of 34 tables, six people per table plus the banker.

    Competitors will play for 45 minutes, beginning at 6 p.m. while enjoying a dinner plate from Coconut Joe's Restaurant. Ratliff said there will be a dessert break followed by another 45 minutes of playing time.

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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...

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    'First Look': Ray Benson chats about next Bakersfield appearance

    Tuesday, Mar 31 2015 11:12 AM

    Simulcast host Scott Cox talked to one of his many heroes, Tuesday on "First Look with Scott Cox." Ray Benson, the front man of the Western swing band Asleep at the Wheel, talked to Cox about his upcoming performance at the Bakersfield...

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    'First Look': Zumba away calories, raise funds for Friendship House

    Tuesday, Mar 31 2015 11:01 AM

    Zumba fitness is more like a party than a workout. The Latin-inspired workout has become the hottest trend in communities and health clubs, with thousands of dancing classes being offered everyday. Aida Cruz, Zumba instructor at the...

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    'First Look': First News for March 31

    Tuesday, Mar 31 2015 06:49 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: TWO LOCAL HAGGEN STORES TO OPEN TUESDAY: Two local Albertsons stores are in the process of a 46-hour transformation will convert them from their previous commercial identity...

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    'First Look': Fill-the-Boot for the Kern County Cancer Fund

    Monday, Mar 30 2015 02:34 PM

    You'll see them in uniform, with a boot in hand, waving and smiling, waiting for a motorist to wave a few dollar bills or even some change their way. A group of Kern County Fire Department firefighters will be flooding Bakersfield streets...

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    'First Look': Boys & Girls Club backyard grand opening, Thursday

    Monday, Mar 30 2015 01:47 PM

    The vacant 22,000 square foot lot next to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County on Niles Street has come to life. In the early 90s when the club built their location they couldn't afford the extra space, until now. The club will be...

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    'First Look': Look, feel great for summer vacation with TERRIOFit Summer Challenge

    Monday, Mar 30 2015 12:11 PM

    Summer vacation is about making memories with loved ones and exploring new destinations that are priceless. But what happens when a person can't walk more than one mile or has trouble climbing stairs at a museum? Tim Terrio, owner of...

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    'First Look': First News for March 30

    Monday, Mar 30 2015 06:54 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: MAN DIES IN HAIL OF GUNFIRE SUNDAY MORNING: An early-morning shooting Sunday on Quincy Street in east Bakersfield left a man dead. Multiple gunshots rang out just after 4 a.m....

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    'First Look': Kern County Raceway Park kicks off season, Saturday

    Friday, Mar 27 2015 11:56 AM

    Kern County Raceway Park will kick off its 2015 season opener on Saturday. Steve Hughes, raceway director of marketing and communications, said cars and haulers are already in the pits, ready for the wave of the flag. "We are pretty...

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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