First Look with Scott Cox

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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 starts to fail it can cause serious health problems, leading to chronic kidney disease. But the disease has not taken over Raquel Zavala's life.

    Zavala is going on eight years of dialysis, recently undergoing a hemodialysis treatment -- the most common method used to treat advanced and permanent kidney failure.

    "You learn to live your life around it and I've just simply made it a part of my life," Zavala said Thursday on "First Look with Scott Cox."

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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...

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    'First Look': First News for Oct. 28

    Tuesday, Oct 28 2014 07:24 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: FEDS: NO PROSECUTION WARRANTED IN DAVID SAL SILVA'S DEATH: The criminal investigation into the death of David Sal Silva has been officially closed after an independent FBI...

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    Valley Air District implements new burn rules

    Monday, Oct 27 2014 06:15 PM

    Feel free to fill your lungs the next time you step outside because our air is the cleanest it's been in the post-industrial history of the San Joaquin Valley. Overall, air quality in the Central Valley -- for both ozone levels (summer)...

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    'First Look': Veteran Californian reporter says cancer 'put fun back in my life'

    Monday, Oct 27 2014 12:08 PM

    When you're told you're going to die but it hasn't happened, life instantly becomes a choice of how you will live. You can either embrace death and live out the rest of your life happy or you can shut down and let it eat you alive. For...

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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