First Look with Scott Cox

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    'First Look': The importance of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Tuesday, Aug 19 2014 12:13 PM

    The Ice Bucket Challenge. You've probably seen a trend on your Facebook newsfeed of friends and celebrities dumping buckets of frigid ice water on themselves.

    So what's the point of the ice cold water? The challenge game is meant to raise awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.

    ALS is a disease of the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord that control voluntary muscle movement. Early signs can include cramps, tight and stiff muscles, slight twitches, or difficulty chewing or swallowing.

    Tuesday on "First Look with Scott Cox" Stacy Inman of the local Golden West Chapter of the ALS Association called in to talk about the importance of awareness and her own personal encounter with the disease.

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    "First Look': Century-old farming families of Kern recognized

    Tuesday, Aug 19 2014 11:38 AM

    Fourteen Kern County farming families with a 100-year legacy will be honored by UC Cooperative Extension on Thursday. Brian Marsh, director of UC Cooperative Extension, said "it's an important business to be in and we asked for those that...

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    'First Look': Ridgeview coach talks football

    Tuesday, Aug 19 2014 11:31 AM

    Ridgeview High School football players are conditioning and working hard at their two-a-day practices to prepare to take on rival Frontier High School in a pre-season game. Tuesday on "First Look with Scott Cox," coach Dennis Manning said...

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    'First Look': First News for Aug. 19

    Tuesday, Aug 19 2014 07:02 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: WOFFORD HEIGHTS FIRE GROWS TO 3,000 ACRES: As of 11 p.m. Monday, the Way Fire in Wofford Heights has spread to 3,000 acres and evacuations remains in effect this morning. The...

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    'First Look': Robert Price ponders how to increase local bus transportation

    Monday, Aug 18 2014 11:07 AM

    Now that the Golden Empire Transit bus strike officially ended late Sunday afternoon after five weeks, the question of how to increase use of public transportation was brought up Monday on "First Look with Scott Cox." Robert Price,...

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    'First Look': Bakersfield College hosting high school football doubleheader

    Monday, Aug 18 2014 11:05 AM

    The bright stadium lights. The smell of grass. The roar of 10,000 people in the stands. Put that all together and you have the basis for a high school football player's dream come true in Bakersfield. After three years of preparation,...

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    'First Look': First News for Aug. 18

    Monday, Aug 18 2014 06:52 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: LOIS HENRY: DID DEPUTY GET GOOD 'OL BOY JUSTICE? MAYBE NOT: When Californian columnist Lois Henry heard about the "punishment" handed down to Kern County Sheriff's Deputy John...

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    'First Look': A buck will get you into Date Night at the Fox

    Friday, Aug 15 2014 11:38 AM

    Guys, looking for a cheap date? Or, more appropriately, a thrifty night out? A buck a person will get you into Saturday's Date Night at the Fox, which is showing "Somewhere in Time" starring Christopher Reeve and Jane Seymour. And the...

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    'FIRST LOOK': German shepherd ready for new home, love -- and a job

    Friday, Aug 15 2014 09:38 AM

    His spirit is a little broken, but with a job, compassion and love, he will soar. The German shepherd who timidly visited "First Look with Scott Cox" Friday is available for adoption at the City of Bakersfield Animal Care Center. "This...

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    'First Look': First News for Aug. 15

    Friday, Aug 15 2014 06:45 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: DEPUTY WHO STRUCK, KILLED TWO PEDESTRIANS TAKES PLEA DEAL: A plea deal was reached Thursday in the case of a Kern County sheriff's deputy who struck and killed two pedestrians...

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    'First Look': Eye Street features musical events to add to your monthly planner

    Thursday, Aug 14 2014 11:42 AM

    Thursday on "First Look with Scott Cox," Stefani Dias, Californian assistant lifestyles editor, talked about musical events happening in Bakersfield this week and later in the month. From the Glenn Miller Orchestra coming Aug. 23 to...

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    'First Look': Motorcycle run to raise money for troops

    Thursday, Aug 14 2014 11:26 AM

    When Bill Pitcher started the 9/11 Support Our Troops Memorial Run eight years ago, he figured he'd get a couple of friends and family members to show up on their motorcycles and raise money for troops. But when 250 riders showed up, he...

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    'First Look': Future Alzheimer's facility fundraiser in the fall

    Thursday, Aug 14 2014 10:57 AM

    Alzheimer's disease does not just impact the person living with it. A caregiver's life is equally transformed. In Kern County, more than 10,000 people live with Alzheimer's or dementia. The current Alzheimer's Disease Association of Kern...

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.

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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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