First Look with Scott Cox

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    'First Look': Legendary guitarist Pete Anderson at Crystal Palace for free concert

    Tuesday, Oct 21 2014 12:14 PM

    When Pete Anderson picked up his first guitar at a young age, it never crossed his mind that he would one day make money from strumming his guitar.

    "I was attracted to the instrument from the start," Anderson said via phone Tuesday on "First Look with Scott Cox."

    Anderson is a guitarist, music producer, arranger and songwriter. He's most known for his partnership with country music star Dwight Yoakam, a partnership that resulted in 25 million records sold worldwide, he said.

    On Thursday, Anderson returns to Buck Owens' Crystal Palace for a free concert, hosted by KUZZ. When compared to selling out stadiums of 80,000 people, Anderson said he prefered the intimate setting of the Crystal Palace.

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    'First Look': CraSh Lounge brings upscale vibe downtown

    Tuesday, Oct 21 2014 11:57 AM

    CraSh Lounge is a new upscale cosmopolitan bar/restaurant that Shawna Haddad-Byers had envisioned for a while, and on Wednesday her vision is becoming a reality. The lounge opens at noon, next door to Mama Roomba. "It's a place to unwind...

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    'First Look': Marty Stuart calls into studio, makes Scott Cox's day

    Tuesday, Oct 21 2014 11:24 AM

    "First Look with Scott Cox" simulcast host Scott Cox is a super fan of Marty Stuart and on Tuesday he embraced the opportunity to talk country music with his hero. "I'm obsessed with your music," were Cox's first words to Stuart via phone...

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    'First Look': Business expo 'major networking opportunity'

    Tuesday, Oct 21 2014 11:17 AM

    If you're looking at starting your own business and need ideas about where to begin, don't miss the Greater Bakersfield Chamber Business Expo on Thursday. More than 140 vendors will be at the event. You can find anything from office...

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    'First Look': First News for Oct. 21

    Tuesday, Oct 21 2014 06:55 AM

    Lead the stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: DA FILES CHARGES AGAINST 2 DEPUTIES: Misdemeanor charges were filed Monday by the Kern County District Attorney's office against two sheriff's deputies in connection with a...

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    'First Look': Ward 7 candidate Chris Parlier advocates neighborhood unity

    Monday, Oct 20 2014 11:41 AM

    Chris Parlier said he believes in neighborhood watch programs and neighbors knowing neighbors. Those are simple programs that can help reduce crime in Bakersfield. Parlier is specifically concerned with Ward 7, south Bakersfield. He is...

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    'First Look': Ward 7 candidate Harmeet Dhindsa talks about neighborhood watch

    Monday, Oct 20 2014 11:20 AM

    Harmeet Dhindsa said he knows his Ward 7 community. He has lived in the area for 27 years and just like there are great assets, there is also room for improvement. Dhindsa is one of three candidates running for the Bakersfield City...

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    'First Look': Ward 7 candidate Matthew Braman discusses plan

    Monday, Oct 20 2014 11:08 AM

    City council races are foot races. That is the advice Matthew Braman received before he took on the journey of campaigning for the Bakersfield City Council Ward 7 seat. Braman is in the Nov. 4 race with two other candidates seeking the...

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    'First Look': First News for Oct. 20

    Monday, Oct 20 2014 07:09 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: DROPPING OIL PRICES: GOOD FOR CONSUMER. POTENTIALLY CRIPPLING FOR KERN: The plummeting oil prices bringing relief at fuel pumps around the country could soon have the opposite...

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    'First Look': Ward 1 council candidate Manuel Ramirez discusses plans

    Friday, Oct 17 2014 11:39 AM

    Manuel Ramirez is 21 years old and said running for the Ward 1 Bakersfield City Council seat was a calling. Friday on "First Look with Scott Cox," Ramirez talked about his plans if elected. Ramirez is challenging incumbent Willie Rivera...

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    'First Look': Like magic cat disappears in studio, is found behind cupboards

    Friday, Oct 17 2014 10:58 AM

    The cat on "First Look with Scott Cox" did not disappear from the inside of a magician's hat. Nor did it poof away behind a red cape. This cat disappeared in front of everyones' eyes on Friday and had the entire staff of The Californian...

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    'First Look': First News for Oct. 17

    Friday, Oct 17 2014 07:13 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories:  TWO STUDENTS SERIOUSLY INJURED AFTER THEY'RE STRUCK BY DRIVER: An alleged distracted driver struck and seriously injured two Foothill High School students who were walking to...

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    'First Look': Endeavour principal talks about outpouring of support for burned playground

    Thursday, Oct 16 2014 11:52 AM

    When Endeavour Elementary School Principal Matt Diggle started to receive numerous phone calls and text messages Sunday afternoon, he knew something was wrong. But never did it cross his mind that the school playground was on fire. "I...

First Look with Scott Cox
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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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