First Look with Scott Cox

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    'First Look': Sweetest puppy yet in studio featured as Pet of the Week

    Friday, Sep 12 2014 10:43 AM

    Meeka is an affectionate face licker who can play with you all day long. The 3-month-old poodle mix ran around The Californian's third floor a couple of times and stopped to smooch and cuddle with several people he met along the way....

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    'First Look': High-speed motorcycles to take the track at Kern County Raceway Park

    Friday, Sep 12 2014 10:38 AM

    Motorcycles will invade the Kern County Raceway Park track on Saturday as the Supermoto kicks off with a 9/11 Tribute. Friday on "First Look with Scott Cox," Dave Walker and Rick Pearce talked about the details on the second round of the...

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    'First Look': First News for Sept. 12

    Friday, Sep 12 2014 06:44 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's' Top Stories: SECOND BEAR IN 2 DAYS KILLED AS DROUGHT FORCES FORAGING AFAR: Every year a couple of bears make their way to populated areas of the Central Valley floor. In the past two days,...

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    'First Look': New art, new fair coming up

    Thursday, Sep 11 2014 11:32 AM

    From a new photo art exhibit in town to a coming soon break down of all things Kern County Fair, Thursday on "First Look with Scott Cox," assistant lifestyles editor Stefani Dias talked about the pages that filled the Thursday Eye Street...

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    'First Look': Community Recycling Day is Saturday

    Thursday, Sep 11 2014 11:29 AM

    So you've been thinking about cleaning out that shed in your backyard. The one filled with old printers, televisions, books, cardboard boxes and cans. If you haven't found the energy, maybe this weekend would be a good time to put on some...

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    'First Look': Nonprofit puts veterans -- and their cars-- back on the road

    Thursday, Sep 11 2014 11:20 AM

    What do you do when your dreams and aspirations are much larger than your facility and budget? Those are the roadblocks keeping Jon Hall and Tracy Harrelson of American Warrior Customs from helping more local veterans. The nonprofit...

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    'First Look': Monty Byrom and the Road Pilots' new gig at The Jazz Lounge

    Thursday, Sep 11 2014 10:53 AM

    Monty Byrom and the Road Pilots will perform twice a month in Bakersfield starting next week. Thursday on "First Look with Scott Cox," Byrom played a couple of songs and talked about the new gig. He said he's excited. "I'm looking...

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    'First Look': First News for Sept. 11

    Thursday, Sep 11 2014 06:58 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: DIVIDED COUNCIL REMOVES ITS GET BOARD MEMBERS: After hearing an outpouring of support, a divided Bakersfield City Council voted 4-3 Wednesday to remove longtime Golden Empire...

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    'First Look': Columnist discusses need for emergency drought plan

    Wednesday, Sep 10 2014 12:17 PM

    California has a drought problem. It isn't going to sneak up on residents. It's already here, again. "Wells are going dry and it's a shocking situation," Californian columnist Lois Henry said Wednesday on "First Look with Scott Cox." The...

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    'First Look': Indulge in Dewar's chews while helping to fight cancer

    Wednesday, Sep 10 2014 11:46 AM

    When a Tiger Chew hits your taste buds, it's like having an orange and vanilla Creamsicle party in your mouth. But those chewy sweets can do more than just satisfy your sweet tooth. During September, which is National Blood Cancer...

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    'First Look': First News for Sept. 10

    Wednesday, Sep 10 2014 06:59 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: TAFT POLICE ISSUE 8 CITATIONS AGAINST HS FOOTBALL TEAM IN HAZING INCIDENTS: As part of its investigation into the Taft Union High School varsity football team, the Taft Police...

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    'First Look': Wiki's Wine Dive & Grill to host Bakersfield PAL fundraiser

    Tuesday, Sep 09 2014 12:11 PM

    The menu at Wiki's Wine Dive & Grill is California casual cuisine and maybe even eclectic. That is what co-owner Rick Peace said Tuesday on "First Look with Scott Cox." From a chipotle honey glazed pork chop to a prosciutto flat bread,...

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    'First Look': Local authors to answer questions at Read for Success Breakfast

    Tuesday, Sep 09 2014 11:00 AM

    At age 15, Aliza McCracken was a professional artist living in New York. Her art is displayed from Hong Kong to Hollywood. The artist now resides in Bakersfield and will be one of three authors to speak at the Kern Adult Literacy Council,...

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.

Call 1 (800) 640-KERN (5376)
or (661) 842-KERN (5376)


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