First Look with Scott Cox

  1. Nancy Bouman and River

    'First Look': Dogs to leap at dock diving meet

    Wednesday, Jan 14 2015 11:32 AM

    Seven years ago, Nancy Bouman never imagined that a simple dock diving competition with her black Labrador Retriever would become a hobby. Today, she and her four-legged critter, River, are traveling thousands of miles to compete against...

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    'First Look': First News for Jan. 14

    Wednesday, Jan 14 2015 07:19 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: BOMB THREAT AT PARAMOUNT FARMS EVACUATES PRODUCTION FACILITY: A Tuesday morning bomb threat at Paramount Farms' production facility in Lost Hills forced the evacuation of...

  3. Marissa Bing and Richard Beene

    'First Look': Craft your own pie as PizzaRev opens Thursday

    Tuesday, Jan 13 2015 12:19 PM

    It's a build-your-own-pizza experience. You pick your dough, sauce, cheese and all the toppings your heart desires. Load up with pepperoni and pineapple or spicy chorizo and red onions. You can have it all. The location: PizzaRev....

  4. Scott Cox and Litli Marsh

    'First Look': Veterans take a trip to movies to watch 'Unbroken'

    Tuesday, Jan 13 2015 11:32 AM

    On Wednesday, more than 200 World War II and Korean War veterans will all sit at Maya Cinemas with popcorn and soda in hand, enjoying a special viewing of the film "Unbroken." "Unbroken" is a war drama film produced and directed by...

  5. Bill Holt and Scott Cox

    'First Look': Security company aims to keep intruders out

    Tuesday, Jan 13 2015 10:49 AM

    Each year in the United States there are more than two million residential break-ins with an average loss of $1,200. It's as easy as kicking in your front door or breaking a window on the side of your home. That is what Bill Holt,...

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    'First Look': First News for Jan. 13

    Tuesday, Jan 13 2015 07:46 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox'" Top Stories: TWO INJURED IN FIRE MONDAY: Two people suffered injuries Monday morning in a house fire east of Fairfax Road and north of Highway 178. Kern County firefighters said a man...

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    'First Look': Houchin 'severely' low on blood supplies

    Monday, Jan 12 2015 11:00 AM

    Houchin Community Blood Bank has an extremely low blood supply and the CEO is asking people to make it a goal to donate blood this year. The blood bank had empty shelves after the holidays and was completely out of A-, O- and O+ blood....

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    'First Look': First News for Jan. 12

    Monday, Jan 12 2015 07:38 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: NO CHARGES FILED AGAINST DRIVER IN DEATH OF TEHACHAPI PEDESTRIAN: No charges will be filed in the case of a Tehachapi woman who was struck and killed in August by an SUV while...

  9. Tim Terrio and Dr. John Young

    'First Look': TERRIOFit challenge designed to help you stay on track with fitness goals

    Friday, Jan 09 2015 11:27 AM

    It's among the most overpromised New Year's resolutions: lose weight. Year after year, gym membership after gym membership, people lose sight of their goals and end up either canceling their gym subscription or paying the monthly fee...

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    'First Look': Deaf puppy makes everyone say 'aww' on 'Pet of the Week'

    Friday, Jan 09 2015 10:46 AM

    Hayes is not your average puppy, but he's nonetheless super sweet and loving. Besides his pearl white fur, the 2-month-old shepherd mix has one blue and one brown eye. And he's deaf. "You can train them to do anything that any other dog...

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    'First Look': First News for Jan. 9

    Friday, Jan 09 2015 06:42 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: PARTICULATE POLLUTION SPIKES: Delightful winter weather in Bakersfield often equals horrible winter air. Weather and air quality experts say the high pressure ridge that settled...

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    'First Look': Kite festival and more this weekend

    Thursday, Jan 08 2015 11:55 AM

    It's an outdoor activity that doesn't require much. All you need are some sticks, paper, glue and string -- but most importantly, wind. The Uttarayan Kite Flying Festival is happening from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and its organizers...

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    'First Look': Skateland's new owners continue local skating tradition

    Thursday, Jan 08 2015 11:24 AM

    When Helen Swall heard the iconic Bakersfield Skateland was going out of business to be replaced with a warehouse, she knew something had to be done to prevent the closure. As a part of the Bakersfield Diamond Diva roller-derby team,...

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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