First Look with Scott Cox

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    'First Look': Private school questions to be answered at KidsFest

    Thursday, Jul 17 2014 10:48 AM

    The benefit of private schools is the one-on-one attention given to each student. That is what Emilee Hulbert from Heritage Christian Schools said Thursday on "First Look with Scott Cox." Hulbert and staff will have a booth at the...

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    'First Look': First News for July 17

    Thursday, Jul 17 2014 07:04 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: OUTLETS AT TEJON PREPARES FOR A BIG OPENING: If it seems like there's a lot of work to be done in the three weeks before the Outlets at Tejon opens to the public, be patient: It...

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    'First Look': Columnist Lois Henry shares frustration about withheld public info

    Wednesday, Jul 16 2014 12:48 PM

    The United States Constitution applies to Kern County. Plain and simple. That is what Californian columnist Lois Henry said Wednesday on "First Look with Scott Cox." When someone is given a citation -- like those issued to residents for...

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    'First Look': Alpha Canine Sanctuary director to jump from plane to raise funds

    Wednesday, Jul 16 2014 12:13 PM

    When Marilyn Stewart turned 75 years old a couple of months ago, the idea of jumping out of an airplane -- with a parachute, of course -- sounded fascinating. On Sunday, Stewart will fall 12,000 feet from the sky with Skydive Taft in an...

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    'First Look': First News for July 16

    Wednesday, Jul 16 2014 07:23 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: NEW CITY TRAFFIC CENTER HELPS CARS FLOW: Part CSI, part sky scrubber, the city of Bakersfield's new Traffic Operations Center aims to improve the region's bad air quality by...

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    'First Look': Local trainer talks cycling voyage taken across the country

    Tuesday, Jul 15 2014 02:20 PM

    Danny Kaulkola cycled 4,406 miles across the United States in 23 days. He burned close to 10,000 calories a day and lost 20 pounds. "I realized I was capable of more," Kaulkola said Tuesday on "First Look with Scott Cox." "It's amazing...

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    'First Look': First 5 Kern executive director talks about KidsFest

    Tuesday, Jul 15 2014 11:40 AM

    First 5 Kern Executive Director Roland Maier is an advocate for kids and said he is happy to support this Saturday's KidsFest. KidsFest is a fun-filled day for parents and kids to learn about ways to keep healthy. There will be games,...

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    'First Look': In God We Trust America motto celebrates 58th anniversary

    Tuesday, Jul 15 2014 11:07 AM

    In God We Trust America Inc. is celebrating the 58th anniversary's of the nation's motto with an annual fundraiser that promises a night of fun entertainment. Tuesday on "First Look with Scott Cox," Councilwoman Jacquie Sullivan, who is...

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    'First Look': First News for July 15

    Tuesday, Jul 15 2014 07:10 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: GET BUS STRIKE SET FOR 12:01 A.M. TUESDAY: With no breakthrough in sight Monday, a six-month-old labor dispute pushed Bakersfield to the brink of its first bus strike in 34...

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    'First Look:' Oh, the letters that come in!

    Monday, Jul 14 2014 10:59 AM

    Water. Fireworks. Immigration. The breakdown of families. These are just a few of the topics Californian associate editorial page editor Mark Powell reads about in letters to the editor. And not surprisingly, not every letter makes the...

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    'First Look:" Have fun -- and get your teeth checked -- at KidsFest

    Monday, Jul 14 2014 09:00 AM

    This Saturday, you can have a ton of fun -- and get your teeth checked out, too. Orthodontist Jared Gianquinto of OrthoArts said he is looking forward to KidsFest, a day that, as its name suggests, focuses on kids but includes adults, too...

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    'First Look': First News for July 14

    Monday, Jul 14 2014 07:24 AM

    Top stories from "First Look with Scott Cox:" SHERIFF TO CONTINUE IMMIGRATION HOLDS FOR SERIOUS CRIMINALS: Kern County may have a legal target on its back over the increasingly rare way it handles serious criminals or criminal suspects...

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    'First Look': Carry the City of Bakersfield in your pocket with Facebook, Twitter pages

    Friday, Jul 11 2014 11:03 AM

    The mobile device you carry in your pocket is probably swiped, unlocked and used several times throughout the day. It's become a habit to check email, weather, sports news or traffic reports constantly. Now the City of Bakersfield has...

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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