Recent Blog Posts

Starting My Weekend Off Right!

January 23, 2015

I have to honestly say, I can’t remember the last time a late-December weather forecast in this region of California was reporting highs in the low to mid seventies. But, that’s the reality, whether we like it or not. So, rather than stew about low snow pack levels or a drier than usual January, just… read more


Date Night On The Morning Buzz

January 22, 2015

Join Deana and I on the Morning Buzz tomorrow for another “Date Night Friday.” At 7:40A.M., we have movie tickets up for grabs for the new Bradley Cooper film “American Sniper.” Call in at 477-9494, and guess our dating-themed trivia question correctly and win them. We will also discuss new movies with Jonathan Zorne from… read more


Back To The Drawing Board

January 21, 2015

For those of you that listen to the morning show regularly, you might recall me talking about losing some weight recently. It’s true, I was eight pounds lighter prior to this past weekend. My pants were noticeably looser, and I was getting my July swag back. Well, thanks to Sunday’s NFL conference championship football games,… read more


Citizen Cope Is Coming To Grass Valley

January 20, 2015

Alright, by now most of you know that Jeff Bridges & The Abiders, Amy Grant, ALO, Jefferson Starship, and a slew of other popular musicians, are coming to the Center For The Arts in the coming weeks. What might be Grass Valley’s best kept secret however, is a musician from Tennessee, that will be performing… read more


Watch Out For These Symptoms

January 19, 2015

With the weather being as nice as it was this past weekend, I couldn’t help but feel sorry for my daughter. A short time after arriving home from school on Thursday, my daughter began complaining of a stomach ache, and was experiencing nausea. She would later throw up, so we made the decision to let… read more


It’s All About Movies This Weekend!

January 15, 2015

Star 94FM takes care of dinner and a movie on Friday! Make sure you’re tuned in around 7:40A.M. to the Morning Buzz for your chance to win a pair of movie tickets to check out “Into The Woods,” compliments of Sierra Cinemas. Deana and I will throw in two All-Natural Burgers from Carl’s Jr to… read more


Throwback Thursday : Happy Birthday Janis

January 14, 2015

Tomorrow’s Morning Buzz is gonna be great! I spent over an hour today adding some of your favorite, forgotten songs to our playlist for Thursday morning’s “Throwback” show. Between six and nine, join Deana and I on Star 94FM, as we take requests at 477-9494 of your most loved songs from those decades. Also, at… read more


Breaking Down Christmas…Finally!

January 9, 2015

My weekend plans consist of watching some football, attending mass on Sunday, and finally packing up Christmas. Yes, we are the type of family that keeps our Christmas tree up until it can no longer support the weight of bulbs, has attracted the attention of the local fire department, and resembles some sort of tall,… read more


Friday Date Night

January 8, 2015

Tune in tomorrow morning to the Morning Buzz with Deana and I as we celebrate the end of the work week for many. At 7:40A.M., we’ll give out a pair of tickets to go see the new Tim Burton flick “Big Eyes,” compliments of Sierra Cinemas. Just listen for our “date night” trivia question, phone… read more


Time To Drop Some Poundage!

January 7, 2015

Now that I am 40, I’m noticing my body is starting to speak to me. Indigestion, neck and shoulder pain, and low energy levels, are becoming routine for me these days. I can’t really say I’m doing much about it either. I am spending more time couching lately than I have in my entire life…. read more


The Website Is Back!

January 6, 2015

For those of you who attempted to access our FM website yesterday, you were probably puzzled when you discovered it was nowhere to be found. Well, as you can tell, it’s back. The music stream is also back, and better than ever. The temporarily loss of the sight had to do with both the new… read more


Oh Rats!

December 30, 2014

Yesterday I arrived home from work to a not so pleasant surprise in the kitchen and guest bathroom. For the past six months, we’ve been renting a two-bedroom, two-bath home in Auburn. We decided on the home after we realized we needed another year of saving in order to buy our own place. While the… read more


New Years Countdown : 2 Days 10 Hours

December 29, 2014

I have to say, it was great getting back to work this morning to a normal music rotation. I love the holidays, but three straight weeks of Burl Ives was plenty for me. I hope you all had an excellent Christmas with family. I spent the weekend at my mother’s home in Sonora. A Christmas… read more


Congratulations Jerre!

December 24, 2014

Our “12 Days of Christmas” contest, for 2014, is officially over. Tuesday afternoon–from hundreds of entries–we drew Jerre Lynn’s name, of Nevada City. This summer, Jerre and guests will be spending four nights on board a luxury houseboat at Bullards Bar Reservoir, thanks to Emerald Cove Marina. Thanks to everyone who took time out of… read more


Our Staff’s Favorite Christmas Songs

December 18, 2014

Choosing your favorite Christmas song of all time can be a difficult decision to make. Every year, new artists record their versions of holiday favorites. Having recently heard Katy Perry’s cover of “White Christmas,” I pray this attempt doesn’t top your list. If it does, go hang your head in yuletide shame. Here is a… read more


12 Days of Christmas : December 18th

December 17, 2014

Wednesday’s “Twelve Days of Christmas” winner was Jane B., from Rough N Ready. Jane will be receiving a beautiful holiday centerpiece from Foothill Flowers. Mark, and his staff, invite you to stop in and check out all of their great deals on holiday arrangements and wreaths. They are open all weekend long through the holidays…. read more


Local Schools Spreading Cheer On Star 94FM

December 16, 2014

First off, congratulation Barbara Laplant of Nevada City! Just before noon today, Deana Martinez pulled Barbara’s name from our entry box at Paco’s Tacos in Grass Valley. A $25 gift certificate is graciously being donated from our friends at Paco’s. Tomorrow, be sure to get down to Foothill Flowers, in Grass Valley, before 10A.M. I… read more


12 Days of Christmas : Dec 16th

December 15, 2014

Our “Twelve Days of Christmas” contest is halfway over. This morning I announced our sixth winner from House of Print & Copy in Grass Valley. Cheryl, from Grass Valley, scored a $25 gift certificate. She now joins Robyn, Gina, Sherri, Tom and Allie as twelve day winners. Tomorrow, Deana Martinez will draw Tuesday’s winner from… read more


12 Days of Christmas : Dec 15th

December 12, 2014

Congratulations to Allie from Grass Valley! Allie was our final “12 Days of Christmas” winner for the week.  She won a $25 gift certificate to IHOP restaurant. Before Monday, make sure to get into House of Print & Copy, in Grass Valley, for a shot at being our next winner. I’ll be announcing the winning… read more


12 Days of Christmas : Dec 12th

December 11, 2014

Congratulation to Tom, from Meadow Vista, for being Thursday’s “12 Days of Christmas” winner. Tom scored a $25 gift certificate from Elegant Salvage in Chicago Park. If you’re needing gift ideas, stop into to Elegant Salvage and say hello to the owner Jeri. They’ve got a great inventory of furniture, antiques, art and other beautiful… read more