Recent Blog Posts


November 25, 2014

For those of you who get annoyed by Christmas chatter prior to the Thanksgiving holiday, let me apologize. We are now just three days away from kicking off our 12 Days of Christmas contest. From Friday, November 28th, through Tuesday, December 23rd, enter at one of our 14 participating area stores for a chance to… read more



November 24, 2014

If you had a chance to visit the Reno / Sparks Convention Center this past weekend, you probably witnessed an awful lot of freak flag waving going on. My daughter and I drove up Saturday morning through 80 mile per hour winds and heavy rainfall over Donner Summit. It was our first time at a… read more


Over The Hill And Through The Woods To Comic Con We Go

November 21, 2014

The doors to the 2014 Reno Comic Con are now open. For anyone who is heading to the Reno / Sparks Convention Center tomorrow for Wizard World, you might want to get an early start. Heavy rain is expected in the early morning hours, which will no doubt slow your commute down. The daytime high… read more


No Time To Waste

November 20, 2014

My wife and I don’t have a to-do list at the moment, it’s more like a to-do scroll. This weekend my wife’s family is traveling down from Twin Falls, Idaho. They are coming early for the Thanksgiving holiday, and spending a night with us on their way to the Bay Area. If everyone makes the… read more


Did You Catch Michael Rooker This Morning?

November 19, 2014

We got a hold of him! After a failed attempt on Tuesday, at 8:20 this morning, Deana and I had the good fortune of chatting with actor Michael Rooker. Rooker was a regular on the popular A&E program “The Walking Dead.” Most recently, he played Yondu Udonta, the blue-skinned, space pirate in Guardians of the… read more


Comic Con Countdown : 3 Days

November 18, 2014

The countdown to Reno Comic Con is officially at three days and seven hours…but whose keeping track. Starting this Friday, at 10A.M., the doors to the Reno/Sparks Convention Center will open to the 2014 Reno Comic Con. My daughter, wife and I, will attempt to out run a predicted storm system that is expected to… read more



November 17, 2014

Monday was a very busy morning on Star 94FM. I spent this morning in the FM studio by myself, while Deana broadcasted live from the Fowler Center in Grass Valley. The 7th annual Food Bank of Nevada County Turkey drive is going on today until 7:00P.M. It was a beautiful morning, and it was a… read more


Office Sports Rivalry

November 13, 2014

One of the great things about working with people you don’t mind being around is when an inter-office sports challenge gets issued. On Sunday, my beloved Philadelphia Eagles will step onto Lambeau Field to play the Green Bay Packers. My co-worker, Christine, is a Green Bay native. For weeks leading up to this game, the… read more


Reno Comic Con Tickets : Two Chances Left

November 12, 2014

Congratulations to this week’s  first three Reno Comic Con ticket winners! So far, Tanya from Grass Valley, Gigi from North San Juan and Vickie from Colfax, have all picked up pairs of all-day- passes to Wizard’s World: Reno Comic Con 2014. The event is Friday, November 21st through Sunday, November 23rd. Deana and I have… read more


Back From The Dead

November 11, 2014

Well… I sure had a messed up weekend. How about you? Let me tell you how happy I was to be back to work today. For anyone that may have been wondering why I fell off the social media map for the past 72 plus hours, I came down with a still unknown illness Thursday…. read more


Reno Comic Con Ticket Giveaway Starts Monday

November 7, 2014

Hello everyone. Don’t forget to tune in all next week to the Morning Buzz with Deana and I for your chance to head to the Reno Comic Con, now just 13 days away. We will award a winner each day, Monday through Friday, with an all-day-pass to either of the three days the weekend of… read more


I Broke My Dip Stick

November 6, 2014

Incase you wondering if the title of today’s blog contained any sort of innuendo or hidden meaning, the answer is no. It appears I am cursed when it comes to owning automobiles. My last ride, a 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe, began experiencing engine leaks at 100,000 miles due to a faulty transfer case that the… read more


4260 Text Messages!

November 5, 2014

This blog is for any parents out there whose daughter is addicted to texting. I received a phone call today from my stepfather John, in Sonora. Earlier in the year–while my daughter was visiting her grand parents for a weekend–he decided he was going to not only purchase her a new smart phone, but also… read more


Reno Comic Con Tickets Anyone?

November 4, 2014

If you were listening this morning to the Morning Buzz with Deana and I, you probably heard us discussing our Reno Comic Con ticket giveaway. “Wizard World,” is coming to the Reno-Sparks Convention Center November 21-23. Annually, this event brings some of the biggest names in film and television to our backyard, where fans get… read more


Fall Made A Cameo

November 3, 2014

The sunshine is back, and here to stay this week. Friday night’s rain showers were a nice addition to our Halloween in Auburn. Many photos surfaced on Facebook of area ski resorts with fresh fallen snow, making many people hopeful that we might actually have a Fall season after all. On the down side, the… read more


Off To Dr. Mortis’

October 31, 2014

For those of you who listened to Star this morning and caught our Halloween show, we hope you enjoyed it. I received some nice phone calls regarding this morning’s program. Thanks to those who called in and requested songs too. Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” is apparently still a crowd favorite. Congratulations to our Halloween grand prize… read more


Happy Halloween!

October 30, 2014

Join Deana and I for our annual Halloween show tomorrow morning. From 6-9A.M., tune in for three hours of music madness, prize giveaways and your favorite Halloween songs by request. Friday morning (Halloween), call us at 477-9494 to get your song requests in. At 7:35 we will take a quick break from the music and… read more


Jeff Bridges Is Coming To Grass Valley

October 29, 2014

I was informed this morning that one of my cinematic idols is coming to Grass Valley for a performance in 2015. Actor and musician Jeff Bridges, along with his band the Abiders, are coming to the Center For The Arts on January 23rd. Most people know him for his many films spanning the last four… read more


Halloween Must Watch Flicks

October 28, 2014

So, last night my wife comes home from work with a bag full of  fun. I’ve got the greatest girl. After a long work day, my wife stopped at Walmart on her way home Tuesday. Not only did she pick up the new Taylor Swift album for my daughter,  a mini “Walking Dead” wacky wobbler… read more


And The Music Maddness Begins

October 27, 2014

If you tuned into Star 94FM this morning, you probably noticed things sounded a bit different. Halloween week is upon us, and through Friday, be listening to the Morning Buzz for your favorite songs from yesterday and today, along with classic Halloween tunes from the past 70 years. We had a visit from Orson Wells,… read more