Recent Blog Posts

Safe Travels Over The Holidays

November 24, 2015

Join Deana and I tomorrow morning for our final show of the week. The KNCO/Star 94 offices are closed Thursday and Friday due to the holidays, which means the “Morning Buzz” is on hiatus until Monday. Don’t miss your chance to win tickets to this weekend’s Holiday Craft Fair during the seven o’clock hour. Snow… read more


Veteran’s Appreciation Dinner On Saturday

November 19, 2015

With Thanksgiving now just one week away, the Nevada City Elks Lodge #518 is hard at work. This Saturday, the Elks Lodge is again hosting their annual Veteran’s Appreciation Dinner. This is a FREE, hot meal, with hopes that area military veterans will come together to allow the community to show their thanks. Non-Veterans are… read more


Come Back Rain!

November 10, 2015

Being a big fan of bright, humid weather, I must say that when the sunshine broke through the clouds at eight o’clock this morning, I was slightly bummed. It was great sharing a cold, rainy evening with my family last night. We dined on hot, potato and ham soup with rolls, and watched Fargo as… read more


“Throwback Thursday” Tomorrow!

November 4, 2015

Join Deana and I tomorrow from 6-9A.M. for another “Throwback Thursday.” Thanks to Eric Gould for coming in on such short notice today in Deana’s absence. It’s always a blast sharing air time with him. I’m happy to report Deana is feeling better, and the chances are good she’ll be back tomorrow. At 7:35A.M., be… read more


5th Annual Halloween Show On Star 94FM

October 28, 2015

Since Halloween falls on a Saturday this year, Star 94FM is celebrating Friday! This Friday, October 30th, marks the fifth annual Halloween show on the “Morning Buzz.” Join Deana and I from 6-9A.M. for great music and lots of treat giving. The prize closet is full of Halloween goodies that we will be giving away… read more


Halloween : What Are You Dressing Up As?

October 20, 2015

The National Retail Federation reports that more than 150 million Americans will celebrate Halloween this year. According to a recent consumer survey conducted by Prosper Insights And Analytics, here are a few of the most popular costume ideas for 2015: Boys – Batman, Star Wars Character, Zombie, Minion, Animal Girls – Princess, Disney “Frozen” Characters,… read more


14 Days Until The Halloween Show!

October 16, 2015

We are now just two weeks away from our annual Halloween program on the “Morning Buzz.” Make plans to spend the morning of Friday, October 30th, with Deana and I from 6-9A.M. Along with three straight hours of your favorite spooky jams spanning seven decades, we will also be honoring the 40th anniversary of The… read more


Lunch In The Principle’s Office

October 12, 2015

So, I had an interesting lunch today. This morning, my work day was interrupted by a call from my daughter’s school principle. Judging by her tone, I immediately knew it was not a call I’d be proud of. A million things rush through a parent’s mind when they are contacted by their child’s principle. Everything… read more


Ladies Night 2015 Tomorrow

October 7, 2015

Join Deana and I tomorrow for another “Throwback Thursday” on Star 94fm. As usual, we will be taking your requests at 530 477 9494 from 6-8:45A.M. Be listening for our throwback trivia question to win a great prize. At 8:45, we will be chatting with the new Executive Director of The Grass Valley Downtown Association,… read more


Aftershock / Disney On Ice Tickets Tomorrow

October 6, 2015

Congratulations to Chris of Nevada City! Chris scored a pair of tickets to the 2015 Aftershock Festival, October 24th and 25th. Marilyn Manson, SlipKnot, Stone Temple Pilots, Deftones, Jane’s Addiction, and over 30 other rock bands will be performing at the festival. Tickets are still available at aftershockconcert.com. Wednesday, Deana and I will have another… read more


I Kissed The Rain, And I Liked It!

October 1, 2015

So far, Autumn is looking like it has the potential for some much needed rainfall. The sound of my cooing one-month-old son woke me this morning just after 3A.M., and it was at this time I first heard the raindrops on my roof. Showers continued off and on in the lower foothills today until just… read more


Tokayana Fire In Colfax

September 25, 2015

At approximately 12:26 this afternoon a vegetation fire started near Tokayana Way in Colfax. Heavy smoke can be seen along I80 in Placer County. There are approximately 80 fire personnel on scene, on what is currently a 10 acre fire. Structures are being threatened, and evacuations are being conducted by CHP to several area homes… read more


94.1 FM Is Temporarily Off-Air

September 24, 2015

For those of you that have been trying to listen to Star 94FM at 94.1, you’ve probably been hearing a station that you’re unaccustomed to. Wednesday morning, a malfunction occurred to our FM transmitter that resulted in the loss of our 94.1FM frequency. A 59,000 watt station out of Berkeley has been bleeding over onto… read more



September 24, 2015

As of Wednesday, September 23, Star 94FM has been experiencing transmitter issues that have resulted in our dial frequency of 94.1 to be temporarily lost. Station engineers are working around the clock to restore the problem. We hope to have the issue solved in the next 24 hours. In the meantime, listeners can get access… read more


Welcome To Nevada County Bro!

September 22, 2015

Like many of you, I haven’t had the chance to visit family very often in recent years. With a new baby in the house, an extremely socially active teenage daughter and a full time job, I haven’t had much time lately for road trips to visit family. All that has changed this week. After forty… read more


Draft Horse Tickets Tomorrow On The Buzz

September 16, 2015

Tomorrow’s “Throwback Thursday” show is shaping up to be another great one. We’ve already received a number of great requests for this week’s show. Email your favorite throwback songs to deana@knco.com, or myself, at greg@knco.com. You can also call 477-9494 during the program. Congratulations to all of you who won Ringling Brothers “Circus Xtreme” tickets… read more


My Little Man Jasper

September 9, 2015

Did you miss me? (Of course you did) I really enjoyed being back on the air with Deana this morning. Thanks to Eric Gould for filling in for me for the past week while my wife delivered our newest member of the family into this world. Jasper Michael Jannetta was born September 2nd at 10:38A.M…. read more


Incredible Prizes Coming!

August 25, 2015

If you caught this morning’s show, you probably heard Deana talking about some of the great prizes we will be giving away during the “Morning Buzz” in the coming weeks. For starters, tomorrow morning be listening during the eight o’clock hour to win a pair of tickets to see Maria Muldaur perform at the Center… read more


Not A Good Weekend To Be Sick

August 21, 2015

If you managed to catch Eric and I this morning on Star, than you could probably tell I have been bit by the flu bug. Instead of my usual morning coffee, I choked down two tablespoons of DayQuil. First came the scratchy throat Wednesday night, quickly followed by stuffiness. I think the combination of the… read more


AfterShock Tickets Coming!

August 19, 2015

As you may or may not have heard, this morning Deana and I plugged our upcoming ticket giveaway for the 2015 Aftershock Festival. The week of September 14th, be listening for your chance to win two-packs to the area’s largest Fall rock festival. Aftershock is October 24th and 25th, at Gibson Ranch near Sacramento, and… read more