Recent Blog Posts

Is The Rain Really Coming?

February 27, 2015

The approaching storm system has inspired me to plan absolutely nothing this weekend. With rain expected by dinner time tonight throughout the foothills, I’m thinking it’s going to be the perfect weekend to hunker in and do some serious lounging. I spent two hours mowing our lawns yesterday to avoid any feelings of slacker-guilt. A… read more


Date Night Movie Of The Week On Star

February 26, 2015

“Throwback Thursday” was a blast this morning on Star 94FM. I hope you had as good a time listening as we did. Tomorrow (Friday) is of course “Date Night” on the Morning Buzz, and this weekend’s featured film is “Focus,” starring Will Smith. Be listening at 7:40A.M. for your chance to score two tickets to… read more


Throwback Thursday Is Gonna Rock!

February 25, 2015

Join Eric Gould and myself again tomorrow morning on the Morning Buzz for our weekly “Throwback Thursday” program. The playlist is final, and includes several songs from the 1960s and 70s never heard before on Star 94FM. Thursday morning also brings with it another chance to win tickets to the upcoming “Beer Week” celebration in… read more


Congratulations Ronda Elliot!

February 24, 2015

Ronda Elliot answered our Amy Grant trivia question correctly this morning on the Morning Buzz at 8:40. So, she and a guest will be enjoying the concert this Thursday evening at the Grass Valley Veterans Hall at 8P.M. Have a great time Ronda! Eric and I will be back at it Wednesday morning at six… read more


Safe Travels Deana!

February 23, 2015

My co-host Deana Martinez will be on vacation this week, so Eric Gould will be joining me all week long on the Morning Buzz. Deana boards a flight tonight to Las Vegas for a much needed getaway. We know she’ll have a great time. Meanwhile, back here on Star 94FM tomorrow, Eric and I will… read more


Amy Grant Tickets Next Week

February 20, 2015

Join Eric Gould and myself all next week on the Morning Buzz while Deana is on vacation. Thursday, singer Amy Grant performs at the Center For The Arts in Grass Valley. Eric and I will be giving away a pair of tickets to the performance on Tuesday. Also, tune in for your chance to win… read more


Back To Work…Finally!

February 19, 2015

The current flu virus that’s going around Nevada County sucks… for sure. Today was my first day back on-air this week. I felt the first symptom last Friday morning, a scratchy throat. By Friday night, I had contracted the chills and a real-deal-headache. Saturday was an interesting day. We had already made plans to spend… read more


Congratulations Valentines Getaway Winner 2015

February 13, 2015

Star 94FM congratulates Richard and Evelyn Hamner! Friday morning our valentine panel spoke, and Richard and Evelyn are our 2015 winners. Your radio family wishes you a great Valentine’s Day, and have fun in Reno. We loved your entry! Thanks to all who entered. Happy Valentine’s Day 2015!  


Valentines Getaway Winner & 50 Shades of Gray on Friday

February 12, 2015

Friday is shaping up to be a busy morning. For starters, Deana and I will be announcing the 2015 Valentines Getaway winner during the Morning Buzz. Thanks to all of you who took the time to send in entries. Our panel of love gurus have met and made their decision. Our Friday “Date Night” movie… read more


Final Day To Enter Our Valentines Getaway

February 11, 2015

Alright, here’s your final heads up. Thursday is your last day to enter our 2015 Valentines Getaway. We would like to thank our sponsors, The Bamboo Home Store, Foothill Flowers, Behind Closed Doors and the Reno Peppermill. The entries we’ve received so far have been amazing, so thanks to those of you who have gone… read more


Valentines Getaway Entry Deadline Nearing

February 10, 2015

Valentines Day is quickly approaching people, so I just wanted to remind our loyal Star 94FM listeners that the deadline to enter our 2015 Valentines Day Getaway is Thursday. To enter, visit and click the cupid link. Then, tell us why you (or someone you know) needs a night out. Friday, Deana and I… read more


Grammy Night Recap

February 9, 2015

Last night’s Grammy Awards telecast had it all! Following Monday night’s “Walking Dead” premiere of its season four (second half),  my family and I sat down with some barbeque and settled in for the 2015 Grammy Awards. I was immediately sucked in when AC/DC took to the stage to open the show. They performed a… read more


“Wild,” This Week’s Date Night Movie

February 5, 2015

Hallelujah…Friday is almost here! Tomorrow on the Morning Buzz we celebrate date night. At 7:40, be listening for our weekly dating trivia question for your chance to win movie tickets from Sierra Cinemas. This week’s date night movie is “Wild,” starring Reese Witherspoon. During Friday’s eight o’clock hour, Deana and I will also be giving… read more


Throwback Thursday / Mardi Gras Tix

February 4, 2015

Join Deana and I tomorrow morning on the Morning Buzz for another musical flashback from 6-9A.M. We have an amazing playlist all set for Thursday, and as always feel free to call 477 9494 with your requests. Guess our throwback trivia question correctly during the seven o’clock hour, and win four tickets to the 2015… read more


Citizen Cope Tickets Tomorrow Morning

February 3, 2015

Join us on the Morning Buzz tomorrow morning during the seven o’clock hour for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the Citizen Cope performance, Saturday night at the Grass Valley Veterans Hall. Citizen Cope ( aka Clarence Greenwood) is a Memphis-born, blues guitarist and vocalist, and is selling out these acoustic performances… read more


Super Bowl Capper

February 2, 2015

Yesterday’s victory by the New England Patriots in Superbowl 49 was an unexpected, but pleasant, finish to my weekend. Even thought I didn’t win a dime in my office pool, I couldn’t help but crack a smile when Tom Brady took a knee and cemented New England’s 28-24 victory over Seattle. I immediately thought of… read more


Throwback Thursday : Jesse Cook

January 28, 2015

Join Deana and I Thursday morning from six to nine for a special “Throwback Thursday.” Not only will we be playing all the fantastic, forgotten songs from the 1960s through the nineties, but guitarist Jesse Cook will join us on-air at 8:45. Cook has a performance this Saturday at The Center For The Arts at… read more


G Love / Lake Tahoe Trip!

January 26, 2015

This past weekend was one of the greatest I’ve had in a very long time! Friday night my wife and I saw G Love & Special Sauce at The Ace of Spades in Sacramento. It was both of our first times being there. What a great venue, and G Love turned in one of the… read more


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