Recent Blog Posts

Enter Our Valentines Getaway!

February 9, 2016

This year’s Valentine’s Day promotion is hands down our best ever. Sunday is Valentine’s day, so make sure to enter this year’s Star 94FM “Lovebird Getaway.” The winner will receive two nights at Club Tahoe at Incline Village, as well as six ski passes to Diamond Peak Resort and a $50 certificate to Foothill Flowers…. read more


The Challenge Has Been Issued!

February 2, 2016

For those who might not have heard this morning, I issued a challenge to my co-host Allison this morning in honor of Superbowl 50. Both Allison and I are huge fans of buffalo wings (bone-in of course), so we’ve decided to go toe to toe in the first ever Star 94FM Wing-Off. Be listening about… read more


Colleen Heauser In-Studio Tomorrow

January 27, 2016

We have a special in-studio guest joining us tomorrow for “Throwback Thursday.” Nevada County native, Colleen Heauser, will join Allison and I at 8:45a.m. on “The Morning Buzz.” Colleen just returned from Oregon, and is taking some time off to stop by and perform one of her current singles for us. She is incredibly talented,… read more


Stay Well People

January 22, 2016

As many of you probably already know, the flu virus is again making its way throughout Nevada County. I don’t know how I did it, but I managed to escape illness this week. Taylor and Christine (from our front office) both got nailed by the bug, and were in and out of the office all… read more


And…We’re Off!

January 11, 2016

If you had us tuned in during the “Morning Buzz” today, you probably heard the newest addition to Star 94FM. Allison Kirk FINALLY joined the morning show today, and her transition from sales to on-air was a snap. Within the first thirty minutes of the “Morning Buzz,” she managed to high jack my Facebook page,… read more


A New Voice Coming To The Morning Buzz

January 5, 2016

Along with the start of 2016, comes some fresh and exciting changes to the “Morning Buzz” on Star 94FM. General Manager David Brown has given us (on Star 94FM) the green light to add more music to your mornings. Gone is the short newscast we’ve traditionally brought you at the end of the hour. Instead,… read more


Final Throwback Thursday of 2015

December 30, 2015

Join Deana and I on “The Morning Buzz,” tomorrow from 6-9 for our final show of 2015. Tune in for all your favorite songs from the 60s, 70s and 80s, and a chance to win a pair of movie tickets compliments of Sierra Cinemas. Along with those tickets (to the movie of your choice), we… read more


Star 94FM Has Christmas Spirit

November 30, 2015

And so it begins. Now that Thanksgiving is over, we just couldn’t wait to get the Christmas music started on Star 94FM. From now through Christmas day, be sure to take us with you to the office, to your kid’s schools and around town while you fulfill holiday wishes by shopping locally. No other station… read more


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