Recent Blog Posts

Halloween Music Starts Monday

October 24, 2014

Monday morning begins our week long celebration of Halloween on Star 94FM. From six to nine, the Morning Buzz will include your favorite Halloween songs from the past 70 years in our music rotation. We will be giving away tickets to Dr. Mortis’ Terror at the Feargrounds all week long, along with some other Halloween… read more


Halloween Countdown : One Week

October 23, 2014

Our final Disney On Ice ticket winner was awarded this morning during the Morning Buzz. Congratulations to all of this week’s winners. Deana and I enjoyed our phone chat with ensemble skater Alisha Annondale this morning at 8:45. What amazing lives these young performers are living. Friday’s show brings with it a return of passes… read more


Wednesday Galaxy Club Winner!

October 22, 2014

Congratulations to Carrie from Grass Valley. This morning, on the Morning Buzz, Carrie won $68.80. That means we reset the jackpot to $50 for the remainder of  the week. Have your key tags close by at 7:50A.M. tomorrow for your chance to win. Our first four-pack of Dr. Mortis tickets were also scooped up by… read more


Bring On The Zombies

October 21, 2014

Wednesday morning, Deana and I begin giving away tickets to the final Dr. Mortis’ Terror at the Feargrounds, which starts next week. Don’t miss your chance to score a complimentary pair during the seven o’clock hour. Our Halloween show continues to take form, with more prizes being added daily. I personally spent over an hour… read more


Star 94FM Makeover

October 20, 2014

I arrived to work this morning to a freshly painted FM studio, news and production room. Years of nail holes, scuff marks and miscellaneous wall discoloration are finally gone. What a difference! Congratulation to Monday’s Disney On Ice ticket winner Laura of Nevada City. Laura was the first to call in at 7:40, and correctly… read more


Big Week Of Winning Coming

October 17, 2014

Monday, October 20th, the Morning Buzz has all sorts of great giveaways during the seven and eight o’clock hours. Tune into all week long to 94.1FM, or 105.7FM, with Deana and Greg, for a chance to win free lunch from Paco’s Tacos, Eagle Quick Lube car washes, Disney On Ice passes and Dr. Mortis’ Terror… read more


Halloween Show 2 Weeks From Friday

October 16, 2014

Be listening to Star 94FM for details on the 2014 Halloween Show. The anticipation is building as our annual Halloween show draws closer. Beginning Monday, October 27, we will be including some of your favorite Halloween songs into the morning show playlist. The music will span 75 years, from “Monster Mash” to “Thriller.” All week… read more


Disney Skates Into Town

October 15, 2014

Disney On Ice presents ” Worlds of Fantasy,” playing the Sleep Train Arena, in Sacramento, October 22-26. Join us tomorrow morning on Star 94FM for more details on how you can score a family-four-pack to the big show, which features Pixar’s “Cars,” “Toy Story 3,” “Tinker Bell,” and “The Little Mermaid.” At 8:45A.M., Deana and… read more


This Year’s Halloween Show Is Gonna Murder The Competition

October 14, 2014

Halloween is two weeks from Friday, and this year’s show is going to be our best yet. In 2012, Deana and I were given the green light to break from traditional Halloween programming on Star 94FM. I began researching holiday music from a bygone era. I came across the work of John Zackerle, a television… read more


My Daughter’s First Vocal Competition

October 13, 2014

Today, I thought I’d use my work blog as a way to stress the importance of  competition as a tool of  building character. On Sunday, I had the privilege of watching my daughter–along with six other local singers–perform on stage at the Center For The Arts in Grass Valley. The event was the 4th Annual… read more


What’s The Weekend Haps?

October 10, 2014

This weekend is chock full of events for those seeking a solo, or family outing. Saturday night the K&N NASCAR / October Classic comes to the All American Speedway in Roseville. Congratulations to those who won tickets this week on our morning show. Have a rubber-smelling, ear-ringing good time. Have a cold one for me…. read more


Applegate Fire Update

October 9, 2014

I awoke to a familiar site Thursday morning outside my home in Auburn. As I walked to my car just before 5A.M., I immediately noticed a blanket of smoke in the sky over my backyard. The smell was all too familiar, following the recent containment of the massive King Fire east of Placerville. Several small… read more


Blood Moon Morning

October 8, 2014

If you missed the eclipse Tuesday night, that’s too bad. A barking episode from my bulldog at 2:30A.M. last night woke me. I rolled over in bed, and had a bird’s eye view of the moon between two pine trees from my bedroom window. The moon appeared as if it were on fire, and quite… read more


Giant Galaxy Club Payout!

October 7, 2014

It was a great Tuesday morning for Robin Youngman of Grass Valley. At 7:50 this morning, her key tag number of 2972 won her $248. The payout was the largest in years, and now resets the jackpot to $50 for the remainder of the week. Congratulations again to Robin! The opportunities to win continue all… read more


Congratulations Bonnie B!

October 6, 2014

This morning at 7:40, Deana and I drew the winning name of our Epicurean Escapade Getaway winner. Congratulations to Bonnie B. of Grass Valley. Bonnie won a night stay at the Peppermill in Reno, along with $50 towards the restaurant of her choice. Thanks to all who entered! Stay tuned in this week and listen… read more


Weekend Heat Returns : Take Advantage

October 3, 2014

Weather forecasters are reporting an unseasonal  heat wave for northern California this weekend. Temperatures are expected to climb well into the 90s for the Sacramento Valley and lower Sierra Nevada Foothills. It might be the last opportunity of the year to comfortably enjoy our area lakes and camping spots before Fall weather settles in. Get… read more


Last Day To Qualify For Reno Getaway Tomorrow!

October 2, 2014

Congratulations to all of this week’s prize winners during the morning show with Deana and I. We are looking for one more person to call in Friday morning at 7:40–during our Sierra Theaters movie ticket giveaway–to join Joe, Pam, Linda and Bonnie for the October 6th prize drawing. Up for grabs is a one night… read more


Oct 1st : Let The Family Horror Movie Marathon Begin!!

October 1, 2014

October first is a special day in the Jannetta household. Every year beginning on the first day of October, the pre-Halloween celebration commences at our house. Each night leading up to Halloween, my daughter, wife and I, gather nightly with various traditional holiday snacks and view some of our favorite fright flicks. My wife is… read more


Reno On Us!

September 30, 2014

Be listening Wednesday morning to Deana and I as we qualify more of you for our Peppermill’s Epicurean Escapade Getaway. All week long, those lucky enough to win our 7:40 A.M. prize (movie tickets, free lunches, car washes) are automatically entered in our October 6th drawing for one night at Reno’s Peppermill, and a $50… read more


Rain…Rain…DON’T… Go Away!!

September 25, 2014

As I looked out the studio window this morning between song sets, it was a welcomed sight to see water flowing down East Main Street for the first time in months. As you know, the state drought–coupled with a disastrous fire season–has left a number of our favorite recreational spots in bad condition. Fire crews… read more