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Greg

Our Staff’s Favorite Christmas Songs

December 18, 2014

Choosing your favorite Christmas song of all time can be a difficult decision to make. Every year, new artists record their versions of holiday favorites. Having recently heard Katy Perry’s cover of “White Christmas,” I pray this attempt doesn’t top your list. If it does, go hang your head in yuletide shame. Here is a… read more

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Deana

Toys for Tots Doing Good

December 18, 2014

  Last night, after putting on my sweats and getting comfortable, Jason’s brother-in-law, Joe called and asked when the bike build was going to be…. Oh, right. In all the craziness of this season, I had forgotten. So Jason, Joe and I went to the toy selection and bike build for Toys for Tots last… read more

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Greg

12 Days of Christmas : December 18th

December 17, 2014

Wednesday’s “Twelve Days of Christmas” winner was Jane B., from Rough N Ready. Jane will be receiving a beautiful holiday centerpiece from Foothill Flowers. Mark, and his staff, invite you to stop in and check out all of their great deals on holiday arrangements and wreaths. They are open all weekend long through the holidays…. read more

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Deana

Christmas Shopping Made Easy

December 17, 2014

I have found that the easiest way to get people what they want is to buy for those you know well and bake for the rest. If you you’re standing in the aisles at the store and can’t think of 5 things off the top of your head that someone you know will love- you… read more

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Greg

Local Schools Spreading Cheer On Star 94FM

December 16, 2014

First off, congratulation Barbara Laplant of Nevada City! Just before noon today, Deana Martinez pulled Barbara’s name from our entry box at Paco’s Tacos in Grass Valley. A $25 gift certificate is graciously being donated from our friends at Paco’s. Tomorrow, be sure to get down to Foothill Flowers, in Grass Valley, before 10A.M. I… read more

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12 Days of Christmas : Dec 16th

December 15, 2014

Our “Twelve Days of Christmas” contest is halfway over. This morning I announced our sixth winner from House of Print & Copy in Grass Valley. Cheryl, from Grass Valley, scored a $25 gift certificate. She now joins Robyn, Gina, Sherri, Tom and Allie as twelve day winners. Tomorrow, Deana Martinez will draw Tuesday’s winner from… read more

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Greg

12 Days of Christmas : Dec 15th

December 12, 2014

Congratulations to Allie from Grass Valley! Allie was our final “12 Days of Christmas” winner for the week.  She won a $25 gift certificate to IHOP restaurant. Before Monday, make sure to get into House of Print & Copy, in Grass Valley, for a shot at being our next winner. I’ll be announcing the winning… read more

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Deana

It’s Christmas All Around!

December 12, 2014

There are many many things going on this weekend for the Christmas season! Starting tonight we have Cornish Christmas.. we’ll be there sort of near the clock tower (or a few spaces up) collecting toys and donations for Toys for Tots. So please bring an unwrapped gift for a child in need this Christmas. Eddie… read more

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12 Days of Christmas : Dec 12th

December 11, 2014

Congratulation to Tom, from Meadow Vista, for being Thursday’s “12 Days of Christmas” winner. Tom scored a $25 gift certificate from Elegant Salvage in Chicago Park. If you’re needing gift ideas, stop into to Elegant Salvage and say hello to the owner Jeri. They’ve got a great inventory of furniture, antiques, art and other beautiful… read more

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Deana

Elf on a Shelf Obesession

December 11, 2014

I’ve seen the elf on a shelf all over. My kids are a little older so I didn’t have the pleasure of encountering an elf on a shelf- but Jason’s daughter has one and it came to our house over the weekend. I have seen many of the elf antics on facebook and Pinterest. I… read more

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Greg

12 Days of Christmas : Thurs December 11th

December 10, 2014

Congratulations to Cherri from Grass Valley! Cherri won a $25 gift certificate this morning from the Wooden Spoon in Grass Valley, and now joins Gina and Robin as this year’s “12 Days of Christmas” winners so far. Thursday’s entry location is at Elegant Salvage, in Chicago Park. At some point tomorrow, depending on the weather,… read more

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Deana

The Storm of the Century is Coming- Are You Ready?

December 10, 2014

I am not. But I plan to work on it today. I am the WORST at preparing for stuff. Master Procrastinator- that’s me. So I’ll be milling about the stores with all the rest- hoping that they don’t run out of batteries and water….. wish me luck!

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Greg

There’s A Storm On The Horizon

December 9, 2014

A Pacific winter storm that meteorologists are comparing to the 2008 system is due to bring heavy winds and several inches of rain and snow to the area in a little more than 24 hours. The storm is predicted to last about 48 hours, and forecasters are saying between 3-5 inches of rain, and as… read more

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Greg

12 Days of Christmas : December 9th

December 8, 2014

This afternoon, my co-host Deana Martinez drew the name of our first winner of our 12 Days of Christmas contest. Congratulations to Robin Youngmen of Grass Valley. Robin picked up a $50 certificate. For Tuesday, make your way down to Williams Stationary in downtown Grass Valley before 10A.M. for a chance to be our second… read more

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Greg

Deep-Fried Eggnog Shots

December 5, 2014

My wife and I were discussing making something sweet, and out-of-the-norm, this weekend. Being huge fans of eggnog, rum and Christmas, we decided to give this a shot. The recipe is below for those interested.   http://www.ohbiteit.com/2014/12/deep-fried-eggnogglazed-with-rum.html

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Greg

Mother Nature Said “What Up!”

December 4, 2014

One of the most intense storm cells I’ve ever witnessed passed through Placer County yesterday. I arrived home from work Wednesday afternoon around 3:30P.M., to a completely flooded driveway, backyard and car port. One minute I was in the safe confines of my automobile, the heater set at about 70 degrees, and in musical bliss… read more

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Deana

All the Locations for the 12 Days of Christmas

December 4, 2014

You can now sign up for the 12 Days of Christmas at all of the following locations! Miner Moe’s                            102 Argall Way, Nevada City William’s Stationery            112 West Main St., Grass Valley The Wooden Spoon               2066 Nevada City Hwy,Grass Valley Elegant Salvage                       16282 Mt. Olive Rd. Grass Valley IHOP                                            746 Taylorville Rd. Grass Valley Paco’s… read more

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Greg

More Places To Enter 12 Days of Christmas!

December 3, 2014

Monday morning (Dec 8) we start pulling names from our “12 Days of Christmas” entry boxes. Thanks to our latest sponsors, Williams’ Stationary and Foothill Flowers in Grass Valley, you’ll never be far from one of our entry boxes while you shop downtown for the holidays. Make the rounds, and enter at as many locations… read more

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Greg

Let’s Ring Some Bells

December 2, 2014

The time has come once again to throw on a jacket and gloves, and head over to the Safeway parking lot in Grass Valley for the annual Star 94FM / Salvation Army bell ringing day. From 10:00A.M. to 6:00P.M., be sure to find us in front of the Safeway store in Grass Valley, where we’ll… read more

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Deana

Soooo Spoiled for my Birthday!

December 2, 2014

My birthday was Saturday and it was absolutely amazing! I woke up with no alarm and went to breakfast at Humpty Dumpty with Jason and BOTH kids, had a pedicure in the afternoon and a wonderful surprise party in the evening. I was completely surprised. Had NO idea. Jason was super sweet making sure that… read more

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