David “Deacon” Jones passed away from natural causes last night here in So Cal at the age of 74. He was credited for terming “sack” because of the manor in which he took out quarterbacks. Jones was a member of the L.A. Rams Fearsome Foursome from 1961 to 1971. After his kick-ass football career you may have seen him on TV or in the movies as he dabbled at acting. Jump ahead for more info about one of the NFL’s most legendary players.
Well, sort of. The cty of Ontario has stepped up and will be doing the same exact event during the same exact weekend that the Route 66 Rendevous was planned for in San Bernardino. The weekend is September 20 to the 22nd. Read more for all the good news about it.
In their month long contest “Save Your Token” the results came in this morning at midnight when the 80-year-old board game (and my favorite) Monopoly announced it was out with the old and in with the new.
We are now in to the first full week of 2013 and the statistics about last year are starting to come in. What was it that you remember about 2012 here in the Inland Empire? I know one thing I can’t forget and I quipped about a lot it on the air during the summer months. Read more for that info and see if it brings you back…
Happy Birthday to the NFL’s most career wins coach Don Shula. If you are a Dolphins fan (I still see their logo here in the I.E.) it is probably because of this stud coach! His perfect NFL season remains unmatched. And he has been the head coach in a record number of Superbowls. How many times? Click for more on Mr. Don Shula as we say “Happy Birthday!” to him.
After testing them in their Pacific Northwest home territory the new Starbucks cup makes its debut across the United States and Canada today. And it’s designed to save you money! If you like your Starbucks like I do, you’ll want this new cup. Read more to be more…re-enjoyable.
Happy Birthday to the greatest sportscaster ever! Vin Scully turns 85 today. He will make his return as the Dodgers play-by-play announcer in Spring 2013 for his 63rd season. You don’t have to be a Dodgers fan to appreciate Vin but boy it sure helps the love when you are True Blue like me! Read more for the background on our Southern California treasure, Vin Scully…
Not everyone can sneak in on line shopping while at work so here’s some help for when you get home tonight. Cyber Monday lasts until Midnight tonight and it’s way better than shopping on Black Friday. After all, you can do it in front of the TV with your PJs on! I’ve got a list of websites that compare prices for internet shopping. Click ahead for the sites.
Santa Claus Incorporated is one of San Bernardino County’s oldest children’s charities in its 60th year. Help local kids get new toys, new clothing and new books this Christmas. The work of Santa Claus Inc. is only possible by help from volunteers and through donations. You may not be able to donate but you might find a little time to volunteer. Read more for details.
Here’s something new for you on 96-7 K-CAL Rocks. It’s our new 12 Noon feature called “What’s for Lunch?” Every weekday at Noon I announce “What’s For Lunch?” Today we start with Led Zeppelin for lunch to get you ready for the release of the new Led Zeppelin movie “Celebration Day.” See more on the Zeppelin movie just below on the K-CAL home page from Rob Kizko. Read more for the details on how you can pick the songs during “What’s For Lunch?”