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GEICO’s 15 Things To Do In The Bay Area

Week of 01/03/2016 – 01/10/2016: Alice@97.3’s Jayn has 15 ways to have fun this week in the Bay Area!

Alice@97.3–12/31/2015

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 01: Robin Thicke performs during a New Year's Eve celebration at Foxtail nightclub at SLS Las Vegas on January 1, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for Foxtail Nightclub)

GEICO’s 15 Things To Do In The Bay Area

Week of 12/27/2015 – 01/03/2016: Jayn has 15 ways to ring in 2016 this week in the Bay Area!

12/24/2015

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 20: Host Steve Harvey (L) listens as Miss Colombia 2015, Ariadna Gutierrez, answers a question during the interview portion of the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant at The Axis at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on December 20, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

This Is The Miss Universe Card Steve Harvey Was Looking At

so after all the CRUNCH from the Miss Universe pageant, all I wanted to know was “how could he make that mistake?” I mean, the card had to be confusing right? Here’s the link to […]

12/22/2015

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Watch These High School Guys OWN The “Mean Girls” Jingle Bell Rock Routine

What’s your favorite “Mean Girls” quote?  Mine is “Damian!  Shall we NOT?”  which I say about 50 times a week, but the other close contenders that also make weekly appearances in my life are: “She […]

12/21/2015

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GEICO’s 15 Things To Do In The Bay Area

Week of 12/20 – 12/27: Take the family to “Christmas in the Park” in San Jose or take part in the “Holiday Hustle” 5k or 10k Run in Berkeley…just some of the ’15 Things’ Jayn has for you to do this week in the Bay Area!

12/17/2015

Abby Wambach (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Why Abby Wambach Wants Us To Forget Her

HERO Abby Wambach retired from soccer with an insanely cool tweet.

12/16/2015

7. Sarah Jessica Parker, ($15 million)

Watch Sarah Jessica Parker Play “Santa’s Reindeer Or Sex App?”

The headline kinda says it all doesn’t it? Billy Eichner is the GREATEST and I can barely handle him and SJP in the same frame. She’s just understated perfection and he’s overstated everything. x  Jayn

12/15/2015

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Yes, Adele’s New Haircut Is Spectacular

I mean REALLY?!! Adele has taken over the planet with 25 and now she has tour dates (I’m giving away tickets every day this week at 4pm!!) AND NOW she has pretty much the world’s greatest haircut […]

12/14/2015

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Joy Division Or New Order Fan? Read This Book!

Joy Division and New Order are such iconic bands and certain songs of theirs have been SO important to me in my life.

Alice@97.3–12/10/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 01: Characters wielding lightsabers take to the stage to promote Star Wars The Old Republic at the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) press conference leading up to opening day of the 2009 E3 Expo on June 1, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. The 2009 E3 Expo will feature over 200 leading-edge computer, technology and video game publishers and developers, according to organizers. The industry-only trade show will run June 2-4 at the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC). (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

GEICO’s 15 Things To Do In The Bay Area

Week of 12/13 – 12/20: Join the Star Wars Lightsaber Battle at Mighty in SF or discover the equestrian arts of “Odysseo” at AT&T Park…just some of the ’15 Things’ Jayn has for you to do this week in the Bay Area!

12/10/2015

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 27: The unveiling and lighting of the Lego Christmas tree at Federation Square on November 27, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. Over half a million Lego bricks were used to create the Christmas tree, while the Christmas star consists of 13,195 pieces. (Photo by Chris Hopkins/Getty Images)

GEICO’s 15 Things To Do In The Bay Area

Week of 12/06 – 12/13: See the Annual LEGO Holiday Show at the Museum of American Heritage in Palo Alto or check out Ghirardelli Chocolate Warehouse Sale in San Leandro…just some of the ’15 Things’ Jayn has for you to do this week in the Bay Area!

12/03/2015

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Winterland Prep: Amazing Review Of James Bay’s LA Show Last Night

James Bay is headlining Alice in Winterland tomorrow (Thursday 12/3) and as if we all weren’t excited enough, this review of his LA show last night just about gave me chills. I’ve said over and […]

12/02/2015

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The 4 Craziest Adele Sales Statistics

OK she’s officially a global phenomenon.  Adele owns the Earth.

Alice@97.3–12/01/2015

A man walks past the 2016 Ford Mustang Coupe at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show in Los Angeles, California on November 18, 2015. The LA Auto Show opens to the public on November 20. AFP PHOTO/ FREDERIC J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

GEICO’s 15 Things To Do In The Bay Area

Week of 11/29 – 12/06: Check out the San Francisco International Auto Show or make it funky with DJ Jazzy Jeff at Mighty…just one of the ’15 Things’ Jayn has for you to do this week in the Bay Area!

11/26/2015

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The Raw Audio Of Adele On SNL Is Astonishing

First, Adele’s new song took over the world. Then,  Adele’s new record took over the world. Next in line for World Domination 2015 was her SNL performance –  not just including fixing Thanksgiving for everyone, but […]

11/22/2015

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6 Times The New Adele Record Cracked My Soul In Half

I love that my entire Instagram right now is everyone posting their copies of “25.” “Hello” was basically a global freaking event and now “25” is too. My immediate obsessions are: “Hello” obviously “Love in […]

11/20/2015

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The Band Perry On Their New Single (And Moving Into My Office)

The new single from The Band Perry (“Live Forever”)  is SO. GOOD. It’s a one-listen-and-I-want-it-now kinda track, so obviously we are playing the hell out of it. They came by to say “thanks” for that […]

11/20/2015

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 07: Jordin Sparks performs at Macy's Great Tree Lighting in Chicago to launch the eight annual Macy's Believe Campaign on November 7, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for Macy's)

GEICO’s 15 Things To Do In The Bay Area

Week of 11/22 – 11/29: Jordin Sparks hosts the Macy’s Great Tree Lighting in San Francisco’s Union Square…just one of the ’15 Things’ Jayn has for you to do this week in the Bay Area!

11/19/2015

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Pics Of My (Veteran) Parents On Veterans’ Day

I always tell everyone, I’m the proudest military brat you’re ever gonna meet. My Dad was active duty in the Army for 26 years and my Mom worked for the Air Force for 25 years… […]

11/11/2015

73. Lily Aldridge

This Is What A $2 Million Bra Looks Like

Dude, I’m a spinner.  This thing would claw me to death! The top picture in the post (of Lily Aldridge dressed)  is so beautiful,  it’s hard to scroll away from it – but once you […]

11/03/2015

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Billy Eichner & James Corden’s Genius “Hello” Halloween

Billy Eichner and James Corden are killing it right now. First of all, the phone is hilarious (DUDE) and then the lyrics … I’m done. … I was wondering if after all these years you’d […]

10/30/2015

Jayn & Gavin James

VIDEO: Jayn With Gavin James

Jayn asks Gavin James what he did after writing “Bitter Pill” Watch to see how he answers…

10/29/2015

Kauffman Stadium during the National Anthem prior to Game One of the 2015 World Series (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

World Series Game One Winner: Fur Hat Lady In The Stands

There were lots of good what-the-hell’s-going-on-with-the-broadcast memes… I loved the Fur-Hat-Lady-In-The-Stands memes more. When I grow up I definitely wanna be her. x  Jayn

10/28/2015

Milo Ventimiglia & Alexis Bledel (credit: Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

WAIT WHAT: More Gilmore Girls On The Way!

I screamed when I read this headline and then texted all my similarly-Gilmore-obsessed friends with this amazing news: Netflix is making the world right again, by bringing Gilmore Girls back. Four 90-minute mini-movies!   (deep […]

10/19/2015

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Amy Schumer Gets Real About Body Image

Reason number 1,345 to love Amy Schumer. I find everything about her so appealing; she just makes you wanna be her best friend so bad. This story and interview makes my love for her go […]

10/16/2015

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Adam Levine Surprises The Girl Who Cried Over Him Getting Married And It Was Surprisingly Awkward

We all saw the video of little Mila crying when her mom told her Adam Levine had gotten married: You also knew SOMEONE was gonna set up a way for Mila to meet Adam, and […]

10/16/2015

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Billy On The Street: No One Knows Who Chris Pratt Is

I love and adore Chris Pratt.  I’ve always thought he was funny and charming, but then he got all badass for Jurassic World and it was game over, he is my new favorite. I also […]

10/13/2015

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Imagine Dragons Release New Song To Aid Refugee Crisis

Imagine Dragons are putting their money where their mouths are to do what they can in helping the refugee crisis. Today they released a new track called “I Was Me” and all proceeds from the […]

10/12/2015

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David Cook On His New Record And Why He’s A Bad Bartender

David Cook is one of the good guys… even on codeine.

Alice@97.3–10/07/2015

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The New Matt Nathanson Is Finally Out!

Matt Nathanson’s new record “Show Me Your Fangs” is officially here!

Alice@97.3–10/05/2015

The moon illuminated by refracted sunlight during a lunar eclipse. (NASA)

Super Blood Moon This Weekend!

OK “Super Blood Moon” should definitely be a band name.  Somebody get on that. In the meantime, we have the most kick-ass space-related start-to-fall… an insane supermoon/eclipse/blood moon just go outside and look at it […]

09/25/2015

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Aulani Blog: Aloha, Aulani!

Jayn and I have had such a blast broadcasting from Aulani in Hawaii, but our time here is coming to an end.

Alice@97.3–09/22/2015

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Aulani Blog: Hawaiian Sunsets At Aulani

Last night I watched the most colorful and entertaining sunset I think I’ve ever seen.

Alice@97.3–09/22/2015

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Aulani Blog: Life On The Lazy River

Yesterday, after the broadcast I pretty much booked it to my room, threw on my bikini, and hit that lazy river. I love it SO much!

09/22/2015

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Aulani Blog Four: My Life As An Aulani Princess

I have to tell you about how Aulani has literally made my childhood Disney princess fantasies come true. They treat you like royalty here!

Alice@97.3–09/21/2015

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Aulani Blog Three: Aloha From Aulani!

One of my favorite things about Aulani is that the more time I spend here, the more I learn about Hawaiian culture.

Alice@97.3–09/21/2015

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Aulani Blog Two: Paddleboarding, Snorkeling And Water Slides – Oh My!!

Jayn and I were just talking about how our days are so filled with activities but magically relaxing at the same time.

Alice@97.3–09/21/2015

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Aulani Blog One: I Found Paradise!! Live From Aulani

Lauren here, writing from Jayn’s show at Aulani in Hawaii!! This is my first time in Hawaii and Disney is setting the bar SO high.

Alice@97.3–09/21/2015

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WATCH: The Trailer For Ed Sheeran’s Concert Film!

I watched and re-watched Ed’s TV special about playing Wembley and kept thinking “they have to make a movie about all this.” They did! It’s called “Jumpers for Goalposts” (Ed explains why) and I wanna […]

09/17/2015

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The Best “Missed Connections” From Burning Man

“you were crying under a crocodile”

09/15/2015

An Instagram employee takes a video using Instagram's new video function at Facebook's corporate headquarters during a media event in Menlo Park, California on June 20, 2013. AFP Photo /Josh EDELSON        (Photo credit should read Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Dude Instagrams Bachelor Party Alone After Everyone Else’s Flights Were Cancelled

Robbie Chernow flew to Chicago for a friend’s bachelor party, and then found out he’d be the only one there. Luckily for us, Robbie still stayed – and saw some Chicago sights – and with […]

09/04/2015

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Such A Tease: Check Out This New Matt Nathanson

Happy freaking Friday! Matt Nathanson’s new record “Show Me Your Fangs” will be out October 2nd, but – because he likes to tease us – he’s posting clips of album tracks here and there.  Obviously […]

09/04/2015

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Bay Bridge Drivers, This Might Save You A Ticket!

So I’ve had this ongoing debate with friends for years… where is the polite, Good Driver place to get into the right-hand side FasTrak lane on the Bay Bridge approach from 880N? I’ve always thought […]

09/04/2015

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These Newscasters’ Reactions To A Shark Story Are THE BEST

The look on this dude’s face at 2:19 is THE GREATEST. Then they cut to the woman’s face and hers is even better! “I. Am. Never. Going. Back. In. The. Water.” “No. Stuff Summer.” Amen. […]

09/01/2015

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My Top 5 Favorite Moments From The VMAs

1. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis doing “Downtown” live.   #GENIUS 2.  Big Sean’s acceptance speech for Video With A Social Message.  His grandmother sounds amazing and his tribute made me cry. 3.  Taylor Swift’s video […]

08/31/2015

John Taylor of Duran Duran (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

Listen: Duran Duran’s John Taylor On ‘Paper Gods,’ His Favorite Band Moments Then And Now, And #Obsessed

Duran Duran. Two little words but boy do they make people scream right?

08/25/2015

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So Yeah Rayanne From ‘My So-Called Life’ Is An Actual Countess Now (Really)

“My So-Called Life” is one of my Top 5 Favorite Shows Of All Time.  I still quote it to this day,  pretty much ALL the time (a Sunday night hasn’t passed that I don’t think […]

08/25/2015

American Idol Season 14 winner Nick Fradiani (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)

Watch: Nick Fradiani Talks Idol, Tour, And The Rock Star Moment His Dad Was Most Pumped About

Nick Fradiani (your American Idol!) has been on the road for months and he was great enough to stop by the station to say hi.

Alice@97.3–08/25/2015

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17 Things in “Friends” That Aren’t Even A Thing Anymore

Thank you Cosmopolitan for this exceptional list that: A) makes me wanna go home and binge on “Friends” RIGHT NOW GOTTA GO BYE B) makes me feel super-old but in a “but wait ‘Friends’ doesn’t […]

08/21/2015

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