A story in Thursday’s Local section referred to graffiti referencing Adolf Hitler that was discovered at Edison Elementary School in Alameda over the weekend as anti-Semitic. While school district officials described the wording as anti-Semitic, Alameda police do not believe there is sufficient evidence to show that was the motivation behind the tag. Setting the record straight: The East Bay Times corrects all significant errors that are brought to the attention of the editors.
Walnut Creek has emerged as a popular destination in recent years for its upscale shopping, dining and night life scene. Now, it can even boast of valet parking for the local Taco Bell. Because of the large-scale construction ongoing at the Encina Grande shopping center as part of an $18 million redevelopment, free valet parking is being offered to help smooth the flow of traffic around the work zone. Appropriately, the valet loading zone happens to be located a few yards from Taco Bell.
If it was the intention of baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred to set some East Bay nerves on edge, he couldn't have done better than Thursday's suggestion that the A's were a possible candidate to be moved to Las Vegas. According to the Chicago Tribune, Manfred told a group of sports editors "if we were looking at relocation, Las Vegas would be on the list," adding that "until the Tampa Bay and Oakland situations are settled, I can't see talking about expansion."
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".