The Bay Area’s next big earthquake will undoubtedly wreak havoc with the region’s transportation system. But where and how badly is a mystery. “There are so many variables,” said Jim Allison, a BART spokesman. “It’s not just the intensity of the quake but the location.”When Loma Prieta struck in 1989, the seismic forces snapped part of the east span of the Bay Bridge, causing a section of the roadway to fall, killing one person and closing the bridge for more than a month.
BART officials say they’ve found a fix for the problems that caused state regulators to delay approval of the transit system’s new rail cars. But it could takes weeks, possibly into December, before the cars can start carrying passengers, they acknowledged Thursday. The rail system had hoped to press its first 10 new cars into service by Thanksgiving, but on Nov. 3, a 10-car test train, with California Public Utilities Commission inspectors aboard, ran into trouble.
Oakland A’s stadium plan would mean new ways to get to the old ballgameCars on Interstate 880 drive past the Peralta Colleges headquarters on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. The Oakland A's are proposing a new stadium at the Peralta Community College District ... moreCars on Interstate 880 drive past the Peralta Colleges headquarters on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, in Oakland, Calif.
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 Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
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, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
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".