Last week, we told you The Waffle Experience is adding its first local franchisee in Elk Grove, and eyeing other prospects in several states. If you've been craving a fennel herb waffle since reading that article, we can help. Check out the accompanying slideshow to see what to expect from The Waffle Experience in Natomas. The locally based eatery also has a Folsom site. The Waffle Experience founders Michael Donoho and Jeffery Belaski met in the Marine Corps three decades ago.
By Dennis McCoy Work crews began installing a solar panel array atop the roof at Golden 1 Center this week. The array will include 3,400 panels and provide up to 15 percent of the arena's power. Installing the array should take about a month. The array will help the Sacramento Kings meet ambitious goals for running the arena entirely on solar power when it opens this fall. Check out the attached slideshow to see workers begin installation this week.
In another sign that shopping malls are trying to attract more customers, Sacramento's Country Club Plaza at Watt and El Camino avenues is adding an indoor trampoline park. The Sacramento Business Journal's Digital Editor Sonya Sorich says the new business fill the former Sport Chalet space. "The trampoline park, which is from a franchise called Rebounderz, is expected to open in May 2018," says Sorich. "This is the first local site for the company to open.
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".