ST. HELENA -- St. Helenans were thankful for the frequent Nixle alerts that kept their cell phones buzzing during October’s wildfires – but they could have done without the power outage.Those were among the conclusions reached at last week's community workshop on emergency preparedness at the firehouse, where residents and public safety officials talked about what worked well and what didn’t during the disaster.People complimented the Nixle alerts that kept people apprised of the progress of...
ST. HELENA -- A state appellate court has upheld a lower court's ruling in favor of the city in a lawsuit involving the Davies Vineyards tasting room on Grayson Avenue.A ruling issued by the First District Court of Appeals on Nov. 8 rejects arguments by representatives of Citizens’ Voice St. Helena who claimed the City Council violated the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the city’s own zoning ordinance and General Plan by approving the tasting room and expanded winery in 2014...
A Napa Superior Court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by neighbors of a McCorkle Avenue housing project in St. Helena who claimed the city wrongly exempted the project from an extensive environmental review.Judge J. Michael Byrne rejected claims by David and Vickie Bradshaw, suing on behalf of the McCorkle Eastside Neighborhood Group, that St. Helena’s Planning Department had improperly declared the eight-unit housing project exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and...
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".