Counting blessings during the holidays usually involves gratitude for a roof overhead. As the Twin Cities Village celebrates its first birthday, the volunteer organization can take some credit for keeping local seniors happy, healthy and independent in their own homes. “The Village takes care of all my needs,” says Muriel Beasley, 95, who has lived in Corte Madera’s Mariner Cove for 54 years.
Marin is not known as a car-crazy county, but there’s no doubt its citizens find the cars that suit them best: There are the eco-warriors’ Priuses and Teslas; the outdoor folks’ Jeeps and Subarus; the family guys’ Japanese and European minivans; and, of course, the stereotypical BMWs (“Basic Marin Wheels”). But try as they may, no one’s ride makes more of a statement than Joe Lazor’s LeSabre.
The Halloween parade in the Hillview neighborhood of north Larkspur is one of the best Twin Cities neighborhood gatherings of the year. On Tuesday, the firetruck-led parade of costumed dogs, kids and adults moves to a pizza party in the Leppones-Goldstein’s driveway before everyone scrambles away at dusk to get or give out candy. As home to so much Halloween spirit and so many families, Hillview tends to be home to some fine examples of spooky and fun outdoor displays.
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".