Competition for growing marijuana in a post-Proposition 64 San Luis Obispo County could be stiffer than previously thought. On Sept. 14, the SLO County Planning Commission pushed forward a set of cannabis regulations that propose to cap the number of available permits for outdoor grows at 50, countywide. Indoor grow operations, defined as being enclosed in greenhouses (not hoop houses), were given no cap under the rules—but would still require a permit.
A tri-county effort to launch Central Coast Power—a public Community Choice Energy (CCE) program that could bring greener electricity to San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura county residents—hit a major snag on Sept. 11 with the release of a feasibility study that found the proposal financially untenable.
Plans to build a $13.7 million county animal shelter will move along despite pleas from the sticker-shocked cities of Paso Robles and Atascadero to delay the project while they evaluate a potential North County shelter. In February, all seven local cities signed an agreement with the county to collectively finance design and construction on a new animal shelter to replace the current shelter off Highway 1, which is considered to be in structural disrepair.
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".