If you’re ready to take the step of adopting a pet, consider the cute critters waiting for forever homes at these Jefferson County animal shelters. Almost Home AdoptionsAddress: 6010 W. 88th Ave., WestminsterHours: 2-7 p.m. Tuesday, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday and SundayContact: 303-432-2299, almosthomeadoptions.comThe scoop: This nonprofit, no-kill shelter is dedicated to finding homes for homeless, abused and abandoned cats and kittens.
The smooth tune flowing from Michele Trujillo’s violin carries surprisingly well over the harsh sound of metal scraping steadily against wood. As she plays an excerpt of “Butterfly’s Day Out” by composer Mark O’Connor on a violin named Candice, her husband, Eric, stands bent over a table using a quarter-sized metal plane to shape a slat of spruce into what will soon be the polished body of a new violin.
Here is your list of holiday must-do’s around the Arvada, Wheat Ridge and Westminster communities, including everything from haunted houses and pumpkin patches to food donations and holiday shopping. Apple Cider Day Where: Wheat Ridge Historic Park, 4610 Robb St., Wheat Ridge When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 14 The scoop: Fall is apple cider season, so try your hand at a traditional cider press to make your own sweet, autumn treat. Cost is $3-$5 per person.
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".