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Hercules, California is located in Contra Costa County. Zip codes in Hercules, CA include 94547. The median home price in Hercules is $379,900 which is roughly $233/per square foot. More Hercules information.

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Friday Jul 25 | Holtville Tribune

Governor Brown Announces Appointments

Tanya Little, 58, of Hercules, has been appointed business development program manager at the California Department of General Services, where she has been assistant chief and program manager at the Office of Small Business and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Services since 2011 and has served in several positions since 2008, including acting ... (more)

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Couple ordered to stand trial for Hercules murder

A husband and wife charged with nine felony counts related to the 2012 stabbing death of a Hercules woman was ordered by a judge Thursday to stand trial on all charges and enhancements.

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SFGate

Lane-splitting tips banished

A motorcyclist splits lanes during the evening commute on Highway 24 in Oakland last year.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Patch.com

Police Warn Residents About Vehicle Burglaries After Man's Car Window ...

Police in Hercules are reminding residents to secure their vehicles against potential burglars after a man's car was burglarized when he stopped for coffee early Monday morning.

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NBC San Diego

Johnson, Fallon Work Out on "Tonight"

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Jimmy Fallon show fake clips of a semi-famous fitness duo called, "The Fungo Brothers."

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Hercules: Suspected jail escapee, murderer had tried to escape from Contra Costa jail too

The Southern California man accused of stabbing to death a retired schoolteacher in Hercules two years ago after breaking out of a San Bernardino jail tried to escape from Contra Costa County jail in Martinez as well, a prosecutor revealed during a hearing Monday into Darnell Washington's alleged intrastate crime spree.

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SFGate

For the Pantheon

With "Hercules" opening in a theater near you, Michael Ordona suggests a few notable films featuring Greco-Roman mythology: Clash of the Titans Holds a positive rating on Rotten Tomatoes, but that might be a bit of nostalgia kicking in.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Martinez: Two arrested after burglary, high-speed chase

Two men suspected of stealing a car and leading officers on a high-speed chase were arrested Wednesday, police said.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Food Safety

QC Laboratories Adopts Bio-Rad's Food Pathogen Detection Solution

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Hercules, CA, announced July 8 that Southampton, PA-based QC Laboratories , an independent food testing laboratory, has selected Bio-Rad's iQ-Check Prep Automation Solution for detecting foodborne pathogens.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

California poised to crack down on water wasters-- $500 fines possible

Californians who waste water outdoors by drenching their lawns or washing a car without a nozzle on the hose amid the state's historic drought may soon face fines of up to $500 a day.

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Patch.com

2 Rob Gas Station Convenience Store at Gunpoint, Flee in Stolen Car

Police are looking for two men who robbed a gas station convenience store at gunpoint in Hercules on Tuesday morning.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Fitch Rates West Contra Costa Unified School District, CA's GO Refunding Bonds 'A+'; Outlook Stable

Purpose: Bond proceeds will be used to refund various outstanding GO obligations of the district and pay the costs of issuance.

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Contra Costa Times

Armed suspects rob Hercules store

Two suspects -- one armed with a shotgun -- entered My Good's Market at the 76 Gas Station on Willow Avenue at about 9 a.m. and demanded money from a store clerk, according to police.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Business Journal

Carmel Partners raises $1.025 billion to invest in apartments

San Francisco-based Carmel Partners owns and invests in more than $3 billion worth of real estate including the Ventana Rental Homes in Pittsburg.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Monticello Fire burns 6,488 acres, 30 percent contained

Bay Area firefighters joined the fight Sunday against the Monticello Fire that is 6,488 acres and 30 percent contained, CalFire officials said.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

In the Wrong Theater? Blame Summer's Confusing Movie Titles

Even AMC Burbank mixed things up this week, putting up a digital poster of Oscar-nominated 2006 documentary "Deliver Us From Evil" instead of the new horror film "Deliver Us From Evil."

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Contra Costa: Property tax values show large increases

In a sign that Contra Costa County's housing market has recovered from the depths of the Great Recession, assessed property values jumped 9 percent over the past year, pushing the total to the highest in county history, according to figures released this week from the county assessor.

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Inside Bay Area

Hercules: Fourth of July festivities return through work of volunteers

After several dormant years due to city financial hardship, a civic celebration has been revived thanks to the Rotary Club of Hercules and the Hercules Fourth of July Committee, which have done the legwork for a Celebrate Hercules event on July 4 centered at Refugio Valley Park, 1515 Refugio Valley Road.

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