23 hrs ago
Contra Costa Times
Pinole/Hercules: Westcat's Stuff-a-Bus seeks donations in concert with CHP
Stuff-a-Bus, WestCAT's annual holiday food drive bus festooned in seasonal finery, will stop in Pinole and Hercules next month, but with a new twist: The California Highway Patrol has come on board, according to a news release from WestCAT.
23 hrs ago
Hercules Couple Thwart Home Invasion Thursday Morning
On December 5, 2013, at about 11:43am, officers responded to the 100 block of Lilac Cir to investigate a report of an attempted residential burglary, which just occurred.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Hercules Police Warn About Rash of Residential Burglaries
The City of Hercules has experienced a series of eight residential burglaries from November 7, 2013, through November 30, 2013.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Brrrr! Homes With Fireplaces That Are For Sale In West Contra Costa County
Temperatures in the East Bay are expected to dip well below 40 degrees over the next few nights.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
School district mulling anti-transgender bullying policy after 16-yo...
A California school district committed to massively overhauling its harassment policy after a viral YouTube video showed a transgender boy having a spat with three girls - but there's a twist: Police and school officials say the fight was not a 'hate crime,' and that the transgender student started the fight.
The Antioch Herald
Antioch Council to hire Hercules' Steve Duran as City Manager
All contract terms have been agreed upon and the City is set to approve a contract on December 10, 2013.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Contra Costa Times
Hercules to hold special council meeting to discuss city manager vacancy
The City Council will hold a special meeting Tuesday to discuss the recently announced resignation of City Manager Steve Duran, who is taking the same position in Antioch.
Hercules High Fight Prompts School District Safety Meeting
By Bay City News Service A fight at Hercules High School last month that involved a transgender student has prompted the West Contra Costa Unified School District board to hold a special meeting Monday evening.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
OCZ to file for bankruptcy; announces offer from Toshiba to purchase assets
OCZ Technology, which specializes in providing high-performance solid state drives for computing devices and systems, has announced that on November 25, 2013, it received notices that Hercules Technology Growth Capital took exclusive control of the company's depository accounts at Silicon Valley Bank and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association.
Police Arrest Man on Suspicion of Car Theft and Stealing Mail
By Bay City News Service A Martinez man with a history of theft arrests allegedly struck again in Hercules, where he was caught in a stolen car with stolen mail and lock-picking devices, according to police.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
The Largest Homes For Sale in West Contra Costa County
Many families are preparing their homes this week for Thursday's Thanksgiving dinner.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Students Suspended After Brawl with Trans Schoolmate
A still image from a cellphone video shows two students attacking a transgender student last week at Hercules High School Officials of the West Contra Costa Unified School District are responding proactively after three girls and a male-to-female transgender student got into a brawl at Hercules High School last week.
Vallejo grad goes from Disney to novel
Rebecca Wrigley was drawing beyond her tender young age. And don't think she didn't know it years before laboring for Disney or releasing her first book, "Real Magik Darkness Rising."
Thu Nov 21, 2013
School Board to Hold Special Meeting About Bullying
By Bay City News School district officials are meeting to address a fight at Hercules High School last week that involved a transgender student , a West Contra Costa Unified School District board member said.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Contra Costa Times
Time for criminal charges against former Hercules city manager
The state Fair Political Practices Commission has provided the missing link explaining how former Hercules City Manager Nelson Oliva lined his pockets with municipal funds.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Do You Support Local Business or the National Chains- or Both?
Do you get your coffee at the local coffee shop or Starbucks? When you're looking for a musical instrument is ABC Music in Livermore and Benicia your first thought ? When you need a new lamp do you go to Custom Lamps and Shades on Solano Avenue in Berkeley or is Lamps Plus a better choice for you? Throughout the East Bay, the Diablo Valley and the ... (more)
Pinole and Hercules Political, Government & Public Safety Bloggers Wanted: Share Your Voice on Patch
Do you work or volunteer with a local government organization or village department? Have news you'd like to share with your community? You're in luck.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Bullying of Transgender Student in California...but there is no need for AB1266?
I should not be surprised that the Pacific Justice Institute has not spoken out against the attempt to keep a Texas trans teen's photo out of his high school yearbook a or the recent bullying incident in Hercules, CA...or the setting of a transgender student on fire on an Oakland bus .
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Fri Nov 15, 2013
A busy month for corruption
Indeed, the last thirty days or so has been very busy for the FPPC in terms of busting corrupted California politicians, public officials, lobbyists and consultants.