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Downtown Napa damage from the South Napa quake. (CBS)

6.0 Magnitude Bay Area Earthquake Caught On Tape

The 6.0 magnitude quake that struck the San Francisco Bay Area Sunday morning, triggering widespread power outages, gas line ruptures, water main breaks and severely damaging historic buildings in downtown Napa was caught on tape by many security cameras.

08/24/2014

Web site image of San Francisco-based Craigslist.

San Francisco Man Arrested For Alleged Craigslist Rental Scam With Recently Sold Hercules Home

A 21-year-old San Francisco man has been arrested for allegedly setting up a Craigslist rental scam for a Hercules home that was sold earlier this week, police said Wednesday.

08/06/2014

Bay Area Mugshots

2012 Hercules Murder, West Coast Crime Spree Suspect Accused Of Attempting Jail Escape

A man accused of slaying of a retired San Francisco Bay area schoolteacher attempted an escape from jail by trying to carve his way out of a cell window, Contra Costa County prosecutors said.

07/22/2014

railroad crossing

Man Escapes Before Train Hits His Car At Pinole Railroad Crossing

A man escaped injury Friday night after his car was struck by an Amtrak train near a Pinole railroad crossing.

06/28/2014

Jewlyes Gutierrez (SF LGBT Pride Celebration Committee)

Bullied Hercules Transgender Teen Jewlyes Gutierrez Among Grand Marshals At SF Pride Parade

A transgender teenager from Hercules who defended herself against schoolyard bullies will be honored as one of the grand marshals at the Pride Parade in San Francisco Sunday.

06/27/2014

Hercules City Hall. (CBS)

Former City Manager Embroiled In Hercules’ Financial Meltdown Found Dead

Former Hercules City Manager Nelson Oliva, who resigned in 2011 amidst the city’s deepening financial struggles, has died, according to city officials.

05/28/2014

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Questions Raised Over Spending In East Bay School District As Voters Weigh Bond Measure

In less than two weeks, voters in the West Contra Costa County Unified School District will decide on a $270 million bond measure. But the committee tasked with how the district spends tax money is frustrated over a lack of information.

05/22/2014

Jewlyes Gutierrez was charged with battery after fighting back against alleged bullies. (CBS)

Battery Charges Dropped Against Hercules High School Transgender Teen Who Had Been Bullied

16-year-old Jewlyes Gutierrez completed a conflict resolution program offered by the judge in return for the misdemeanor charges being dropped, the Transgender Law Center reported.

05/07/2014

Kevin Bacon on The Tonight Show (credit: Lloyd Bishop/NBC)

The Outbreak: Viral Videos of The Week

Kevin Bacon cuts loose, the cutest baby bump serenade + more viral videos…

03/28/2014

Dwayne Johnson in "Hercules" (credit: Paramount Pictures)

How Dwayne Johnson Kept ‘Hercules’ Look a Secret

Keeping his “look” under wraps proved difficult for the actor/wrestler…

03/25/2014

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