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Former Hercules Mayor Joe Eddy McDonald dies

By Lisa Vorderbrueggen
Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 at 3:13 pm in Contra Costa County, Contra Costa politics.

Joe Eddy McDonald, the lively former Hercules mayor who leveraged a personal tragedy to make Highway 4 in West Contra Costa County safer for all drivers, has died.

Read my colleague Tom Lochner’s story here.



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  • Elwood

    I didn’t know him, but from Lochner’s story he must have been a hell of a guy.


  • JohnW

    What Elwood said.