HERCULES -- State Sen. Loni Hancock, D-Berkeley, is the scheduled speaker at a meeting Wednesday of the Hercules Democratic Club.

Hancock will speak for about an hour starting at about 7:15 p.m., club president Manuel de Vera announced. The talk will include a questions-and-answers segment.

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the Hercules Library, 109 Civic Drive. Regular club business will follow Hancock's talk.

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