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Nicole Gonzales

Staff reporter, Pleasanton Weekly, Livermore Vine, DanvilleSanRamon

925-621-1175 | Email

About Nicole
Nicole Gonzales is a staff reporter for Embarcadero Media’s East Bay Division, the Pleasanton Weekly. Nicole began writing for the publication in July 2022.

A graduate of San Francisco State University’s journalism department, Nicole fosters a love for writing and storytelling. As a staff reporter with the Pleasanton Weekly Nicole covers the arts & culture scene of the Tri-Valley area, as well as general news and investigative pieces.

Nicole has previously covered arts & entertainment, social justice, and California politics at various publications in the Bay Area. A native of the Central Valley, Nicole spends free time playing piano, reading science fiction novels, or spending time with her pets.
Stories by Nicole
Amador freshman wins international music competition
After qualifying for one of the most prestigious international music competitions in the country, Amador Valley freshman Celicia Thendean secured the top prize -- winning her a unique scholarship opportunity and national exposure...
[Sunday, March 12, 2023]

Valley Concert Chorale shows 'Celebrating American Composers'
Celebrating its 60th season of shows, the Valley Concert Chorale is set to put on its newest musical production. 'Celebrating American Composers' will highlight iconic, contemporary artists and pieces in chorus music.
[Sunday, March 12, 2023]

Pleasanton police welcome two Foothill alumni to department
The Pleasanton Police Department recently announced its newest staff members -- two Foothill High School alumni with experience in their respective fields.
[Tuesday, March 7, 2023]

Asbury Players production highlights female empowerment, friendship and misadventure
Livermore theater group Asbury Players will be producing 'The Savannah Sipping Society' this month, a play that highlights a unique cast of characters and their struggles to trust, love and find hope through tough times.
[Thursday, March 2, 2023]

'Dublin Business Corner' supports local shop owners
Dublin city officials have announced the launch of a new resource program for local business owners, including materials such as hundreds of online training videos and business courses offered for free.
[Sunday, February 26, 2023]

Hot jazz with Solomon Alber Trio
Amador Valley High School alumnus Solomon Alber will lead his trio band to the Firehouse Arts Center to showcase a 'hot-style' performance of jazz classics. The group is set to headline the venue March 4.
[Sunday, February 26, 2023]

Livermore Valley Opera performing Puccini's 'Tosca'
Livermore Valley Opera is set to bring the classic Italian production 'Tosca' to the Bankhead Theater stage in March as part of its 31st season of performances.
[Thursday, February 23, 2023]

DSRSD picks Govindarao to fill vacant board seat
Dinesh Govindarao was recently selected and sworn in to serve as DSRSD Division 1 Director, filling a vacant seat left by former Director Marisol Rubio. In his new role, Govindarao hopes to prioritize public health and innovation.
[Wednesday, February 15, 2023]

After 'some near-misses', Dublin officials issue advisory on e-scooter road laws
After a few near-misses with electric scooters coming close to hitting pedestrians or not following laws, the city of Dublin has released new information to encourage proper riding guidelines.
[Sunday, March 26, 2023]

Children's theater troupe presenting two winter musicals in Tri-Valley
Local children's performing arts group, Christian Youth Theater, is set to bring two full winter productions to the Tri-Valley in the coming weeks: 'Five Children and It' and 'The Battle of Boat'.
[Sunday, February 19, 2023]