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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
Livermore City Council candidates debate key issues in public forum
Candidates for Livermore City Council appeared last week at a public forum to debate pressing issues relevant to the community, including the Eden Housing project, wine country revitalization and more.
[Friday, September 23, 2022]

Staying Healthy: Running to support survivors of domestic violence
The nonprofit organization, Tri-Valley Haven, is hosting its annual Pace for Peace run/walk event put on to raise funds and awareness for survivors of domestic violence. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the pace run.
[Sunday, September 25, 2022]

Livermore mayoral candidates talk campaign goals, development projects and wine industry
At last week's mayor candidate forum, former campaign allies turned competitors John Marchand and Mony Nop discussed main issues of their election platforms and shared their individual visions for the city of Livermore.
[Monday, September 19, 2022]

Residents express concerns over nonprofit merger
The recent merger between two Pleasanton nonprofits has led some citizens to question how the move will impact their community, causing a turnout of disapproving public comments at the latest City Council meeting.
[Sunday, September 18, 2022]

ACE trains canceled amid impasse in national rail worker labor negotiations
The major commuter railroad line running through the Tri-Valley is scheduled to see service interruptions on Thursday -- and possibly a full system shutdown effective Friday -- due to stalled rail worker labor negotiations in the U.S.
[Wednesday, September 14, 2022]

Livermore Library celebrating Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month with event series
The Livermore Public Library has announced a recent series of events this week through Oct. 15 in celebration of the upcoming Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month.
[Wednesday, September 14, 2022]

'The Elixir of Love' to usher in new Livermore Valley Opera season
Audiences of the Livermore Valley Opera will be able to experience classic, dramatized Italian vocal performances in the company's upcoming fall and spring productions, starting with Donizetti's 'The Elixir of Love' from Oct. 1-9.
[Sunday, September 18, 2022]

Former trustee Sameer Hakim challenging for DUSD Area 5 position
Sameer Hakim, a former Dublin school trustee who currently sits as vice chair of the city's Parks and Community Services Commission, is seeking the Dublin Unified School District Trustee Area 5 seat in the upcoming election.
[Monday, September 19, 2022]

DUSD Trustee William Kuo seeks election to Area 3 seat
Appointed incumbent Trustee William Kuo is campaigning to earn an elected term for Dublin Unified School District Trustee Area 3, with priorities including equitable funding distribution, safety improvements, completing Emerald High.
[Wednesday, September 21, 2022]

Dublin resident John Wu competing for DUSD Trustee Area 3 position
School volunteer John Wu is set to challenge for Dublin Unified School District Trustee Area 3, with campaign priorities including fiscal management, student opportunities, collaboration and school capacity solutions.
[Wednesday, September 21, 2022]