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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
Hanukkah 2023 in the Tri-Valley
This year, Jewish communities in the Tri-Valley are celebrating Hanukkah with a number of public events. Rabbis from the area have encouraged residents to connect with joy, faith and love this holiday season.
[Wednesday, December 6, 2023]

Dublin teachers union declares impasse in negotiations with district
Following another round of negotiations this fall, the Dublin Unified School District and Dublin Teachers Association remain without a deal -- and the union is declaring that the two sides are at an impasse.
[Tuesday, December 5, 2023]

Jazz is for everyone
The nonprofit Livermore Jazz Society was created with two primary beliefs -- that musicians should be paid a fair, livable wage, and that jazz music deserves to be documented. The founder sought to implement these ideas locally by ...
[Thursday, December 7, 2023]

Valley Dance Theatre celebrates 43 years of 'The Nutcracker'
It's that time of year again: Valley Dance Theatre is presenting its annual production of 'The Nutcracker'. For 2023, every show will feature a special dedication for one of the theater's most prominent members through the years...
[Wednesday, December 6, 2023]

Las Positas celebrates new Academic Support and Office Building
Students and employees of Las Positas College in Livermore will now be able to enjoy a new instructional hub that features classrooms, labs, a tutoring center and faculty offices.
[Thursday, November 30, 2023]

Community rallies for Dublin teachers
Dozens of parents, students and community members stood side-by-side with teachers last week in an attempt to urge Dublin Unified School District leaders to hear their demands ahead of upcoming negotiations.
[Wednesday, November 22, 2023]

LARPD grows Community Support Scholarship Program
Families and residents of Livermore are able to apply for financial assistance to participate in community classes offered by the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District as part of its Community Support Scholarship Program.
[Friday, November 24, 2023]

Finding joy in the kitchen
Parisa Z. Ambwani's latest cookbook installment "Enlightened Home-Chef III" shares over 140 vegetarian meals for everyday cook's to try. Along with recipes, the author offers her own tips and advice on how to live the happiest life.
[Friday, November 24, 2023]

Dublin and Livermore at odds over land between both cities
Following months of discussion between the two Tri-Valley communities, Livermore and Dublin hope to collaborate over a contentious land-use issue that would impact both cities...
[Wednesday, November 22, 2023]

Chabot-Las Positas joins in $18.1M grant award from state
The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District and its partners have been selected to receive one of the most notable grants from the state. As part of the Regional K-16 Education Collaboratives Grant Program, CLPCCD and partners...
[Wednesday, November 22, 2023]