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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
A place in Pleasanton history
The Pleasanton Heritage Association recently honored the recipients of its 2022 Heritage Awards for homes of particular historic relevance in the community. The list of awardees includes four marquee houses in downtown.
[Thursday, January 26, 2023]

Dublin council amends citywide Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan
The Dublin City Council approved updates to the city's Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan earlier this month to further efforts to enhance safety, accessibility and infrastructure.
[Thursday, January 19, 2023]

A legacy of culture, community and dance
Xiaopei Chinese Dance school has brought culture, entertainment and community to the Tri-Valley area for over 14 years. Stronger and more skilled than ever, the dance company has shows planned across the region for Lunar New Year.
[Wednesday, January 18, 2023]

Encore Players to present ancient Greek play 'Lysistrata'
Livermore performing arts group Encore Players is set to put on an ancient Greek classic with a striking message, presenting 'Lysistrata' at the Bothwell Arts Center starting next week.
[Thursday, January 19, 2023]

Las Positas College launches 'Lifelong Learning Academy' courses for all
The Las Positas College is introducing an innovative educational opportunity known as the 'Lifelong Learning Academy' -- a program set to offer a low-cost and accessible curriculum to students of all ages and backgrounds.
[Thursday, January 12, 2023]

'Something Rotten!' at the Bankhead
Local nonprofit performance company Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre is ready to debut its first production of 2023 at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore this weekend: 'Something Rotten!'
[Wednesday, January 11, 2023]

Make A Difference Festival returns in full, offering dozens of volunteer opportunities
The Make A Difference Festival, a regional event that aims to encourage volunteer and outreach service in the Tri-Valley, will take place in-person on Jan. 14 at the Pleasanton Senior Center.
[Thursday, January 5, 2023]

Dublin school board welcomes new leadership
The Dublin Unified School District officially welcomed recently elected officials Dan Cherrier, William Kuo and Kristin Speck. Staff also recognized one trustee who will not be returning to serve on the board.
[Sunday, January 8, 2023]

'Beauty and Terror' displays powerful and historic subject matter
Featuring pieces from Bay Area artist Robin Bernstein, 'Beauty and Terror' has been described by LVA officials as 'a gripping, powerful exhibit,' according to a press release ahead of the short-term display's run this month.
[Wednesday, January 4, 2023]

EBRPD opens new interpretive pavilion at Shadow Cliffs
A new outdoor interpretive pavilion has been installed in one of the East Bay Regional Park District's most visited recreational areas, Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area in Pleasanton.
[Monday, December 26, 2022]