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Gina Channell Wilcox

President and Publisher, Embarcadero Media/East Bay Division

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About Gina
Gina Channell Wilcox has been the president and publisher of Embarcadero Media's East Bay Division since 2006. The division now includes the Pleasanton Weekly newspaper, PleasantonWeekly.com, DanvilleSanRamon.com and LivermoreVine.com. A 30-year veteran of the journalism industry, Gina worked as a reporter and editor at a daily newspaper in a Chicago suburb for 15 years while earning her bachelor’s degree in communication and a master’s degree in business administration. Before moving to California, Gina was the executive editor/association publisher at a division of the Chicago Sun-Times, where she was responsible for a daily newspaper, 14 weekly newspapers and the corresponding news sites. She has earned several state and national journalism awards, including for investigative journalism and in-depth reporting for stories such as "Troubled schools: Parents seek answers on principal turnover, other concerns" and editorials such as "Livermore downtown referendum raises serious questions".
Stories by Gina
Around the Valley: Questionable actions
Questionable actions at recent municipal meetings might have gone unnoticed if not for astute and curious readers.
[Thursday, December 1, 2022]

Around the Valley: Influencing elections
A close look at San Ramon's 2022 candidate campaign finance filings set off alarm bells for me. It appears special interests and outside money are creeping in to influence local elections while drowning out the voice of the residents.
[Friday, November 18, 2022]

Around the Valley: Red flags
The news of the arrest of local teacher Nicholas Moseby on charges of sexually abusing teen girls sent shockwaves through the Tri-Valley. Many, including me, feel a few red flags were missed or ignored before and after he was hired...
[Thursday, November 3, 2022]

Around the Valley: The group of many names
There is yet another incarnation of a PAC that has plagued Livermore for at least a decade. All these groups share many of the same people, agents and major contributors and employ the same tactics to obscure who is funding them.
[Wednesday, October 19, 2022]

Bringing hope to victims and survivors of abuse
To continue assisting victims and survivors of abuse, Chest of Hope is hosting a fundraiser, 'Music for Hope,' on Oct. 29 at Wente Vineyards in Livermore. Fleetwood Mask, a tribute band endorsed by Mick Fleetwood, will perform.
[Sunday, September 11, 2022]

Cal High principal Keefer resigns position to return to teaching
Some are questioning the timing of Cal High principal Megan Keefer's resignation, given the recent controversy over the school's cheer squad mascot that went viral on social media and the district's response.
[Friday, June 17, 2022]

Soros-backed PAC spends $1 million on local DA campaign
Update: A PAC with a majority of its funding from billionaire George Soros has contributed more than $1 million to Diana Becton's campaign for Contra Costa County District Attorney. Becton and her challenger, Mary Knox, respond.
[Wednesday, June 1, 2022]

Soros-backed PAC spends $1 million on local DA campaign
A political action committee funded by billionaire investor George Soros has contributed more than $1 million to Diana Becton's campaign for Contra Costa County District Attorney.
[Sunday, May 29, 2022]

'If you don't pray, you learn how to pray'
Now, at 97 years old, Danville resident Joe Alvarez can look back at what was gained and what was lost personally and in terms of the country he served during World War II and later in the Korean War.
[Friday, May 27, 2022]

Livermore man arrested in connection with a series of sexual batteries
A Livermore man has been arrested in connection with a series of sexual batteries involving female joggers near the running trail on East Avenue and Vasco Road over the past two months.
[Sunday, January 23, 2022]