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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
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]

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.
[Saturday, January 22, 2022]

Tri-Valley students will be provided no-cost at-home COVID tests
All four Tri-Valley school districts received COVID-19 antigen home test kits to provide students returning to school after the holiday break.
[Tuesday, January 4, 2022]

NFL legend: Pleasanton's John Madden dies at age 85
Hall of Fame coach, broadcasting legend and Pleasanton resident John Madden died unexpectedly Tuesday at the age of 85.
[Tuesday, December 28, 2021]

Publisher's Note -- The future matters: Membership drive underway to support local journalism, nonprofits
We are holding a Fall Membership Drive. Through Nov. 11, we are asking at least 200 readers to join the thousands of their neighbors who are already members of DanvilleSanRamon.com and become a Basic Annual Member at $120.
[Thursday, November 4, 2021]

Staying Healthy: Keeping students in classrooms
With a month in school, the four Tri-Valley school districts are diligently working to keep students on campus by limiting transmission of COVID-19, but it hasn't been easy for the districts, students or parents.
[Tuesday, September 21, 2021]

Danville continues housing workshop series next week
The town of Danville will hold its fifth housing workshop at 6 p.m. Aug. 19, during which residents can learn about the 2023-2031 Housing Element update and the mandated minimum of 2,241 new homes (which the town is appealing).
[Thursday, August 12, 2021]

Dying of thirst?
Creeks in Pleasanton are dry and, according to residents of one neighborhood, animals are literally dying of thirst. Creative and immediate help is sought to bring water to wildlife. But help might be detrimental instead of helpful.
[Sunday, August 8, 2021]

Fire in Pleasanton contained after burning 16.4 acres in grasslands
A brush fire reported in Pleasanton on Friday night has been contained after burning 16.4 acres. No structures were reported lost in the fire.
[Saturday, July 3, 2021]

Creative Gift Giving: Be free of the screen
Parents used to limit their child's "screen time," but things are different this year with so many parents working from home and children learning remotely. Now it's just the opposite with "x" number of hours a day mandated by school.
[Thursday, December 17, 2020]