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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
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]

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]

Divided Dublin council advances term limit expansion measure for November 2024 ballot
After months of debate, a divided Dublin City Council this month decided to send a measure to expand municipal term limits to 12 years to city voters on next year's general election ballot.
[Sunday, November 19, 2023]

Dublin council to review term limit expansion options
At Tuesday's Dublin City Council meeting, members plan to discuss the timeline of a mayor and council term limit amendment. Also, staff has opted not to present a possible measure addressing the Dublin Open Space Initiative.
[Tuesday, November 7, 2023]

Open Heart Kitchen launches $3M fundraising campaign for new food bank
Tri-Valley nonprofit Open Heart Kitchen has announced a new fundraising campaign to generate awareness and financial support (up to $3 million) for its efforts to construct a food bank facility in order to expand its services.
[Monday, November 6, 2023]

Special election back in play for possible Dublin term limit expansion ballot measure
With the most restrictive municipal term limits in the Tri-Valley, Dublin officials have long considered if, how and when to expand their current election policies. A special election in 2024 on term limits could now be back in play...
[Thursday, November 2, 2023]

Harmony & Healing to host third annual benefit concert in Livermore
The nonprofit Harmony & Healing aims to provide relief to hospital patients or those struggling with health conditions through music, connection and emotional support. This weekend, the group will host its 3rd annual benefit show...
[Wednesday, November 1, 2023]

Singing cowboys share stories of heartbreak and the Wild West
With their leather boots, Western button-ups, traditional hats and large belt buckles, the traveling band Riders in the Sky have shaped a recognizable brand for their country and comedy singing-cowboy group.
[Monday, October 30, 2023]

Tri-Valley couple organize 'Treats for Troops' candy drive
When Pleasanton residents Vallerie and Rod Smith saw an opportunity to make a difference by partnering with a national nonprofit organization this Halloween season, the pair didn't think twice about it.
[Monday, October 30, 2023]