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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]

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]

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]

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]