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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
Paula Poundstone to headline at the Bankhead
Comedian and podcast host Paula Poundstone returns to the Bankhead stage this June 10. In a discussion with the Weekly, she explored her personal inspirations, favorite aspects of touring and her experience as a comedian.
[Monday, May 29, 2023]

Introducing 'CabFranc-A-Palooza'
An upcoming festival in the Tri-Valley is set to put a spotlight on the Livermore wine community and one of its most unique drinking varieties -- the Cabernet Franc.
[Thursday, May 25, 2023]

Tri-Valley students shine in SF Symphony Youth Orchestra
One of the world's best-known student orchestras, the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra, is celebrating its 40th anniversary -- and performing onstage will be several young musicians representing the Tri-Valley.
[Thursday, May 18, 2023]

Bingocize, a new way to stay fit at 60+ in the Tri-Valley
A new CityServe program run out of the Pleasanton Senior Center aims to give adults 60 and older encouragement to get involved with their health and get active, also while playing a game they love -- Bingocize.
[Thursday, May 18, 2023]

Dublin poet laureate Morehead releases newest poetry collection
Dublin writer and city poet laureate James Morehead has published his newest collection of poems, entitled 'The Plague Doctor', which draws from eerie and chilling inspirations...
[Tuesday, May 16, 2023]

The Leprechauns: Dublin welcoming new pro baseball team
Dublin is set this month to welcome a new professional baseball team, the Leprechauns, with a full schedule of games set for the 2023 season. The regular-season home opener is set for May 30 at Dublin's Fallon Sports Park.
[Thursday, May 4, 2023]

Inside their creative environment
This weekend Tri-Valley residents will have the chance to engage with dozens of local artists, crafters, jewelry makers and creatives and view their works in their most vulnerable spaces -- the studio.
[Wednesday, May 3, 2023]

Dublin Unified selects computer tech Villalpando as Classified Employee of the Year
The Dublin Unified School District recently announced its 2022-23 list of Classified Employees of the Year, with computer technician Saul Villalpando from the Technical Services Department winning the top award district-wide.
[Monday, May 1, 2023]

Helping power the Tri-Valley
First opened in 2021, the Scott Haggerty Wind Energy Center has been working to generate clean renewable wind power for Tri-Valley and East Bay residents. Run by East Bay Community Energy, the Livermore plant hosts over 100 windmills.
[Sunday, May 7, 2023]

'The Song of the Nightingale' opening at Firehouse
In recognition of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Tri-Valley Rep this weekend is debuting a collaboration with the city of Pleasanton to uplift art and voices in the community: 'The Song of the Nightingale'.
[Thursday, April 27, 2023]