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".
Traffic on Interstate 680 south of Pleasanton is heavily delayed this morning after the southbound lanes of the interstate were closed due to an ethanol spill that occurred at approximately 10 a.m. today.
[Friday, October 30, 2015]
Pleasanton Weekly and DanvilleSanRamon.com are once again putting out a call for nominations and sponsorships for the annual Tri-Valley Heroes awards - our salute to the community members dedicated to bettering the Tri-Valley and the lives of its residents.
[http://goo.gl/forms/YhKr8ChgRi Nomination Form]
[http://danvillesanramon.com/kit/1438297384.pdf Sponsorship Levels]
[Thursday, July 30, 2015]
School in Pleasanton starts Monday, and parents are busy buying back-to-school supplies and backpacks. But the district itself is still dealing with a bit of baggage from the previous school year that has yet to be packed away and forgotten.
[Thursday, August 21, 2014]
The Pleasanton Weekly is seeking nominations and sponsorships for the Tri-Valley Heroes awards program, our salute to the individuals, groups or organizations that stand out because of their actions, integrity or honor.
[Tuesday, July 22, 2014]
We're giving away 15 pairs of Alameda County Fair tickets! Answer a few questions and enter a drawing to win. Only one entry per email address and you must be 18 or older to enter. Submit the form by 5 p.m. Sunday, June 15. Recipients will be notified June 16. They entry form is [http://www.tinyurl.com/2014FairTickets here].
[Wednesday, June 4, 2014]
Former Walnut Grove Elementary School principal Jon Vranesh, who was placed on administrative leave Oct. 25, has filed a formal claim against the Pleasanton Unified School District.
[Wednesday, May 21, 2014]