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Gina Channell Wilcox

President and Publisher, Embarcadero Media/East Bay Division

925-621-1171 | Email

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
Cal High principal Keefer resigns position to return to teaching
Some are questioning the timing of Cal High principal Megan Keefer's resignation, given the recent controversy over the school's cheer squad mascot that went viral on social media and the district's response.
[Sunday, June 19, 2022]

Soros-backed PAC spends $1 million on local DA campaign
Update: A PAC with a majority of its funding from billionaire George Soros has contributed more than $1 million to Diana Becton's campaign for Contra Costa County District Attorney. Becton and her challenger, Mary Knox, respond.
[Thursday, June 2, 2022]

Soros-backed PAC spends $1 million on local DA campaign
A political action committee with a majority of its funding from billionaire investor George Soros has contributed more than $1 million to Diana Becton's campaign for Contra Costa County District Attorney.
[Sunday, May 29, 2022]

'If you don't pray, you learn how to pray'
Now, at 97 years old, Danville resident Joe Alvarez can look back at what was gained and what was lost personally and in terms of the country he served during World War II and later in the Korean War.
[Friday, May 27, 2022]

Livermore Street Fest set for next weekend
Livermore's Downtown Street Fest, one of the longest running celebrations in the East Bay, will be May 14 and 15, featuring beer and wine tasting lounges and live entertainment.
[Friday, May 6, 2022]

Arrest made 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.
[Friday, January 21, 2022]

Alameda County DA warns against at-home COVID test price gouging
Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley has issued a warning that her office will be vigilant in investigating and prosecuting cases of price gouging in the sale of at-home COVID-19 tests following Governor Gavin Newsom’s recen
[Wednesday, January 19, 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]

Former Livermore mayor, WWII veteran Dr. John Shirley dies at age 97
Former Livermore Mayor, World War II veteran and veterinarian Dr. John Shirley died Dec. 22 at the age of 97. He was born Dec. 8, 1924, in Santa Ana, California.
[Friday, December 31, 2021]

Pedestrian critically injured in traffic collision on Hopyard
A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on Hopyard Road near Hansen Drive at 5:30 p.m. Monday. The pedestrian was transported to Eden Hospital with critical injuries.
[Tuesday, December 28, 2021]