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".
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]
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]
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]
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]
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 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]