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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
All green and gold for St. Patrick's Day Celebration in Dublin
Thousands of visitors turned out for the annual Dublin St. Patrick's Day Celebration. The Dublin Civic Center was filled with visitors, both local and from afar, sporting all shades of green and Irish pride.
[Monday, March 20, 2023]

Going green in Dublin
Downtown Dublin will be covered in green, gold and Irish pride this weekend at the city's annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration. The cultural festival will have no shortage of Celtic-themed activities for guests to enjoy.
[Thursday, March 16, 2023]

Dublin students launch support app for teenage substance abuse
Two Dublin High School students have launched an online platform that provides support for teenagers who may be struggling with alcohol abuse. The website and app, My Alcohol Story, allows users to share their experiences anonymously.
[Monday, March 20, 2023]

Grocery Outlet store coming to Dublin later this year
The city of Dublin has announced the grocery store chain Grocery Outlet has plans to open a new location in the city. The store will take over the former Big Lots! building located in West Dublin.
[Thursday, March 9, 2023]

Dublin residents recognized for outstanding community impact
The city of Dublin recently announced the 2022 winners for its Volunteer Recognition Awards, including Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year and Organization of the Year.
[Thursday, March 9, 2023]

Dublin's Emerald High School unveils new mascot
After months of debate, Dublin's new second high school has officially announced its mascot, as well as the accompanying school colors. Emerald High School students will now be known as 'Aerouants' -- sporting green, blue and white.
[Thursday, March 9, 2023]

Amador freshman wins international music competition
After qualifying for one of the most prestigious international music competitions in the country, Amador Valley freshman Celicia Thendean secured the top prize -- winning her a unique scholarship opportunity and national exposure...
[Sunday, March 12, 2023]

Valley Concert Chorale shows 'Celebrating American Composers'
Celebrating its 60th season of shows, the Valley Concert Chorale is set to put on its newest musical production. 'Celebrating American Composers' will highlight iconic, contemporary artists and pieces in chorus music.
[Sunday, March 12, 2023]

Pleasanton police welcome two Foothill alumni to department
The Pleasanton Police Department recently announced its newest staff members -- two Foothill High School alumni with experience in their respective fields.
[Tuesday, March 7, 2023]

Asbury Players production highlights female empowerment, friendship and misadventure
Livermore theater group Asbury Players will be producing 'The Savannah Sipping Society' this month, a play that highlights a unique cast of characters and their struggles to trust, love and find hope through tough times.
[Thursday, March 2, 2023]