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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
Livermore Library celebrating Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month with event series
The Livermore Public Library has announced a recent series of events this week through Oct. 15 in celebration of the upcoming Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month.
[Wednesday, September 14, 2022]

'The Elixir of Love' to usher in new Livermore Valley Opera season
Audiences of the Livermore Valley Opera will be able to experience classic, dramatized Italian vocal performances in the company's upcoming fall and spring productions, starting with Donizetti's 'The Elixir of Love' from Oct. 1-9.
[Sunday, September 18, 2022]

Former trustee Sameer Hakim challenging for DUSD Area 5 position
Sameer Hakim, a former Dublin school trustee who currently sits as vice chair of the city's Parks and Community Services Commission, is seeking the Dublin Unified School District Trustee Area 5 seat in the upcoming election.
[Monday, September 19, 2022]

DUSD Trustee William Kuo seeks election to Area 3 seat
Appointed incumbent Trustee William Kuo is campaigning to earn an elected term for Dublin Unified School District Trustee Area 3, with priorities including equitable funding distribution, safety improvements, completing Emerald High.
[Wednesday, September 21, 2022]

Dublin resident John Wu competing for DUSD Trustee Area 3 position
School volunteer John Wu is set to challenge for Dublin Unified School District Trustee Area 3, with campaign priorities including fiscal management, student opportunities, collaboration and school capacity solutions.
[Wednesday, September 21, 2022]

Dublin Mayor Melissa Hernandez running for reelection unchallenged
Dublin Mayor Melissa Hernandez is seeking reelection to a second term this fall, appearing on the citywide Nov. 8 ballot alone as no opponents came forward to challenge the incumbent.
[Saturday, September 17, 2022]

DUSD Board President Dan Cherrier vying for reelection to Area 5
Current Dublin Unified School District Board President Dan Cherrier is seeking reelection this November, aiming for a second term representing Trustee Area 5 in a contested campaign against a former trustee.
[Monday, September 19, 2022]

Kilts and swords galore: 2022 Scottish Games celebrated in Pleasanton
The 156th Scottish Highland Gathering and Games held last weekend brought Caledonian tradition and culture to Pleasanton. Visitors braved the heat at the fairgrounds to partake in the event's range of activities.
[Tuesday, September 6, 2022]

Portraits for Patriots
Gillespie recalled the positive impact the photoshoot had on his outlook and career change. Once he began using the photos taken by Pomeroy, he noticed his connections and credibility improve, giving him an overall boost in confidence.
[Thursday, September 1, 2022]

Dublin High to host free heart screening event, promoting cardiac health among youth
Dublin High School will host a heart screening project aimed at raising awareness for cardiac illnesses among teenagers young adults. The event is free to attend and not restricted to DHS students.
[Monday, September 5, 2022]