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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
Pleasanton Library launching summer reading program
In an effort to encourage literacy, community engagement and self-expression, the Pleasanton Public Library will soon kick off its annual summer reading program for residents -- with 'Find Your Voice' set as this year's theme.
[Wednesday, May 31, 2023]

Paula Poundstone to headline at the Bankhead
Comedian and podcast host Paula Poundstone returns to the Bankhead stage this June 10. In a discussion with the Weekly, she explored her personal inspirations, favorite aspects of touring and her experience as a comedian.
[Monday, May 29, 2023]

Introducing 'CabFranc-A-Palooza'
An upcoming festival in the Tri-Valley is set to put a spotlight on the Livermore wine community and one of its most unique drinking varieties -- the Cabernet Franc.
[Thursday, May 25, 2023]

Tri-Valley students shine in SF Symphony Youth Orchestra
One of the world's best-known student orchestras, the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra, is celebrating its 40th anniversary -- and performing onstage will be several young musicians representing the Tri-Valley.
[Thursday, May 18, 2023]

Valley Dance Theatre presenting Spring Rep showcase
Tri-Valley ballet company Valley Dance Theatre has announced its 2023 spring showcase that is set to bring fairytales and carnivals alive through dance this holiday weekend.
[Sunday, May 21, 2023]

Pacific Chamber Orchestra concert coming up at Bankhead
This weekend Tri-Valley residents and visitors will be able to attend a concert bringing classical selections from famous British composers to life. The Pacific Chamber Orchestra is set to perform 'Refreshing' at the Bankhead Theater.
[Thursday, May 18, 2023]

Bingocize, a new way to stay fit at 60+ in Pleasanton
A new CityServe program run out of the Pleasanton Senior Center aims to give adults 60 and older encouragement to get involved with their health and get active, also while playing a game they love -- Bingocize.
[Thursday, May 18, 2023]

Cantabella Children's Chorus show in honor of Mother's Day
In honor of Mother's Day, the Cantabella Children's Chorus will take to the Bankhead stage for two performances of 'Inversions' this Saturday. Songs from the show are expected to highlight womanhood and female composers.
[Wednesday, May 10, 2023]

Pleasanton Rose Show marking 83rd year
This Mother's Day weekend, Pleasanton residents will be given the chance to view an arrangement of homegrown roses and florals. The 83rd annual Pleasanton Rose Show is set at the Senior Center this Saturday (May 13).
[Tuesday, May 9, 2023]

Dublin poet laureate Morehead releases newest poetry collection
Dublin writer and city poet laureate James Morehead has published his newest collection of poems, entitled 'The Plague Doctor', which draws from eerie and chilling inspirations...
[Monday, May 15, 2023]