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About Angela
Angela Swartz joined The Almanac in 2018. She reports on youth and education, and the towns of Atherton, Portola Valley and Woodside. Angela, who grew up in San Mateo, previously reported for the Silicon Valley Business Journal and San Mateo Daily Journal. She holds a master's degree in investigative reporting from American University. She interned at The Washington Post while completing her master's. She also holds a bachelor's degree in U.S. history and Spanish from University of California, Davis.
Stories by Angela
Community briefs: star party in PV, talk on helping kids develop emotional vocabulary and more
In this week's community briefs, Woodside Elementary's garden fest is back, PV to hold a star gazing party and more.
[Saturday, September 24, 2022]

Atherton housing plan includes new housing at Menlo College. That won't happen unless the school raises $20 million
Menlo College would like to build 40 units of faculty and staff housing on site, but it's going to take millions to help finance the project.
[Thursday, September 22, 2022]

Portola Valley: Applications open for ADU ambassador program
To spur growth and keep track of the number of in-law units in town, Portola Valley is seeking two to four volunteers to promote accessory dwelling units (ADUs) — which make up about a third of the town's draft housing element.
[Thursday, September 22, 2022]

Three Ravenswood candidates running as a slate
Two trustees and a teacher are joining forces on a slate for the Ravenswood City School District's governing board.
[Wednesday, September 21, 2022]

Silicon Valley International School hosts annual Moon Festival
Silicon Valley International School stargazed, listened to stories, ate mooncakes and carried lanterns during the school's Moon Festival event on Sept. 16.
[Wednesday, September 21, 2022]

New Menlo College residence hall opens its doors to students
Although a little behind schedule, students began to move into a new, $20 million residence hall on the Menlo College campus on Friday, Sept. 16.
[Wednesday, September 21, 2022]

Menlo Park school board declines to oppose city's Measure V ballot measure
In a divided decision, the Menlo Park City School District Board of Trustees will not take a stand against Measure V in the upcoming November election, steering clear of taking a strong position on the divisive initiative.
[Saturday, September 10, 2022]

Menlo Park school board declines to oppose city's Measure V ballot measure
In a divided decision, the Menlo Park City School District Board of Trustees will not take a stand against Measure V in the upcoming November election, steering clear of taking a strong position on the divisive initiative.
[Friday, September 9, 2022]

Mirroring local trends, COVID cases remain low in local schools
Following a general trend of decreased COVID-19 infections countywide in the last few weeks, case counts remain low in local schools but are still present.
[Friday, September 9, 2022]

Las Lomitas board member resigns
Las Lomitas Elementary School District trustee Cynthia Solis Yi has stepped down from the district's governing board.
[Thursday, September 8, 2022]