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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
Flood Park to get revamp with $1.3 million grant
"Realize Flood Park" would allow for a new baseball field, walking paths, parking lot and more in the park near North Fair Oaks.
[Friday, December 8, 2023]

Woodside Elementary to ask voters for $36 million bond measure
With a storm-damaged creek bank on its campus, aging infrastructure and a TK expansion mandate, Woodside Elementary district voters will be asked to pass a $36 million bond measure next March.
[Tuesday, December 5, 2023]

Community briefs: Grand Chanukah Festival, Menlo Park district receives state honor and more
In this week's community briefs, the Menlo Park City School District receives Golden Bell Award, Grand Chanukah Festival in Portola Valley and more.
[Friday, December 8, 2023]

Holiday Fund: From rent relief to subsidized child care, Fair Oaks Community Center offers wide range of services
When a single mom in Redwood City lost one of her two jobs in October -- and wasn't eligible for unemployment -- she turned to Fair Oaks Community Center, a Holiday Fund recipient, for help.
[Friday, December 1, 2023]

Caltrans opens new one-way traffic route along Highway 84 landslide near Woodside
Caltrans has reconfigured the stretch of a severely damaged portion of Highway 84 near Woodside that has been reduced to one-way traffic since late July. Vehicles are now traveling on the newly paved uphill side while repairs continue.
[Tuesday, November 28, 2023]

Portola Valley's new town manager hits the ground running with review of town processes, turnover
Portola Valley Town Manager Sharif Etman hired a consultant to look into why there is high staff turnover and how the town can improve its processes.
[Tuesday, November 28, 2023]

At long last, Mademoiselle Colette opens Atherton location
When you walk into the new Mademoiselle Colette bakery-cafe in Atherton, you are greeted with pastel greens, handmade wallpaper and white marble in this pocket-sized gem, which finally opened after nearly a year of delays.
[Wednesday, November 29, 2023]

Ravenswood City School District may use bond funds to help pay for new $10M district office
The Ravenswood City School District is in the midst of various real estate transactions and construction projects.
[Tuesday, November 21, 2023]

President Biden to meet with China's president at Filoli on Wednesday
The Filoli estate in Woodside is set to host President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday, Nov. 15.
[Tuesday, November 14, 2023]

Community briefs: Jill Biden in Atherton, new leadership at Peninsula Clean Energy and more
In this week's community briefs, the first lady visits Atherton and two M-A grads visit Stanford to play soccer.
[Monday, November 20, 2023]