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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
Former community college chancellor pleads not guilty on corruption charges
Former San Mateo County Community College District Chancellor Ron Galatolo pleaded not guilty to all corruption charges leveled against him on Thursday, June 30.
[Thursday, June 30, 2022]

How Emerald Hills got their animals to safety during the Edgewood Fire
Emerald Hills residents quickly came together to get their animals, including horses and ponies, out of the area when the Edgewood Fire broke out and scorched 20 acres.
[Wednesday, June 29, 2022]

In their scrubs and white coats, Stanford doctors rally against Roe v. Wade decision
Hundreds gathered outside of the Li Ka Shing Center at the Stanford School of Medicine on a hot Monday afternoon to rally for abortion rights amid last week's Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
[Tuesday, June 28, 2022]

Small towns budgets rise amid planning for housing, greater staffing needs
Planning for growth is costing towns more than in past years.
[Friday, June 24, 2022]

How to get your under-5 child vaccinated against COVID-19
After a long wait, COVID-19 vaccine shots starting going into the arms and thighs of 6-month to 5-year-olds locally on Tuesday, June 21, but you won't find it at San Mateo County-run mass vaccination clinics.
[Thursday, June 23, 2022]

Draft housing element would bring multifamily housing to Atherton
Atherton officials have released a draft of the town's updated housing element, which plans for the development of hundreds of additional homes over the next eight years.
[Tuesday, June 21, 2022]

Atherton welcomes the community to its new library
Atherton Mayor Rick DeGolia counted down from 10 before kids ran through a red "Welcome" banner held in front of the doors of the new $19.1 million Atherton Library to mark its opening on June 4.
[Thursday, June 16, 2022]

College district receives nearly half million dollars to support formerly and currently incarcerated students
The Rising Scholars Network has granted the San Mateo County Community College District $480,000 to support formerly and currently incarcerated students in the district through Project Change.
[Friday, June 17, 2022]

Ravenswood's $110 million school bond measure set to pass
Ravenswood City School District's bond measure has 70% voter approval.
[Tuesday, June 14, 2022]

Portola Valley residents create a PAC to unseat Town Council incumbents in battle over housing plan
Amid tensions over the town's housing plans, a group is suing Portola Valley for alleged violations of the state's open meeting law, and a political action committee has formed to defeat three incumbent council members in November.
[Tuesday, June 14, 2022]