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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
For the second time in a month, a student is found with gun on the Menlo-Atherton High campus
On Tuesday, for the second time in less than a month, Atherton police arrested a student on suspicion of bringing a firearm to Menlo-Atherton High School.
[Saturday, December 3, 2022]

For two decades, Ravenswood Family Health Network has served low-income and uninsured people
After weeks of an unexplained 104-degree fever, an enlarged tonsil and stomach pain, 3-year-old Eliana got help at Ravenswood Family Health Network, a local nonprofit supported by The Almanac's Holiday Fund.
[Friday, December 2, 2022]

Ravenswood school district inks agreement to lease out district office site for high-density development
The Ravenswood City School District is one step closer to leasing out its district office, which could potentially bring in about $1.5 million to the district annually.
[Friday, December 2, 2022]

Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry sells Atherton home for $31.15 million
Are Stephen and Ayesha Curry still Atherton residents? Records show the couple quietly sold their home in West Atherton last fall.
[Thursday, December 1, 2022]

Burglary reported at Portola Valley Hardware on Thanksgiving
Someone smashed the front glass door of Portola Valley Hardware & Feed and stole power tools and other merchandise on Thanksgiving morning, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.
[Tuesday, November 29, 2022]

Ravenswood school board approves initial design for $50 million renovation of Belle Haven Elementary
Belle Haven Elementary School will be the first campus to be renovated using money from a recently passed bond measure, with a $50 million budget for new facilities.
[Tuesday, November 29, 2022]

Ravenswood School District sends off longtime trustee
The Ravenswood School District honored outgoing trustee Ana Maria Pulido on Nov. 17.
[Wednesday, November 23, 2022]

Community briefs: Atherton tree lighting, toy drive and open spots on the Portola Valley planning commission
The holiday season is in full swing in the coming weeks, with Atherton hosting a tree lighting and the town's police department hosting an annual toy drive. Portola Valley is also seeking volunteers to serve on its Planning Commission.
[Sunday, November 27, 2022]

Portola Valley district trustee signs off after three years on the board
Portola Valley Elementary School District governing board members said goodbye on Nov. 17 to trustee Anne Fazioli-Khiari, who decided over the summer not to run for reelection this fall.
[Wednesday, November 30, 2022]

Menlo Park City School District sends off longtime trustee
Flowers and cake was in order at the Thursday, Nov. 17, Menlo Park City School District board meeting, as the community said goodbye to longtime trustee Stacey Jones. Colleagues spoke with admiration of Jones' humble, calm demeanor.
[Tuesday, November 29, 2022]