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Angela Swartz

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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
With board divided, Ravenswood school district drops its mask mandate
For the first time in three years, Ravenswood City School District students and staff won't need to wear face masks in classrooms when they return to campuses on Aug. 24.
[Monday, August 15, 2022]

Longtime Ravenswood school district trustee will not seek reelection this fall
Ana Maria Pulido won't be running for reelection to the Ravenswood City School District board of trustees in November, citing a need to explore other opportunities and urging fresh faces to run.
[Monday, August 8, 2022]

Ravenswood school district staff make their case for workforce housing
Gerardo Garcia's workday is not done after he leaves his science classroom at Cesar Chavez Ravenswood Middle School. For the last six years, he's spent his evenings driving for Uber to afford housing.
[Wednesday, August 3, 2022]

Belle Haven Elementary is top priority under newly passed bond measure
With $110 million in bond money to spend, Ravenswood City School District is making it a No. 1 priority to replace aging classrooms and crumbling infrastructure at Belle Haven Elementary School.
[Wednesday, July 6, 2022]

Antiques Roadshow draws 2,500 to Filoli
A power outage and heat wave couldn't stop thousands of people, lugging wooden chairs, cabinets on wheels and more, from turning out at the Woodside estate for the Antiques Roadshow on June 22.
[Sunday, July 3, 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]

Ravenswood's $110 million school bond measure set to pass
The Ravenswood City School District's $110 million school bond measure to renovate classrooms is set to pass with 70% approval, according to results posted Monday.
[Tuesday, June 14, 2022]

East Palo Alto Academy graduate, nonprofit founder reflects on his impact on his community
East Palo Alto Academy graduate Christian Sbragia founded a nonprofit that helps give kids in East Palo Alto a safe space to play.
[Sunday, June 12, 2022]

Eastside College Prep graduate on coming out of his shell, navigating the pandemic as a student
Palo Alto native Josh Nickings said graduating from Eastside feels bittersweet. He enjoyed being part of the school community.
[Saturday, June 11, 2022]

Unofficial results show strong support for Ravenswood district's $110M bond
The Ravenswood City School District's Measure I has 69% voter approval as of Tuesday night, according to unofficial results.
[Tuesday, June 7, 2022]