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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
High school district sues charter school organization for $4 million
The Sequoia Union High School District is suing a national charter school organization for the return of a $4 million loan, alleging it has failed to enroll an adequate number of district students in its East Palo Alto charter school, according to an April 22 lawsuit filed in San Mateo County Superior Court.
[Thursday, May 2, 2019]

Atherton to hold memorial, tree planting in honor of former town arborist
Kathy Hughes Anderson, Atherton's former town arborist who was stabbed to death in her Menlo Park home in December, will be honored by the town in conjunction with its Arbor Day celebration on Thursday, April 18.
[Wednesday, April 17, 2019]

SafeSpace offers mental health support line app
Youth seeking mental health support can now download a free app provided by a Menlo Park-based nonprofit.
[Sunday, March 24, 2019]

Local leaders, teachers gather for workforce housing town hall
About 70 people gathered at Sequoia High School in Redwood City earlier this month to discuss possible solutions to a crisis that's plaguing educators in San Mateo County: the scarcity of affordable places to live in the communities in which they work.
[Wednesday, February 27, 2019]

County postpones road work on Oregon Expressway
Road work on the Oregon Expressway off-ramp in Palo Alto originally scheduled for Monday has been postponed due to the rain, Santa Clara County officials said.
[Sunday, February 3, 2019]

Teacher pleads not guilty to engaging in sex acts with juvenile
A local teacher with Palo Alto ties who was charged with engaging in sex acts with a juvenile pleaded not guilty to all charges during a court appearance on Monday, Nov. 5.
[Tuesday, November 6, 2018]

Teacher charged with engaging in sex acts with juvenile
A teacher from Redwood City who previously worked in Palo Alto has been arrested on suspicion of engaging in sex acts with a juvenile, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.
[Friday, October 26, 2018]

Neighborhood Snapshot: A place to put down roots
Adobe Meadow in Palo Alto is a friendly place where once neighbors move in, they tend to stay put.
[Thursday, October 4, 2018]

Menlo Park doctor awarded $1.5M in wrongful firing case
A jury awarded a former Santa Clara County psychiatrist $1.5 million last week for what the doctor described as a retaliatory firing, according to court documents.
[Tuesday, October 2, 2018]

Neighborhood Snapshot: A microcosm of the world
"Quiet," "friendly" and "walkable" are just a few words Palo Alto residents use to describe their Charleston Meadows neighborhood.
[Thursday, February 22, 2018]