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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
Caltrans offers signups for weekly updates on Highway 84 closure near Woodside
Caltrans is putting out a new weekly newsletter with updates on repair work to a stretch of Highway 84 near Woodside that's been closed due to landslide damage since March.
[Tuesday, June 6, 2023]

Guided hikes offer a rare look inside Djerassi in Woodside
Get a closer look at the artwork scattered through the grounds of a 583-acre Woodside ranch on a guided hike of the Djerassi Resident Artists Program. Signups are now open.
[Thursday, February 23, 2023]

Antiques Roadshow premieres Jan. 2 with episode filmed at Filoli
A 1976 manual for the Apple-II computer, a 1928 English sterling silver horse and more will be featured on the season 27 premiere of Antiques Roadshow on PBS on Jan. 2, filmed at Woodside's Filoli Estate.
[Thursday, December 29, 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 the help she needed from Ravenswood Family Health Network. The nonprofit operates the MayView clinic in Mountain View.
[Friday, December 2, 2022]

Former Stanford Water Polo coach dies in bike accident on Cañada Road
Veteran Stanford water polo coach Dante Dettamanti died in a bike accident on Cañada Road in San Mateo County on Tuesday, when he crashed into a street sweeper while bicycling near state Route 92.
[Thursday, October 27, 2022]

Buried car in Atherton: Onsite investigation complete, still no human remains found
Police say the on-site investigation of a car buried in an Atherton backyard is done, with the vehicle excavated and taken to a crime lab on Saturday. No human remains were found, despite cadaver dogs signaling there could be some.
[Monday, October 24, 2022]

Update: Buried car unearthed in Atherton Saturday and taken away by tow truck
Atherton police are trying to get to the bottom of why a car reported stolen in 1992 was buried in the yard of a home on Stockbridge Avenue. Cadaver dogs have twice indicated that human remains might be present.
[Saturday, October 22, 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]

Three vaccine shots later
An exposure during the holiday COVID-19 surge had reporter Angela Swartz counting the days until she'd find out if her young son had gotten Pfizer's vaccine or just a placebo shot as part of a drug trial at Stanford University.
[Monday, April 11, 2022]

Storm knocks out power for over 4,000 in Mountain View
Sunday night's storm knocked out power for over 4,000 Mountain View residents, according to police.
[Sunday, March 27, 2022]