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Angela Swartz

Staff Writer, The Almanac

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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
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]

Some local preschools and day care centers decide it's time to drop the masks
With new state and county guidelines making masks optional, some preschools and daycares will lift their mask mandates.
[Thursday, March 10, 2022]

Filoli catches the eye of Antiques Roadshow producer
With a large outdoor space, pleasant weather and a history of filming on the property, Filoli checked all the boxes for a stop on the Antiques Roadshow, according to producers.
[Sunday, February 20, 2022]

Woodside decides it's not a mountain lion habitat, allows developers to propose housing under SB 9
Facing legal action and national scrutiny, the Town Council backpedaled on claiming a townwide exemption from a state housing law as a mountain lion habitat, and is now accepting applications for split-lot projects.
[Monday, February 7, 2022]

Local woman hopes to mix up the baking aisle with her new line of tortes
With a swirl of fresh fruit, and layers of raspberry and citrus, Jane Lane tortes are not the typical boxed cake mix. Woodside's Jane Mackey, the woman behind the torte mix, is setting out to shake up the baking aisle.
[Thursday, December 30, 2021]

'Sadly, we are still divided,' organizer says at 9/11 multifaith vigil
On the 20th anniversary of 9/11, people broke bread and prayed together in front of Palo Alto City Hall during an annual peace picnic and vigil.
[Monday, September 13, 2021]

Mervin Morris, founder of Mervyns stores, Peninsula resident dies at 101
Philanthropist, Peninsula resident and founder of Mervyns department stores Mervin Morris died at 101. "We were just so lucky to have had him with us — and in such extraordinary mental capacity — for so long," said his granddaughter.
[Friday, September 10, 2021]

Eager for your child to be vaccinated against COVID-19? Here's what it's like being in a pediatric vaccine trial
Reporter Angela Swartz's year-old son won a spot in Pfizer's landmark pediatric COVID-19 vaccine trial at Stanford University School of Medicine this summer. She reports on what the experience has been like.
[Friday, August 27, 2021]