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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
Neighborhood Snapshot: Instant friendliness in Greendell
Before Srini Sankaran even moved to the Greendell neighborhood in the southern part of Palo Alto, he was struck by the hospitality of residents in the quiet community.
[Thursday, September 14, 2017]

Fairmeadow's friendliness draws people in
With its Eichlers and meandering circular cul-de-sacs, Fairmeadow is an easy neighborhood to get lost in, in a good way.
[Thursday, June 29, 2017]

Neighborhood Snapshot: An island of community in an urban sea
Evergreen Park, a formerly blue-collar neighborhood is now a little more upscale, boasting bigger houses than the traditional two-bedroom ones of days past, resident Paul Machado said.
[Friday, May 19, 2017]

Increasingly valuable real estate going to third parties
While most homes are bought by individuals or families, others are sold to development companies, property managers or sometimes third-party limited partnerships. Who are behind these organizations?
[Thursday, February 16, 2017]

Neighborhood profile: Greendell
Greendell welcomes new neighbors with open arms.
[Wednesday, February 8, 2017]

Community Center
Scattered with parks, tennis courts and even a children's library and zoo, Palo Alto's Community Center neighborhood has it all.
[Friday, September 18, 2015]

Adobe Meadow
Adobe Meadow in Palo Alto is a friendly place where once neighbors move in, they tend to stay put. In fact, most neighbors only move out literally when they die, said 30-year resident Arthur Keller, with no irony in his voice.
[Friday, July 31, 2015]

Charleston Meadows
"Quiet," "friendly" and "walkable" are just a few words Palo Alto residents use to describe their Charleston Meadows neighborhood.
[Friday, May 16, 2014]

Greendell
Before Srini Sankaran even moved to the Greendell neighborhood, he was struck by the hospitality of residents of the 70-80 homes in the quiet community.
[Wednesday, December 28, 2011]