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Zoe Morgan

Staff Writer, Palo Alto Weekly / PaloAltoOnline.com and Mountain View Voice

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About Zoe
Zoe Morgan joined the Palo Alto Weekly and Mountain View Voice in 2021. She covers education, youth and families, with a focus on using data to tell compelling stories. She previously worked as an education reporter at the Los Altos Town Crier.

A Mountain View native, Zoe received a dual degree from American University in journalism and public affairs, with a minor in data science. After graduating, she worked at the Grants Pass Daily Courier in Oregon, covering local schools, before returning to California in 2019.
Stories by Zoe
Community rallies to support Mountain View family after mother suffers stroke at high school football game
The Mountain View community is rallying to support the Daniels family after Mountain View High School mom Lucinda Daniels suffered a stroke at a Friday, Aug. 25, varsity football game in which her son was injured.
[Friday, September 1, 2023]

Local teacher housing project breaks ground in Palo Alto
Tossing ceremonial shovels of dirt, an educator housing project more than five years in the making officially broke ground in Palo Alto on Tuesday, Aug. 22.
[Wednesday, August 23, 2023]

Stanford provost announces plans to step down this fall
Stanford Provost Persis Drell plans to step down later this year once her successor is in place, the university announced on Wednesday.
[Wednesday, May 3, 2023]

Man arrested for allegedly assaulting SamTrans bus drivers, attempting carjacking
Palo Alto police arrested a man last week after he allegedly assaulted two bus drivers, fled from officers and attempted to carjack someone stopped in traffic.
[Monday, March 13, 2023]

Unfit to teach? Teacher accused of rape had a checkered history in schools
Palo Alto Unified administrators knew of physical education teacher Peter Colombo's criminal history more than a decade ago and yet kept him in the district's employ, according to documents obtained by the Palo Alto Weekly.
[Friday, February 17, 2023]

Here's what you need to know about the new teacher-housing project in Palo Alto
Plans are underway to break ground on an educator-housing project in Palo Alto, bringing affordable housing to teachers in several local school districts in Santa Clara and San Mateo County.
[Friday, February 3, 2023]

Stanford scrutinized over deputy who drew gun on Black man
Stanford police are under scrutiny after an officer drew a gun on a Black driver over the weekend, an incident that has gained national attention following a viral Twitter thread from a witness.
[Tuesday, January 31, 2023]

Think you're juggling a lot? Go behind the scenes of the Game of Throws circus arts festival in Palo Alto
From newcomers to professionals, Gunn High's juggling festival over the weekend drew people of all ages and skill levels.
[Friday, January 27, 2023]

Stanford to investigate university president's research over scientific misconduct allegations
The review comes after a student news outlet detailed suspected problems with Marc Tessier-Lavigne's research papers.
[Thursday, December 1, 2022]

Three men arrested for September shooting in East Palo Alto
Over the past two weeks, police have arrested three men suspected of being involved in an East Palo Alto shooting that left bullet holes in several vehicles and buildings last month.
[Wednesday, October 5, 2022]