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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
Police investigate Fletcher Middle School graffiti as a hate crime
Palo Alto police are investigating graffiti at Ellen Fletcher Middle School as a hate crime after someone wrote "KKK" in two boys bathrooms on campus this week.
[Friday, May 13, 2022]

Palo Alto Unified gets into hot water with parents over child care
Parents are objecting to what they describe as a lack of transparency in Palo Alto Unified's decision making after school administrators decided to take space away from a local child care provider and give it to a national company.
[Thursday, May 12, 2022]

Students urge more transparency after suicides; school district says it is respecting families' wishes
A group of students is urging Palo Alto Unified to change the way it responds to suicides so that there is more transparency with the public.
[Friday, April 29, 2022]

Palo Alto Unified cuts off remote commenting, prompting pushback
During last week's Palo Alto Unified School District board meeting, members of the public could no longer address the board over Zoom, instead having to show up in person to speak their minds.
[Friday, April 29, 2022]

'Turbocharging' our worst impulses: Obama speaks at Stanford about dangers the internet poses to democracy
The former president urged tech leaders to use Silicon Valley's spirit of innovation to tackle the serious threats facing democracy during a keynote address at Stanford on Thursday.
[Friday, April 22, 2022]

Not sure how to vote in the June primary? Upcoming forums give voters a chance to hear from the candidates
With the June primary election less than two months away, community groups are planning to host a series of local candidate forums in the coming weeks to help voters decide who to support on their ballots.
[Monday, April 18, 2022]

Former HP attorney Hal Mickelson helps lay the foundation for a new history museum
Thousands may have heard Hal Mickelson as the "voice" of Stanford University's marching band in the 1970s and '80s, but his involvement in the Palo Alto community has spanned more than six decades.
[Friday, April 15, 2022]

Through nonprofit, Roger Smith helps victims navigate the court process, provides emotional support
Roger Smith has served as CEO of a major bank, created multiple nonprofits, run for city council and volunteered for numerous causes. He founded two notable groups: Mothers Against Murder and Friends of the Palo Alto Parks.
[Friday, April 15, 2022]

Gunn student creates a community cookbook to raise funds for food bank
Sonali Dhir has grown up making meals with her family, so when she ran across data showing that over 100,000 Bay Area children are facing food insecurity, she knew she wanted to do something to help.
[Friday, April 15, 2022]

Stanford's Cantor Arts Center announces Bay Area native as new director
Bay Area native Veronica Roberts will take over as director of the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University this summer, after working at the University of Texas at Austin since 2013.
[Wednesday, April 6, 2022]