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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
Lee Lambert picked as Foothill-De Anza's next chancellor
Lee Lambert, the chancellor of Pima Community College in Arizona, is slated to replace Judy Miner as head of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District. Lambert will earn nearly $450,000 a year.
[Wednesday, May 24, 2023]

A century in the making: Walter Hays Elementary School marks 100 years
When Walter Hays School opened in 1923, Palo Alto was less than 30 years old. A century later, the community might look different, but the school still welcomes new students to campus every fall.
[Friday, May 5, 2023]

Palo Alto resident discovers burglary in progress, causes suspects to flee
A Palo Alto resident interrupted a burglary in progress on Tuesday night when her home security system alerted her that two people had entered her unlocked side yard gate, police said.
[Thursday, May 4, 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]

Pandemic recovery continues as city contends with inflation, economic uncertainty in budget
The coming year represents a "pivot point" for Palo Alto's finances, according to the proposed budget, with city staff recommending investment in services for residents, while also dealing with inflation.
[Tuesday, May 2, 2023]

Foothill-De Anza names four finalists in search for next chancellor
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District's board of trustees announced four finalists in search for the district's next chancellor, with the candidates slated to participate in open forums at Foothill College.
[Saturday, April 29, 2023]

A nearly 200-year-old unfulfilled treaty sparks student support for Cherokee Nation
Palo Alto High students unveiled a mural to raise awareness about the Cherokee Nation's fight to have a delegate seated in Congress.
[Friday, April 28, 2023]

Why was one Foothill-De Anza trustee censured? Emails point to comments about Black administrator's skin color
A recently released email exchange sheds light on the offensive comments that Foothill-De Anza board member Gilbert Wong allegedly made to De Anza College President Lloyd Holmes about his skin color.
[Wednesday, April 19, 2023]

Discriminatory, harassing comments lead to Foothill-De Anza trustee Gilbert Wong's censure
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District's board voted to formally censure board member Gilbert Wong over harassing and discriminatory comments that he made to De Anza College's president.
[Friday, March 31, 2023]

Apartment fire displaces residents of three units, no injuries reported
A fire in a Palo Alto apartment building on Thursday displaced the residents of three units and resulted in a temporary road closure, according to emergency response officials. No injuries were reported.
[Thursday, March 30, 2023]