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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
El Camino repaving project set to begin next year, with bike lanes added in Mountain View
After years of worsening potholes and bumpy rides, plans are in place to repave El Camino Real from Mountain View through Palo Alto starting in May or June of 2024, Caltrans officials announced at a public meeting in Mountain View.
[Friday, November 17, 2023]

Construction of educator housing is getting underway in Palo Alto
With the tossing of ceremonial shovelsful 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]

Mountain View resident fatally shot; man, 23, arrested on suspicion of murder
Emergency dispatchers received calls just after 9 a.m. Sunday reporting gunshots heard on Reinert Road in Mountain View. When police officers arrived, they found a man with at least one gunshot wound. He was declared dead at the scene.
[Monday, August 21, 2023]

Accessible playground project to break ground after delays, cost increases and fundraising challenges
Rengstorff Park is set to be home to a Magical Bridge playground, which is designed to be accessible for people of all ages, including those with physical and cognitive disabilities.
[Sunday, August 6, 2023]

Paly graduates reflect on their legacies: 'We are leaving behind more than one moment'
At Palo Alto High School’s graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 1, student speakers urged their classmates to take their experiences over the past four years and use them to embrace the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
[Friday, June 2, 2023]

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]