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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
Coroner identifies Los Altos High student who died in a 'potential fentanyl poisoning'
A Los Altos High student has died in what Mountain View police are calling a "potential fentanyl poisoning," but few details are being released while the agency examines the incident.
[Monday, April 4, 2022]

Mountain View police: 13-year-old fell off his bike before fatal collision
Graham Middle School student Andre Retana had fallen off his bicycle in front of a construction truck, whose driver could not see the child prior to the fatal March 17 crash in Mountain View, according to a police investigation.
[Friday, April 1, 2022]

Curtain's up: Gunn choir holds first indoor show without masks in 2 years
This week, dozens of Gunn High students and teachers were able to come together on stage in the school's theater to put on an energetic performance complete with a live audience.
[Friday, April 1, 2022]

Palo Alto Unified moves to hire its own mental health staff, rather than rely on contractors
The district intends to begin by hiring its own staff to work at elementary and middle schools, while continuing to use contractors at the high school level for the time being.
[Wednesday, March 23, 2022]

Friends and family gather at intersection where Mountain View teen died after a collision with a truck
Family and friends have left flowers, candles, balloons and mementos at an impromptu memorial at the Mountain View intersection where a collision killed a 13-year-old bicyclist on March 17.
[Sunday, March 20, 2022]

Students and teachers are back in the classroom, but the pandemic's effects remain
Two years after schools shuttered to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, children are back in class, case rates are down and masks aren't required -- but the impact of the pandemic remains.
[Wednesday, March 16, 2022]

Accountant for Palo Alto tech firm killed in Ukraine with her two children
The chief accountant for a Palo Alto technology company and her two children were killed in Ukraine while trying to escape from the city of Irpin, according to an online statement by her company, SE Ranking.
[Wednesday, March 9, 2022]

County sanctions Palo Alto smoke shop for violating vaping ban
Raw Smoke Shop is set to have its permit to sell tobacco suspended for 90 days after Santa Clara County found that the shop was selling vaping products and flavored tobacco in violation of a city ordinance.
[Monday, March 7, 2022]

Crews extinguish fire inside wall of El Camino Real business
A building fire on El Camino Real in Palo Alto late Thursday night took firefighters several hours to fully extinguish because the fire was smoldering inside one of the walls.
[Friday, February 25, 2022]

Paly theater to bring beloved characters to life in 'Peter and the Starcatcher'
With next month's production of "Peter and the Starcatcher," Palo Alto High School theater director Sarah Thermond hopes the program will come closer to its pre-pandemic audience levels.
[Thursday, February 24, 2022]