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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
Woman released from jail in plea deal for 2016 stabbing death
A Palo Alto woman who was charged with murder for allegedly stabbing her sister-in-law 41 times in 2016 reached a plea deal last week and has been released from jail.
[Tuesday, September 28, 2021]

As Foothill reopens its campus, a quarter of the students return in person
Classes are back in session on Foothill College's campus this fall, but the majority of students are still learning remotely as the Los Altos Hills community college phases in its reopening.
[Thursday, September 23, 2021]

Stanford welcomes largest-ever incoming class as university reopens
Thousands of Stanford students have returned to campus for face-to-face classes for the fall quarter, which began Monday. This marks the first time since the pandemic hit that in-person instruction is the norm.
[Monday, September 20, 2021]

Public asked to weigh in on community college board redistricting effort
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is asking the public for input on how to draw boundary lines dividing the district into areas from which its board of trustees will be elected.
[Monday, September 13, 2021]

The post-9/11 generation: Too young to remember, but not to reflect
Those who were alive on Sept. 11, 2001, carry vivid memories of that day. For a whole generation of young people, though, Sept. 11 isn't a memory at all. It's a part of history.
[Friday, September 10, 2021]

Shooting threat reported at Gunn High; police deem it a likely hoax
Palo Alto police officers responded to a report of a shooting threat at Gunn High School on Thursday that turned out to be a likely hoax.
[Thursday, September 9, 2021]

As school boards resume in-person meetings, will the public still get to comment from home?
During the pandemic, local residents got used to offering their comments at virtual school board meetings by Zoom or phone. But as school boards resume meeting in person, that continued remote access has come into question.
[Tuesday, September 7, 2021]

Police seek to ID man who fired gun at Pardee Park
Police are searching for a man who fired a gun at Pardee Park on Tuesday afternoon. No one was injured in the shooting and the motive has not been identified, according to a press release.
[Wednesday, September 1, 2021]

Stanford bans student from campus for racist, sexist social media posts
Stanford University has banned a student from campus after he made racist and sexist social media posts on Sunday and Monday, stating that the posts "are totally inconsistent with what we want, or will accept, at Stanford."
[Tuesday, August 31, 2021]

'Radical convenience' spurs East Palo Alto vaccination push
A broad coalition of local leaders, community groups, health care providers and others have come together to expand access to vaccination, particularly in East Palo Alto, Belle Haven and North Fair Oaks.
[Friday, August 27, 2021]