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Malea Martin

Staff Writer, Mountain View Voice

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About Malea
Malea Martin covers the City Hall beat in Mountain View. Before joining the Mountain View Voice in 2022, she covered local politics and education for New Times San Luis Obispo, a weekly newspaper on the Central Coast of California.

Malea was born in San Diego but spent most of her life in San Luis Obispo before heading back to SoCal to attend Claremont McKenna College. She graduated in 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in Literature and Government, plus a minor in Human Rights Studies. In her free time, Malea enjoys trail running, tending to her growing army of houseplants, and scouring antique stores for unique vintage finds.
Stories by Malea
Mountain View police arrest 19-year-old man for alleged inappropriate relationship with child
A 19-year-old man was arrested on Monday after an investigation by Mountain View police uncovered that he was allegedly in a relationship with a child under the age of 14.
[Wednesday, May 31, 2023]

City of Mountain View, school districts sign short term agreement to share Shoreline property tax money
The city of Mountain View and local school districts came to a short-term agreement on Tuesday over how much money local schools will receive this year from the Shoreline Community’s tax revenue.
[Wednesday, May 31, 2023]

Mountain View becomes one of two Santa Clara County cities with a compliant housing element
The city of Mountain View announced Friday that its housing element, a state-mandated plan for accommodate over 11,000 new housing units through 2031, has received approval from officials in Sacramento.
[Saturday, May 27, 2023]

See how Mountain View’s RV hotspots have shifted since the city began enforcing its oversized vehicle rules
When Mountain View began officially enforcing its RV parking restrictions last October, the vehicle dwelling community felt the impacts practically overnight.
[Friday, May 26, 2023]

Community briefs: Free EV charging, learning about housing instability, and downtown Mountain View
This week in community briefs, a Bay Area company offers free electric vehicle charging in Mountain View, the Human Relations Commission hosts an event about housing instability, and Dandies Barbershop invites residents to social club.
[Thursday, May 25, 2023]

Mountain View City Council supports request for bonus office density despite concerns about jobs-housing imbalance
The Mountain View City Council approved a request for bonus density from an office developer in North Bayshore, despite some initial hesitation around the fact that the project doesn’t include housing.
[Thursday, May 25, 2023]

Mountain View City Council approves four-story office project on Bernardo Avenue
A four-story office development on North Bernardo Avenue received unanimous support from the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night. Community benefits include $1.3 million for the undercrossing project on Bernardo Avenue.
[Wednesday, May 24, 2023]

Mountain View resident was among the victims of Monday's horrific Highway 101 crash in Sunnyvale
The Santa Clara County coroner identified the three people who died following a multi-car accident on Highway 101 in Sunnyvale on Monday. One of them was a Mountain View resident.
[Tuesday, May 23, 2023]

Vice President Kamala Harris visits Silicon Valley as Biden-Harris administration invests billions in semiconductor R&D
What do rice cookers, smartphones and ATMs have in common, other than making our lives easier? They’re each made possible by a tiny piece of technology called a semiconductor.
[Tuesday, May 23, 2023]

VP Kamala Harris arrives in Mountain View to deliver remarks in Sunnyvale on semiconductor research
Vice President Kamala Harris flew into Mountain View’s Moffett Federal Airfield this morning before heading to Sunnyvale to deliver remarks about the administration’s investment in semiconductor research.
[Monday, May 22, 2023]