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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
Community briefs: Digital equity at Mountain View schools, local TEDxYouth event and robotics for girls
This week in community briefs, the Mountain View Whisman School District is recognized for a commitment to technological equity, Santa Clara County creatives organized a TEDxYouth event and a free robotics class comes to Mountain View.
[Thursday, September 29, 2022]

Mountain View to begin enforcing parking rules relaxed during pandemic
The city of Mountain View announced it will enforce parking rules that were relaxed during the pandemic starting on Oct. 1, including short-term parking zones and the citywide 72-hour parking limits.
[Thursday, September 29, 2022]

Santa Clara County Fire will take over firefighting service on a portion of NASA Ames
NASA Ames wants to hand off firefighting duties on a portion of its land to Santa Clara County. On Tuesday, county supervisors agreed to take over, as long as they can get a new stream of tax revenue to support it.
[Tuesday, September 27, 2022]

Child, father sustain minor injuries after collision with car outside Mountain View Public Library
A toddler riding a training bicycle with his father near the Mountain View Public Library was struck by a sedan Sept. 23. The child and father are OK, reporting only minor injuries, police said.
[Monday, September 26, 2022]

Mountain View delivery driver arrested after teen girl reports inappropriate touching
A Mountain View man was arrested Sept. 22 for allegedly inappropriately touching a teenage girl earlier this year, police said.
[Monday, September 26, 2022]

Final settlement in lawsuit over RV parking restrictions released
The city of Mountain View announced late last month that it would begin enforcing its RV parking restrictions on Oct. 1, having reached a tentative agreement with plaintiffs in a lawsuit over the rules. That agreement is now finalized.
[Friday, September 23, 2022]

Proposed development on San Antonio Road gains commission's support, but questions remain about affordable units
The Environmental Planning Commission remained undecided on how to handle the project’s affordable units after a last minute alternative option was thrown into the mix.
[Friday, September 23, 2022]

Community briefs: Family health fair, young artists showcase and a nonprofit grant opportunity
This week in community briefs, Assemblymember Marc Berman hosts a family health fair, an art showcase in Mountain View highlights young artists and the Los Altos Mountain View Community Foundation seeks grant applicants.
[Wednesday, September 21, 2022]

MedAssist expands to include all medications for diabetes care
MedAssist, a Santa Clara County program that helps county residents with the cost of a few specific types of medications, will expand to include all medications for diabetes care.
[Wednesday, September 21, 2022]

City approves funding for Terra Bella Avenue affordable housing project
A proposed affordable housing project on Terra Bella Avenue in Mountain View now has a financial commitment from the city, bringing the 108-unit development one step closer to fruition.
[Tuesday, September 20, 2022]