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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
A man allegedly held a woman against her will and sexually assaulted her multiple times in his downtown Mountain View apartment in January
An investigative report into a rape case reveals new details about the January incident when a man allegedly held a woman against her will and sexually assaulted her multiple times in his downtown Mountain View apartment.
[Tuesday, March 28, 2023]

Mountain View City Council meeting postponed due to new Brown Act rules
"This is due to the new Brown Act meeting rules that require a quorum of the governing body to be in person if there are also members attending the meeting remotely," the city said in a statement.
[Tuesday, March 28, 2023]

Planning commission supports four-story office development on North Bernardo
While the four-story office development proposal on N. Bernardo Avenue came with some drawbacks, including the removal of 61 heritage trees, commissioners were encouraged by its community benefits and publicly accessible open space.
[Friday, March 24, 2023]

Community briefs: Teen career fair, student walk-a-thon and a downtown Mountain View scavenger hunt
This week in community briefs, the Youth Advisory Committee hosts a Teen Career Day, the German International School of Silicon Valley seeks walk-a-thon donations and the Downtown Business Association offers scavenger hunt savings.
[Thursday, March 23, 2023]

Power restored after Wednesday outage hits thousands in Mountain View
Nearly 5,000 PG&E customers in Mountain View lost power Wednesday afternoon, the utility company reported. It was restored later that night.
[Wednesday, March 22, 2023]

'An eye in the sky': A new NASA project is developing drone technology to fight wildfires
As wildfire season on the West Coast stretches longer each year, with fires scorching through record levels of acreage and burning down entire communities, scientists at NASA Ames want to utilize drones to help modernize firefighting.
[Wednesday, March 22, 2023]

Here we go again: High winds take out power for thousands in Mountain View
Less than 48 hours after the final outages from last week's storm were resolved in Mountain View, more rain and windy conditions in the early afternoon on March 21 caused the power to go out for more than 1,000 customers in the city.
[Tuesday, March 21, 2023]

Monta Loma residents say PG&E's outage communication was insufficient and inaccurate
Thousands of Mountain View PG&E customers lost power due to the storm conditions last week, with most getting their power restored by Thursday morning. But for an unlucky 50 homes in Monta Loma, the power was out for five full days.
[Tuesday, March 21, 2023]

Mountain View residents evacuate homes after vehicle crash on Latham Street causes gas leak
Residents of a multifamily building had to evacuate shortly before midnight Friday after a vehicle crashed into a gas line on Latham Street in Mountain View and caused a natural gas leak.
[Monday, March 20, 2023]

Back online: Lengthy widespread power and internet outages in Mountain View are mostly resolved
Following power outages that left some Mountain View customers in the dark for days, PG&E has now restored power to nearly everyone in the city, and Xfinity internet customers are back online, utility companies said.
[Monday, March 20, 2023]