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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
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]

El Camino Healthcare District gives $440,000 for county-run dental services in Mountain View
Low income and uninsured residents in Mountain View will continue to have access to routine dental care thanks to a grant from the El Camino Healthcare District. The county Board of Supervisors accepted the funding last month.
[Monday, September 19, 2022]

Mountain View City Council hopefuls talk housing, homelessness, bicycle safety and more
Three incumbents and two newcomers who are vying for three open seats on the city council this November shared their stances on the tough issues at the Mountain View Voice’s first virtual candidate forum, held Sept. 15.
[Monday, September 19, 2022]

Five City Council hopefuls tackle the big issues at the Mountain View Voice's candidate forum
The five Mountain View residents vying for three open seats on the city council this November came together over Zoom Thursday night to share their stances on the big issues at the Mountain View Voice’s first virtual candidate forum.
[Friday, September 16, 2022]

Mountain View opens application period for universal basic income pilot program
A group of randomly selected, extremely low income families in Mountain View will soon have a chance to be a part of the city’s first ever universal basic income pilot program.
[Friday, September 16, 2022]

Police ask for public's help to identify alleged indecent exposure suspect
Police are asking the public to help identify a man who allegedly exposed himself to a woman shopping at a Mountain View Walgreens on Sept. 4.
[Thursday, September 15, 2022]