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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 planning commission unanimously supports Terra Bella affordable housing project
Alta Housing’s 108-unit, 100% affordable housing project on Terra Bella Avenue in Mountain View gained enthusiastic and unanimous support from the Environmental Planning Commission at a Feb. 1 meeting.
[Thursday, February 2, 2023]

Google search quality 'raters' demand fair treatment, deliver petition at Mountain View headquarters
Raters from across the country flew into the Bay Area to deliver a petition on Feb. 1 demanding that Google offer its search engine raters the same minimum wage and benefits that it promises its extended workforce.
[Thursday, February 2, 2023]

Mountain View Fire Department responds to back to back fire calls on Grant Road, East El Camino Real
Tuesday was a busy day for the Mountain View Fire Department, which responded to 45 calls for service within a 24-hour period, including two fires that caused no injuries but thousands of dollars in damages.
[Wednesday, February 1, 2023]

Community briefs: Event honors murder victim, CHAC announces new director and Rotary Club puts on crab feast
This week in community briefs, the family of 1992 murder victim Laurie Houts holds a free throw contest in her memory, CHAC announces a new executive director and the Rotary Club puts on its annual all-you-can-eat crab feast.
[Wednesday, February 1, 2023]

Mountain View City Council appoints Emily Ann Ramos to fill vacant seat
As it neared 5 p.m. on Jan. 30, dozens of community members trickled into the Mountain View Council Chambers for a meeting with just one item on the agenda: filling the council’s vacant seat. Five hours later, Emily Ann Ramos had it.
[Monday, January 30, 2023]

Police seek public help to identify man suspected of groping woman on California Street in Mountain View
Mountain View police are asking for help in identifying a man accused of groping a woman in the 1900 block of California Street on Jan. 20.
[Monday, January 30, 2023]

Four vying for Mountain View City Council talk rent control, stance on housing growth at community forum
Four people vying for the Mountain View City Council’s vacant seat gave stances on everything from housing and rent control to transportation and livability at a forum held by community groups on Jan. 27. A fifth applicant dropped out.
[Monday, January 30, 2023]

The Crestview project leaders offer updates on timeline, parking, security
The Crestview, a housing project in Mountain View that will convert a hotel into 48 affordable units for extremely low income individuals and families, will begin construction this spring and is slated to be completed by winter.
[Friday, January 27, 2023]

Mountain View City Council approves zoning changes to add residential and mixed-uses to city's shopping centers
The Mountain View City Council brought the city’s housing element draft one step closer to completion on Jan. 24 by approving a few key zoning amendments, including allowing for future residential development at shopping centers.
[Thursday, January 26, 2023]

Community briefs: City boards and committees, New Americans Fellowship and a new pedestrian undercrossing at Bernardo Avenue
This week in community briefs, Mountain View opens applications for city boards and committees, Santa Clara County seeks applicants for the New Americans Fellowship and local cities consider a new undercrossing at Bernardo Avenue.
[Thursday, January 26, 2023]