Malea Martin Bio | Mountain View Online |
Malea p

Malea Martin

Staff Writer, Mountain View Voice

650.223.6516 | Email

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 City Council approves 2023-24 budget, predicting a healthy post-pandemic financial year
As tax revenues begin to rebound in a post-pandemic world, Mountain View’s newly approved budget reflects the city’s stable financial position by making big investments in housing, public safety, sustainability and open space.
[Thursday, June 29, 2023]

Mountain View City Council approves road diet for El Monte Avenue to improve bike, pedestrian safety
The Mountain View City Council approved plans this week to reduce the number of lanes on El Monte Avenue from four to three, and use the extra space to add in buffered bike lanes.
[Friday, June 30, 2023]

Mountain View takes first steps toward creating a community workforce agreement with local unions
For months, local tradespeople have stood before the podium at Mountain View City Council meetings voicing their support for a community workforce agreement. Now, that concept is one step closer to reality.
[Wednesday, June 28, 2023]

El Camino Health, nurses union reach agreement with 'historic' pay raises
El Camino Health and the hospital’s nurses union have inked a new contract with historically high pay raises for nurses after just three months of negotiations.
[Tuesday, June 27, 2023]

Brothers arrested on suspicion of gang-related crimes following multiple Mountain View incidents
Two brothers were arrested June 23 on suspicion of multiple gang-related crimes starting last fall in Mountain View.
[Monday, June 26, 2023]

As Mountain View plans to expand safe parking, advocates say more space is needed for commuter vehicles
As the city of Mountain View prepares to increase the number of spots at the Shoreline safe parking lot by more than 50%, program participants still need a place to park their commuter vehicles.
[Monday, June 26, 2023]

El Camino Health faces new questions over employing doctor accused of molesting teenager decades ago while a Catholic priest
Former Mountain View Mayor Sally Lieber is asking the El Camino Healthcare District to terminate a psychiatrist's contract after the hospital learned in 1988 that the doctor was accused of sexual misconduct while a priest.
[Thursday, August 31, 2023]

Mountain View plants two new oak trees in San Veron Park to replace dead redwood
After a coast redwood tree was transplanted at San Veron Park last summer and started dying shortly after, the city of Mountain View has now removed the tree and replaced it with two smaller oak trees.
[Tuesday, June 20, 2023]

CHAC, Mountain View's mental health nonprofit, puts clinic services on hiatus as it deals with budget deficit
Mountain View-based mental health services nonprofit CHAC announced that its clinic services will be going on hiatus beginning in August due to a currently insurmountable budget deficit.
[Friday, June 16, 2023]

'Getting back to business': Mountain View's budget looks strong in post-pandemic rebound
According to Mountain View City Manager Kimbra McCarty, the city has “clearly emerged from the pandemic," at least financially speaking.
[Thursday, June 15, 2023]