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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: German holiday market, winter mental health bike ride and safe holiday lights disposal
This week in community briefs, the German International School of Silicon Valley to hosts a holiday market, the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition leads a winter bike ride and the city encourages responsible holiday light disposal.
[Wednesday, December 7, 2022]

Mountain View City Council approves affordable housing project on Montecito Avenue
The five-story, 85-unit project located at 1265 Montecito Ave. is aimed at low-income families with children who make between 30% and 60% of the area median income.
[Wednesday, December 7, 2022]

Mountain View City Council slated to vote on Montecito Avenue affordable housing project
A 100% affordable apartment complex that would add 84 units to the city’s below market rate housing stock is slated to be approved by the Mountain View City Council at its Dec. 6 meeting tonight.
[Tuesday, December 6, 2022]

Peninsula residents flock to Mountain View tree lighting
Downtown Mountain View filled with cheers last evening as the string lights wrapped around the branches of a tree in front of city hall flicked on. Nearby, a group of children squealed as their turn to meet Santa came closer.
[Tuesday, December 6, 2022]

Tonight: Sip some cider, meet Santa and get in the holiday spirit at Mountain View tree lighting festivities
Mountain View residents can get in the holly, jolly spirit with live music, crafts, pictures with Santa and more at the city’s community Tree Lighting Celebration, slated for 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 5, in the Civic Center Plaza.
[Monday, December 5, 2022]

Holiday Fund: CHAC's 'BackTogether!' program empowers kids to express their emotions through art
CHAC's BackTogether! program launched in Mountain View elementary schools earlier this year. The program empowers children to use art to help them transition back to school after summer break and deepen connections with their peers.
[Monday, December 5, 2022]

Man arrested for burglarizing construction worker's truck in Mountain View
A 23-year-old man was arrested Nov. 29 after he allegedly stole a laptop and attempted to steal a construction worker's truck.
[Thursday, December 1, 2022]

Man arrested for suspected hate crime against maintenance worker at downtown Mountain View post office
The suspect allegedly cursed at the victim, yelled racial epithets at her, threatened to attack her and charged at her with his cane, police said.
[Wednesday, November 30, 2022]

Community briefs: Tree lighting, Castro Street traffic signal update and mental health care for the 'missing middle'
This week in community briefs, the city of Mountain View puts on its annual tree lighting tradition, the traffic signal at California and Castro streets is back on and the county launches a pilot program to expand mental health care.
[Thursday, December 1, 2022]

Mountain View City Council reappoints incumbents to the Environmental Planning Commission
Some council members also threw support behind candidates Silja Paymer and Paul Donahue, but incumbents Bill Cranston and Jose Gutierrez ultimately earned the majority of votes, rising to the top of a seven-candidate pool.
[Wednesday, November 30, 2022]