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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
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]

Mountain View police arrest man with suspected burglary tools and stolen license plates
A Mountain View Police Department detective apprehended a suspect on Nov. 25 who was allegedly driving with stolen license plates and had burglary tools, as well as additional license plates, in his possession.
[Monday, November 28, 2022]

Holiday Fund: Hope's Corner provides food, showers and a supportive community for people in need
What began as a simple breakfast of cereal and coffee for a couple dozen people has since grown into providing more than 700 warm meals every week on Wednesday and Saturday mornings to those in need.
[Friday, November 25, 2022]

Community briefs: Cops N Gobblers, more funding for youth services and festive performances
This week in community briefs, the 26th annual Cops N Gobblers event gives to those in need, the Board of Supervisors secures more funding for youth services and the Mountain View Center for Performing Arts gears up for the holidays.
[Wednesday, November 23, 2022]

Meta says it left its Mountain View offices to build a 'best-in-class remote work experience.' Current employees beg to differ
According to Meta content moderators, contracted employees who worked at the company's now-vacated Mountain View office don't have the option to work from home.
[Tuesday, November 29, 2022]

Man arrested for indecently exposing himself to walker on Stevens Creek Trail
The 21-year-old man was arrested Monday after he allegedly repeatedly exposed himself to the victim.
[Tuesday, November 22, 2022]

Residential fire on Rich Avenue causes no injuries, determined accidental
The kitchen fire affected one apartment and was later determined to be caused from boxes accidentally left on top of a hot cooking surface.
[Tuesday, November 22, 2022]

Mountain View minimum wage to increase by highest margin in five years
People making minimum wage in Mountain View may soon see a bump in their paychecks. Beginning Jan. 1, 2023, Mountain View employers must pay their employees at least $18.15, an increase from the city's current minimum wage of $17.10.
[Tuesday, November 22, 2022]