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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
Incumbent Miller takes decisive victory in Woodside Fire Protection District race, semi-official results show
As of 8 a.m. on Nov. 9, Matt Miller had captured 75.9% of the vote (2,709 votes) and Rusty Day had 24.1% of the votes (859 votes) in the race for a seat on the Woodside Fire Protection District's board.
[Wednesday, November 9, 2022]

Hayden, Peiffer, Westervelt lead initial results in Woodside Elementary School District race
Initial election results show incumbent Jenny Hayden along with newcomers Amanda Peiffer and Brett Westervelt in the lead for the three open seats on the Woodside Elementary School District board.
[Tuesday, November 8, 2022]

Dunn outspends opponents in Woodside Elementary School District race
A week before Election Day, Woodside Elementary School District candidate William Dunn filed paperwork indicating that he exceeded the $2,000 spending threshold, meaning he’s now required to report his campaign spending.
[Monday, November 7, 2022]

League of Women Voters hosts candidate forums, info sessions in South San Mateo County
The local League of Women Voters branch is hosting voter information events throughout October to keep residents informed on local elections, like the Atherton City Council, Woodside Elementary board and state propositions.
[Tuesday, October 18, 2022]

Five arrested for providing alcohol to minors in Menlo Park sting operation
Menlo Park police officers and California Alcoholic Beverage Control agents (ABC) made five arrests on Oct. 15 for furnishing alcohol to minors as part of the Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation.
[Sunday, October 16, 2022]

Incumbent and retired attorney vie for a spot on Woodside fire district board
Incumbent board director Matt Miller and safety advocate and author Lloyd "Rusty" Day are competing for one open full term seat on the Woodside Fire Protection District Board.
[Tuesday, October 11, 2022]

Five candidates seek seats on Woodside Elementary's school board
The race to fill three seats on the Woodside Elementary School District Board of Trustees looks a little different this year, with three of the five candidates running together as a slate.
[Friday, October 7, 2022]

Six arrested for providing alcohol to minors in Menlo Park sting operation
Menlo Park police and agents with the California Alcohol Beverage Control made arrested six people while conducting a Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation looking for adults furnishing alcohol to teens.
[Saturday, August 6, 2022]

Google gives an update on its $1B commitment to combat Bay Area housing crisis
Three years after pledging to invest $1 billion toward increasing the Bay Area's housing supply and supporting organizations that combat homelessness, Google shared how this commitment is unfolding.
[Tuesday, July 26, 2022]

Webb telescope is lightyears ahead of Hubble. A NASA Ames scientist explains why.
The first image revealed from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope earlier this week isn't just the deepest and sharpest glimpse humans have of the distant universe so far. It’s also a peek at 4.6 billion years into the past.
[Thursday, July 14, 2022]