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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 resident was among the victims of Monday's horrific Highway 101 crash in Sunnyvale
The Santa Clara County coroner identified the three people who died following a multi-car accident on U.S. Highway 101 in Sunnyvale on Monday. One of them was a Mountain View resident.
[Tuesday, May 23, 2023]

Vice President Kamala Harris visits Silicon Valley as Biden-Harris administration invests billions in semiconductor R&D
What do rice cookers, smartphones and ATMs have in common, other than making our lives easier? They’re each made possible by a tiny piece of technology called a semiconductor.
[Tuesday, May 23, 2023]

What's going on with Hangar One? Google's Planetary Ventures offers updates
Hangar One looks a whole lot different today than it did just one year ago.
[Sunday, May 14, 2023]

See the innovative wildfire fighting tech being developed at NASA and beyond
More than half of California's most destructive wildfires have occurred in the past five years, according to NASA. It's a fact that keeps Rep. Anna Eshoo up at night.
[Thursday, April 20, 2023]

'I want us to be known as the STEM place': Moffett Field Museum is on a mission to modernize
The museum is displaying new artifacts on loan from NASA Ames, most notably a moon rock retrieved from the Apollo 15 Mission in 1971.
[Saturday, April 15, 2023]

Sally Lieber announces intention to run for Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors
The former state Assembly member and Mountain View City Council member, and current state Board of Equalization member, will run for the District 5 seat on the county Board of Supervisors in 2024.
[Tuesday, April 4, 2023]

'An eye in the sky': A new NASA project is developing drone technology to fight wildfires
As wildfire season on the West Coast stretches longer each year, with fires scorching through record levels of acreage, scientists at NASA Ames want to utilize drones to help modernize firefighting.
[Thursday, March 23, 2023]

El Camino Health is first in the world to use new blood flow monitoring technology
El Camino Health will begin using a new blood flow monitoring technology called FloPatch, a wearable ultrasound system that allows clinicians to more effectively treat patients with sepsis.
[Sunday, March 19, 2023]

Tech CEO arrested for peeping into woman's restroom stall in January now connected to three more cases, police say
The Palo Alto tech company CEO was arrested earlier this year on suspicion of peeping into woman's bathroom stall in Mountain View.
[Thursday, March 16, 2023]

Margaret Abe-Koga declares candidacy for Santa Clara County supervisor race next year
On March 5, exactly one year ahead of the 2024 primary, Mountain View City Council member Margaret Abe-Koga announced her plans to run for the District 5 seat on the county Board of Supervisors.
[Thursday, March 9, 2023]