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Menlo Park: 19th Best Place to Raise a Family in California

Menlo Park was ranked the 19th Best Place to Raise a Family in California. The study was conducted by WalletHub who compared 240 California cities. To compare the California cities, the analysts used 21 key metrics under four main categories.
Family Life in Menlo Park Rankings (1=Best, 120=Average):
78th in Family Life & Fun

25th in […]

September 29th, 2016|Featured|

40th Annual Golden Acorn Awards

Our 40th Annual Golden Acorn Awards reception on Tuesday, September 20th 2016 was a resounding success. We were delighted to have Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO, speak at our reception. She spoke of Facebook’s desire to locate headquarters in Menlo Park and how thrilled they are to be a part of our community. Sheryl inspired us with […]

September 23rd, 2016|Chamber News, Featured| Launches 2016 Commuter Challenge

Rethink Your Commute … and Be Rewarded! is pleased to announce the 2016 Commuter Challenge, this year’s campaign to reward commuters who choose transportation modes other than driving alone. Between April 1st and May 31st, people who join the challenge and commute to, from or through San Mateo County using an alternative mode will […]

March 28th, 2016|Business News, Featured|

Tax Workshops with SF SCORE

Taxes have you stumped? Join San Francisco SCORE for a number of affordable business workshops on small business taxes. SCORE also offers free online webinars on a variety of subjects. All online webinars can be found here.


Maintaining Tax Records, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Small Business Taxes, 3:00 to 5:00 PM


Course Description and Registration at […]

January 26th, 2016|Business News|

Summer Spare the Air Season is Underway

The summer Spare the Air season is in full swing. Join the Spare the Air Employer Program and learn how to Spare the Air every day!

The Spare the Air Employer Program is a network of Bay Area employers who are doing their part to improve local air quality. The program connects businesses to resources […]

August 24th, 2015|Business News|

Discover the History of Menlo Park

Local author releases new book featuring stunning, vintage images—
Telling a story in pictures is Menlo Park, the newest addition to Arcadia Publishing’s popular Images of America series. The book by local authors Janet McGovern, Reg McGovern, Betty S. Veronico, and Nicholas A. Veronico is now available for purchase at the Menlo Park Chamber. The […]

July 21st, 2015|Chamber News, Featured|

Le Boulanger® Announces “We’re Still Here!”

Popular Sunnyvale Based Bread Maker and Operator of 17 Bakery-Cafés, Pronounced Luh-Boo-Lawn-Zhay Makes an Announcement on the Heels of Recent Mistaken Identity!

SUNNYVALE, CA: July 19, 2015, Le Boulanger, Inc.®, the Northern California family-owned Bay Area bread maker and operator of 17 bakery-cafes, Chief Executive Officer, Dan Brunello announced, “We’re still here,” on the heels […]

July 21st, 2015|Business News|

Don’t Be Ill-Prepared for Paid Sick Leave Law’s July 1 Requirements

The Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 prescribes paid sick leave for California employees. Even if your business already has a paid sick leave policy, your policy must still meet certain conditions under the new law.

CalChamber’s infographic outlines the compliance requirements which all California employers are well advised to start preparing for now — […]

March 17th, 2015|Business News, Featured|

Businesses Can Save Money and Energy!

Turn-key Energy Efficiency program for Small and Medium Sized Businesses
Are you interested in saving on your utility bill, lowering your maintenance costs, and greening your business at the same time? Well, look no further because we have just the program for you!

The San Mateo County Energy Watch program offers energy efficiency services and great […]

El Camino Real’s Future

Do you travel on El Camino Real? How well does it serve your needs?

The City of Menlo Park is conducting a study of the El Camino Real Corridor in order to identify the community’s preferred concept for El Camino Real and how it serves Menlo Park. Through a series of community workshops and an online survey in […]

February 26th, 2015|City of Menlo Park News|