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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|

March San Francisco SCORE Workshops

Join San Francisco SCORE for a number of affordable business workshops in March. SCORE also offers free online webinars on a variety of subjects. All online webinars can be found here.


De-Mystifying Exports & Imports, 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM   – NEW

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

Troubleshooting Your Website. 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Services 9:00 […]

February 26th, 2015|Business News|

ConnectMenlo General Plan Update: Land Use Survey Now Available

The City of Menlo Park seeks your ideas regarding various land use “Alternatives,” in the “M-2 Area,” which is generally the business parks between US 101 and the San Francisco Bay. Change in this area has been established by the City Council as the focus of the current ConnectMenlo General Plan (Land Use and Circulation […]

January 12th, 2015|City of Menlo Park News|

Disposable Bag Fee Increase

It has been over a year since the County of San Mateo’s Reusable Bag Ordinance went into effect on April 22, 2013, which mandated a minimum charge of 10¢ per recycled paper bag or reusable bag provided at checkout.   The purpose of the ordinance is to protect the local environment by reducing waste, conserving […]

December 22nd, 2014|City of Menlo Park News|

It’s here! Welcome to our new website!

We are proud to announce the release of our newly redesigned brand and website. It has been crafted to reflect what our members need now but also builds upon technology capable of addressing future needs.

Three things you’ll love about the new Menlo Park Chamber website:

Business Directory – with powerful yet simples search features, the new online […]

December 15th, 2014|Chamber News|

A Huge Holiday Thank You!

We had so much fun at the Holiday Tree Lighting! Thank you to everyone who came out and joined us on Friday night. The magical Fremont tree is lit with 50,400 lights in all. Menlo Park is now truly dressed for the holidays!

December 9th, 2014|Chamber News|

Help Plan the Future of Clipper®

MTC and Bay Area Transit Agencies Invite Public Input
Where would you like to use Clipper, and how would you like to use it? That’s what the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and Bay Area transit agencies want to know.

Clipper is the transit fare payment system for the San Francisco Bay Area and is currently accepted […]

December 8th, 2014|Business News|