Palo Alto raised the price of garbage collection for the second time in 12 months, angering many residents. The city does not charge for recycling services, and the increase in recycling has depleted the waste disposal funds.
Parker Harris, co-founder of Salesforce, spoke at Stanford’s Entrepreneurship Week Wednesday, shared entrepreneurship lessons he’s learned and what he sees for the future of cloud computing.
Months before its construction was supposed to begin, California’s high-speed rail project hit big roadblocks. Michael Brady, a Menlo Park resident, is one of the most vocal opponents to the project.
Two European entrepreneurs shared their vision of start-up innovation on the opening day of Entrepreneurship Week at Stanford University.
Helped by higher license and service revenues, business software maker VMware Inc., posted robust fourth-quarter profits on Monday, beating market estimates.
The union representing Menlo Park district firefighters has threatened legal action over plans to reduce employee benefits and change working conditions.
The Menlo Park City Council approved a two-year contract with all unionized city workers except police officers. It reduces pension benefits for new hires.
A plan to attract more residents, tourists and businesses to Menlo Park’s downtown calls for eliminating 764 parking spaces, including all the diagonal spaces on Santa Cruz Avenue, and building garages.