Menlo Park

Menlo Park is a city at the eastern edge of San Mateo County, in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, in the United States. It is bordered by San Francisco Bay on the north and east; East Palo Alto, Palo Alto, and Stanford to the south; Atherton, North Fair Oaks, and Redwood City to the west. Menlo Park is one of the most educated cities in the state of California and the United States, with nearly 70% of its residents having earned a degree.

For primary schools, the central portions of Menlo Park are served by the Menlo Park City School District, while the Belle Haven neighborhood and VA hospital are served by the Ravenswood City School District, and the Sharon Heights and Stanford Hills neighborhoods served by the Las Lomitas Elementary School District. For high school, Menlo Park is part of the Sequoia Union High School District, with all of Menlo Park falling into the boundaries of Menlo-Atherton High School.

Menlo Park is also home to the private international school GAIS offering the International Baccalaureate program from Preschool to grade 12.

Much of Menlo Park's economy revolves around the companies on Sand Hill Road, consisting of venture capital, private equity, financial services, law firms, and other professional service companies and investment vehicles focusing on technology. Geron, Robert Half International, Exponent, Sunset and SRI International are among the companies based in Menlo Park. Facebook moved its headquarters to the former campus of Sun Microsystems in Menlo Park in December 2011.

Top employers

As of 2012, Facebook announced it would be the biggest employer in Menlo Park at 6,600 employees.[23] According to the city's 2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report,[24] the top employers in the city were:

#

Employer

# of Employees

1

Facebook

6,068

2

SRI International

1,373

3

TE Connectivity

598

4

SHR Hotel, L.L.C.

457

5

E*Trade Financial Corporation

432

6

United Parcel Service

388

7

Pacific Biosciences of California

293

8

Intuit Inc

275

9

Safeway Stores Inc

245

10

City of Menlo Park

237

The above information furnished by www.wikipedia.org

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