If it's time to fertilize the garden again, check out the free compost giveaway in Menlo Park on Saturday, July 2. Bring a shovel, proof of residency, and containers to help yourself to the large pile of at the entrance of Bedwell Bayfront Park, near the intersection of Bayfront Expressway and Marsh Road. The event lasts from sunrise to sunset or until the compost runs out.
Silicon Valley venture capitalist Alan Salzman spoke at Menlo College's Commencement ceremony at the business school's campus in Atherton on May 7.
Mr. Salzman, co-founder and CEO of VantagePoint Capital Partners, spoke about clean technology's potential to solve global resource shortages, and encouraged students to adapt to change and use it to their advantage.
VantagePoint, which has offices in San Bruno, specializes in clean-tech and clean-energy investments and said it manages about $4.5 billion.
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