Daily Post THE UPDATE: Menlo Mayor
Wed, Dec 3, 2014 — Daily Post

City Councilwoman Catherine Carlton was selected by her colleagues on council last night to become mayor of Menlo Park for 2015. Rich Cline will be mayor pro tem, meaning he'll likely become mayor in 2016. Both were elected by acclamation with no opposition.

Almanac Menlo Park has a new mayor: Catherine Carlton
Wed, Dec 3, 2014 — Almanac

The council followed its traditional policy on Tuesday, Dec. 2, in selecting Ms. Carlton... The evening also saw the swearing in of the three re-elected council members: Rich Cline, Kirsten Keith and Peter Ohtaki. All thanked their families for their support and said they looked forward to another four years on the dais.

Daily News Carlton named Menlo Park's new mayor
Tue, Dec 2, 2014 — Daily News

Catherine Carlton was chosen Tuesday by her City Council colleagues to be the new mayor of Menlo Park. Members also voted to name Rich Cline the new vice mayor. He joined fellow incumbents Peter Ohtaki and Kirsten Keith in taking the oath of office.

Daily Post Council names new leaders
Wed, Dec 4, 2013 — Daily Post

Councilwoman Catherine Carlton was appointed vice mayor, meaning she will most likely become mayor in 2015. The roles rotate among the council members and priority is usually given to those who have not held the position in the past.

City of Menlo Park Menlo Park City Council names new leaders
Tue, Dec 3, 2013 — City of Menlo Park

The City Council names Ray Mueller Mayor and Catherine Carlton Mayor Pro Tem. at this evening's meeting.

Daily News Latest vote tally still shows end of city council road...
Sat, Nov 17, 2012 — Daily News

In Menlo Park, challenger Catherine Carlton appears to have knocked out incumbent Kelly Fergusson for one of two seats on the five-member council... Carlton, vice chairwoman of the city's Parks and Recreation Commission, also said Friday she is "feeling pretty comfortable" about her apparent victory. "I'm very much looking forward to getting on the council," Carlton said.

Almanac Mueller, Carlton likely elected to council
Wed, Nov 14, 2012 — Almanac

"It's very exciting to me to talk to someone about ideas and have that person get so excited that they start donating their time to help out, knocking on doors and walking." Ms. Carlton said she also appreciated what she learned about the city, which presented an orientation for candidates that introduced the role of each department, an experience she'd like to bring to all residents of Menlo Park.

Daily Post Mueller, Carlton win in Menlo Park
Wed, Nov 7, 2012 — Daily Post

Carlton has been involved in the Sharon Heights Homeowners Association, as the group's vice president, and joined the board of the Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Carlton wants to simplify the city's building and permitting processes, as well as protect service levels while balancing the city's checkbook.

Daily News Mueller and Carlton heading for victory
Tue, Nov 6, 2012 — Daily News

If election results hold up... newcomers Ray Mueller and Catherine Carlton are in as members of the Menlo Park City Council... Carlton, vice chairwoman of the city Parks and Recreation Commission, also had strong endorsements and was the top fundraiser in the race, collecting $21,453 as of Oct. 20.

Daily News Scramble for money in final election push
Thu, Nov 1, 2012 — Daily News

Catherine Carlton is the top fundraiser, according to campaign finance documents that were due Oct. 25. The city Parks and Recreation Commission vice chairwoman has collected $21,453 this year, including a $5,000 loan she made to her campaign.

Daily News We recommend Carolyn Clarke and Catherine Carlton for council
Wed, Oct 31, 2012 — Daily News

Although residents would be well served by Mueller, we give the nod to Carlton because of her business acumen... which should prove valuable on a city council that wants to foster a positive business climate and a responsible city budget.

Daily Post Carlton ahead in Menlo cash battle
Fri, Oct 26, 2012 — Daily Post

Parks and Recreation Commissioner Catherine Carlton has raised more money than any of her four rivals in the race for a seat on the Menlo Park City Council, collecting over $20,000 since launching her campaign.

Opinion: Frank Tucker Letter: Carlton, Mueller best for Menlo council
Wed, Oct 24, 2012 — Opinion: Frank Tucker

I would like to see the second open council seat filled by Catherine Carlton. She has an impressive set of experience in business, volunteer work and public service, including service as vice chair of the Parks and Recreation Commission.

Daily Post Carlton, Clarke for Menlo council
Fri, Oct 19, 2012 — Daily Post

Two seats are up for grabs and five candidates are in the race. The Post is enthusiastically recommending Catherine Carlton... Catherine Carlton has experience in both business and government... our conclusion is that she would be a valuable addition to council.

Daily Post 5 seek 2 seats on Menlo council
Thu, Oct 18, 2012 — Daily Post

Carlton has raised the most money out of all five candidates so far, with a total of $10,930 plus another $5,000 she dug out of her own pocket to use in the race. Carlton previously lived in Hong Kong for over 10 years to launch an IT company. She now lives in Menlo Park with her husband and two children.

Almanac Menlo Park election: The faces of change
Wed, Oct 17, 2012 — Almanac

Rounding out Ms. Carlton's list of top issues for the city: the blight of El Camino Real, fiscal responsibility, and creating a better reputation as a city that "wants business to come; Menlo Park has a reputation as 'difficult.'"

Daily News Five council candidates want a hand in steering Menlo Park's future
Tue, Oct 16, 2012 — Daily News

Carlton has raised $15,930 so far this year for her campaign, more than all other candidates, according to finance disclosure forms filed Oct. 5; she loaned her campaign $5,000.

Daily Post Who's funding the candidates?
Tue, Oct 9, 2012 — Daily Post

Parks and Recreation Commissioner Catherine Carlton has raised nearly $11,000 in her campaign for a seat on the Menlo Park City Council, putting her in the lead over her four opponents with less than one month until election day.

Daily News Incumbents open the door for fresh faces...
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 — Daily News

The challengers who will appear on the ballot are Menlo Park Fire Protection District firefighter David Bragg, Transportation Commissioner Raymond Mueller, Housing Commissioner Carolyn Clarke, and Parks and Recreation Commission Vice Chairwoman Catherine Carlton.

Almanac Menlo filing deadline extended to Wednesday
Mon, Aug 13, 2012 — Almanac

Candidates Dave Bragg, Ray Mueller, Catherine Carlton, Kelly Fergusson and Carolyn Clarke collected the required 20 signatures from city residents and filed their paperwork... Although campaign season has now officially begun, the candidates have already been busy building support.

Daily Post Some Peninsula council careers coming to an end
Sat, Aug 11, 2012 — Daily Post

After yesterday's filing deadline... three... declined to file to run for council, which extends the deadline for other candidates to seek a council seat to Wedesday... David Bragg, Ray Mueller, Catherine Carlton, incumbent Kelly Fergusson and Carolyn Clarke are running for council in Menlo so far.

Almanac Menlo election: Carlton pulls papers
Thu, Aug 2, 2012 — Almanac

Her community involvement includes volunteering with the Junior League and the Sharon Heights Homeowners Association, in addition to serving on the city commission, which she was appointed to in 2010.

City of Menlo Park Catherine Carlton pulls nomination papers
Thu, Aug 2, 2012 — City of Menlo Park

Catherine Carlton was issued Nomination Papers today to run for City Council - upping the count to 6 potential candidates.