Big Dish

Spotted: Paper chain Menlo Moms walking the Dish

This photo was taken by Menlo Park resident Sheri Baer around 6:30 pm one evening this week as we ran/walked the Dish. Spotting the shadows of ourselves, we loved our long legs and fabulous friendship.  Chris Hansen was the third friend. Photo by Sheri Baer

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Piers Lane bridge to Big Dish area is burned

Updated information: Bill Larson, public information officer for the Stanford Sheriffs Department contacted InMenlo to say that the no police department, Stanford or other, had undertaken a test burn on the bridge, saying there must have been a miscommunication. “Police personnel, not police officers, were on the ridge top installing a new antenna,” he said. […]

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Spotted: Big bird near Big Dish

Menlo Park photographer Laura Hamilton was roaming the Big Dish area when she spotted this Snowy Egret, capturing a couple of radio telescopes in the background. Often these big birds hang out for a while in the same location, so exercisers, keep your eyes peeled!

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Spotted: Yes, coyotes (at least one!) in Menlo’s backyard

Stanford’s Big Dish area is Menlo Park’s open space backyard. Writes one Menlo resident on Yelp: “I love how each hill is a challenge and when you reach the top, you get the cool down of walking downhill or straight ahead. The views from the top are beautiful and so refreshing! The only issue I […]

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