Four bicycles (three locked) stolen in a matter of 15 minutes in Palo Alto on Tuesday. This from San Jose Mercury News police blotter:
300 block of College Ave., 1:57 p.m.: A locked bicycle was reported stolen.
1200 block of College Ave., 2 p.m.: A bicycle was reported stolen.
100 block of Primrose Way, 2:03 p.m.: A vehicle window was smashed and items were stolen.
700 block of Ramona Street, 2:04 p.m.: A locked bicycle, bike gloves and some cash were stolen from a carport.
1900 block of Embarcadero Road, 2:08 p.m.: A vehicle window was smashed and the side mirror was broken off.
300 block of College Avenue, 2:11 p.m.: A locked bicycle was reported stolen.