Thieves reportedly stole four "high priced" bicycles, total loss estimated at $27,000, from the side yard of a home on Dedalera Drive in the unincorporated community of Ladera, deputies reported Nov. 12.
The bicycle thefts are the second such incident in Ladera in recent weeks. In a Nov. 4 report, two bikes valued at $3,600 were stolen from a garage on Lucero Way by someone who entered through "an opening" at the back end of the garage, deputies said.
Also in Ladera, someone stole a briefcase and two laptop computers on Nov. 11 from an unlocked vehicle on West Floresta Way, deputies said.
Two backpacks containing laptop computers were reported stolen on Nov. 7 at the Woodside Priory School at 302 Portola Road in Portola Valley, with one computer valued at $2,000 and the other at $3,600, deputies said.
An unlocked vehicle on Stonegate Road in Portola Valley was the scene of a Nov. 5 theft of a toiletry bag containing pain medications, a pair of Gucci sunglasses, a key to the Alpine Hills Swim & Tennis Club, and $40 in cash, for a total loss esimated at $440, deputies said.
Tools valued at $2,600 were stolen in a Nov. 11 break-in to a locked pickup truck at the Park-and-Ride at Woodside Road and Interstate 280, deputies said.