Piedmont's Week: Police Blotter, Less Expensive Homes, Crime-Fighting Cameras

And check out the most popular blog of the week.

These were among the most-read stories by Piedmont Patch viewers this past week:

Police Blotter: One Auto Stolen, Four Burglarized

The Piedmont police log for March 11-14 includes the theft of a Honda Civic, four auto burglaries, protestors inside Wells Fargo Bank and a resident calling police at 3:13 a.m. trapped in a bedroom with a broken doorknob.

What's the Least Expensive Home for Sale in the Piedmont Area?

With home prices rising quickly, it might be difficult to find a real estate bargain these days. Here's one possibility in Montclair.

Police Blotter: Auto Burglaries, Purloined Urn, Limping Turkey

The Piedmont police log for March 15-18 includes two more thefts from cars, a stolen outdoor urn, a person at the door claiming to be a PG&E worker, a found bike, a missing person and a turkey that appeared to be limping.

Letter to the Editor: Fighting Crime with Cameras

In light of a recent Piedmont Patch article on the city considering combating crime with costly license plate cameras, one reader, Carter Maslan of Camiolog, brings up the idea of a citizen-controlled network of cameras to deter crime.

Foodies: Try Some of Temescal's Best Eats During Dishcrawl

On March 27 at 7 p.m. participants don some oversized glasses and explore all the sights, smells and tastes that Temescal has to offer — sampling each selected restaurant's specialties and meeting the chefs or owners.

And the week's most popular blog: East Bay Garden Designers Showcased at SF Flower & Garden Show by Anne Weinberger.

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