Town Square

Post a New Topic

Hold-up at Willow Road gas station

Original post made on Mar 16, 2010

Two men armed with handguns held up three employees at the 76 gas station on Willow Road Monday night.


Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, March 16, 2010, 11:05 AM

Comments (4)

 +   Like this comment
Posted by Bruce Shapiro
a resident of Menlo Park: The Willows
on Mar 16, 2010 at 1:48 pm

Sigh,
you really should have checked a map: O'Keefe is just South of the gas station, not West.


 +   Like this comment
Posted by Sean Howell
Almanac staff writer
on Mar 16, 2010 at 3:07 pm

Sean Howell is a registered user.

Thanks, Bruce. Directional descriptions often get confused in that area because of semantic considerations that you needn't concern yourself with, having to do with the orientation of U.S. 101. For instance, police would say the suspects fled "south" on O'Keefe, though it's almost due east. We altered the story to put it in line with cardinal directions. No hand-wringing necessary.


 +   Like this comment
Posted by Joanna
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Mar 17, 2010 at 10:57 pm

Wasn't that place held up recently? Like a year ago?


 +   Like this comment
Posted by Boring
a resident of Portola Valley: Westridge
on Mar 20, 2010 at 10:36 am

Boring response to Howell, "Who cares?".


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Mixx, Scott's Seafood replacement, opens in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 14 comments | 3,601 views

To Cambodia With Love
By Laura Stec | 4 comments | 3,048 views

Ten Steps to Get Started with Financial Aid
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 2 comments | 2,524 views

Life in fast forward
By Jessica T | 3 comments | 1,490 views

Itís Not About The Officer Or The MomóItís About All Of Us
By Erin Glanville | 9 comments | 780 views