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It's Back! Another Area 151 Raffle!

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That's right, we're having another raffle! This time, we have 4 different raffles and will have more winners! This month, we are raffling off 2 spheros, 2 sphero ollies, a summit VXL RC truck, and an eitech DIY RC car! 

This raffle works the same as last time!

When you come up to the counter to redeem your tickets, just tell us which raffle you would like to enter in based on how many tickets you have. The Spero entry is 100 tickets, Sphero Ollie is 300 tickets, Summit VXL is 500 tickets, and the eitech RC car is 600. There are no limits to how many times you can enter, you are only limited by how many tickets you win! Plus, you can still use those tickets for prizes because the raffle entries do not take away from your tickets! We cannot, however, use existing tickets from a ticket bank account.

Lost and Found Donations

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Hello, and a Happy New Year to all! We at Area 151 have a new policy we will put into effect starting January 2015. The Policy is as follows:

All items found within our property at the end of each day that no one claims possession to will be held in our “Lost and Found” for a maximum of one month. At the end of each month, all items that no one has claimed ownership to will be donated. If you believe you may have left something of yours at our arcade, do not hesitate to call, come in, or email us as soon as possible so that we may search for and hold onto your item until it is picked up.

So please, feel free to come in, call us at 650-397-5265, or email us at We hope to keep bringing you all the fun and enjoyment here at Area 151!


Congratulations Raffle Contestants!

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Area 151 would like to thank everyone for participating in our raffle! The winners have been contacted, but to us, you're all winners! Everyone did excellent jobs earning tickets, we love to see you come up with such big numbers. Thanks again for participating and stay tuned for future raffles and other contests! 

Area 151 Raffle!

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This Month, not only can you use your tickets to get cool prizes, you can now use the tickets you win to enter one of our three raffles! The three raffles we have this month are; the Sphero Robotic Ball, Sifteo Puzzle Cubes, and the Traxxas Grave Digger RC Monster Truck!


Here’s how it works:

When you come up to the counter to redeem your tickets, just tell us which raffle you would like to enter in based on how many tickets you have. The Spero entry is 100 tickets, Sifteo Cube entries are 250 tickets, and a Grave Digger entry is 350 tickets. There are no limits to how many times you can enter, you are only limited by how many tickets you win! Plus, you can still use those tickets for prizes because the raffle entries do not take away from your tickets! We cannot, however, use existing tickets from a ticket bank account.  

Camp H&H Spring Break Session!

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Searching for spring break activities for your kids? We've got you covered! Join us for Camp H&H for a fun week of science labs, crafts, play and games!

From 9:30am to 2:00pm on April 7th-11th and April 14th-18th, your kids will explore a few of our H&H businesses around the the downtown Los Altos area. Each day starts off in the Play! courtyard- where kids learn and experiment in a science based lab. After that, campers move on over to Red Racer Hobby Shop to race on the custom-built slot car track and play in our LEGO construction zone. Heading over to The Makery to stretch their creative muscles and imaginations, kids will create a series of painting and art projects individually and in groups. Finally, after a healthy lunch from local restaurants, the day will end at Area 151, where kids will have a chance to test their skills and gaming prowess on arcade games, both new and old, like Air Hockey, Skeeball, NBA Hoops, Doodle Jump and many more!

Prices start at $100 per day or $495 for the entire week.

SIGN UP today at the H&H website! 

Area 151's Stellar Students

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 Area 151 is proud to introduce:

"Stellar Students: For Those who Go Above and Beyond in School"

If you bring in your test or report with an A-Grade, you will get a free fresh-popped bag of popcorn and 10 tokens. See, kids? It pays to do well in school.  Come on in, play some games, and get yourselves some popcorn and tokens for all that hard work. Now starting Monday-Friday from 3-5pm. Limit one per person per day.

Has it Been a While? Look What's New!

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Have you been to the arcade recently? Things look a little different from the last time you've been here, right? Don't believe me? See for yourself:

You might have noticed some new games in these pictures. Let's find out a little more about them, shall we? 

2-Minute Drill


This is an interactive football game. The goal of this game is to score as many points as possible in under two-minutes. There are three hoops on the backboard that players can score points from. There are also six targets that randomly pop out with point values ranging from 10 to 99 points. These targets will test players' reflexes and accuracy. The higher your score, the better your rank. So, how about it? Are you a rookie or are you good enough to achieve the Hall-of-Fame rank? 

Harpoon Lagoon


Ready your harpoons! It's time for Harpoon Lagoon! Go deep below the sea and catch as much fish as you can. The more fish you catch, the greater your ticket reward will be.  Keep an eye out on the bonus chest in the middle of the ocean for that is where the Magical Jellyfish lives. She's quite the beauty and worth a LOT of tickets. Be sure you catch her or else she'll return to the safety of her treasure chest.

Pump It Up: Infinite


1 or 2 players can play this dance-and-rhythm game and bust a move as they rack up the points in a number of game modes. With a large library of songs to choose from, you'll always find new songs to challenge you. Don't worry if you think you're no good at this game. There is an Easy Mode for those with two left feet and a bad sense of timing. 

Dynamic Boxing


For one token, you can choose between 3 game modes to play to test your strength, speed, and reflexes. Are your friends there, with you? Nothing like a little friendly competition, right, especially among friends? This game is perfect for your group! Why not play the Tournament mode and compete against one another to see who is the strongest, fastest, and quickest person in the group. 

Academic Trainers Coming to Area 151

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Have you heard the news? Starting Tuesday 10/22, Academic Trainers will be here to help students in reaching their academic goals. 

Academic Trainers offers one-on-one tutoring in ISEE/SAT test prep, as well as homework help for all elementary and middle school subjects. One-on-one tutoring is what Academic Trainers does best! Their experienced tutors will help students to master the fundamentals of any subject by incorporating study skills, organizational skills, and time management into every session.

  • When:
    -Monday - Thursday 4:00pm - 6:30pm
  • Where: 
    Area 151, in the back room across from the arcade

Our tutor will also work alongside students to prepare for private school entrance exams by providing them with a thorough and comprehensive coverage on test materials as well as strategies such as time management in testing environments. We will also provide students with an overview of fundamental math concepts, verbal review, and critical thinking skills for questions commonly found on tests.

We also encourage students to stop by for extra test prep if they really need it.  We also offer classes like the ones found at AT.

Pricing is as follows:

  •  One-On-One Sessions
  • Classes
    -$500 per student for four classes and diagnostic session
    *Classes will begin 11/5 4:00-6:30pm

For more information about Academic Trainers, see their website hereor email us at

Galactic Glow Night

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As the sun set, the black lights went up, along with special decor for a very special night at the arcade. September 21st was Area 151's very first Galactic Glow Night! We had a ton of fun transforming the Party Room into a cosmic, black-lit dance hall. Paper lanterns were hung with care, streamers lined the walls and climbed to the ceiling and light fixtures, and glowing black-lit bubbles drifted through the air as kids of all ages explored the space around them.  

Kids also enjoyed slices of pizza (courtesy of Spot Pizza) and soda or water while they hung out, outside, in the courtyard as they took a break from dancing in the Party Room and playing games in the arcade.

Did you check out the prizes we had? We bought special prizes just for this very occasion! You should see the prizes we had waiting for you to win:

  • Glow-in-the-Dark Stomp Rockets
  • Glow-in-the-Dark Frisbees
  • Light-Up Fairy Wands
  • Light-Up Beam Sabers

And so much more! 

And, with that, the night was a success! We're all happy that you joined us for such a fun event. We hope to do more in the future. If you have any pictures, upload them onto Instagram and tag us #area151dtla and share, with us, your favorite memory of the night. 



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We've got 2 brand new games at Area 151 and they're awesome!

The first game is a brand new racing game from Sega called GRID: Race Leader. Players race in four exclusive tracks and take control of over 16 licensed cars as you go head-to-head to take control of the leader board. Go solo or compete against a friend in Versus Mode to see who will come out on top.

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Our second game is one you may already be familiar with. Introducing: Doodle Jump! The game we all know and love on iPads and iPhones is now ready to play at the arcade. Just as addicting and as easy to play but now with the added bonus of tickets!

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Come on down and play a few rounds today!