The Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings grabbed headlines throughout the country this week as it did in Sonoma Valley.
We published which occurred on Dec. 14, and readers of Sonoma Valley Patch anxiously logged on for the news taking place in Newtown, making it the top story of the week.
Sonoma Valley Patch Editor Julie Pendray caught up with ABC Television's former "Bachelor" Ben Flajnik after he recently returned after spending time in Europe. Take a look at the story and cool video here.
Finally, a school lockdown that took place on Dec. 10, four days before the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, was reported in Sonoma Valley Patch on Dec. 17. The story became the third most read story on SVP this week.
Take a look at the rest of the top read stories for the week of Dec. 16:
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