Vampires descend on City Hall
Jane Ratehye, far right, Debbie Lloyd, right, Karla Dailey, fourth from left, Lindsay Joye, third from left, and fellow employees from the City of Palo Alto Utilities Department dressed as vampires do the "Thriller" dance outside City Hall on Oct. 31, 2012. The department was illustrating how electric power is still used by appliances even in the off mode -- also known as "vampire loads" -- and can consume a large amount of electricity. Photo by Veronica Weber/Palo Alto Online.

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