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VIDEO: Palo Altans celebrate Arbor Day

 

A celebration of the national tree-planting holiday Arbor Day was held at Eleanor Pardee Park Saturday (March 12).

Sponsored by the City of Palo Alto, the Palo Alto nonprofit Canopy and Tree City USA, the event featured a variety of tree-themed festivities.

Palo Alto Mayor Sid Espinosa participated in a ceremonial tree planting at 9:30 a.m., followed by a tree-planting demonstration.

For more information about Arbor Day, visit Canopy.

Video by Veronica Weber/Palo Alto Online.

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Short story writers wanted!

The 33rd Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 29. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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