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2021 Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest

The 35th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Submit your short story here by April 2 (online submissions only). Stories must be 2,500 words or less. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

Sponsored by Kepler's Books, Linden Tree Books and Bell's Books.

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Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund

Support local kids in need by making a donation to the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund. Your gift will be matched by local foundations and because the Palo Alto Weekly and Silicon Valley Community Foundation cover all administrative costs, all money raised goes directly to nonprofits serving kids and families in the Palo Alto and East Palo Alto area.

Click the link to donate, see lists of past grantees, and apply for grants.

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Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk

The 36th annual Moonlight Run and Walk is Friday evening, October 2, wherever you are! Proceeds go to the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund, benefiting local non-profits that serve families and children in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. Join us under the light of the full Harvest Moon on a 5K walk, 5K run, 10K run or half marathon.

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Best of Palo Alto 2019 Winners

From dining to dentists, the Weekly readers celebrate a new group of businesses as the best of the best in 84 categories in the Best of Palo Alto 2019.

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