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November 18, 2011

Cover Story
      Getting off the treadmill
      Do high schools squash the joy of learning?
      How purpose begins
      Finding purpose: a bigger job than before
      The college arms race
      Profiles of purposeful youth
      Who owns the problem?
      Why college feels less stressful
      Teens, school staff unite against stress

News
      City View
      News Digest
      Offering comfort in grief
      Mysterious meat sales concern Palo Alto residents
      Principals present anti-bullying efforts
      Locally developed app hits No. 1 on iPad best-seller list
      Eeensy weensy preschools
      Quote of the week
      Palo Alto softens stance on living in cars
      Around Town
      Public Agenda
      Critics and advocates clash over high-speed rail

Spectrum
      Guest Opinion: Finding a college fit right in your own backyard
      Letters
      Editorial: The achievement treadmill

Holiday Pages
      Creating stress-free holiday meals
      Not just pumpkin pie

Eating Out
      A taste of Bolivia

Community Pulse
      Police calls
      Deaths

Arts & Entertainment
      Like a rock
      Memoirs of a violist

Sports
      High School Athletes of the Week
      Plenty at stake, along with the Axe
      Robinson's choice to run a good one
      It'll be a busy day for these SHP teams
      Sports Shorts
      Gunn grad leads Menlo into nationals
      ON THE AIR
      Stanford's Simon calls it quits after 11 years and winning record
      Award for Menlo's Newton
      Stanford women hope to host own Big Game
      Palo Alto in unique position as it begins defense of state title
      A chance to end a drought

Real Estate
      Sales at a glance
      Home Front for Nov. 18:
      A garden that delights
      Building permits
      Positively Green