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Sue Dremann

Staff Writer, Palo Alto Weekly /

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About Sue
Sue Dremann is a veteran journalist who joined the Palo Alto Weekly in 2001. She is an award-winning breaking news and general assignment reporter who also covers the regional environmental, health and crime beats.

She has covered plane crashes, murders, police shootings and other breaking news stories. Sue has written about the Bay Area's dwindling water supply, drought, wildfires and COVID-19.

Her feature stories have included a series on families' struggles to help loved ones with severe mental illness, immigration and deportation, a man's search for his father's killer, a local Native American tribe's quest for recognition, a couple's tale of being lost in the wilderness, an investigation into the city of Palo Alto's flawed response to a 911 call and tracking a local serial killer's deadly trail.

When not working, she enjoys being with her husband, their pets. She can often be found seeking out interesting natural environments and wildflowers.
Stories by Sue
Peninsula couple Bruce and Davina Isackson sentenced in college admissions scam
A couple who pleaded guilty to charges for securing their daughters' admission to college by paying to cheat on entrance exams and creating false athlete profiles in a national scandal was sentenced in Boston federal court.
[Wednesday, June 29, 2022]

The Supreme Court 'bows out' on abortion, former federal judge says
The Supreme Court's reversal of Roe v. Wade will likely call into question further limitations on women's reproductive rights and contraception, retired U.S. district court Judge Abraham D. Sofaer said.
[Monday, June 27, 2022]

Supreme Court overturns federal abortion rights
The U.S. Supreme Court reversed the court's Roe v. Wade decision granting women the federal right to an abortion in the United States on Friday. The decision sends authority to regulate abortion back to the states.
[Friday, June 24, 2022]

First probable monkeypox case found in Santa Clara County
A suspected case of monkeypox virus is under investigation in Santa Clara County, the Public Health Department said in a statement on Thursday.
[Thursday, June 23, 2022]

Power restored at Stanford after dayslong outage last week
A power failure caused by damage to transmission equipment from the Edgewood Fire in San Mateo County has caused Stanford University to cancel classes through Friday, according to the university.
[Wednesday, June 22, 2022]

Santa Clara County ready to give COVID vaccinations to children age 5 and under
COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 6 months to 5 years could be available as soon as Tuesday, pending final approval by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Santa Clara County Public Health leaders said on June 17.
[Friday, June 17, 2022]

New regional trail to connect open spaces in San Mateo, Santa Clara counties
Work on a regional trail project that would link open spaces between San Mateo and Santa Clara counties will begin on July 13 and continue through the end of October thanks to $272,711 approved by Santa Clara County supervisors.
[Tuesday, June 14, 2022]

Palo Alto courthouse will stay open after sheriff drops plan to shutter facility
A proposal by Sheriff Laurie Smith to close the Palo Alto and Morgan Hill courthouses due to staffing shortages has been rescinded after reaching a deal with leaders from the court and county.
[Friday, June 10, 2022]

Doctor from Palo Alto faces sexual assault charges
A man who practices medicine in San Jose has been charged with sexual assault in what police said are a series of incidents that included alleged lewd acts on girls and an assault on a woman.
[Thursday, June 9, 2022]

Jonsen, Jensen lead race to become next Santa Clara County sheriff
Retiring Palo Alto police Chief Bob Jonsen and former sheriff's Capt. Kevin Jensen appear headed to a November face-off for Santa Clara County sheriff, according to unofficial election results posted Tuesday night. Wednesday,
[Wednesday, June 8, 2022]