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.
Trader Joe's has issued a recall of its Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter out of concern that it could possibly be contaminated with salmonella, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Friday.
[Monday, September 24, 2012]
The day before Halloween in 2007, Sunnyvale resident Fred Burgener got the fright of his life. As he pulled up to a stoplight on Fair Oaks Boulevard in Sunnyvale, a grisly spectacle came running toward him: a terrified young girl, her face covered in blood, he said.
[Thursday, September 13, 2012]
Silicon Valley computer and printer giant HP will cut about 2,000 more jobs than previously announced, according to a Sept. 10 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company expects to shed 29,000 jobs by October 2014, according to the quarterly filing. ==B Related story:==
[http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=25420 HP may cut up to 35,000 jobs, reports say]
[Tuesday, September 11, 2012]
Hundreds of young immigrants showed up at a Menlo Park church Sunday to get legal advice on applying for President Barack Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which could grant them a two-year reprieve from possible deportation.
[Thursday, September 6, 2012]
A longtime Palo Alto and Mountain View real estate investor has received a five-year federal prison term on Aug. 20 for bilking private lenders of millions of dollars, according to a federal prosecutor.
[Friday, August 24, 2012]
A Palo Alto software company executive accused of switching barcodes on the tags of LEGO toys at a Mountain View store rejected a plea bargain and pleaded not guilty in Santa Clara County Superior Court in Palo Alto on Tuesday morning, Aug. 14.
[Tuesday, August 14, 2012]
Access to women's health services expanded on Wednesday, Aug. 1, due to the federal Affordable Care Act. The guaranteed services are part of a package of preventative services in the act designed to help underserved populations avoid or reduce the impact of serious chronic diseases.
[Thursday, August 2, 2012]