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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
Two arrested for burglary at old Facebook HQ
Two men were arrested Monday night after they allegedly stole 49 laptop computers from the former corporate offices of Facebook at 1050 Page Mill Road in Palo Alto.
[Wednesday, September 26, 2012]

Trader Joe's recalls peanut butter
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]

Locals come to the rescue
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]

HP to eliminate 2,000 more jobs
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:== • [ HP may cut up to 35,000 jobs, reports say]
[Tuesday, September 11, 2012]

Young immigrants seek reprieve through new Obama program
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]

Real estate investor gets five-year federal sentence
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]

SAP executive pleads 'not guilty' in LEGO-theft case
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]

More women to get health services under new law
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]

Simitian endorses Jerry Hill for state Senate
California Sen. Joe Simitian has endorsed state Assemblyman Jerry Hill for the new 13th State Senate District seat, Hill's campaign announced Monday.
[Tuesday, July 31, 2012]

PG&E pipeline work to impact Arastradero/Foothill traffic
A major 3-month-long PG&E pipeline-replacement project in Palo Alto is expected to impact traffic and will start in August, PG&E has announced.
[Monday, July 30, 2012]