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.
A domestic-violence services center for women in affluent communities is now headquartered in Palo Alto. Women/SV, formerly called the Women-of-Means Escape Network, moved on Jan. 6 from Los Altos to the offices of Family & Children Services of Silicon Valley, which is located at 375 Cambridge Ave.
[Friday, January 9, 2015]
New laws ranging from election and utilities reform to beach access and community food producers that were authored by state Assemblyman Rich Gordon and Sen. Jerry Hill took effect Jan. 1.
[Friday, January 2, 2015]
First-time DUI offenders would be required to install "ignition interlock devices" in their cars that will test their breath for alcohol before starting the car, if a new bill introduced by state Sen. Jerry Hill passes in Sacramento.
[Monday, December 29, 2014]
Santa Clara County's Social Services Agency has launched a pilot program to staff "satellite offices" at nonprofit organizations with county social workers in the northern part of the county.
[Tuesday, December 2, 2014]
The founder of Match.com, Gary Kremen, has won a seat on the Santa Clara Valley Water District board, with 51.62 percent of the vote to incumbent Brian Schmidt's 48.38 percent, with all 212 precincts reporting.
[Wednesday, November 5, 2014]
With the earliest election returns coming in, the race between Santa Clara Valley Water District, seat 7, candidates Brian Schmidt and Gary Kremen is close, with Kremen, the challenger, ahead 51.75 percent to 48.05 percent, with 73 out of 212 precincts reporting.
[Tuesday, November 4, 2014]
The winner in the race for a single seat at the Santa Clara Valley Water District will take on major challenges if elected to represent District 7 this November. He will face a deepening drought and lingering problems with downstream flooding when the rains do come. Two candidates, incumbent and board Vice Chairman Brian Schmidt and challenger Gary Kremen, are seeking the seat.
[Wednesday, October 22, 2014]
Two candidates vying for Palo Alto voters in the Santa Clara Valley Water District Board race are spending vastly different sums of money on their campaigns, with the challenger, Gary Kremen, outspending incumbent Brian Schmidt by hundreds of thousands of dollars.
[Tuesday, October 7, 2014]
A long-desired system for warning of imminent earthquakes on the West Coast is working and can accurately predict temblors, but a public roll-out won't happen without more funding, a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientist said recently.
[Wednesday, October 8, 2014]