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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
Peet's Coffee & Tea selling for $1 billion
Longtime Bay Area fixture Peet's Coffee & Tea Inc. will be sold to a German company for $1 billion, the Emeryville-based company announced in a statement Monday. Peets has several locations in Mountain View.
[Tuesday, July 24, 2012]

Google's Marissa Mayer named Yahoo CEO
Yahoo has appointed Google executive Marissa Mayer as its new chief executive officer, the company announced today, July 16. Mayer, 37, a Palo Alto resident, will take the helm on Tuesday, July 17, as president, CEO and member of the board of directors.
[Tuesday, July 17, 2012]

InnVision to merge with Shelter Network
InnVision, Santa Clara County's leading homeless agency, has merged with Shelter Network of San Mateo, the two agencies announced today, July 10.
[Tuesday, July 10, 2012]

Silicon Valley patent office to open
After years of being the nation's leader in patent filings, Silicon Valley will get its own U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. Commerce officials announced today.
[Tuesday, July 3, 2012]

Caltrain workers raise $12K for suicide prevention
A team of San Mateo County Transit District employees who manage Caltrain have raised nearly $12,000 to help prevent suicides.
[Tuesday, June 26, 2012]

Woman, 80, hit by car on San Antonio Road, dies
An 80-year-old woman who was walking along San Antonio Road was struck and killed by a car that was exiting a gas station Thursday morning, Los Altos police said.
[Friday, June 22, 2012]

Two-acre brush fire skirts Stanford hills
A fire of unknown origin burned two acres of Stanford land off Interstate Highway 280 in Palo Alto Monday afternoon. The grassland blaze caused a traffic backup northbound from El Monte Road in Los Altos to north of Page Mill Road. Photos by Sierra Duren/Palo Alto Online.
[Tuesday, June 19, 2012]

SAP Palo Alto vice president arrested for LEGO scam
The wealthy vice president of Palo Alto software firm SAP Labs, LLC will be charged on Tuesday with four felony burglary charges for allegedly pasting fraudulent barcodes on LEGO toys at local Target stores, authorities said.
[Tuesday, May 22, 2012]

Electrification of Caltrain approved by board
Caltrain has received a unanimous thumbs-up by the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board to electrify the Peninsula commuter-rail system.
[Thursday, May 3, 2012]

Mobile guides aid exploration of open space
The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District audio tour is part of the latest trend in the outdoor experience. Once the purview of art and natural history museums, audio tours and digital guides bring history and science into the outdoors through smartphones, iPads and MP3 players.
[Wednesday, April 25, 2012]