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.
An alert resident that witnessed a residential burglary in progress called 911 Thursday morning, enabling Palo Alto police to chase the pair of thieves and recover the stolen property from their abandoned getaway car in Mountain View.
[Friday, March 23, 2012]
A population of federally threatened red-legged frogs now has a protected home, after the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District purchased the 564-acre Madonna Creek Ranch near Half Moon Bay, the district announced Friday, March 16.
[Saturday, March 17, 2012]
St. Patrick's Day revelers be forewarned -- the California Highway Patrol said officers will be looking for anyone driving under the influence this weekend throughout the Bay Area.
[Friday, March 16, 2012]
Three Facebook applications designed to help people get support from their friends and family in an emergency are winners of a Facebook application challenge sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
[Friday, March 2, 2012]
Eighty-year-old Henry Ford sat in the dining room of his Palo Alto home and recalled the day he met Rochelle, his wife of 52 years. On Sunday, March 4, at 2 p.m. the Fords will speak about their interracial marriage and their life.
[Friday, March 2, 2012]
A man who was fatally struck by a train in Palo Alto on Feb. 23 has been identified as Wentao He, 23, of Mountain View, the Santa Clara County Coroner's Office confirmed today.
[Tuesday, February 28, 2012]
Two women who stole more than $250,000 out of a Los Altos couple's Palo Alto credit union account were sentenced Tuesday, Feb. 14, in Santa Clara County Superior Court, the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office announced Thursday.
[Friday, February 17, 2012]
When Silicon Valley Community Foundation opened its doors in 2007, it almost immediately faced the Great Recession meltdown. In its first year, the foundation raised $292 million. Donations dropped to $190 million as the economic crisis spread.
[Monday, February 6, 2012]
Barry Chang, a Cupertino city councilman who has vigorously fought pollution by the Lehigh Southwest Cement Company, is challenging state Sen. Joe Simitian for the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors seat.
[Tuesday, January 24, 2012]