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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
Mi Pueblo may stave off bankruptcy
Mi Pueblo, the San Jose-based grocer with local stores in Mountain View and East Palo Alto, will ask a federal court to approve a credit package that could help keep the company from bankruptcy, documents in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in San Jose show.
[Wednesday, February 19, 2014]

March to Washington to fight 'Eve's curse'
Stanford Hospital physician Camran Nezhat and a growing contingency of volunteers are organizing a march on Washington D.C. on March 13, which will highlight endometriosis, a gynecological disorder affecting an estimated 200 million women worldwide.
[Wednesday, February 19, 2014]

Closures, transportation changes on Monday
Feb. 17, Presidents Day, will mean more than school closures and cherry pie. City, state and federal facilities will also shut down, and commuters can expect schedule changes.
[Saturday, February 15, 2014]

Alleged serial car burglar re-arrested
The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office has filed charges against a man they believe is responsible for numerous window-smash auto burglaries of rental cars at Palo Alto restaurants.
[Tuesday, January 28, 2014]

Two people dead in Palo Alto house fire
Two people were found dead after a house fire broke out Friday night at 988 Embarcadero Road, according to Palo Alto police and fire officials. Fire units were dispatched to the home at 7:17 p.m. Friday night and the announcement of the fatalities was made at 9:03 p.m.
[Saturday, January 11, 2014]

State may declare drought emergency
The state of California's water supply is in a third year of drought and is prompting state water officials to ask for a state of water emergency in California in the coming weeks.
[Wednesday, January 8, 2014]

Driver killed on Interstate 280
A two-vehicle collision on Sunday, Jan. 5, caused one vehicle to split in two and a second to overturn on Interstate 280, killing a 21-year-old man and injuring four others, according to the California Highway Patrol.
[Monday, January 6, 2014]

Prison program shift drives property-crime increase, report says
Property crimes across the state rose 7.6 percent this year, and Santa Clara County was hit the worst, with an increase of 20.4 percent, according to a recent report that pins the rise on California's controversial prisoner-realignment policy.
[Thursday, December 19, 2013]

Book review: The confidence to be creative
Ever hear a friend or colleague -- or even yourself -- say "I'm not the creative type?" Palo Alto authors David Kelley and Tom Kelley, two innovation wizards who head up the global design and innovation firm IDEO, aim to debunk that self-defeating thinking.
[Saturday, November 30, 2013]

Palo Alto resident, 85, being held in North Korea
A Palo Alto man was removed from a plane and is being detained in North Korea, his traveling companion to the country has confirmed.
[Thursday, November 21, 2013]