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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
Santa Clara Valley Water District candidates focus on a sustainable water future
The two people who are facing off in the Nov. 8 election for the district 7 seat on the Valley Water board of directors weigh in on four key issues facing.
[Wednesday, September 28, 2022]

Dramatic spike in abandoned huskies leaves many up for adoption at animal shelter
The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA is experiencing a large spike in the number of husky and husky-mix dogs at their shelter, with 15 huskies and husky-mix dogs currently available for adoption.
[Tuesday, September 27, 2022]

Burglar strikes occupied home in downtown Palo Alto
Palo Alto police are investigating an overnight burglary that occurred on Wednesday morning at a home while the resident slept.
[Thursday, September 22, 2022]

'Pod house' found in violation of several city building codes
A Palo Alto home that's been touted as a model for affordable shared housing because it's been renovated with 14 small sleeping "pods" has been cited for multiple code violations, according to city of Palo Alto documents.
[Thursday, September 22, 2022]

Stanford purchases 759 apartments off Sand Hill Road
Seizing an unexpected opportunity to increase its housing options, Stanford has purchased Oak Creek Apartments, a 759-unit complex located on a prime piece of real estate on Sand Hill Road.
[Wednesday, September 21, 2022]

Police seek public's assistance to find burglary suspects
Police are looking for the public's help in locating three people who broke into an empty home on Sunday morning. The department has released a photo of one burglar who was seen on a security camera.
[Tuesday, September 20, 2022]

Lawsuit, possible license suspension loom for Tesla over alleged autonomous-vehicle deceptions
Tesla has found itself on a collision course with state and federal agencies -- plus a customer who initiated a class-action lawsuit -- over allegations of misleading the public regarding its cars' self-driving capabilities.
[Friday, September 16, 2022]

Stanford wants 'educational' tax exemption for faculty homes
Stanford University is seeking to reduce its tax burden on two faculty houses by claiming they are used for educational purposes.
[Friday, September 16, 2022]

Downtown Streets Team hires new interim CEO
Downtown Streets Team announced on Tuesday that it has found an interim CEO to replace Eileen Richardson, the nonprofit's retiring founder who launched the organization in Palo Alto in 2005.
[Wednesday, September 14, 2022]

Attorney general appeals to state Supreme Court after overturn of three jail guards' murder convictions
The Attorney General's Office filed a petition after the overturning of three murder convictions in the death of a Santa Clara County inmate.
[Thursday, September 8, 2022]