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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
Three bicyclists hit by car on Page Mill Road
Three bicyclists who were hit by a vehicle on upper Page Mill Road above Foothills Park Sunday were transported to Stanford Medical Center with injuries ranging from minor to major, Palo Alto police said.
[Monday, October 31, 2011]

Palo Alto considers new features for golf course
The Palo Alto Golf Course will have to offer more than just golf if it is to be profitable in the long run, a consultant and architect hired by the City of Palo Alto said.
[Sunday, October 30, 2011]

Hohbach gives Palo Alto an ultimatum
Developer Harold Hohbach is demanding the Palo Alto City Council accept his plans for a three-story building at 195 Page Mill Road as is or face potential litigation -- again.
[Thursday, October 27, 2011]

Ordinance for music at Lytton Plaza gets shelved
Saying they haven't heard enough from the public, Palo Alto Parks and Recreation commissioners unanimously voted Tuesday to table a proposed ordinance to ban amplified music at Lytton Plaza without a $300 permit.
[Wednesday, October 26, 2011]

Serial bank robber hits banks in Los Altos, Sunnyvale
A man who robbed two U.S. Bank branches within 20 minutes of each other on Monday is a serial bank robber who has struck three or four other U.S. Bank branches in the area, Los Altos police said.
[Tuesday, October 25, 2011]

Teacher blames fatal accident on sun glare
A teacher who struck and killed a 6-year-old East Palo Alto girl in a crosswalk Sept. 28 told police that sun glare prevented her from seeing Sioreli Torres Zamora, East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis has confirmed.
[Friday, October 21, 2011]

Man, 23, shot in East Palo Alto
A 23-year-old man was found shot on an East Palo Alto sidewalk Sunday (Oct. 16) and East Palo Alto police are seeking the public's help to solve the crime.
[Thursday, October 20, 2011]

Moving of Edgewood Plaza buildings approved
The proposed redevelopment of Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center took another step forward Wednesday morning. Members of the Palo Alto Historic Resources Board voted 6-1 that the proposed relocation of one of the buildings in the Eichler developed shopping center and addition of 10 homes would not significantly alter the historic nature of the site.
[Wednesday, October 19, 2011]

33 trees planned for removal at Greer Park
Neighborhood leaders and Palo Alto officials will hold a public meeting Tuesday evening to discuss the planned removal of 33 trees at Greer Park.
[Monday, October 17, 2011]

Seeking stability
Like many of its clients, the Opportunity Center is still finding its footing when it comes to financial stability.
[Friday, October 14, 2011]