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.
A man who in 2019 stabbed to death a resident of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto has pleaded no contest to multiple violent felonies, including second-degree murder, a Santa Clara County prosecutor said.
[Monday, December 4, 2023]
A beaver that is recolonizing the Matadero Creek in Palo Alto was taken to the Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley on Wednesday after being spotted immobile in a pile of leaves, officials said.
[Tuesday, December 5, 2023]
The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office launched a new program on Tuesday that will give vouchers instead of citations to drivers pulled over for a broken taillight, burned-out headlight or non-functioning turn signal or brake light.
[Thursday, November 9, 2023]
Two symbols that appeared to be swastikas were found on the Woodside High School campus on Wednesday, prompting an investigation that included the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, school Principal Karen Van Putten confirmed Friday.
[Saturday, November 4, 2023]
The Sequoia Union High School District Board of Trustees debated heatedly over the timing of a discussion about contentious curricula changes for the next academic year after the topic failed to show up on the agenda for over a month.
[Monday, November 6, 2023]
Following more than eight hours of public discussion, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors determined that the sheriff’s office needs some form of oversight, but the shape of it remains to be seen.
[Thursday, November 2, 2023]
A 64-year-old man who was being held at the Maguire Correctional Facility in Redwood City has died, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said in a statement on Friday, Oct. 20. The death is the third at the facility in a year.
[Friday, October 20, 2023]