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.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly purchased a historic home in Palo Alto that was once owned by a Palo Alto pioneer. Zuckerberg, 26, previously lived in a rental home in Palo Alto's College Terrace neighborhood. His new home is located in the 1400 block of Edgewood Drive in Crescent Park, according to public documents.
[Saturday, May 7, 2011]
President Obama's visit to Palo Alto Wednesday (April 20) is expected to cause traffic delays and limit access to homes and businesses, Palo Alto police Chief Dennis Burns said Tuesday afternoon. Obama is scheduled to take part in a "town hall" meeting from Facebook headquarters, 1050 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto.
[http://apps.facebook.com/facebooklive/ ==B ■ Watch the town hall meeting live on Facebook==]. ==I (Begins at 1:45 p.m.)==
■ Readers can keep apprised of the president visit via the Palo Alto Weekly's [https://twitter.com/#!/paloaltoweekly ==B Twitter page==].
[Wednesday, April 20, 2011]
Palo Alto police will beef up staff and work with neighboring law-enforcement agencies when President Barack Obama comes to town Wednesday (April 20) to visit Facebook headquarters, where he will hold a "town hall" meeting that will be streamed live on the Internet.
[http://www2.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=8718 ■ ==B 23,000 RSVP for Obama's Facebook 'town hall.'==]
[Tuesday, April 19, 2011]
The "field of dreams" the family of slain East Palo Alto police Officer Richard May has hoped to build in the city since his death on Jan. 7, 2006, can at last move forward.
[Friday, February 11, 2011]
The board that oversees Caltrain is calling for a public hearing on March 3 to declare a fiscal emergency and to consider cutting service and closing stations, a move that would turn the West's second-oldest passenger line into a daytime commuter train that would operate only during peak business hours.
[Friday, February 4, 2011]
More than 200 Friends of Caltrain met on Saturday (Jan. 29) to find ways to keep the Peninsula railway from going into what one transportation official called "a death spiral" that threatens to shut down the West's second oldest passenger train service.
[Monday, January 31, 2011]
Facing the looming possibility that Caltrain could go bankrupt if other means of financing are not found, Friends of Caltrain -- a grassroots group of riders, neighborhood groups, environmentalists and employers -- will hold a community meeting Saturday, Jan. 29, in support of the Peninsula's beleaguered rail line.
[Friday, January 28, 2011]
Apple CEO Steve Jobs has announced that he will take another medical leave of absence. Jobs, 55, sent a letter to employees making the announcement. The letter was posted to the media on Monday (Jan. 17).
[Monday, January 17, 2011]