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.
Monica Yeung Arima became aware of gaps in her son's elementary school history curriculum when a reading selection talked about the transcontinental railroad -- but didn't include any mention the Chinese workers who built it.
[Friday, May 19, 2023]
Towering weeds and grasses are blocking the line of sight of motorists trying to use freeway on-ramps and off-ramps throughout Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. Caltrans says it's working to clear the weeds, but it's slow-going.
[Thursday, May 11, 2023]
East Palo Alto's new police chief, Jeff Liu, attended Palo Alto elementary and middle schools and graduated from Palo Alto High in 1991. Now he's heading up a police force in a town he's grown to love.
[Friday, May 5, 2023]
A man who worked in janitorial services at the Palo Alto Veterans Administration Hospital has been indicted on charges of aggravated sexual abuse, sexual abuse and making false statements to a federal agent.
[Monday, May 1, 2023]
Dazzling displays of wildflowers are blanketing vast areas of California, often in places where aficionados say they haven't seen them before. Is it a superbloom? Well, not exactly. But it will be a very good year for flowers.
[Friday, April 28, 2023]
Palo Alto police chased down and detained a man on Wednesday after he allegedly threw objects at passersby from his trash-covered bus on El Camino Real near Stanford University, police said.
[Thursday, April 27, 2023]
On freeways, on-ramps, streets and overpasses, drivers have been dodging large potholes, deep fissures and mosaics of fractured asphalt caused by the recent atmospheric river winter storms.
[Saturday, April 22, 2023]
Palo Alto police arrested a woman suspected of felony shoplifting on Tuesday after she allegedly disregarded commands during a car stop and backed her vehicle into a patrol car and fled.
[Friday, April 21, 2023]