2017 November Archive - SanTan Sun News

Spirituality

God extends His hand during times of tragedy
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God extends His hand during times of tragedy

November 25th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rabbi Irwin Wiener It hardly seems possible. Colorado, Texas, Nevada. Places we think about, places we learn about, places that evoke memories of fun and laughter, and now tears. How can we make sense of it all? How can we...
Sports-focused classes giving Chandler athletes a leg up
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Sports-focused classes giving Chandler athletes a leg up

November 23rd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By JACK HARRIS, Contirbutor The competitive stakes have been raised in high school athletics. The pursuit of even the most minuscule of advantages can warrant a change of action. The Chandler Unified School District has found a...
This year, ‘The Nutcracker’ offers new treats, twists
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This year, ‘The Nutcracker’ offers new treats, twists

November 22nd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Staff Audiences can expect to see new choreography and other unexpected magic when they watch Ballet Etudes perform its 31st annual production of “The Nutcracker” this month and next in Chandler. About 100...
Leidan Mitchell stylists have plenty to cheer about
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Leidan Mitchell stylists have plenty to cheer about

November 21st, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF There are not many businesses that so intimately touch the people they serve every day as a salon and spa. And there’s only one that makes sure the Arizona Cardinals’ cheerleaders look Erin Essert and...
Smokin Fins serves diverse mix of dishes
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Smokin Fins serves diverse mix of dishes

November 20th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Staff Picking out a place to go for dinner can be tricky when people try to find food to please everyone in their family or group of friends. Smokin Fins, North 54th Street in Chandler, might be the solution...
Chandler studio will blend cycling, yoga
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Chandler studio will blend cycling, yoga

November 20th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS Staff Stretching into serene poses in yoga might seem like a different type of workout from pedaling quickly to heart-pounding music in an indoor cycling class. But a Valley couple is out to prove the two...
Cost of kitten care ‘astronomical’ for rescue agencies
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Cost of kitten care ‘astronomical’ for rescue agencies

November 19th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By MADDY RYAN, Cronkite News Tiny meows echo through the room as volunteers in yellow smocks feed, weigh and record every kitten in the Arizona Humane Society’s Bottle Baby Intensive Care Unit. When a rescue worker showed up at...
Staff, community rallying around beloved Casteel principal
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Staff, community rallying around beloved Casteel principal

November 18th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS Staff Casteel High School Principal Sandy Lundberg is the kind of leader who boosts everyone she meets by lifting their spirits and making them feel like they can accomplish anything. That’s why staff members,...
So far, Arizona school graders merit a D with wacky drama
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So far, Arizona school graders merit a D with wacky drama

November 8th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By PAUL MARYNIAK, Tribune Executive Editor Let’s suppose you were waiting for a copy of your job evaluation. You were pretty confident it would be a good one, maybe already spending in your mind the bonus or raise that you knew...
Downtown Chandler store a shoe-in for comfort, service
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Downtown Chandler store a shoe-in for comfort, service

November 7th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Staff Shoe Thrill, a downtown Chandler business, tries to pair ease and beauty in every sandal, heel, loafer, boot, tennis shoe, clog, flip-flop and other piece of foot apparel. Besides offering upscale shoes...