2017 December Archive - SanTan Sun News

Sports and Recreation

Seniors kick up their heels to celebrate SilverSneakers
0

Seniors kick up their heels to celebrate SilverSneakers

| by
BY COLLEEN SPARKS Staff Mature adults in Chandler and around the country have been lacing up their sneakers, stretching in  yoga classes and dancing pounds away over the last 25 years – in large part due to a local company....
Upbeat teen tunes out stress with piano success
0

Upbeat teen tunes out stress with piano success

| by
BY COLLEEN SPARKS, Staff A Chandler teenager who beat a life- threatening illness as a child is finding his life in harmony now as he racks up prizes at piano competitions in the Valley and around the country. Samuel Xu, 16, is...
TUMI brings Peruvian cuisine to Chandler
0

TUMI brings Peruvian cuisine to Chandler

| by
DAVID M. BROWN Contirbutor Machu Picchu in Peru may be high up on your life’s destination list, but TUMI Peruvian Cuisine should be right at the top of this week’s. The restaurant brings cuisine 4,100 miles away from Arizona...
Odd creatures inspired artist featured at Vision Gallery
0

Odd creatures inspired artist featured at Vision Gallery

| by
BY COLLEEN SPARKS Staff A childhood love of a claymation video game inspired a Chandler artist to create pieces illustrating wild creatures, robots, monsters and aliens on display at Vision Gallery. “Josiah Copley: Creature A...
Chandler Service Club feeds needy, mentors women
0

Chandler Service Club feeds needy, mentors women

| by
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Staff A warehouse on an otherwise quiet school district campus came to life as volunteers packed boxes with pasta, fruit, granola and other foods in a flurry of activity on a recent morning. Several of the...
Massage Envy accusations surface in East Valley
0

Massage Envy accusations surface in East Valley

| by
By Wayne Schutsky, Staff Massage Envy therapists in the East Valley have been accused of sexual assault multiple times over the past decade, joining the spate of customer complaints across the country. The popular Arizona-based...
Valle Luna celebrates 20th anniversary in Chandler
0

Valle Luna celebrates 20th anniversary in Chandler

| by
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Staff A Mexican restaurant known for adding flavor and fun to family dinners, happy hours and any special occasion is throwing a party to celebrate its 20th anniversary. On Dec. 13, the hotspot Valle Luna...
Oh yeah? Well, what about the other guy, huh?
0

Oh yeah? Well, what about the other guy, huh?

| by
BY DAVID LEIBOWITZ Guest Writer If you derive joy from following politics and the news media – the hobby equivalent of putting your hand in a moving garbage disposal because you love “tinkering” – you’ve no doubt heard...
FanFest promises out-of-this-world excitement
0

FanFest promises out-of-this-world excitement

| by
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Staff Those who get fired up over light sabers, tremble when Darth Vader confronts enemies on the silver screen or like to quote Yoda can travel to a festival in a park not so far, far away next week. The...
The story of Christmas is lived for people just like us
0

The story of Christmas is lived for people just like us

| by
BY LYNNE HARTKE AFN Contributor “Who is this person?” Older Sister asks, reading the sticky note on a plain box. “I can’t wrap a gift if I don’t know anything about them.” “His name is Todd,” I say. “He is...