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New parking garages being built downtown
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New parking garages being built downtown

July 10th, 2018 | by alexander
By City of Chandler Contributor News that a new office/retail/hotel development will be coming to downtown Chandler across from City Hall is exciting, but may require some changes in people’s parking habits. This is because the...
Mad Monster Party celebrates horror
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Mad Monster Party celebrates horror

July 10th, 2018 | by alexander
Freddy Krueger, Jason, Chucky and Leatherface have been giving children and adults nightmares for decades. An annual horror convention lets fans see a different side of childhood villains and heroes from their favorite films....
Hash Kitchen picks Chandler for 3rd spot
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Hash Kitchen picks Chandler for 3rd spot

July 10th, 2018 | by alexander
By David Brown Contributor The Valley’s newest Hash Kitchen, in Chandler, opens for breakfast at 7 a.m. sharp on July 11. The third in the family of restaurants from Joey and Cristina Maggiore is at 2855 W. Ray Road, #4, in a...
Hamilton grad competes as classical Chinese dancer
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Hamilton grad competes as classical Chinese dancer

July 10th, 2018 | by alexander
By Coty Dolores Miranda Contributor Monet Tan was a mere toddler when she peeked in the door of a dance class her older sister Sammi was attending. Becoming enchanted with the graceful movements and colorful costumes, the...
God hears the prayers of our hearts
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God hears the prayers of our hearts

July 10th, 2018 | by alexander
By REV. JEAN NEWELL Contributor As I was growing up, my family always said grace before meals. I, in turn, taught the same grace to my children, and my children are passing the tradition on to their children. I remember when my...
Game stores growing in popularity across East Valley
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Game stores growing in popularity across East Valley

July 10th, 2018 | by alexander
By Coty Dolores Miranda Contributor Jeff Caples describes his Gilbert game store, GamesU, as “Cheers, without the bar” – a comfortable place to go where everybody knows your name. The same sentiment is echoed by the owners...
EV teachers’ innovative program to be shown on world stage
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EV teachers’ innovative program to be shown on world stage

July 10th, 2018 | by alexander
By Jim Fickess Contributing Writer Instruction strategies born in an East Valley classroom will take a big step onto the global stage this month during the International Literacy Association Conference in Austin, Texas. The idea...
Diverse array applied for vacant Council seat
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Diverse array applied for vacant Council seat

July 10th, 2018 | by alexander
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor Competition was tough for the candidates vying for the empty City Council seat held by Nora Ellen. The Council last month reviewed 36 candidates’ applications for the seat Ellen had held before...
Denny Barney takes up East Valley Partnership lead
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Denny Barney takes up East Valley Partnership lead

July 10th, 2018 | by alexander
By Srianthi Perera Contributor Maricopa County Supervisor Denny Barney has taken the baton from John Lewis and will head the East Valley Partnership on a part-time basis. Lewis, the former mayor of Gilbert who has headed the...
Crenshaw, Davis chase big-league dreams along divergent paths
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Crenshaw, Davis chase big-league dreams along divergent paths

July 10th, 2018 | by alexander
By Brian Benesch Contributor For a couple of former East Valley high school baseball players from campuses less than four miles apart, the thrill of their recent selection in baseball’s amateur draft is the same, but their...