2018 August Archive - SanTan Sun News

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Youths tackle immortality in ‘Tuck Everlasting’
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Youths tackle immortality in ‘Tuck Everlasting’

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor Many Chandler children and teens will delve into immortality and the need to create meaningful lives when they present in the musical “Tuck Everlasting” at a Gilbert theater. Opening night...
Youths can shine at Chandler Center musical camp
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Youths can shine at Chandler Center musical camp

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Young songbirds, kids with dancing feet and children who have caught the acting bug can learn new skills and hit the stage during a camp at Chandler Center for the Arts this fall. Parents...
Waymo program aims for Valley Metro commuters
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Waymo program aims for Valley Metro commuters

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Wayne Schutsky, Managing Editor   Self-driving vehicles are typically described as a disruptive technology that will make traditional modes of public transportation obsolete, but a recent announcement by Chandler-based...
Voters will consider Proposition 408 – Home Rule Option
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Voters will consider Proposition 408 – Home Rule Option

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By City of Chandler   A Home Rule election is held every four years in Chandler and has been approved by voters each time. With the passage of Proposition 408, the Chandler City Council would continue to establish...
Voters to choose three Council members in primary
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Voters to choose three Council members in primary

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By City of Chandler The City of Chandler will hold a primary election on Aug. 28 for the purpose of electing a mayor and three council members. The polls will be open from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. Councilmember Kevin Hartke is running...
‘Voice of Waymo’ helps driverless passengers
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‘Voice of Waymo’ helps driverless passengers

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Wayne Schutsky Managing Editor When commuters settle into one of Waymo’s self-driving cars there might not be a driver behind the wheel, but the Voice of Waymo is always there in case riders have questions or run into...
Upgrades planned at Tumbleweed Park, museum
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Upgrades planned at Tumbleweed Park, museum

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   People who like to get their exercise at a popular park or explore Chandler’s history by walking around a museum will discover multimillion-dollar upgrades for their experiences. The...
Transplant patients bring awareness through athletics
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Transplant patients bring awareness through athletics

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski, Staff Writer   Northeast Mesa residents Randy Shepherd and Jill Bowers are walking advertisements for organ donations. Shepherd, who had a heart transplant four years ago, and Bowers, who...
Tiny town with toys draws youngsters’ smiles
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Tiny town with toys draws youngsters’ smiles

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Smiles spread quickly among small children pounding on a toy piano, playing dress-up in pretend firefighter outfits and whizzing around a tiny town on little cars at a Chandler business....
Sun Lakes Methodist class will help the grieving
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Sun Lakes Methodist class will help the grieving

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jean Newell, Guest Writer   Some storms are predictable and we can prepare ahead of time for what the storm will bring. Other times, a storm comes unexpectedly and we have no choice but to deal with the storm as it comes....