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‘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....
Stargazers are flocking to Gilbert observatory, Airbnb says
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Stargazers are flocking to Gilbert observatory, Airbnb says

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Srianthi Perera, Contributor   Stargazing is on the rise in Gilbert. That’s according to Airbnb, which recently measured “astro-tourism” around the world and put Gilbert Rotary Centennial Observatory, located within...
Small businesses are investing with expansions here
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Small businesses are investing with expansions here

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Mayor Jay Tibshraeny   Chandler has been blessed with a solid business community that is always looking for ways to grow and invest back into our city. While larger companies like Intel, Orbital ATK and Rogers tend to...
‘Shock and awe’ present us with responsibilities
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‘Shock and awe’ present us with responsibilities

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rabbi Dr. Irwin Wiener, Guest Writer   Since the beginning of the founding of our country and its independence we have witnessed or read about all the sacrifices made. The wars fought, the battles won and lost, the...
Return trusted, experienced leader to Council
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Return trusted, experienced leader to Council

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Matt Orlando   I’ve lived in Chandler for 35 years with my wife, Pat, and we started our family here after I left active duty from the Air Force. My children were raised here and attended the Chandler Public Schools,...
Redstone teammates’ paths crossed often
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Redstone teammates’ paths crossed often

August 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
Santan Sun News Staff   Dave Whitlach and Steve Glover crossed paths a number of times in life but didn’t know it until they ended up working together. Since 2015, the two men have been part of the Redstone Mortgage team...