2018 August Archive - SanTan Sun News - page 8

Opinion

I want to continue our successes of last 4 years
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I want to continue our successes of last 4 years

August 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rene Lopez   I am a third-generation Arizona native and Navy veteran, born and raised in Mesa. As the son of a heavy mechanic welder and a working homemaker, I graduated from Dobson High, attended MCC and went graduated...
I support our public safety professionals
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I support our public safety professionals

August 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Terry Roe   I have spent the past three and a half years serving as a Chandler city council member. I consider it a great honor, and I look forward to serving a second and final term. So, what’s best for Chandler? First...
Hip-hop championships coming to Ahwatukee
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Hip-hop championships coming to Ahwatukee

August 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
BY Laura Latzko Contributor Hip-hop dance developed in the 1960s and ’70s as a type of street dance. Through styles such as breaking, popping and locking, dancers were able to express a wide range of emotions and tell stories....
Hamilton ready for new era under coach Zdebski
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Hamilton ready for new era under coach Zdebski

August 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Zach Alvira, Sports Editor   The Hamilton High football program was turned upside down last season amid allegations of a hazing scandal that caused one former player to be charged criminally as an adult and the head coach...
Hamilton grad combines love of dance, medicine
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Hamilton grad combines love of dance, medicine

August 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   A Hamilton High School graduate with a passion for Bollywood dancing and helping others is on her way toward becoming a doctor. Vedanshi “Vidhi” Bhargava, 22, and five other graduates...
Free shuttles to take riders around downtown
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Free shuttles to take riders around downtown

August 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   People who go to downtown Chandler to sample restaurants, shops or other offerings soon will be able to get back and forth without their vehicles. The Chandler City Council last month...
EV police see no change in policy on lawmakers’ immunity
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EV police see no change in policy on lawmakers’ immunity

August 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Cecilia Chan, Staff Writer   East Valley police agencies don’t expect a significant change in how they would handle state lawmakers who invoke legislative immunity from arrest despite Gov. Doug Ducey’s desire to...
EV Little League teams come up short in state tournaments
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EV Little League teams come up short in state tournaments

August 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF There is no joy in the East Valley. All of its Little League teams have struck out. While Mesa Red Mountain Little League had a banner season, placing teams in all three age brackets in state tournaments –...
Decline in kids’ vaccinations an alarming trend for health officials
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Decline in kids’ vaccinations an alarming trend for health officials

August 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By CECILIA CHAN Staff Writer As the new school year gets into full swing across the East Valley, the Arizona Department of Health Services offers this eye-opening report: Parents are increasingly choosing to forgo vaccinating...
Charming amusement park delights all ages
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Charming amusement park delights all ages

August 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Julie Carlson, Contributor   One of the Valley’s simple pleasures, Enchanted Island is a charming amusement park. Nestled in the heart of Phoenix’s picturesque Encanto Park, listed by Forbes Magazine as one of the...