2018 September Archive - SanTan Sun News - page 2

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TRES Tempe blends Mediterranean, Southwest influences
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TRES Tempe blends Mediterranean, Southwest influences

September 16th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By David M. Brown, Contributor Customers are saying TRES Tempe is, in French, “très bien” — very good. Spanish for “three,” “TRES” opened in February next to the Hilton Garden Inn and Home2 Suites on Elliot and...
Gin Blossoms giving fans a ‘reality’ check
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Gin Blossoms giving fans a ‘reality’ check

September 15th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski, Managing Editor Gin Blossoms singer Robin Wilson is late for his phone interview. He immediately apologizes and offers an explanation. Who can blame him? “I’m at the wonderful Kimpton Amara in...
EV students rally in the fight against hunger
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EV students rally in the fight against hunger

September 15th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Coty Dolores Miranda, Contributor Food drives are a major weapon in the war against hunger in the East Valley, and among the greatest contributors are area schools. From elementary levels to high schools, students in the...
Draw comfort in the fact that God is not password-protected
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Draw comfort in the fact that God is not password-protected

September 15th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rev Jean Newell, Guest Writer Passwords! Have you noticed that without a password, not just any password, mind you – but without the correct password, much of the world around us is inaccessible? For example, I need a...
Gilbert man’s fraud scheme netted $6M, AG says
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Gilbert man’s fraud scheme netted $6M, AG says

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Cecilla Chan, Staff A Gilbert man was due for an initial pretrial conference Oct. 9 in connection with charges he faces in a fraudulent loan scheme that allegedly bilked victims over $6 million, officials said. A state grand...
Love for sneakers has given birth to a fan community
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Love for sneakers has given birth to a fan community

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Nate Fain, Cronkite News J Carrillo’s house is covered in sneakers. Some pairs are scattered across the floor, permissible to be kicked out of the way by his girlfriend. Others have been worn once or twice and are stored in...
Kyrene board member wants a new superintendent
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Kyrene board member wants a new superintendent

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak, Executive Editor A freshman Tempe member of the Kyrene Governing Board found herself out on a limb two weeks ago when she openly criticized Superintendent Jan Vesely, voted against extending her contract and...
Gateway Airport now a pilot training hot spot
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Gateway Airport now a pilot training hot spot

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jim Walsh, Staff Writer Steve Armour always knew he wanted to fly, but it was hard to shell out thousands of dollars for flight training when the market for pilots crashed during the Great Recession. Armour, 43, went on with...
Furniture shop helps needy bridge gap
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Furniture shop helps needy bridge gap

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Lee Shappell, Managing Editor Furniture that’s as good as new … at prices that can’t be beat … for a great cause, helping families and veterans who are on the street. At the new Got Legs Furniture & Décor Store in...
Food truck ‘FEASTival’ returns to Chandler
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Food truck ‘FEASTival’ returns to Chandler

September 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
Santan Sun News Staff Food trucks are back in Chandler after a three-year hiatus, and residents are eating them up. Chandler FEASTival returned to the city Sept. 9, and the next one will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sept. 22 at...