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Upbeat teen tunes out stress with piano success
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Upbeat teen tunes out stress with piano success

December 11th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
BY COLLEEN SPARKS, Staff A Chandler teenager who beat a life- threatening illness as a child is finding his life in harmony now as he racks up prizes at piano competitions in the Valley and around the country. Samuel Xu, 16, is...
TUMI brings Peruvian cuisine to Chandler
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TUMI brings Peruvian cuisine to Chandler

December 10th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
DAVID M. BROWN Contirbutor Machu Picchu in Peru may be high up on your life’s destination list, but TUMI Peruvian Cuisine should be right at the top of this week’s. The restaurant brings cuisine 4,100 miles away from Arizona...
Odd creatures inspired artist featured at Vision Gallery
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Odd creatures inspired artist featured at Vision Gallery

December 9th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
BY COLLEEN SPARKS Staff A childhood love of a claymation video game inspired a Chandler artist to create pieces illustrating wild creatures, robots, monsters and aliens on display at Vision Gallery. “Josiah Copley: Creature A...
Chandler Service Club feeds needy, mentors women
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Chandler Service Club feeds needy, mentors women

December 8th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Staff A warehouse on an otherwise quiet school district campus came to life as volunteers packed boxes with pasta, fruit, granola and other foods in a flurry of activity on a recent morning. Several of the...
Massage Envy accusations surface in East Valley
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Massage Envy accusations surface in East Valley

December 8th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Wayne Schutsky, Staff Massage Envy therapists in the East Valley have been accused of sexual assault multiple times over the past decade, joining the spate of customer complaints across the country. The popular Arizona-based...
Valle Luna celebrates 20th anniversary in Chandler
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Valle Luna celebrates 20th anniversary in Chandler

December 7th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Staff A Mexican restaurant known for adding flavor and fun to family dinners, happy hours and any special occasion is throwing a party to celebrate its 20th anniversary. On Dec. 13, the hotspot Valle Luna...
Oh yeah? Well, what about the other guy, huh?
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Oh yeah? Well, what about the other guy, huh?

December 7th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
BY DAVID LEIBOWITZ Guest Writer If you derive joy from following politics and the news media – the hobby equivalent of putting your hand in a moving garbage disposal because you love “tinkering” – you’ve no doubt heard...
FanFest promises out-of-this-world excitement
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FanFest promises out-of-this-world excitement

December 6th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Staff Those who get fired up over light sabers, tremble when Darth Vader confronts enemies on the silver screen or like to quote Yoda can travel to a festival in a park not so far, far away next week. The...
The story of Christmas is lived for people just like us
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The story of Christmas is lived for people just like us

December 6th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
BY LYNNE HARTKE AFN Contributor “Who is this person?” Older Sister asks, reading the sticky note on a plain box. “I can’t wrap a gift if I don’t know anything about them.” “His name is Todd,” I say. “He is...
People can buy cookies, candy for various causes
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People can buy cookies, candy for various causes

December 5th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF The annual cookie walk and candy sale will be held at 9 a.m. today, Dec. 2, at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church, 9248 E. Riggs Road, just west of the Robson library The cookie walk is an annual event and...