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Chandler Youth Theater to perform classic Christmas musical
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Chandler Youth Theater to perform classic Christmas musical

December 17th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Managing Editor The sweet sounds of boys and girls singing holiday melodies and dancing in a lighthearted, zany fashion associated with the popular Peanuts gang characters is expected to generate laughter and...
Flix hopes locals will eat, drink and be movie fans
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Flix hopes locals will eat, drink and be movie fans

December 16th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Managing Editor Excitement is brewing over a Chandler movie theater that will cater to the craft beer crowd and entertain guests of all ages with much more than popcorn and soda. Flix Brewhouse will hold its...
Chandler teen’s cystic fibrosis fight pays off big
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Chandler teen’s cystic fibrosis fight pays off big

December 15th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By JASON STONE, Staff Writer Vinnie Acedo-Holmquist doesn’t need long to describe one good aspect about living with cystic fibrosis. “The Six Flags Fast Pass is a big bonus,” the Chandler teenager said with a laugh....
Chandler shut out of new school bus program
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Chandler shut out of new school bus program

December 15th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By HOWARD FISCHER, Capitol Media Services More than four dozen Arizona school districts are getting new school buses at no cost to taxpayers, but Chandler Unified has been shut out. The tab for the 142 new buses is coming from...
Ensuring safe schools and neighborhoods
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Ensuring safe schools and neighborhoods

August 24th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By WILLIAM CRAWFORD   As we begin another school year, it is important for us to remember some of the most important and vulnerable citizens of Chandler – our children. As leaders, we have an obligation to do all we can to...
Hundreds of EV kids expected at food-packing event
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Hundreds of EV kids expected at food-packing event

August 24th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Coty Dolores Miranda, Contributor   More than 1,200 foster and developmentally challenged children and teens served by four nonprofits will have their own chance to give back when they convene today, Aug. 18, to lend...
Local business riding the digital game tide
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Local business riding the digital game tide

August 24th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By cecilia chan, Staff   Zach Riding sits before a computer screen with earphones on, his eyes fixated on his character’s avatar in the latest popular shoot-’em-up survival game. It was grand-opening day at Pure Esports...
Area women’s charitable group makes its first ‘big give’
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Area women’s charitable group makes its first ‘big give’

August 23rd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF   A group of kind-hearted women who have banded together to make an impact with their charitable giving made their first “big give” recently. The East Valley chapter of 100+ Women Who Care Valley of...
After years in public life, veteran EV leader runs for office
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After years in public life, veteran EV leader runs for office

August 23rd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
BY GARY NELSON, Contributor   His friendly baritone has echoed through vast meeting halls packed with virtually every mover and shaker who calls the East Valley home. It has led those same leaders to embrace visions of a...