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Tireless ICAN founder Henry Salinas dies at 66
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Tireless ICAN founder Henry Salinas dies at 66

December 4th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By PAUL MARYNIAK, Executive Editor Henry Diaz Salinas, whose tireless efforts to save Chandler’s at-risk youth produced a signature program to keep them from gang and other delinquent behavior, passed away last month after a...
TouchUps Salon offers one-stop beauty service
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TouchUps Salon offers one-stop beauty service

December 3rd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Staff Busy parents and working professionals can find it tricky squeezing in appointments to get their gray hairs covered, boost their hairstyle with a glamorous blowout and fix fading nail color. A new salon...
Chandler Symphony Orchestra plans two special events
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Chandler Symphony Orchestra plans two special events

December 2nd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
-Rene Lopez, Chandler City Council member Chandler Center for the Arts is home to several of the Chandler Symphony Orchestra’s performances. Every concert is free; however, a donation at the door always is appreciated. The...
Defending champ faces first-timer in all-Chandler title game
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Defending champ faces first-timer in all-Chandler title game

December 1st, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Greg Macafee, Sports Editor For the third time in four years – and in the second-ever all-Chandler title game – the Chandler Wolves are heading to the 6A State Championship. This time around, though, they will be...
God extends His hand during times of tragedy
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God extends His hand during times of tragedy

November 25th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rabbi Irwin Wiener It hardly seems possible. Colorado, Texas, Nevada. Places we think about, places we learn about, places that evoke memories of fun and laughter, and now tears. How can we make sense of it all? How can we...
Sports-focused classes giving Chandler athletes a leg up
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Sports-focused classes giving Chandler athletes a leg up

November 23rd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By JACK HARRIS, Contirbutor The competitive stakes have been raised in high school athletics. The pursuit of even the most minuscule of advantages can warrant a change of action. The Chandler Unified School District has found a...
This year, ‘The Nutcracker’ offers new treats, twists
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This year, ‘The Nutcracker’ offers new treats, twists

November 22nd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Staff Audiences can expect to see new choreography and other unexpected magic when they watch Ballet Etudes perform its 31st annual production of “The Nutcracker” this month and next in Chandler. About 100...
Leidan Mitchell stylists have plenty to cheer about
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Leidan Mitchell stylists have plenty to cheer about

November 21st, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF There are not many businesses that so intimately touch the people they serve every day as a salon and spa. And there’s only one that makes sure the Arizona Cardinals’ cheerleaders look Erin Essert and...
Smokin Fins serves diverse mix of dishes
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Smokin Fins serves diverse mix of dishes

November 20th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Staff Picking out a place to go for dinner can be tricky when people try to find food to please everyone in their family or group of friends. Smokin Fins, North 54th Street in Chandler, might be the solution...
Cost of kitten care ‘astronomical’ for rescue agencies
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Cost of kitten care ‘astronomical’ for rescue agencies

November 19th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By MADDY RYAN, Cronkite News Tiny meows echo through the room as volunteers in yellow smocks feed, weigh and record every kitten in the Arizona Humane Society’s Bottle Baby Intensive Care Unit. When a rescue worker showed up at...