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Former TechShop reopens under ASU management
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Former TechShop reopens under ASU management

March 14th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor The Chandler makerspace run by TechShop until it went bankrupt has reopened after Arizona State University stepped in to help serve entrepreneurs, artists and others who had lost a place to...
Coaches favor new super football playoffs
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Coaches favor new super football playoffs

March 14th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor   Chandler-area high school football coaches like the idea of settling who’s really No. 1 in Arizona and consequently generally favor the new eight-team, super division playoff system that goes...
Deaf Mesa taco chef listens only to inspiration
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Deaf Mesa taco chef listens only to inspiration

March 12th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jason Stone Staff Writer   Marcus Bryant grew up black and deaf, a double whammy of discrimination that would shape his entire life. Not only did he deal with the institutional racism of a divided country just after the...
Downtown  IT network getting $1 million facelift
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Downtown IT network getting $1 million facelift

March 11th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jason Stone Staff Writer   The growth of technology comes with a downside – namely the constant struggle to stay up-to-date. Chandler is doing its best to stay on top of the game by rotating network upgrades to...
Gallery shows legacy of legendary Chandler architect
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Gallery shows legacy of legendary Chandler architect

March 10th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor   Vision Gallery will be displaying captivating photos revealing mid-century works by a longtime Chandler architect and others who left a distinctive mark on the community. “Mid-Century...
Restaurants playing cupid with decadent specials
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Restaurants playing cupid with decadent specials

March 9th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor   Anyone who wants to aim for their loved ones’ hearts this Valentine’s Day can bring them to quaint and glamorous settings to fill their stomachs with multi-course dinners and sweet...
Gilbert couple expands their restaurant franchise
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Gilbert couple expands their restaurant franchise

March 8th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Cecilla Chan Managing Editor   Keith and Allison Colson loved eating at Teriyaki Madness so much that the Gilbert couple purchased the existing franchise location at San Tan Village. “Two words: spicy chicken,”...
Bibliophile enjoys nearly five decades at city library
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Bibliophile enjoys nearly five decades at city library

March 7th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor   A Chandler librarian with almost five decades under her belt enjoys sharing her love of books and energizing children in two languages at the downtown library. The Chandler City Council...
Arizona reaping millions in medical weed fees
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Arizona reaping millions in medical weed fees

March 5th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services   A Lake Havasu Republican lawmaker wants to reduce the financial burden on medical marijuana patients as the state reaps millions in fees from cardholders and dispensaries. The...
Grapple with inequality ends for Chandler high school girls wrestlers
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Grapple with inequality ends for Chandler high school girls wrestlers

March 5th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Eric Newman Santan Sun News Staff Writer   At high schools across Chandler, female wrestling finally has arrived, no holds barred. Since the Arizona Interscholastic Association, the governing body of high school sports in...