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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
Spirituality
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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
Spirituality
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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...
BevMo! stores’ program helping furry friends
Business
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BevMo! stores’ program helping furry friends

December 5th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS A national retailer with a Chandler store is hoping its new charitable program will be the purr-fect way to help furry friends. BevMo! wants to be the cat’s meow and get dogs’ tails wagging with its new Loves...
Tireless ICAN founder Henry Salinas dies at 66
Community
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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
Opinion
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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
Sport
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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
Spirituality
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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
Sport
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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...