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This year, ‘The Nutcracker’ offers new treats, twists
Arts
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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
Business
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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
Eat
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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
Community
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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...
Staff, community rallying around beloved Casteel principal
Neighbors
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Staff, community rallying around beloved Casteel principal

November 18th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS Staff Casteel High School Principal Sandy Lundberg is the kind of leader who boosts everyone she meets by lifting their spirits and making them feel like they can accomplish anything. That’s why staff members,...
So far, Arizona school graders merit a D with wacky drama
Opinion
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So far, Arizona school graders merit a D with wacky drama

November 8th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By PAUL MARYNIAK, Tribune Executive Editor Let’s suppose you were waiting for a copy of your job evaluation. You were pretty confident it would be a good one, maybe already spending in your mind the bonus or raise that you knew...
Downtown Chandler store a shoe-in for comfort, service
Business
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Downtown Chandler store a shoe-in for comfort, service

November 7th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Staff Shoe Thrill, a downtown Chandler business, tries to pair ease and beauty in every sandal, heel, loafer, boot, tennis shoe, clog, flip-flop and other piece of foot apparel. Besides offering upscale shoes...
Chandler catering firm serving foodies for 37 years
Eat
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Chandler catering firm serving foodies for 37 years

November 6th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By: David M. Brown, Contributor Robert Richter was born the same year as the great 1957 Chevy Bel Air zoomed out of Detroit. His Robert’s Catering in Chandler has become a classic, too, just without those signature soaring tail...
Chandler lawmaker’s policy aimed at sexual harassment
Community
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Chandler lawmaker’s policy aimed at sexual harassment

November 5th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services Hoping to nip future problems before they get out of hand, House Speaker J.D. Mesnard on Monday released a detailed policy designed to curb sexual harassment. The Chandler Republican told...
Christian software developer has big plans for East Valley
Spirituality
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Christian software developer has big plans for East Valley

November 4th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ralph Zubiate Managing Editor Nestled between a Dutch Bros. coffee shop and an office of the American Federation of Astrologers in Tempe, one of the best-known brands in the Christian software world sits quietly in a satellite...