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Kids of migrant workers celebrate preschool graduation in Queen Creek
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Kids of migrant workers celebrate preschool graduation in Queen Creek

June 11th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Becky Bracken   In the midst of the flurry of graduation season, there was one ceremony decidedly different from the rest. Tucked behind Queen Creek Elementary school is a portable classroom where family and friends of...
Public works of art and galleries enhance Chandler’s culture
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Public works of art and galleries enhance Chandler’s culture

June 11th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
Chandler’s downtown continues to evolve with an eclectic mix of old and new businesses and restaurants calling it home and attracting visitors from all over the Valley. Wherever you find a vibrant, thriving downtown, you also...
Students hit the trails toward a green future
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Students hit the trails toward a green future

June 10th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Stormy Light There’s nothing like filling your backpack full of lemon Luna bars, bug spray and Gatorade to hit the great outdoors with friends! John Muir, founder of environmental organization the Sierra Club, said, “In...
Hamilton High holding basketball, volleyball summer camps
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Hamilton High holding basketball, volleyball summer camps

June 10th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff   Children and teens can stay active and get ready for sports seasons when classes resume during day camps at Hamilton High School this month. Hamilton High School Boys and Girls Youth Basketball...
Freeway right-of-way acquisition further along than spokeswoman reported
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Freeway right-of-way acquisition further along than spokeswoman reported

June 9th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak   The spokeswoman for the South Mountain Freeway developer apparently could have been clearer when she told Chandler business leaders last month that 47 percent of the highway’s right of way still had to...
Rehabilitative programs are key to reducing recidivism
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Rehabilitative programs are key to reducing recidivism

June 9th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Denny Barney There is not a lot to smile about in jail. It is a serious place where court-ordered punishment is delivered. But detention professionals know that punishment without hope for a better life does not always yield...
Hamilton High baseball, softball teams win state titles
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Hamilton High baseball, softball teams win state titles

June 8th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jeff Edgington   Hamilton High students can celebrate this summer after winning two state trophies in the final days of the 2016-2017 high school sports season. In the Class 6A state baseball championship, the Huskies...
Rockers will regroup to play for cancer-stricken friend
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Rockers will regroup to play for cancer-stricken friend

June 8th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Wayne Schutsky Several rock bands will jam for a cause on June 10, when they reunite at Mesa’s historic Nile Theater to spread prostate cancer awareness and support Chandler resident Chris Caminiti, who was diagnosed with...
East Valley Children’s Theatre performing classic “Wizard of Oz” tale
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East Valley Children’s Theatre performing classic “Wizard of Oz” tale

June 7th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff   The East Valley Children’s Theatre is capping off its 20th anniversary season with a production of “OZ!”, the timeless “Wizard of Oz” tale. The show will run June 15-25 at the Mesa Arts...
Santan Junior High girls soccer team wins championship
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Santan Junior High girls soccer team wins championship

June 7th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff The Santan Junior High School girls soccer team is getting a kick out of a recent big win. On May 23, the team scored the Eastern Valley Conference Championship with a comprehensive 5-1 victory over...