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Realtors, Developers To Dig In For Sunshine Acres
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Realtors, Developers To Dig In For Sunshine Acres

October 23rd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
Hundreds of volunteers from the realty and development communities are planning to head back to Sunshine Acres Children’s Home for a second round of service. Valley Partnership, the Valley’s advocacy group for responsible...
Rain cancellation of BARKtoberfest hurts local shelter
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Rain cancellation of BARKtoberfest hurts local shelter

October 23rd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Cecilia Chan Staff The record-breaking rains that pelted the Valley on Oct. 13 did more than just flood roads; it forced a Gilbert animal rescue to cancel its largest single-day fundraiser of the year. Friends for Life Animal...
Guv Unveils New Center For Driverless Technology, Vehicles
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Guv Unveils New Center For Driverless Technology, Vehicles

October 23rd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Wayne Schutsky Staff Writer In his continued push to make Arizona a preeminent destination for autonomous vehicle companies and technology, Gov. Doug Ducey was in Scottsdale last week to announce the establishment of the...
‘Foster Footlockers’ Program Gives Teens Security
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‘Foster Footlockers’ Program Gives Teens Security

October 23rd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Dan Shufelt Guest Writer Arizona Helping Hands is the largest provider of basic needs for the 15,000 children in foster care throughout the state. At Arizona Helping Hands, we define basic needs as any item that will enhance...
Despite ‘Red Alert,’ Strays Cram EV Animal Shelter
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Despite ‘Red Alert,’ Strays Cram EV Animal Shelter

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jason Stone Staff The Maricopa County Animal Care and Control’s East Valley campus seems to be bursting at the seams. After 40 years, the facility at Rio Salado and Loop 101 in Mesa is housing too many animals in too-cramped...
Council Shuts Down Controversial Warehouse Plans
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Council Shuts Down Controversial Warehouse Plans

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jason Stone Staff A large community outcry earlier this week stopped a controversial distribution center in Chandler. The Chandler City Council listened to a packed City Hall audience wearing white on Monday, Oct. 15, and...
Compadres’ Milestone Haul Will Aid More Children
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Compadres’ Milestone Haul Will Aid More Children

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor A milestone in donations is enabling the Chandler Compadres to help more children in need. The nonprofit organization took in gross donations of $1 million in the fiscal year that ended June 30....
Christmas Giving Is International For Chandler Couple
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Christmas Giving Is International For Chandler Couple

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor A Chandler married couple committed to their church is mobilizing other volunteers to pack and send shoeboxes packed with everyday items and toys to brighten the lives of children and teens...
Chandler, ADOT Extending Rides For Local Cyclists
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Chandler, ADOT Extending Rides For Local Cyclists

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jason Stone Staff Bicycle enthusiasts in Chandler are receiving an early Christmas present. The City of Chandler is teaming up with the Arizona Department of Transportation to construct new segments of bike lanes along...
Chandler Woman Gets 14 Years In Prison For I-10 Fatalities
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Chandler Woman Gets 14 Years In Prison For I-10 Fatalities

October 22nd, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
While a criminal case against a drunk Chandler driver who killed a couple in a horrific crash Oct. 21, 2017, was resolved last month, little movement appears to have occurred in the case against a woman charged with the traffic...