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Driver cited for violation after hitting Waymo minivan
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Driver cited for violation after hitting Waymo minivan

May 30th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
SanTan Sun News Staff   An accident in Chandler between an autonomous Waymo minivan and a car prompted police to call attention to the dangers of running a red light. Around noon May 4, the two-vehicle collision occurred as...
Chandler coaching legend John Carlson succumbs at 70
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Chandler coaching legend John Carlson succumbs at 70

May 24th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Brian Benesch, Sports Editor   The Chandler sports scene lost a legend on May 12 with the passing of John Carlson, who died after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was 70. Mr. Carlson’s career with Chandler...
Districts warn teachers: Mind your T’s and Q’s
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Districts warn teachers: Mind your T’s and Q’s

May 24th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak, Executive Editor   The petition drive for a ballot question on a proposed tax surcharge on high-income Arizonans to raise more money for public education has created a potential tempest with a T-shirt for...
Seniors prepare to bid goodbye to high school  
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Seniors prepare to bid goodbye to high school  

May 19th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Seniors at high schools in Chandler are preparing to celebrate a rite of passage with graduations this month. Seton Catholic seniors got a head start on their peers, graduating earlier...
Environmental Center manager promotes nature
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Environmental Center manager promotes nature

May 16th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By City of Chander, Contributor   Ariane Francis has an office and a job in one of the most beautiful locations in the city. She works as facility manager of the Environmental Education Center at Veterans Oasis Park. The...
Chandler’s oasis in the desert marks a decade
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Chandler’s oasis in the desert marks a decade

May 14th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By City of Chandler, Contributor   It has been 10 years since Chandler elected officials, city employees and members of the community gathered at the northeast corner of Chandler Heights and Lindsay roads to dedicate a most...
St. Benedict’s parishioners glimpse ‘the Promised Land’
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St. Benedict’s parishioners glimpse ‘the Promised Land’

May 13th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak,  Executive Editor   It was a most unusual site that awaited Chandler and other congregants of the Parish of St. Benedict in Ahwatukee after Mass on a weekend last month. Within a chalked diagram on the...
China rule hits recycle program hard here
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China rule hits recycle program hard here

May 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rick Barrs, Staff Described as a “wakeup call” to the United States, the Republic of China’s decision to cease serving as a garbage dump for the world has crippled East Valley municipal recycling businesses, costing...
City may be first to adjust zoning laws for driverless vehicles
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City may be first to adjust zoning laws for driverless vehicles

May 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak, Executive Editor   While local, state and federal officials are still working to prepare for driverless vehicles on the road, Chandler City Council also is addressing a relatively new concern – how to...
Chandler schools earn prestigious A+ award
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Chandler schools earn prestigious A+ award

May 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Several Chandler schools are celebrating after earning the equivalent of a gold star for their academics, parental involvement, culture and other strengths. Basha High, Carlson...