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Game stores growing in popularity across East Valley
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Game stores growing in popularity across East Valley

July 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Coty Dolores Miranda Contributor Jeff Caples describes his Gilbert game store, GamesU, as “Cheers, without the bar” – a comfortable place to go where everybody knows your name. The same sentiment is echoed by the owners...
Denny Barney takes up East Valley Partnership lead
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Denny Barney takes up East Valley Partnership lead

July 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Srianthi Perera Contributor Maricopa County Supervisor Denny Barney has taken the baton from John Lewis and will head the East Valley Partnership on a part-time basis. Lewis, the former mayor of Gilbert who has headed the...
City to support life-saving programs for residents
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City to support life-saving programs for residents

July 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor The city of Chandler is spending more than $1 million to help programs that can save lives and offer support to the most vulnerable residents. The City Council last month approved nearly $1.2...
8 years after slaying, Chandler woman’s remains are found
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8 years after slaying, Chandler woman’s remains are found

July 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By JIM WALSH Staff Eight years after a Chandler woman was reported missing by her father, Chandler police apparently have finally answered an important question for Jaime Laiaddee’s grieving family: What happened to her body? A...
Chandler’s new public safety complex opening this month
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Chandler’s new public safety complex opening this month

July 9th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By JIM WALSH, Staff Every day, Chandler police officers and firefighters find themselves working together while responding to anything from traffic collisions to shootings and drownings, even if they play different roles. Now,...
Chandler City Council picks new member
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Chandler City Council picks new member

July 9th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor A financial advisor with extensive experience in the Chandler Chamber of Commerce and community organizations is taking his service one step further as a member of the City Council. The Chandler...
Chandler man’s grandfather forged the GI Bill 74 years ago
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Chandler man’s grandfather forged the GI Bill 74 years ago

July 1st, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By John D. Lewis, Guest Writer   When I was growing up, my grandfather – who everyone called Mac – taught me an important lesson about honesty. We were in the waiting room of a hospital when I shook a newspaper rack and...
Orbital in Gilbert leads new path in climate research
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Orbital in Gilbert leads new path in climate research

June 29th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Wayne Schutsky, Staff   Orbital ATK’s satellite manufacturing facility in Gilbert is on the ground floor of global climate research as the company puts the finishing touches on the JPSS-2 satellite system for NASA and...
Celebrity deaths put spotlight on middle-aged suicide rates
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Celebrity deaths put spotlight on middle-aged suicide rates

June 27th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Conrad Romero and Allison Snell, Cronkite News   High suicide rates largely have been associated with younger populations, but middle-aged suicides are beginning to rise throughout the country, a new report says. In...
Fireworks, bands to rock at Chandler July 4th celebration
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Fireworks, bands to rock at Chandler July 4th celebration

June 25th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Chandler hopes to set off the Fourth of July with a bang at its annual festivities in Tumbleweed Park. The City of Chandler will hold its July 4th Fireworks Spectacular starting at 6:30...