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Homeless students in Chandler to receive free tutoring
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Homeless students in Chandler to receive free tutoring

September 19th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Staff Homeless students in the Chandler Unified School District dealing with the stress and chaos of not having a permanent place to sleep at night will get a boost because of a grant. The district is one of 32...
OPA! Celebrate at the Taste of Greece Festival in Chandler
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OPA! Celebrate at the Taste of Greece Festival in Chandler

September 16th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
BY David M. Brown, Contributor Dance the syrto and the zembekiko with the Eliaktithes. Munch on dolmathes, souvlaki and spanakopita. Shop in the agora. If it all sounds Greek to you, it is. That will be joyously clearer when the...
Despite heat, premium courses attract bargain-hunting golfers
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Despite heat, premium courses attract bargain-hunting golfers

September 2nd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By FAITH PHARES, Cronkite News With a floppy hat on her head and sunblock in hand, Viv Hynes prepares to play a round at the TPC Scottsdale golf club. It is above 100 degrees outside. “It’s mostly the prices,” she resident...
Cleaning company sweeps competition in food collection, donation drive
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Cleaning company sweeps competition in food collection, donation drive

September 1st, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks A local company that tidies up homes in Chandler and around the East Valley is also skilled at helping people clean out their cupboards to feed those in need. The East Valley Cleaning Authority, based in...
Construction nightmare at Cooper and Guadalupe to end soon
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Construction nightmare at Cooper and Guadalupe to end soon

August 10th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
Story and photos by Melody Birkett Nearly a year has passed since construction crews first took bulldozers and other heavy equipment to the intersection of Cooper and Guadalupe roads in Gilbert. Ever since, traffic has been...
Spice up vacation photos with scrapbooks
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Spice up vacation photos with scrapbooks

August 7th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Molly Cerreta Smith After a summer of fun-filled days at the pool, the beach or sightseeing in a new city or country, there is nothing more satisfying than looking back upon those fun times with fond memories. Digital...
Chandler-Gilbert Community College adjunct faculty pens heartbreaking book on daughter’s struggle with anorexia nervosa
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Chandler-Gilbert Community College adjunct faculty pens heartbreaking book on daughter’s struggle with anorexia nervosa

August 3rd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Srianthi Perera Jenna-Marie Warnecke of Gilbert was 17 years old and weighed 110 pounds when she made the following journal entry: “Where did all my zeal for life go? I used to enjoy every day. Now I just wait for it to...
Local company catches the meal-delivery wave with health emphasis
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Local company catches the meal-delivery wave with health emphasis

July 10th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jessica Suriano Achieving healthier eating habits and weight-loss goals just got a lot easier thanks to the pre-made, customized meals from AZ Taste Buds, delivered right to the front door. The Chandler-based food prep and...
Theater offers flexible ticket prices to help Chandler Compadres
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Theater offers flexible ticket prices to help Chandler Compadres

July 8th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff People can escape the triple-digit heat, take in a family-friendly movie and help nonprofit organization Chandler Compadres all by heading to a local theater. Alamo Drafthouse Chandler’s Kids Camp...
Fired Pie offers cool treats for summer
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Fired Pie offers cool treats for summer

June 27th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Niki D’Andrea Let’s buck tradition and start with dessert, because that’s really why we go to Fired Pie on a summer day. There is one item on Fired Pie’s dessert menu – The Fired Pookie, a chocolate chip cookie...