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Chandler resident talks about his career as a 911 operator
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Chandler resident talks about his career as a 911 operator

April 20th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks At night, when many people are at home unwinding after work, Spencer Jaeckel of Chandler is on high alert, responding to 911 calls made to the Gilbert Police Department. Jaeckel, 27, is a 911 operator, meaning...
Movie theater development gets green light
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Movie theater development gets green light

March 29th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News staff The Chandler City Council approved, during its March 9 meeting, the preliminary development plan, site layout, building architecture and rezoning of a 4.3-acre parcel near Chandler Boulevard and Arizona...
Firefighters looking for volunteers for water safety walk
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Firefighters looking for volunteers for water safety walk

March 23rd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News staff   Chandler firefighters are asking residents and groups to join them on Saturday, April 8, in a door-to-door campaign through local neighborhoods to help prevent water-related tragedies in the...
Rotary Club of Sun Lakes schedules April speakers
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Rotary Club of Sun Lakes schedules April speakers

March 22nd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Norm Noble The Rotary Club of Sun Lakes’ April events include hosting a speech contest and a roller derby athlete at its meetings. The club will have its annual Four-Way Test Speech Contest on Tuesday, April 4, featuring...
Kyrene officials moving full-speed ahead
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Kyrene officials moving full-speed ahead

March 21st, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By PAUL MARYNIAK Kyrene School District officials are losing no time in starting to reshape the way elementary and middle school students learn over the next five years. And if they succeed, students won’t just be sitting...
City embraces automotive tech industry
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City embraces automotive tech industry

February 18th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Arman Sidhu   In a video shown shortly before his Jan. 31 State of the City Address, Mayor Jay Tibshraeny climbed into an autonomous car, complete with a sleek design, sporty performance and a personal digital secretary...
The Cays at Downtown Ocotillo celebrating grand opening  Construction on second phase to begin Feb. 6
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The Cays at Downtown Ocotillo celebrating grand opening Construction on second phase to begin Feb. 6

February 6th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski The Cays at Downtown Ocotillo will start construction on Phase 2 Feb. 6, just before the official grand opening of Phase 1. “Our new phase will include a beautiful clubhouse that is over 4,500...
Chandler High principal heads to Dominican Republic to build school
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Chandler High principal heads to Dominican Republic to build school

January 23rd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Chandler High School principal Larry Rother is passionate about education. When he was chosen to travel with Lifetouch Memory Mission to build a school in a small, mountainous farming community in...
Valley of the Sun Mortuary and Cemetery is open after fire
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Valley of the Sun Mortuary and Cemetery is open after fire

January 22nd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Steven Solomon Valley of the Sun Mortuary and Cemetery, 10940 E. Chandler Heights Road, is operating out of its mausoleum’s chapel in the center of the cemetery following a fire that destroyed its main administrative...
Chandler budget process is transparent and open to scrutiny
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Chandler budget process is transparent and open to scrutiny

January 21st, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Steven Solomon The Chandler City Council will adopt a tentative 2017-2018 budget on Thursday, May 25, and hold a meeting on Thursday, June 8, to adopt a final budget that will take effect on Saturday, July 1. Residents will...