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Chandler Youth Theater to perform classic Christmas musical
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Chandler Youth Theater to perform classic Christmas musical

December 17th, 2018 | by development
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Managing Editor The sweet sounds of boys and girls singing holiday melodies and dancing in a lighthearted, zany fashion associated with the popular Peanuts gang characters is expected to generate laughter and...
Flix hopes locals will eat, drink and be movie fans
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Flix hopes locals will eat, drink and be movie fans

December 16th, 2018 | by development
By COLLEEN SPARKS, Managing Editor Excitement is brewing over a Chandler movie theater that will cater to the craft beer crowd and entertain guests of all ages with much more than popcorn and soda. Flix Brewhouse will hold its...
Chandler teen’s cystic fibrosis fight pays off big
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Chandler teen’s cystic fibrosis fight pays off big

December 15th, 2018 | by development
By JASON STONE, Staff Writer Vinnie Acedo-Holmquist doesn’t need long to describe one good aspect about living with cystic fibrosis. “The Six Flags Fast Pass is a big bonus,” the Chandler teenager said with a laugh....
Chandler shut out of new school bus program
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Chandler shut out of new school bus program

December 15th, 2018 | by development
By HOWARD FISCHER, Capitol Media Services More than four dozen Arizona school districts are getting new school buses at no cost to taxpayers, but Chandler Unified has been shut out. The tab for the 142 new buses is coming from...
Voter-Driven Referendums Will Get Harder Here
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Voter-Driven Referendums Will Get Harder Here

December 5th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services That record number of Arizonans who turned out to vote this year has a dark side for direct democracy: It’s going to be harder for voters to propose their own laws or get rid of ones...
Under The Streetlamp Celebrates The Season
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Under The Streetlamp Celebrates The Season

December 5th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Staff Under the Streetlamp singer Shonn Wiley is getting in the holiday spirit. His group released Hip to the Holidays in October, and he’s ready to return home to Arizona for a series of shows. “I...
Tree Lighting Today Ushers In Christmas In Chandler
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Tree Lighting Today Ushers In Christmas In Chandler

December 5th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor The enormous, iconic tumbleweed Christmas tree in downtown Chandler does more than draw locals and visitors eager to create festive memories – it also boosts businesses in the area. City...
Toy Drive For Foster Children Marks 20th Year
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Toy Drive For Foster Children Marks 20th Year

December 5th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Dan Shufelt Guest Writer In 1998, in their North Phoenix garage, Paul and Kathy Donaldson set out to fulfill a dream. Their dream was that every child would have a toy to open during the holidays. We all know that there are...
Taco Taqueria And Burger Restaurant Team Up
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Taco Taqueria And Burger Restaurant Team Up

December 5th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor A new partnership between a taco restaurant and a burger business will give customers the whole enchilada when it comes to tasty, expanded menu choices and service. So say the entrepreneurs who...
Students To Spread Holiday Cheer In Shows
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Students To Spread Holiday Cheer In Shows

December 5th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor ‘Tis the season for students from the littlest kindergartner to the tallest high school senior to shine on stage in dance and musical performances on Chandler campuses. Concerts where students...