2019 March Archive - SanTan Sun News - page 2

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Chandler artist earns Governor’s Arts Award
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Chandler artist earns Governor’s Arts Award

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By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor A Chandler woman is thrilled her artwork celebrating Arizona’s landscape is being honored around the state. Shachi Kale, 45, was recently chosen as the artist for the 2019 Governor’s Arts...
Chandler girl, 7, beat cancer and now runs for charity
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Chandler girl, 7, beat cancer and now runs for charity

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By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor An energetic 7-year-old Chandler girl who beat cancer will celebrate her renewed health with her family at the Children’s Cancer Network’s Run to Fight Children’s Cancer. Gwyn Satterlee...
Chandler tells families: Go fish and have some fun
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Chandler tells families: Go fish and have some fun

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Santan Sun News Staff   Something’s fishy in Chandler next weekend, but it’s all in good family fun. Parents and their children can grab some fishing poles and head out to Chandler’s five-acre lake at Veterans Oasis...
CUSD ‘Deep Equity’ raises some parents’ concerns
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CUSD ‘Deep Equity’ raises some parents’ concerns

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By Kayla Rutledge, Staff Writer Chandler Unified School District’s ongoing pursuit of impartiality in the classroom with the hope of closing achievement and other gaps among students has left some parents concerned about what...
Chandler mayor suggests regional texting ban
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Chandler mayor suggests regional texting ban

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By Jim Walsh, Staff Writer The mayors of Chandler, Gilbert and Mesa  are hoping that the State Legislature finally passes a bill to combat texting while driving, but are prepared to study a regional crackdown if lawmakers...
Former TechShop reopens under ASU management
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Former TechShop reopens under ASU management

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By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor The Chandler makerspace run by TechShop until it went bankrupt has reopened after Arizona State University stepped in to help serve entrepreneurs, artists and others who had lost a place to...
Coaches favor new super football playoffs
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Coaches favor new super football playoffs

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By Zach Alvira Sports Editor   Chandler-area high school football coaches like the idea of settling who’s really No. 1 in Arizona and consequently generally favor the new eight-team, super division playoff system that goes...
Deaf Mesa taco chef listens only to inspiration
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Deaf Mesa taco chef listens only to inspiration

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By Jason Stone Staff Writer   Marcus Bryant grew up black and deaf, a double whammy of discrimination that would shape his entire life. Not only did he deal with the institutional racism of a divided country just after the...
Downtown  IT network getting $1 million facelift
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Downtown IT network getting $1 million facelift

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By Jason Stone Staff Writer   The growth of technology comes with a downside – namely the constant struggle to stay up-to-date. Chandler is doing its best to stay on top of the game by rotating network upgrades to...
Gallery shows legacy of legendary Chandler architect
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Gallery shows legacy of legendary Chandler architect

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By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor   Vision Gallery will be displaying captivating photos revealing mid-century works by a longtime Chandler architect and others who left a distinctive mark on the community. “Mid-Century...