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Flix beertender whets moviegoers’ whistles
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Flix beertender whets moviegoers’ whistles

May 16th, 2019 | by development
Octavio Serrano Staff Writer Flix Brewhouse has been expanding across the nation since 2011, bringing its brewhouse movie theater concept to seven locations, including Chandler. Growing right along with Flix is Marisa Bernal,...
Longtime singer to head Chandler Children’s Choir
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Longtime singer to head Chandler Children’s Choir

May 16th, 2019 | by development
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor A Wisconsin native and former high school choral director who toured the Baltics as a teenager is eager to help young singers when she takes the reins as the new director of Chandler Children’s...
Desert vegetation colors new Chandler gallery exhibit
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Desert vegetation colors new Chandler gallery exhibit

May 16th, 2019 | by development
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor Two Chandler residents are among the many artists sharing their creative pieces celebrating cacti and other native vegetation in Arizona at a multimedia exhibit. Janet Keller and Steven Velazquez...
Memorial Day a chance to reflect, come together
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Memorial Day a chance to reflect, come together

May 16th, 2019 | by development
By Rabbi Irwin Wiener Guest Columnist In an instant we are here and in another instant we are not.  Some call it the journey of life — it is the most common expression.  However, life, as we know it, can be more than a...
Slow down, wait patiently for God and have hope
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Slow down, wait patiently for God and have hope

May 16th, 2019 | by development
By Lynne Hartke Guest Columnist A saguaro ladened with three-inch creamy blossoms beckons me closer, but the fifteen-foot main portion of the giant makes taking photos of the flowers on the crown difficult. For me, the blooming...
St. Amand adds unique touch to Ocotillo dining scene
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St. Amand adds unique touch to Ocotillo dining scene

May 16th, 2019 | by development
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor St. Amand Kitchen & Cocktails, a revamped restaurant in Ocotillo is attracting a crowd eager to sample its eclectic menu and luxuriate in its upgraded, cathedral-like ambiance. The restaurant...
34 schools in Chandler at risk for measles
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34 schools in Chandler at risk for measles

May 2nd, 2019 | by development
By Jordan Houston Staff Writer At a time when state vaccination rates are on the decline, 34 elementary schools in Chandler are at risk for a measles outbreak. Using data from the Arizona Department of Health Services, the SanTan...
Boundary shifts coming to some CUSD schools
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Boundary shifts coming to some CUSD schools

May 2nd, 2019 | by development
By Kayla Rutledge Staff Writer Disproportionate student distribution on some of its campuses has prompted Chandler Unified School District officials to consider boundary changes for elementary schools that could be implemented in...
CEO adds third Banner Health hospital to role
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CEO adds third Banner Health hospital to role

May 2nd, 2019 | by development
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor A longtime nurse and healthcare administrator with deep roots in the medical industry is taking the reins of Banner Ocotillo Medical Center, a hospital expected to open next year in Chandler....
Vintage market mixes old, new for design fun
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Vintage market mixes old, new for design fun

May 2nd, 2019 | by development
By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor Anyone hoping to personalize their home with fun and functional, Pinterest-worthy items to create a whole look can check out a popular market in Chandler. Highland Yard Vintage Market features 50...