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AIA board reverses course, allows winter sports
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AIA board reverses course, allows winter sports

January 25th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor Just days after the Arizona Interscholastic Association Executive Board voted to cancel the winter sports season amid the surge in COVID-19, the board reversed its decisions Jan. 12. The 5-4 re-vote...
Area travel agent sees post-pandemic opportunity
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Area travel agent sees post-pandemic opportunity

January 25th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By PAUL MARYNIAK Executive Editor COVID-19 has decimated the travel industry both here and abroad. The U.S. Travel Association said travel in the U.S. alone lost more than $10 billion last year while the World Tourism...
Chandler relaunches business assistance program
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Chandler relaunches business assistance program

January 25th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
ARIZONAN NEWS STAFF Chandler is relaunching its program to help small businesses retain workers. Only $4 million of the $9.5 million that City Council allocated to the “I Choose Chandler Business Hiring and Retention Program”...
Rudy’s Bar-B-Cue keeps expanding in East Valley
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Rudy’s Bar-B-Cue keeps expanding in East Valley

January 25th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Rudy’s Country Store and Bar-B-Cue, which made its first foray in Arizona by opening a restaurant in Chandler, is growing. In the 1800’s, Max Aue developed the small community of Leon Springs, in the...
Financial lessons learned from 2020 and the pandemic
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Financial lessons learned from 2020 and the pandemic

January 25th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Harold Wong Guest Writer We’ve just lived through an amazingly turbulent 2020, where the coronavirus pandemic has upended the lives of tens of millions of Americans. There have been mass layoffs and huge government shutdowns...
Couple opens food truck bakery after job loss
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Couple opens food truck bakery after job loss

January 25th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Melody Birkett Contributor Loss of work due to COVID-19 prompted Amber and Eric Leediker to start a new career and open a & e b.a.k.e.d at the Premium Outlets in Chandler. “Eric and I both have strong roots in the...
Trespassers can acquire title to another’s land
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Trespassers can acquire title to another’s land

January 25th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ben Gottlieb Guest Writer Arizona recognizes the legal doctrine of adverse possession. The doctrine is counterintuitive and seems to run counter to the values we were all taught in elementary school. It goes something like...
City woos landlords for more low-income tenants
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City woos landlords for more low-income tenants

January 25th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer The city of Chandler is trying to incentivize landlords to accept housing vouchers from low-income families that are increasingly struggling to find anyone willing to accept them. Local landlords can...
Don’t freak over a bad home inspection
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Don’t freak over a bad home inspection

January 25th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jennifer Billock Guest Writer When I was buying my first house, everything seemed too good to be true – at least at the start of the process. But it turned out too good to be true. My smooth path to homeownership suddenly...
As housing needs change, homes adapting
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As housing needs change, homes adapting

January 25th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Carol Royse Guest Writer The COVID-19 Era has changed how families look at their living spaces. With parents having to work from home and kids attending school online, the need for adequate, dedicated space has never been...