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Chandler film fest expects growth amid pandemic
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Chandler film fest expects growth amid pandemic

January 21st, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer The pandemic has not been kind to the film industry this past year, yet Chandler International Film Festival organizers are refusing to let the health crisis prevent its attendees from celebrating the...
$33M lab among potential Chandler bond projects
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$33M lab among potential Chandler bond projects

January 20th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Chandler Police are hoping that the city will include a new $33 million forensic crime laboratory in a bond issue that officials are now working on. One of the largest projects among the many capital...
COVID-19 claims life of beloved Chandler officer
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COVID-19 claims life of beloved Chandler officer

January 19th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer More than 130 of Chandler’s public safety employees have tested positive for COVID-19 over the last year and one of them last week recently succumbed to the coronavirus. Officer Tyler Britt, a...
East Valley marks MLK Day in various ways
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East Valley marks MLK Day in various ways

January 18th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By PAUL MARYNIAK Executive Editor Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemorations tomorrow, Jan. 18, likely will be different, with many community service projects normally held that day either canceled or curtailed because of the need...
As COVID-19 surges, CUSD returns  to in-class teaching again
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As COVID-19 surges, CUSD returns to in-class teaching again

January 17th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer After a tumultuous couple of weeks, the Chandler Unified School District has changed course once again by allowing its campuses to reopen Jan. 19 and offer in-person learning. All the district’s 42...
Chandler author’s book rooted in her faith
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Chandler author’s book rooted in her faith

January 9th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By srianthi perera Contributor Deep spirituality led Wei Wei Chang to shake off a successful corporate career and create a life-coaching service in 2018 to gather people toward God. Now, the Chandler woman has published “The...
Chandler baby killer takes her life day before jail
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Chandler baby killer takes her life day before jail

January 6th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF A Chandler woman who pleaded guilty to drowning her month-old son died by suicide last month, the day before she was scheduled to be sentenced for her guilty plea to murder. Jenna Folwell, 21, apparently...
Waymo sticking with autonomous ride zone for now
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Waymo sticking with autonomous ride zone for now

January 5th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By PAUL MARYNIAK Executive Editor Chandler residents who are hoping to catch a ride to downtown Phoenix or Scottsdale in one of those odd-looking white Chrysler minivans or Jaguar sedans with no one behind the wheel will have to...
Chandler Council updates residential property code
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Chandler Council updates residential property code

January 5th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer The city has changed enforcement codes dictating how Chandler residents must maintain their properties to include new restrictions on signs, parked cars and “animal excrement.” Chandler officials...
Chandler musician sees brighter 2021 with new life
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Chandler musician sees brighter 2021 with new life

January 4th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Coty Dolores Miranda Contributor Two months ago, Ryan Butler was cutting his hair and stopped, hair trimmer in hand, and wondered aloud why he was bothering. “I was thinking why am I even doing this? What am I doing it for?...