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EV golfers take part in Dustin Johnson junior championships
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EV golfers take part in Dustin Johnson junior championships

March 25th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor A pair of East Valley golfers recently had the opportunity to compete on one of the sport’s biggest stages at the junior level. Chandler resident Johnny Walker and Gilbert resident Anawin...
Chandler grad revamping tutoring industry
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Chandler grad revamping tutoring industry

March 25th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer A Hamilton High School graduate has launched a new business to improve local schools’ tutoring services. Michael Wang, a finance student at Arizona State University, founded his startup PeerSquared...
Drive school takes name of legendary British brand
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Drive school takes name of legendary British brand

March 25th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By PAUL MARYNIAK Executive Editor The Bondurant School of High Performance Driving is no more. The storied school on the Gila River Indian Community – just a stone’s throw from Chandler – has been renamed Radford Racing...
Container homes debut in Tempe
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Container homes debut in Tempe

March 25th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF A development comprising shipping containers turned into homes debuted earlier this month in Tempe near the main Arizona State University campus. FREIGHT Tempe is billed as “a modern, sustainable...
Buyers, sellers paying closer attention to appraisals
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Buyers, sellers paying closer attention to appraisals

March 25th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ben Gottlieb Arizonan Guest Writer One impetus for the housing debacle that triggered the Great Recession over a decade ago was the ease of obtaining financing to purchase a home. It was easy to have an appraiser support the...
Soaring equity keeping inventory tight, expert says
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Soaring equity keeping inventory tight, expert says

March 25th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By PAUL MARYNIAK Executive Editor Anxious homebuyers hoping to see a deluge of foreclosures springing from the pandemic’s impact on the economy and loading the Valley market with short sales should think again. It’s more than...
Tarwater students use science to grasp Mandarin
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Tarwater students use science to grasp Mandarin

March 25th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Chris Yao’s fifth graders are assembling miniature space vehicles out of macaroni noodles in a classroom at Tarwater Elementary. They piece together pieces of rigatoni with hot glue in an attempt to...
Community college tuition help advancing
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Community college tuition help advancing

March 25th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Financial help may be in sight for recent high school grads who find themselves a few bucks short of what they need to go to community college. Without dissent, the Senate Education...
Agency on Aging helps  seniors in pandemic
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Agency on Aging helps seniors in pandemic

March 25th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF The Area Agency on Aging Region One came out strong for seniors during the year of the pandemic. The Area Agency on Aging funded more than 1.2 million meals to homebound seniors since last March and handed...
Helping Chandler’s most vulnerable in need
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Helping Chandler’s most vulnerable in need

March 25th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By the City of Chandler Last year, life as we knew it changed drastically. Between virtual work or school and staying physically distant from one another, it’s all taken a toll. For some, this pandemic was more than an...