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New 162-unit rental complex OK’d near Loop 202
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New 162-unit rental complex OK’d near Loop 202

March 12th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Chandler City Council has approved plans for a 162-unit rental complex along the Loop 202 Santan Freeway on the southeast corner of McQueen Road. Council voted 6-1 to approve Scotts-dale developer...
Community rallies around young victim after Chandler park shooting
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Community rallies around young victim after Chandler park shooting

March 12th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Neighbors and friends of a 13-year-old boy shot by unknown assailants at a Chandler park are coming together to support the wounded victim, determine not let the violent event tarnish their peaceful...
CUSD board contemplates Casteel successor
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CUSD board contemplates Casteel successor

March 12th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer The Chandler Unified School District Governing Board is hoping its next superintendent will be able to accomplish a lot in a short amount of time. Before the board starts to interview candidates to...
Milestone for legacy Chandler family
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Milestone for legacy Chandler family

March 12th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Long-time Chandler resident Joan Saba got a special surprise on March 6 after spending most of the last year isolated from friends and family. She and her twin sister, Jean, were greeted with a parade...
Panel recommends $272M Chandler bond election
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Panel recommends $272M Chandler bond election

March 12th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer A citizens committee has recommended that Chandler slate a bond election for $272 million in capital improvements across the city. After a seven-month process evaluating the city’s needs, the...
Chandler Unified tops in classroom spending
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Chandler Unified tops in classroom spending

March 12th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By PAUL MARYNIAK Executive Editor And Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Chandler Unified School District spent more money on classroom instruction in 2019-20 than other districts its size and the statewide average, according...
Mesnard bill creates end-run around education tax
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Mesnard bill creates end-run around education tax

March 4th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Chandler Sen. J.D. Mesnard is proposing an end-run around the new income tax surcharge for wealthy earners that would allow some business owners to avoid paying it. SB 1783 would create an...
Chandler getting $8M to help struggling renters
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Chandler getting $8M to help struggling renters

March 3rd, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Chandler expects to receive about $8 million in federal funds to help local residents avoid losing their homes during the pandemic. AZCEND, a local nonprofit, will be contracting with the city to...
Senior citizens cautiously optimistic with vaccine
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Senior citizens cautiously optimistic with vaccine

March 2nd, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Leo Tochterman Cronkite News Chandler resident Lupe Solis’ prayers were answered when she received her second dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Now the 77-year-old is being cautious and patient, waiting to worship in person again at...
Intel worker exposed to toxic gas wins $1.2M
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Intel worker exposed to toxic gas wins $1.2M

March 1st, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer A federal judge has awarded $1 million in damages to a former Intel contract worker who was exposed to toxic gas on the company’s Chandler campus in 2016. Ahmad Alsadi, 29, claimed he sustained...