2021 April Archive - SanTan Sun News - page 4

Business

Times Media Group again expands with Tucson acquisition
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Times Media Group again expands with Tucson acquisition

April 29th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Times Media Group, a Valley-based company with community weekly newspapers and websites throughout Arizona and California, announced today that it has acquired Tucson Local Media. Tucson Local Media is the...
Mortgage company picks up $50K CUSD lunch tab
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Mortgage company picks up $50K CUSD lunch tab

April 29th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF In the 19 years that Trevor Barrett has run his own mortgage company, Barrett Financial Group has grown from a one-man shop to a company with 300 loan officers who have originated more than $4 billion in...
Chandler pilot on mission to make airport safer
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Chandler pilot on mission to make airport safer

April 27th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Marvin Wessel keeps a detached airplane tail sitting on the asphalt outside his hangar in the Chandler Municipal Airport. It’s the only piece of wreckage he was able to salvage from a fire that...
‘Exhausted’ police ask Chandler officials for help
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‘Exhausted’ police ask Chandler officials for help

April 26th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Chandler Police Chief Sean Duggan is pleading for help from city officials to improve his department’s staffing levels amid an inexplicable strange spike in violent crimes. And now two police...
Council split on Chandler non-discrimination policy
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Council split on Chandler non-discrimination policy

April 25th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Chandler City Council is split over whether to adopt a resolution or ordinance to protect certain populations from unlawful discrimination. After several cities across the Valley passed ordinances...
Hate knows no boundaries but we can change that
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Hate knows no boundaries but we can change that

April 12th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. Columnist The history of hate extends beyond our understanding of time and space. From Cain killing Abel to the present day, we have learned nothing about controlling the impulses to hate and destroy that...
Musicfest begins 5 weeks of music joy
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Musicfest begins 5 weeks of music joy

April 12th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kristine Cannon Staff Writer For 29 years, Arizona Musicfest has hosted anywhere from 25 to 30 performances at various venues throughout Scottsdale as part of its annual indoor concert series. And although the secular...
Urban Air Adventure Park picks region for showcase
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Urban Air Adventure Park picks region for showcase

April 12th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Urban Air Adventure parks are not new to Arizona, with their family-fun locations in Ahwatukee, Peoria and Queen Creek. But the one that will be coming to Gilbert will be a lot different from those three and...
Chandler author among AZ Creates! Guest lineup
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Chandler author among AZ Creates! Guest lineup

April 12th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF A Chandler author is among the four guests scheduled this month for AZ Creates! the YouTube web series television show highlighting artists and authors, produced and hosted by Fox Crossing resident Laurie...
Gilbert man’s bells ring in safer trails
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Gilbert man’s bells ring in safer trails

April 12th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By MONIQUE SELEEN Contributor Bells will be ringing at San Tan Regional Park thanks to the new project, Trailbells, started by Gilbert resident Jonathan Sacks. The bells are available to mountain bike riders at no charge –...