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Laptops start going to grateful Chandler High students
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Laptops start going to grateful Chandler High students

January 31st, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer Chandler High School students were excited to be handed a new laptop computer last Wednesday as the school district was joined by Intel Corp. and Dell in beginning another step toward bridging its...
Fireworks create headache for city officials
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Fireworks create headache for city officials

January 31st, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer Chandler officials say they can do little about the large number of fireworks complaints they receive because a state law overrides any action they may want to take. Chandler Police Chief Sean Duggan...
Chandler cancer victim, 16, gets a big surprise
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Chandler cancer victim, 16, gets a big surprise

January 30th, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer Julia Mitchell, a then 15-year-old south Chandler resident, looks into the camera without and hair on her head. She seems fearless, looking into the camera. However, right before her big announcement her...
Family seeks $19M from city over police chase crash
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Family seeks $19M from city over police chase crash

January 30th, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer Four members of a local television news reporter’s family last July were on their way to get some ice cream when a man in an RV fleeing police ran a red light and crashed into one of their cars. That...
Chandler teen working on a career in music
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Chandler teen working on a career in music

January 22nd, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer Justin Bieber’s singing career began in earnest when a music executive accidentally clicked on the wrong YouTube video and was impressed by what he saw in the young Canadian. Lil Nas X was living at...
EV Leading Ladies helps women connect
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EV Leading Ladies helps women connect

January 22nd, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer Businesswomen have different needs than their male peers, Mary Harp argues.  So, a friend had an idea. “She wanted a group where women would celebrate each other’s wins, that they would feel safe to...
Chandler’s population soared in last decade
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Chandler’s population soared in last decade

January 21st, 2022 | by development
By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services Arizona added nearly 109,000 new residents last year, but Chandler got only a slim portion of them. Gilbert’s population last year grew by a measly 1.1%, according to recent figures...
Chandler senator takes stand in short-term rental fight
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Chandler senator takes stand in short-term rental fight

January 21st, 2022 | by development
By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services Some Republican lawmakers want to revisit and repeal the 2016 measure that stripped local governments of their ability to regulate short-term and vacation rentals but Chandler Sen. J.D....
Developer sues Chandler over garage rent default
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Developer sues Chandler over garage rent default

January 20th, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer In a dispute that could cost taxpayers millions of dollars, the City of Chandler is being sued for failing to pay its rent of the parking garage at the Overstreet development at Arizona Avenue and...
Chandler deploys new fleet of ambulances
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Chandler deploys new fleet of ambulances

January 20th, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer There are a lot of bells and whistles that are part of Chandler’s new ambulance fleet, but the most important attribute for the city is that there are more of them. “Because we’ve had so many...