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Chandler woman joins music nonprofit as fundraiser
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Chandler woman joins music nonprofit as fundraiser

March 28th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer Chandler resident Darcy Hill learned how to raise money out of necessity. “I was actually in the performing arts, as a director, behind the scenes,” Hill said. “I went to school in Chicago, Columbia...
Downtown Chandler is alive with the sound of music
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Downtown Chandler is alive with the sound of music

March 28th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer If you’re looking for live entertainment in the Valley, then downtown Chandler is the place to go. So says Mary Murphy-Bessler, the executive director of Downtown Chandler Community Partnership. She has...
Nonprofit’s Chandler warehouse fills big need
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Nonprofit’s Chandler warehouse fills big need

March 28th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer Distribution Center Manager Tyrone Baptist says there seems to be a lot of interest in what’s going on inside the Feed the Children warehouse on McQueen Road in Chandler. “I legitimately have several...
Chandler giving UArizona $1M for new office space
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Chandler giving UArizona $1M for new office space

March 27th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer The University of Arizona wants to expand its operations in Chandler – and wants taxpayers for $1 million to do so. City Council obliged on March 24, approving the request. U of A already has been...
Chandler Historical Society is fading into history
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Chandler Historical Society is fading into history

March 27th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer The Chandler Historical Society is very close to becoming history itself. After 53 years of chronicling the growth of Arizona’s fourth-largest city from farming community to major metropolitan...
City’s alley experiment wins neighbors’ approval
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City’s alley experiment wins neighbors’ approval

March 27th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer Some Chandler residents got a taste of what life might be like if the city made alleys more pedestrian friendly. And the city figured out what the biggest issue will be going forward: Parking. Thanks to a...
Chandler cops busting catalytic converter thieves
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Chandler cops busting catalytic converter thieves

March 15th, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain Staff Writer Chandler Police say they’ve made progress in dealing with a spree of catalytic converter thefts in the city, making nine arrests in the past month. Police announced it made three arrests last month...
93-lot S. Chandler project may be one of the last
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93-lot S. Chandler project may be one of the last

March 14th, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain Staff Writer Chandler’s Planning and Zoning Commission is recommending approval of a project that would bring 93 single-family homes to south Chandler. With the city rapidly approaching buildout, it may be a long...
As rents soar, Chandler helping struggling tenants
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As rents soar, Chandler helping struggling tenants

March 14th, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain Staff Writer Riann Balch, Chandler’s community resources manager, said a senior in the city recently moved out of their home and into a car. “They said the landlord raised their rent $300 and they didn’t know...
3 honored by Chandler to mark Disabilities Month
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3 honored by Chandler to mark Disabilities Month

March 14th, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain Staff Writer The City of Chandler honored three individuals and a business at a recent council meeting at part of Disability Month. The Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities selected Savannah Branum, Julie...