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City Council grapples with housing hopelessness
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City Council grapples with housing hopelessness

April 24th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer Anyone shopping for a home in Chandler knows prices are up. So do city leaders. They met last week to discuss what they could do about it, and the takeaway is that there are steps they are already taking,...
Local family’s plight fails to bridge partisan divide
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Local family’s plight fails to bridge partisan divide

April 16th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor Twice in the last two months, Kendra Riley appeared before legislative committees to implore for the passage of a bill that she feels could ease the burden for parents who endure the...
New Arizona organization celebrates baseball
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New Arizona organization celebrates baseball

April 16th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Mike Phillips Guest Writer Baseball is back. But baseball never really leaves the Arizona desert. It’s a year-round enterprise woven into our economy, culture and history. While the Cactus League rules March and the...
Center for the Arts offers electric lineup for 2022-23
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Center for the Arts offers electric lineup for 2022-23

April 16th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff Chandler Center for the Arts has unveiled its initial shows for the 2022-23 season. Advanced tickets are on sale to members of the Chandler Center for the Arts ($50 and above) through April 28, with...
Traveling ‘American Farmer’ exhibit at Chandler Museum
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Traveling ‘American Farmer’ exhibit at Chandler Museum

April 15th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News A new traveling exhibition, “American Farmer,” has arrived at Chandler Museum. Running through May 25, it features 45 portraits, by photographer Paul Mobley, showing the geographic and cultural diversity of...
Sun Lakes Rotary awards 6 Chandler Unified orators
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Sun Lakes Rotary awards 6 Chandler Unified orators

April 15th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Dr. Honora Norton Guest Writer The Rotary Club of Sun Lakes recently held its annual Rotary International Four-Way Test Speech Contest with six students from six different Chandler Unified School District high schools...
As rents increase, eviction rates lower than 2019
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As rents increase, eviction rates lower than 2019

April 14th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff Evictions in March in Maricopa County hit a 10-year high for March but the pace of those legal actions is still 9% behind pre-pandemic 2019. “There has been a gradual increase in eviction filings since...
Sun Lakes has mystery, comedy offerings this month
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Sun Lakes has mystery, comedy offerings this month

April 14th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff Comedy and mystery are coming via two separate groups to Sun Lakes this month. The Sun Lakes Community Theatre will present “Catch Me if You Can” at 7 p.m. April 27-30 with a matinee at 1 p.m. May 1...
Prize-winning robotics team aims high
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Prize-winning robotics team aims high

April 13th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer Sure, the Chandler-based Degrees of Freedom robotics team is inspiring others around the world, but it’s the impact they are having in their own homes that can put a smile on their face. “Seeing...
The show goes on for Chandler seniors
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The show goes on for Chandler seniors

April 13th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer It didn’t take Trevor Groth long to know his show was going to be a success. “This is the first one, I did do the virtual show last year, but this is the first one I’ve done before an audience,”...