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Southside Village seeks historic Chandler designation
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Southside Village seeks historic Chandler designation

May 11th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff Southside Village residents want the city to designate their community a “South Chandler Historic Neighborhood.” Such a designation, they say, will “preserve the significant contributions that this...
Chandler Girl Scout’s opioid project earns Gold Award
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Chandler Girl Scout’s opioid project earns Gold Award

May 11th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Justin Liggin Contributor After seeing the impact of the opioid crisis firsthand upon losing her cousin to addiction, Chandler Girl Scout Megan Burke used her experience with this issue to fuel change in her community, earning...
CUSD to temporarily close central district kitchen
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CUSD to temporarily close central district kitchen

May 11th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer The Chandler Unified School District is doing a lot of extra baking this spring as it prepares for a seven-month closing of its central kitchen starting in June. “This facility was built in 1992 and it...
Sun Lakes Rotarians show they’re people of action
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Sun Lakes Rotarians show they’re people of action

May 10th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Dr. Honora Norton Guest Writer The Rotary Club of Sun Lakes members again proved they are people of action as they volunteered during Arizona Rotary Week of Service April 16-24. The Rotarians met at the Chandler Strong...
Commission signs off on big Chandler go-kart venue
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Commission signs off on big Chandler go-kart venue

May 10th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer Andretti Indoor Karting & Games is racing toward opening a mega-entertainment venue in Chandler in summer 2023. The Chandler Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of Andretti’s new...
Ducey OKs $400M for I-10 widening
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Ducey OKs $400M for I-10 widening

May 10th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Relief may finally be on the way for Chandler motorists who get snarled in traffic in the corridor between the state’s two largest cities. The state House on Monday gave final approval...
Casteel High growth surprises CUSD with new expenses
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Casteel High growth surprises CUSD with new expenses

May 9th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer When Casteel High School opened in 2015, officials thought it would be a small school but much like the town it’s in – Queen Creek – it has grown faster than Chandler Unified School District...
CUSD board member calls $500K for marketing too low
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CUSD board member calls $500K for marketing too low

May 9th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer Terry Locke, the Chandler Unified School District’s director of community relations, had just concluded his presentation to the Governing Board on marketing efforts at its April 27 meeting. The...
Chandler PD sweetens offer for new hires
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Chandler PD sweetens offer for new hires

May 9th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer Chandler Police Chief Sean Duggan says his department has been out in front of the effort to recruit officers to fill vacancies that law enforcement agencies across the country are struggling with. And...
Chandler honors the fallen in 1st post-COVID gathering
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Chandler honors the fallen in 1st post-COVID gathering

May 8th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer It has been three years since the Chandler police community could gather to remember their fallen officers and in the time the pandemic prevented an in-person ceremony from being held, the city added...