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Chandler takes a step toward backyard chickens OK
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Chandler takes a step toward backyard chickens OK

September 28th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Rene Lopez’s time on the Chandler City Council is winding down and he’s hoping to cross off at least one more item on his “to do” list before his term ends in January. He wants Chandler...
EV Charity League honors area girls for their service
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EV Charity League honors area girls for their service

September 28th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
SanTan Sun News Staff The National Charity League East Valley has recognized a number of teen women with the Presidential Service Award for their volunteer contributions to various service agencies across the Valley that totaled...
How BASIS Chandler stays on top of Arizona high schools
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How BASIS Chandler stays on top of Arizona high schools

September 27th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor BASIS Chandler Head of School Matthew FritzMiller often gives the tour when parents are considering sending their children to the charter school. When he mentions that every student at BASIS must take...
CUSD parent alarmed by book her son found in school library
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CUSD parent alarmed by book her son found in school library

September 27th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Chandler parent Charlotte Lawrence said her 11-year-old son handed her a book he found at his school library and said, ‘Mom, I don’t know if this is appropriate for me.’ “So I took the book,...
City’s water treatment chemicals cost soars
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City’s water treatment chemicals cost soars

September 26th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Councilman Mark Stewart suffered a bit of sticker shock when Public Works & Utilities Director John Knudson stepped up to the podium at the Sept. 19 Council meeting. “Wow,” Stewart said after...
CUSD urged to do more to address student mental health
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CUSD urged to do more to address student mental health

September 26th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor The mother of a Tempe Union High School student who took his life was among those who urged the Chandler Unified School District Governing Board earlier this month to do more to address the mental...
CUSD board poised to adopt new state policies
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CUSD board poised to adopt new state policies

September 25th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor The Chandler Unified School District is catching up with recent changes in state law this month, updating its policies to reflect some major shifts made by the state Legislature earlier this year....
CUSD’s Weinberg Academy earns national recognition
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CUSD’s Weinberg Academy earns national recognition

September 25th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor It didn’t take Weinberg Gifted Academy long to put itself on the map. The U.S. Department of Education recognized the Chandler Unified school in Gilbert as one of just under 300 Blue Ribbon schools...
Former Chandler coach Shaun Aguano named interim coach at ASU
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Former Chandler coach Shaun Aguano named interim coach at ASU

September 19th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor Shaun Aguano was a coaching legend at Chandler High School. He built the Wolves into a powerhouse football program, one that was nationally ranked on several occasions and became a dynasty in 2016-18...
Tech giant Insight settling into new Chandler digs
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Tech giant Insight settling into new Chandler digs

September 17th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Glynis Bryan, the chief financial officer for tech giant Insight, was not a fan of working from home before the pandemic. “I’m going to tell you another secret,” Bryan said. “I wanted all my...