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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...
Chandler’s Taqueria Factory focuses on tacos
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Chandler’s Taqueria Factory focuses on tacos

September 17th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Gamaliel (Gabe) Garfio said that when opening a new restaurant, owners must make some big decisions that will decide what kind of business they want to be. Some of them are tempting. “When you open...
Dogtopia of South Chandler marks 3rd birthday
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Dogtopia of South Chandler marks 3rd birthday

September 16th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor The tail on each dog that walked into Dogtopia of South Chandler was wagging. Owners Michael and Susan Perlman greeted each animal by name – which can’t be easy since they care for about 100...
Chandler churches’ merger includes campus re-do
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Chandler churches’ merger includes campus re-do

September 16th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Janelle Molony Contributor SonRise Faith Community, a well-established church in Chandler’s Galveston neighborhood, has adopted a new name as it undergoes a major overhaul. Now called Bethel SonRise to reflect a partnership...
Sun Lakes author, 98, shows no sign of slowing down
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Sun Lakes author, 98, shows no sign of slowing down

September 15th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Mel Weiser was miserable, roaming the deck of his aircraft carrier with dried vomit on the corners of his mouth, hoping to find one spot where the ocean didn’t roll as much. The 17-year-old was...