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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...
2 BASIS Chandler students tops in annual Brain Bee
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2 BASIS Chandler students tops in annual Brain Bee

March 13th, 2022 | by development
SANTAN SUN NEWS Two BASIS Chandler students were among the top three finalists in the 23rd annual Arizona Regional Brain Bee held at Midwestern University in Glendale in partnership with the BHHS Legacy Foundation. Besting 28...
Budget process begins amid enrollment concern
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Budget process begins amid enrollment concern

March 13th, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain Staff Writer The Chandler Unified Governing Board last week began its annual process for formulating a budget for the next school year on an ominous note as both the superintendent and the district’s fiscal chief...
State report details CUSD 2020-21 spending
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State report details CUSD 2020-21 spending

March 13th, 2022 | by development
By PAUL MARYNIAK and KEN SAIN Santan Sun News Staff Amid COVID-19’s disruptive influence throughout last school year, Chandler Unified School District’s spent just under three-quarters of its operating budget on students,...
Ostrich Fest brings family fun, Grammy winners
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Ostrich Fest brings family fun, Grammy winners

March 5th, 2022 | by development
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski, Staff Writer The Four Tops’ Duke Fakir is up for any musical adventure and, this March, that includes the Chandler Chamber Ostrich Festival. “We usually play Phoenix, but anywhere else in...
Chandler native serves aboard floating airport
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Chandler native serves aboard floating airport

March 4th, 2022 | by development
By Patricia Rodriguez, Guest Writer NORFOLK, Va. – Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Fuller, a native of Chandler, serves the U.S. Navy aboard one of the world’s largest warships, the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Gerald R....
Opportunity Program helps unruly CUSD students
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Opportunity Program helps unruly CUSD students

March 4th, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer One measure of the success of Chandler Unified School District’s Opportunity Program is how few students are in it. Only 13 are enrolled in the program this year, though that number is higher than...