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Renaissance woman brings powerful vocals to Chandler
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Renaissance woman brings powerful vocals to Chandler

February 17th, 2022 | by development
By Laura Latzko, GetOut Contributor Storm Large is known for her dynamic vocals and personality. The rock singer, author and playwright, who has appeared on “America’s Got Talent” and “Rock Star: Supernova,” hopes...
2 jazz artists in Black history concert in Chandler
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2 jazz artists in Black history concert in Chandler

February 17th, 2022 | by development
Santan Sun News Staff Two of the Valley’s brightest jazz stars will be on the same stage at Chandler Center for the Arts Feb. 25 as Phoenix Entertainment Circle offers its Black history concert, titled “Two Horns.” It will...
Chandler woman gives birth to her retail dream
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Chandler woman gives birth to her retail dream

February 16th, 2022 | by development
By Paul Maryniak, Executive Editor Erin Dragoo made it out of school before COVID-19 hit. With a degree from Arizona State University’s Cronkite School of Journalism, the Chandler woman had her sights set on a career in web...
UA expanding presence here with online program
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UA expanding presence here with online program

February 16th, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer The University of Arizona is expanding its presence in Chandler by opening up an online school across from City Hall. School officials, including President Robert Robbins, were on hand last week for the...
Chandler 911 operators get special training for kids
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Chandler 911 operators get special training for kids

February 16th, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer Chandler is one of only three Valley police departments that gives its dispatch officers extra training to help them deal with missing children. Communications Director Michelle Potts said it’s easy to...
City sees alarming rise in mental health calls
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City sees alarming rise in mental health calls

February 15th, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer Chandler Police say the number of mental health-related calls for service has doubled since 2015 to about 2,500 a year. “It’s unbelievable,” said Councilmember Matt Orlando. “It’s scary, I mean...
Basha High senior gives scholarships to teachers
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Basha High senior gives scholarships to teachers

February 15th, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer A Basha High School senior says her biggest worry when she decided to give scholarships to teachers was not trying to raise the money, but wondering if  anyone would apply. “For me, the more...
CUSD aims to prepare for a robot future
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CUSD aims to prepare for a robot future

February 14th, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer Officials played a three-minute video at a recent Chandler Unified School District Governing Board meeting titled” he Future of Work.” It showed houses being built, cars being driven, cows being...
Catalytic converter thefts bedevil Chandler owners
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Catalytic converter thefts bedevil Chandler owners

February 14th, 2022 | by development
Santan Sun News Staff Chandler motor vehicle owners are feeling the sting from one of the nation’s most rapidly increasing property crimes. Catalytic converter thefts in Chandler totaled 447 in 2021. Though Chandler Police only...
Parents, teachers rip new state, CUSD sex ed
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Parents, teachers rip new state, CUSD sex ed

February 13th, 2022 | by development
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer More than a dozen students, teachers and parents admonished the Chandler Unified School District Governing Board Feb. 9 over its rollout of a new policy that requires parents to opt into any classwork...