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CUSD using podcasts to connect with parents
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CUSD using podcasts to connect with parents

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Chandler Unified’s counselors are using the increasingly popular medium of podcasts to put out helpful information to parents. The district’s Counseling and Social Services Department launched its...
Lucero finding new purpose as CGCC basketball coach
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Lucero finding new purpose as CGCC basketball coach

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By Zach Alvira Sports Editor Olivia Lucero’s path to becoming the head women’s basketball coach at Chandler-Gilbert Community College was one she didn’t expect so soon after he playing career had ended. She was part of a...
Ostriches, cottons and fun at Chandler Museum
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Ostriches, cottons and fun at Chandler Museum

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Chandler Museum, 300 S. Chandler Village Drive, Chandler is offering a variety of free programs this month. The museum is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. It is closed...
Ahwatukee native’s business enchants little girls
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Ahwatukee native’s business enchants little girls

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By Coty Dolores Miranda Contributor Growing up in Ahwatukee, Rachel Forney, like many girls her age, was enthralled with all things Disney – especially Disney Princesses. This love sparked Once Upon A Tiara, the company she...
Ostrich Festival not so much about the birds
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Ostrich Festival not so much about the birds

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer “Over 6,000 Ostriches in Salt River Valley” was the headline splashed across the Chandler Arizonan’s front page in February 1914. The market for fashionable ostrich feathers was growing, the...
Possible serial killer lived strange life here
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Possible serial killer lived strange life here

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer The residents of Maplewood Street in central Chandler looked out their windows to find a suspicious man standing in their neighbor’s driveway. He seemed dazed, confused and possibly in need of...
Hot Bamboo bows to customers, opens storefront
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Hot Bamboo bows to customers, opens storefront

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By LACEY LYONS Staff Writer Hot Bamboo is a relatively new Chandler restaurant offering Asian Island cuisine and it has already gained fame for creatively themed bao buns. The restaurant has previously only been seen at local...
New Chandler mural tells the city’s history
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New Chandler mural tells the city’s history

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By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Chandler’s newest downtown mural fuses two artistic styles to present a timeline of the city’s history. Located in the breezeway next to Saba’s Western Wear, the mural takes the abstract,...
Chandler female pinball wizards in tourney
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Chandler female pinball wizards in tourney

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By Haley Lorenzen Contributor Among rows of flashing pinball machines along with the sounds of flippers and bumpers reverberating throughout Starfighters Arcade in Mesa, 16 women competed to become the first Arizona women’s...
‘Not there yet’: Valley Christian finding its way to defend title
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‘Not there yet’: Valley Christian finding its way to defend title

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By Zach Alvira Sports Editor Greg Haagsma spent the last 23 years building Valley Christian’s boys basketball program into a powerhouse at the 3A level. Haagsma led Valley Christian to eight title games during his tenure as...