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Chandler teen working on a career in music
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Chandler teen working on a career in music

January 22nd, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer Justin Bieber’s singing career began in earnest when a music executive accidentally clicked on the wrong YouTube video and was impressed by what he saw in the young Canadian. Lil Nas X was living at...
EV Leading Ladies helps women connect
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EV Leading Ladies helps women connect

January 22nd, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer Businesswomen have different needs than their male peers, Mary Harp argues.  So, a friend had an idea. “She wanted a group where women would celebrate each other’s wins, that they would feel safe to...
Chandler’s population soared in last decade
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Chandler’s population soared in last decade

January 21st, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services Arizona added nearly 109,000 new residents last year, but Chandler got only a slim portion of them. Gilbert’s population last year grew by a measly 1.1%, according to recent figures...
Chandler senator takes stand in short-term rental fight
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Chandler senator takes stand in short-term rental fight

January 21st, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services Some Republican lawmakers want to revisit and repeal the 2016 measure that stripped local governments of their ability to regulate short-term and vacation rentals but Chandler Sen. J.D....
Developer sues Chandler over garage rent default
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Developer sues Chandler over garage rent default

January 20th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer In a dispute that could cost taxpayers millions of dollars, the City of Chandler is being sued for failing to pay its rent of the parking garage at the Overstreet development at Arizona Avenue and...
Chandler deploys new fleet of ambulances
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Chandler deploys new fleet of ambulances

January 20th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer There are a lot of bells and whistles that are part of Chandler’s new ambulance fleet, but the most important attribute for the city is that there are more of them. “Because we’ve had so many...
Chandler Arts Center spotlights Tucson artist
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Chandler Arts Center spotlights Tucson artist

January 19th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Srianthi Perera, Contributor Lex Gjurasic wants to radiate happiness in these troubled times.  The Tucson artist found the meditative process of creating art a balm during the pandemic isolation and is now displaying her work...
Chandler Film Festival ready to roll downtown
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Chandler Film Festival ready to roll downtown

January 19th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain, GetOut Staff Running a film festival during a pandemic is a challenge. It was more so last year, when most Americans had not been vaccinated. The president and director of the Chandler International Film Festival...
Resident’s chicken coop doesn’t fly with city
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Resident’s chicken coop doesn’t fly with city

January 19th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain, Staff Writer In the very early days of the pandemic, many people panicked. There were runs at the grocery store, making basic goods like toilet paper impossible to find. Grocery stores responded by limiting how many...
Chandler apartment complexes are selling at record prices
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Chandler apartment complexes are selling at record prices

January 18th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Marinyak, Executive Editor The rush by major investors to gobble up apartment complexes at eye-popping prices came to Chandler big time in recent months. Five Chandler complexes since August sold for twice to three times...