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CUSD board OKs sub pay contract, kitchen re-do
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CUSD board OKs sub pay contract, kitchen re-do

May 22nd, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer During the end of 2021, Chandler Unified School District had a substitute teacher problem. With graduations coming at the end of the month, it is no longer an issue. The CUSD Governing Board authorized...
Chandler teen deaths provoke mental health alarm
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Chandler teen deaths provoke mental health alarm

May 22nd, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor The deaths of two Chandler teens last week – one an apparent suicide and the other possibly drug-related – made for at least six Valley teens who have taken their own lives or fatally...
Expert sees rents slightly decreasing, supply increasing
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Expert sees rents slightly decreasing, supply increasing

May 13th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor The average sale price of a single-family house in Chandler has increased 51% in two years and while home prices likely will continue to rise, mortgage rates and an apparent cooling in demand may...
Scholarship memorializes late Basha High student
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Scholarship memorializes late Basha High student

May 12th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer If you give any American teen one wish, you got to think they would be pretty selfish with it. And, if that teen was facing a life-threatening illness, most people would say they have every right to be....
Chandler Fire learns much from lithium battery fire
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Chandler Fire learns much from lithium battery fire

May 12th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer Experience, they say, is the best teacher. But what happens when you don’t have a lot of experience? “We learned a lot,” said Chandler Battalion Chief Keith Welch after dealing with the city’s...
Southside Village seeks historic Chandler designation
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Southside Village seeks historic Chandler designation

May 11th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff Southside Village residents want the city to designate their community a “South Chandler Historic Neighborhood.” Such a designation, they say, will “preserve the significant contributions that this...
CUSD to temporarily close central district kitchen
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CUSD to temporarily close central district kitchen

May 11th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer The Chandler Unified School District is doing a lot of extra baking this spring as it prepares for a seven-month closing of its central kitchen starting in June. “This facility was built in 1992 and it...
Commission signs off on big Chandler go-kart venue
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Commission signs off on big Chandler go-kart venue

May 10th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer Andretti Indoor Karting & Games is racing toward opening a mega-entertainment venue in Chandler in summer 2023. The Chandler Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of Andretti’s new...
Ducey OKs $400M for I-10 widening
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Ducey OKs $400M for I-10 widening

May 10th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Relief may finally be on the way for Chandler motorists who get snarled in traffic in the corridor between the state’s two largest cities. The state House on Monday gave final approval...
Casteel High growth surprises CUSD with new expenses
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Casteel High growth surprises CUSD with new expenses

May 9th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer When Casteel High School opened in 2015, officials thought it would be a small school but much like the town it’s in – Queen Creek – it has grown faster than Chandler Unified School District...