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CUSD’s Narducci focuses on ‘unfinished learning’
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CUSD’s Narducci focuses on ‘unfinished learning’

August 2nd, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer As the Chandler Unified School District starts off a new school year, Interim Superintendent Frank Narducci is hoping the its 44,000 students are ready to continue the learning that went unfinished...
EV cities pay up millions  toward $12B pension debt
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EV cities pay up millions toward $12B pension debt

August 2nd, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor Despite an $11.8 billion unfunded liability owed by more than 300 Arizona municipalities, counties and state agencies, some encouraging trends are emerging in the system that provides pensions...
Josh Wright is Chandler’s new city manager
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Josh Wright is Chandler’s new city manager

August 1st, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer You can remove the “acting” from Joshua Wright’s title. As of July 20, Wright is now Chandler’s new city manager following a closed-door meeting July 20 during which City Council picked him...
Legislature outlaws mask mandates for schools
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Legislature outlaws mask mandates for schools

July 21st, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor The flashpoint for the longest-running controversy throughout the 2020-21 school year in Chandler – mandatory face masks on campuses – was obliterated last month as a future tool for school...
How detectives shattered Chandler slaying alibi
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How detectives shattered Chandler slaying alibi

July 20th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
Santan Sun News Staff As her husband lay dying on the floor of her Chandler home, Lori Vallow went to a drug store to buy flipflops. That chilling account of the July 11, 2019, shooting death of her husband Charles Vallow is part...
Chandler Unified to open  new high school this week
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Chandler Unified to open new high school this week

July 19th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Wednesday not only marks the beginning of  the new school year for Chandler Unified students but also ushers in the opening of the district’s newest high school –ACP-High in Gilbert. Built at a...
ADOT preparing Chandler motorists for a helluva ride
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ADOT preparing Chandler motorists for a helluva ride

July 18th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor Starting this week, billboards, social media and television and print media will carry messages urging thousands of motorists, especially in Chandler and the rest of the East Valley, to prepare...
New simulator enhances Chandler police training
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New simulator enhances Chandler police training

July 10th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Chandler’s police officers will soon have new technology that allows them to imagine how they might react to an active shooter. City Council authorized spending $256,000 on a five-screen simulation...
Chandler’s top judge aims for accessibility
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Chandler’s top judge aims for accessibility

July 7th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer City Magistrate Alicia Skupin is ready to bring justice to the people. After seven years of working at Chandler Municipal Court, Skupin has ascended to a top leadership position and wants to use her...
Waymo endures accidents and harassment in Chandler
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Waymo endures accidents and harassment in Chandler

July 6th, 2021 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer Waymo’s self-driving cars continue to fall victim to incidents involving harassment and physical damage more than four years after they first began circulating around Chandler’s streets. Reports...