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3 Chandler retail centers sell in separate big deals
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3 Chandler retail centers sell in separate big deals

August 4th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
SanTan Sun News Staff Three Chandler shopping centers – including The Falls at Ocotillo – changed owners this month in multimillion-dollar deals. The Krausz Companies, a national real estate investment and management company...
College center probes ways for sustainability
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College center probes ways for sustainability

August 4th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Lisha Dunlap Contributor For Kendra Stanger, the desert is a surprising place with an impressive ecosystem. Stanger, coordinator of the Environmental Technology Center at Chandler-Gilbert Community College, helps students...
Chandler Council debates Juneteenth holiday cost
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Chandler Council debates Juneteenth holiday cost

August 3rd, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor There is consensus on the Chandler City Council that it recognize the Juneteenth holiday in some fashion, but what form that will take remains up for debate. Council met for a work session July 11 to...
Chandler Unified also sees big budget increase
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Chandler Unified also sees big budget increase

August 3rd, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor The Chandler Unified Governing Board got its first look at the real budget numbers for the 2022-23 school year last week and saw a lot more money and a falling tax rate. However, because of rising home...
Hartke, Orlando, Poston, Encinas keep early leads
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Hartke, Orlando, Poston, Encinas keep early leads

August 3rd, 2022 | by pmaryniak@timespublications.com
By Ken Sain Arizonan Managing Editor  It appears Chandler voters are sending Mayor Kevin Hartke and Councilman Matt Orlando back for another term as they continued holding today the seemingly insurmountable leads they...
Long lines greet back-to-school giveaway
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Long lines greet back-to-school giveaway

August 2nd, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Chandler’s Operation Back to School backpack giveaway is the largest in East Valley. It also remains a work in progress. For Our City Chandler hosts the annual event the weekend before classes begin...
City names its 1st Historic Conservation District
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City names its 1st Historic Conservation District

August 2nd, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Elaine Woods was sitting under a photo of Coy Payne, the first Black person to serve as Mayor of Chandler. She was asked what it meant to her for Southside Village to be the first Chandler neighborhood...
Chandler housing plan stirs citizens’ opposition
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Chandler housing plan stirs citizens’ opposition

August 1st, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor The City of Chandler is looking to increase the amount of public housing units it has available and seeking innovative ways to pay for it. But some residents in the community are worried about the...
Chandler church extends helping hand to refugees
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Chandler church extends helping hand to refugees

August 1st, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor For some refugees coming to the United States for a better life, a Chandler church is one of the first steps on that journey. The Grove, 2777 S. Gilbert Road, is one of five East Valley churches that...
Chandler teens star in Limelight’s returning ‘Joseph’
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Chandler teens star in Limelight’s returning ‘Joseph’

July 31st, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Katy Springer  Get Out Contributor When Limelight Performing Arts produced “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” in 2016, the show earned a slew of honors including the National Youth Arts award for...