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Mega development planned for Pecos-Arizona corner
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Mega development planned for Pecos-Arizona corner

July 31st, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor With the City of Chandler nearing buildout, meaning the amount of open space left to develop on is dwindling, the southwest corner of Arizona Avenue and Pecos Road stands out. It comprises nearly 50...
City Council races head to the finish line
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City Council races head to the finish line

July 31st, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Ruth Jones’ bid to upset incumbent Mayor Kevin Hartke in Tuesday’s election is a true underdog affair while the race to fill three other seats on City Council pits an incumbent against four...
Lethal bacteria outbreak reported in area lovebirds
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Lethal bacteria outbreak reported in area lovebirds

July 23rd, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
Geri Koeppel Contributor Area residents are urged to keep an eye out for dead lovebirds in their yards and be careful about handling them or being near their waste after the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) confirmed a...
UArizona move creates Community Center opportunity
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UArizona move creates Community Center opportunity

July 21st, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor The University of Arizona has been operating a “Near You” campus in Chandler for a decade. It’s mostly out of view of the public, hidden away on the second floor of the city’s Community Center....
Biruk Stephens making his mark for ACP football
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Biruk Stephens making his mark for ACP football

July 20th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor Biruk Stephens was just 5 years old when he was uprooted from Ethiopia, his home country. Wanting a better life than what she could provide, his birth mother made the decision to give him up for...
House panel on teen mental health maps work
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House panel on teen mental health maps work

July 20th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor A special state House committee on teen mental health in Arizona held its first meeting June 12 with one of the panel’s two co-chairs warning people not to expect any overnight fix. And with...
Chandler filmmaker debuts new movie
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Chandler filmmaker debuts new movie

July 20th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Just like many others, Chandler filmmaker Mitesh Patel is ready to move on from COVID-19. He made three films during the pandemic that were all related in some way to the coronavirus. Now, he’s ready...
Chandler to study Hunt Highway safety concerns as casino nears
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Chandler to study Hunt Highway safety concerns as casino nears

July 20th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Hunt Highway is an inviting target for anyone looking to drive fast. There are few impediments with only one stop sign between Cooper Road and Val Vista Drive for the highway, which marks the city’s...
Chandler man set to reach the century mark
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Chandler man set to reach the century mark

July 19th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor He is part of a rapidly diminishing breed of men, a member of the Greatest Generation, though when you ask him what thought comes to mind when he looks back on his days as a telegraph operator in...
Repair Café aims to slow down consumerism
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Repair Café aims to slow down consumerism

July 18th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Melissa Anderson says the cycle of American consumerism is unsustainable. You can buy new goods for about the same, if not less, than it would cost to repair them. But should we? “We’re trying to...