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Spending cap looms again over school districts
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Spending cap looms again over school districts

October 13th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By J Graber Staff Writer While school districts in Gilbert and throughout Arizona are worried they will have to grapple again with a voter-imposed cap on their spending next spring, it will be up to the next Legislature to do...
Chandler joins SRP’s Roosevelt Dam project
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Chandler joins SRP’s Roosevelt Dam project

October 12th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Water is such a precious resource that some Valley cities, including Chandler, are paying tens of thousands of dollars just for the possibility of increasing their supply for a limited time. Chandler...
City settles lawsuit, now owns downtown garage
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City settles lawsuit, now owns downtown garage

October 12th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor The City of Chandler has settled a lawsuit and taken possession of the parking garage behind the LOOK Dine-In Cinema downtown. The Overstreet Parking Garage opened in 2019 and the city had planned on...
County pound poster dog’s death suggests problems
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County pound poster dog’s death suggests problems

October 11th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Cecilia Chan Staff Writer Rookie was the face of Maricopa County Animal Care and Control’s part in a national campaign early this year as it tried to ease overcrowding at its Phoenix and Mesa shelters. Described as “a...
Students protest Legislature’s school policies
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Students protest Legislature’s school policies

October 10th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Students at six Arizona high schools, including two in Chandler, walked out of their classrooms on Sept. 29 to protest what they call anti-gay and anti-trans laws passed earlier this year by the...
Mail ballots going out as Election 2022 heads to climax
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Mail ballots going out as Election 2022 heads to climax

October 9th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain and Paul Maryniak News Staff Mail ballots for the Nov. 8 General Election will be hitting Chandler and Sun Lakes mailboxes later this week and they promise to take voters more than a few minutes to complete them....
Consultant offers mixed assessment of city’s diversity efforts
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Consultant offers mixed assessment of city’s diversity efforts

October 9th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Near the end of a presentation on the results of Chandler’s long-awaited Diversity, Equality and Inclusion study, one City Council member said it appeared to contain mostly good news. “From what...
Chandler native honored for her work with Unified sports
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Chandler native honored for her work with Unified sports

October 1st, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor Mali Chawla’s passion for Unified sports runs deep. She first became involved in junior high. She said she was never athletic enough to play sports herself but wanted to make a difference with kids...
Miles Lockhart taking humble approach to success
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Miles Lockhart taking humble approach to success

October 1st, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Zach Alvira Sports Editor Miles Lockhart admits he never thought football would be his future when he was younger. He started off as a soccer player, and a self-proclaimed “chubby” one at that. He started to dabble in...
A roundup of area Oktoberfest events this month
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A roundup of area Oktoberfest events this month

October 1st, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Allison Brown GetOut Staff Writer It’s time to pull on the lederhosen, lace up the dirndl and throw back a pint because Oktoberfest season is just around the corner. According to census data, more than 40 million Americans...