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Fired teacher accuses Valley Christian of gay bias
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Fired teacher accuses Valley Christian of gay bias

January 16th, 2023 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Adam McDorman says that his Christian beliefs include acceptance and equality for all LGBT people and that God’s children should never discriminate or show hostility toward them. The English teacher...
Air quality curbs could throttle Valley growth
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Air quality curbs could throttle Valley growth

January 16th, 2023 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak  Executive Editor The Phoenix Metro region could lose more than $100 million in economic growth if it fails to meet upgraded federal air quality standards for ozone levels by August 2024, a Valley environmental...
Landings developer sets neighborhood meeting
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Landings developer sets neighborhood meeting

January 15th, 2023 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor When the Chandler City Council criticized the developer of a proposed affordable and senior housing apartment complex in South Chandler last month, it pointed to two main concerns. Council members felt...
Chandler asks on GoFundMe vary widely
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Chandler asks on GoFundMe vary widely

January 15th, 2023 | by SanTan Sun News
By Cecilia Chan and Ken Sain Staff Writers Christmas isn’t the only season for giving and spreading kindness. For crowdfunding platforms, it’s a year-long activity – as it is for the largest and better-known GoFundMe.com....
Giving Machines a magnet for love in EV
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Giving Machines a magnet for love in EV

December 9th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Cecilia Chan SanTan Sun Staff Writer Tis the season of giving – especially in Gilbert, where the popular Giving Machines that let people donate items of need to nonprofits have returned to Water Tower Plaza in the Heritage...
Chandler general sounds alarm about home visits act
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Chandler general sounds alarm about home visits act

December 7th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
SanTan Sun News Staff A retired air force major general who lives in Chandler is asking citizens to write their congressional representatives urging passage of the bipartisan Jackie Walorski Maternal and Child Home Visiting...
Chandler man kills self, wounds his 2 kids
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Chandler man kills self, wounds his 2 kids

December 7th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor A Chandler man is dead from a self-inflicted wound after he violated a court order and entered his estranged wife’s home and shot his two children. The children, a 15-year-old boy and a 5-year-old...
‘Big trains’ rolling into region for holidays
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‘Big trains’ rolling into region for holidays

December 6th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Josh Ortega Staff Writer Model trains remind many people of Christmas as a child and for one local organization, that nostalgia lasts year-round. The Arizona Big Trains Operators will hold its annual Christmas Open House tour...
Chandler schools excel in first grading in 2 years
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Chandler schools excel in first grading in 2 years

December 5th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Chandler-area schools scored very well in the letter grades handed out by the State Department of Education for the first time in two years, easily exceeding state averages. If the state hadn’t...
Political consultant angered by ejections by LD13 GOP
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Political consultant angered by ejections by LD13 GOP

December 5th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor The political in-fighting inside the Arizona Republican Party is now showing itself locally. Brian Fox, a political consultant and lobbyist, changed his party registration from Independent to...