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City, residents opposing county housing project
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City, residents opposing county housing project

October 23rd, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor Chandler officials have been trying to figure out ways to bring affordable housing to the city for months. Now, there is a proposal to do just that and they’re opposing it. They aren’t alone,...
‘Dark money’ initiative draws conservatives’ ire
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‘Dark money’ initiative draws conservatives’ ire

October 23rd, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Back in 2014, the state’s largest electric company put $10.7 million into successful efforts to elect Republicans Tom Forese and Doug Little to the panel that has life-or-death control...
CUSD signs off on spending report for 2021-22
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CUSD signs off on spending report for 2021-22

October 15th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor At first glance, it does not appear inflation added too much to the Chandler Unified School District budget for the current fiscal year as CUSD expects to spend $550 million – up $4 million from...
EV is home to nation’s first indoor cornhole venue
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EV is home to nation’s first indoor cornhole venue

October 15th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Coty Dolores Miranda Contributor Two weeks may not sound like a long time, but when Gilbert’s Hole 9 Yards owners had plans in place for a festive grand opening on Sept. 16, supply-chain issues delayed the permitting...
City plans to spruce up 3 downtown pathways
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City plans to spruce up 3 downtown pathways

October 14th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Managing Editor The City of Chandler is proceeding with its plan to make downtown pathways more pedestrian friendly. City Council approved three contracts, each for about $150,000, to design ways to improve two...
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...