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Chandler International Film Festival closes its curtains with a bang

The Chandler International Film Festival closed the curtain on its final night with a red-carpet event and award ceremony Jan. 29. The ceremony was held at wedding venue, SoHo63 in downtown …

Chandler residents, city oppose county-island apartments

A planned development that was a hot topic at some recent Chandler City Council meetings wasn’t about any city developments at all. The Landings at Ocotillo is the associated with a large, …

Chandler event focuses on coding, computer science

Chandler-area parents, do you have students interested in coding or even passionate? More importantly, do you have students who are not sure if they will like coding or computer science …


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Chandler-Gilbert CC partners with city for paid internships

CHANDLER — Chandler-Gilbert Community College has partnered with the City of Chandler to provide paid internships for CGCC students. These internships offer a wide-variety of experiences in …
super bowl week

Gila River Casino 'big game' events include Cardi B show

CHANDLER — Events are scheduled to happen all over the Valley in the week leading up to Super Bowl 57, and  Gila River Resorts & Casinos - Wild Horse Pass., located south of Loop 202 …

Former pro football players headline End Zone Experience in Chandler

CHANDLER — The 2023 End Zone Experience, a weeklong football-centric extravaganza featuring multiple events for all interests and age ranges — and, of course, football …

Chandler council OKs multi-use plat near airport

The latest stage of a series of commercial developments spanning more than 26 acres near Chandler Municipal Airport received City Council approval at a recent meeting. The final plat for a …

Chandler city icons to be honored Saturday

CHANDLER — The 2022 Celebration Plaza honorees will be recognized Saturday, Jan. 28 at 9 a.m. at Celebration Plaza inside Tumbleweed Park. Celebration Plaza, a permanent water feature and …
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Education savings art contest open to statewide students

The second-annual AZ529 Future Career Art Contest, which launches Monday, Jan. 30, asks students from across Arizona to draw, paint or find a creative way to make an art piece representing their dream job.

Kyrene governing board swears in new members

The Kyrene Elementary School District governing board swore in one new member and one reelected member on Jan. 10. Former Sen. Sean Bowie swore in new board member Triné Nelson and …

Rotary Club of Sun Lakes contest encourages student interest in math and science

The Rotary Club of Sun Lakes recently partnered with the Society of Automotive Engineers on a project designed to promote math and science learning  at Fulton Elementary School in the Chandler …

Open 2023-24 enrollment soon to be underway for Chandler USD

CHANDLER — Even though classes weren’t set to resume for Chandler Unified School District students until Jan. 10, parents of many students spent part of the winter break preparing for …

Great Hearts Archway Lincoln scores best from Arizona Department of Education

Great Hearts Lincoln is Arizona’s top-scoring school, according to data recently released by the Arizona State Board of Education. There were 1,342 others competing for that …
Chandler Neighbors & Business Reporting

East Valley riding wave of technology growth in region

The East Valley has been reaping the benefits of the technology sector’s growth in Arizona and Greater Phoenix. The area has seen growth through several corridors across the region, making it a major player in Arizona’s designation as the “Silicon Desert,” a term that has hovered over the area for decades.

Valley, state leisure hospitality sector rebounding

It’s resort season in the Valley and state. That means it’s cool enough here to want to get away from the freeze over there. This year’s resort season, at least in the Valley, …
Donation Drive

U.S. Egg partners with Arizona Helping Hands for toy drive

U.S. Egg, a Valley breakfast and lunch spot, is teaming up with Arizona Helping Hands this November for its annual toy and pajama drive benefiting boys and girls in foster care. Arizona Helping …
Foodie Watch

Flower Child's Arizona restaurants team up with Suns' Cam Johnson

This NBA season, Flower Child is teaming up with Cam Johnson to bring fans a game-day meal experience by launching a partnership between the Phoenix Suns basketball player and the …

Local hand lettering artist puts success into writing

Emma Reum knows how daunting building an online business can be — as a hand letterer and designer, Reum built Etchings by Emma with her own hands. The Chandler local offers personally crafted …
Chandler’s inaugural Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award winners honored

The city of Chandler’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Division recently hosted a private reception to celebrate the winners of the inaugural Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards program. The …

Organization holding Valentine's Day card drive for seniors

Account raises more than $600K for Chandler drowning victims' families 

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