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Nightlife may have ebbed, drunk driving hasn’t
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Nightlife may have ebbed, drunk driving hasn’t

December 1st, 2020 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By Jim Walsh Staff Writer Police tactics are changing amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but the East Valley DUI Task Force will return during the holiday season with the same goal of promoting public safety by busting as many impaired...
City expanding relief grants for Chandler businesses
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City expanding relief grants for Chandler businesses

November 3rd, 2020 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer City of Chandler officials plan to broaden eligibility requirements that local businesses must satisfy to receive financial assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. In August, the city began...
Ellis, Harris, Stewart take early lead in Chandler Council races
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Ellis, Harris, Stewart take early lead in Chandler Council races

August 5th, 2020 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer Two political newcomers hold a lead today among the two women and four men battling in a tight Primary Election race to fill three Chandler City Council seats. Unofficial returns show...
Chandler mask policy welcomed, criticized
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Chandler mask policy welcomed, criticized

June 29th, 2020 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer Chandler’s new mandatory-mask policy didn’t have much impact on local businesses like Serrano’s Mexican Restaurants. The long-time, family-owned business had already been requiring its...
How to protect pets from fireworks
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How to protect pets from fireworks

June 28th, 2020 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
ARIZONAN NEWS STAFF The 5th of July is the busiest day of the year for shelters across the country and many pets, frightened by the fireworks, end up wandering away from home. More pets go missing around and on the Fourth of July...
Chandler mom’s tutor firm offers remote-learning guide
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Chandler mom’s tutor firm offers remote-learning guide

May 23rd, 2020 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By PAUL MARYNIAK Arizonan Executive Editor S24chool closures created double-duty as a tutor for Candace Heiken of Chandler. On the one hand, she is the founder and CEO of Lively Minds Tutoring, overseeing 45 professional tutors...
Young artist graces Commonwealth Canal with mural
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Young artist graces Commonwealth Canal with mural

May 22nd, 2020 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer A colorful mural designed by a Chandler High School graduate is in the process of being added to the landscape of downtown Chandler. Ariana Enriquez, who last week earned an art degree from...
Chandler student making deaf-friendly masks
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Chandler student making deaf-friendly masks

May 21st, 2020 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer A Chandler student is sewing special face masks designed to help deaf people safely communicate with others during the COVID-19 pandemic. Neil Pandey, a ninth grader at American Leadership...
Ex-mayor loses Corporation Commission bid
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Ex-mayor loses Corporation Commission bid

May 20th, 2020 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Boyd Dunn has been knocked off the ballot in his bid for another term on the Arizona Corporation Commissioner. In a brief order Wednesday, the Arizona Supreme Court upheld a lower court...
Chandler nonprofits reeling from pandemic’s impact
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Chandler nonprofits reeling from pandemic’s impact

May 19th, 2020 | by Chandler Arizona Staff
By Kevin Reagan Arizonan Staff Writer George Macedon noticed something different when he went out shopping for diapers in Chandler a couple weeks ago. His nonprofit, Fans Across America, hands out supplies to victims of domestic...