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Tuesday, December 17, 2013 1:00 pm
Looking for the public’s input as it prepares its next budget, Chandler is conducting an online survey of residents to help develop the city’s budgetary priorities.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 2:00 pm
Valley Metro will hold a collection drive at Tempe Marketplace on Sunday to support teens who need basic supplies.
Saturday, December 7, 2013 9:28 am
There was no warmth outside the walls of the First Baptist Church of Mesa on Thursday night. Winter won’t start for another two weeks, but the temperature — cold enough to cause the ears to tingle and burn a little — was a reminder the line between seasons is flexible.
Monday, December 2, 2013 2:44 pm
Here is a look at parking and traffic restrictions for the Parade of Lights and annual Tumbleweed Tree Lighting events in Chandler on Saturday (Dec. 7).
Monday, November 25, 2013 6:02 am
Leftovers are the best part of Thanksgiving. The next best thing are the Christmas light displays that pop up as soon as the last piece of pie is gobbled down. Here are seven local light displays worth a look.
Monday, September 30, 2013 10:14 am
From escaping abusive parents to not knowing when their next meal will be, many children are in need of support. The Phoenix-based Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development has combined resources with Valley Metro, providing support 24 hours a day for children 17 and younger through the national outreach program called “Safe Place.”
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 9:24 am
An upcoming event scheduled just a few days before the start of Domestic Violence Awareness Month will offer a first-hand experience about domestic violence, as well as resources to help.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 9:23 am
Terry arose at six one morning to the sounds of a loud banging upon her door. Still dressed in her fuzzy yellow robe and covered in bed head, she proceeded to answer the poundings and ensured the two people were indeed the Chandler Police detectives they claimed to be.
Monday, September 23, 2013 9:00 am
Bring the kids for an active morning of free play. There will be bikes, pedal cars, trikes, pedal push cars, a bounce house and music.
Monday, September 9, 2013 11:30 am
Plan now for an autumn full of fun in the East Valley.
Friday, September 6, 2013 9:00 am
From the infinitesimal to the immense: that’s how you might describe a new Chandler art exhibition that explores scale.
Monday, April 1, 2013 8:00 am
Residents looking for ways to stay healthy, wealthy and wise will find it all at Mayor Jay Tibshraeny’s Health Connect Expo, 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 6 at the Tumbleweed Recreation Center, 745 E. Germann Rd. The expo will feature fun exercise classes and demonstrations as well as resources on finance, safety, parenting and aging.
Monday, January 28, 2013 3:14 pm
Without a place to live, and carrying little more than a small bag of clothes, Jennifer Allanson rode the free Orbit bus in Tempe, unsure of where she would turn to next.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 2:24 pm
Students at Chandler’s Valley Christian High School have spent the last few months collecting items to give back to the community.
Friday, December 7, 2012 3:43 pm
When musician Alice Cooper kicks off his signature charity fundraiser event “Christmas Pudding” at Comerica Theater with actor Johnny Depp and a host of other entertainers in Phoenix this weekend, a group of East Valley rockers will be taking the stage — and perform as the opening band.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 10:30 am
When nighttime temperatures drop and days cool down, many of the community’s homeless end up on the streets without blankets, clothing and other necessities to keep them warm.
Friday, November 23, 2012 5:30 pm
It’s beginning to look like a tumbleweed tree Christmas.
Thursday, November 22, 2012 7:00 pm
Monday, November 19, 2012 2:57 pm
Chandler City Hall and its administrative offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Thursday, November 1, 2012 9:35 am
Seven years ago, Zach Bonner saw images from Hurricane Charley and decided he wanted to do something to help.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 1:36 pm
Now that October has arrived and football season is well under way, it is time for Chandler Recreation school intersession camps to begin this week followed by a variety of all-ages community special events later in the month. From the annual Day of Play event and Rhythm Fest to Halloween festivities, this month offers an entertaining variety of outdoor activities to welcome fall.
Monday, October 1, 2012 12:13 am
A look at key Chandler facts and figures
Monday, October 1, 2012 12:00 am
Whether you want to explore a classy art festival or cheer at the ostrich, or even Chihuahua races, the East Valley has it! Let’s take advantage of our Arizona paradise and dance outdoors to live music, indulge during a cook-off, put on our boots for the rodeo and Old West Days, or run foot races.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 9:49 am
With one successful citrus season under its belt, Citrus for Kids, a local nonprofit that hires kids to pick unwanted fruit, is getting ready for another year and making plans for expanding its operations.