Police officer training to get a 21st century remake

Although studies show that Chandler is getting safer, the city’s police chief knows that his officers go into their community each day on streets that seemingly are more challenging, more unpredictable—more dangerous.

I-HELP’s popular 5k-1 mile fun run coming up again on Saturday, May 5

The event is designed to bring the community together in support of the Interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Program or I-HELP, Tempe’s only homeless shelter program. 

Tempe cancels “Splash & Dash” due to high pH levels in Tempe Town Lake

A test of water at Tempe Town Lake on Wednesday, April 25, revealed that the man-made urban lake had a pH level that exceeded the standard for swimming.

VIDEO: Chandler Chamber of Commerce economic update

WATCH: Economic Development Director Micah Miranda update on the Economy.

As teachers rally for higher pay, Arizona’s tax code exempts $13.5B from collection

Several thousand Arizona teachers descended on the state Capitol March 28 as part of the national “Red for Ed” movement, demanding state legislators and Gov. Doug Ducey provide funding to increase pay for educators by 20 percent.

Grant helps Tempe Elementary students bite into healthier school lunches

Move over, corn chips and candy. Hasta la vista, junk food. There’s something much more delicious—and nutritious in store for thousands of Tempe Elementary students.

Lifesaving training coming to schools

Though most school nurses deal with common ailments such as sore throats or the flu, in this era of school violence, emergency preparedness is ratcheting up.

Chandler mobilizing door-to-door vols to combat drownings

Chandler firefighters are asking residents and groups to join them on Saturday, April 7, by going door-to-door through local neighborhoods to help prevent water-related tragedies.

City reschedules arts-tax extension meeting for Wednesday, April 25

A public meeting about the ballot measure previously scheduled for March 28 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 25, at 6 p.m. at the Tempe History Museum, 809 E. Southern Ave.

Attorney to summit: Ruling makes it tougher for HOAs to levy fines

Homeowners with unkempt front yards just caught a bit of a reprieve from the Arizona Court of Appeals. A recent decision by the court makes it more difficult for homeowners associations to levy fines.
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