New Tempe police chief: Different cities, single common denominator is large college population

Tempe ushers in a new era of law enforcement next month when it introduces its next police chief, a veteran of 26 years in the progression from beat cop to top cop.

Bike race will benefit Sister Cities

With bike lanes galore and sunny skies nearly all year around, South Tempe and West Chandler are ideally suited for cycling.

Pre-emptive strike by city paramedics focuses on help before crisis erupts

An innovative program in Chandler is aimed at helping veterans connect with health care resources before a crisis erupts.

Tempe firefighters to get crime-scene protective gear

Tempe is investing in training and equipment to enable the city’s Fire Medical Rescue personnel to provide responses that can be coordinated with police units being dispatched to the same active crime scenes.

Love Keeps Zoppé Italian Family Circus Returning to Chandler

With accordion players making music in the background, Giovanni Zoppé will introduce his large and eclectic family to the masses just outside the big top located on the west lawn behind Chandler Center for the Arts during the holidays.

Tempe chorus brings joy of sound to holiday concert

Imagine 129 friends—each with a different voice—high, low and in-between. Now imagine blending those voices, layering the tones into beautiful melody. This is the Tempe Community Chorus.

Tempe craft brewery sold to Anheuser-Busch

Four Peaks, the craft brewery that has been a focal point of Tempe business for the past two decades, has been sold to Anheuser-Busch, the St. Louis-based behemoth that produces Budweiser and other popular brands, according to Four Peaks co-founder Jim Scussel.

2 W. Chandler firms recipients of city’s architectural honors

Two West Chandler businesses were among five local entities s that received the Architectural Excellence Awards recently.

Housing-assistance program open for enrollment in January

While the city is widely known for the health of its economy, Chandler, like a number of its neighbors, offers housing alternatives for individuals and families, who may need to secure affordable lodging in today’s challenging economy.

Bright launch for holidays

Chandler will officially kick of the holiday season Dec. 5 with its annual Parade of Lights and Tumbleweed Tree Lighting ceremony.
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