West Chandler to be site of first SRP innovative battery

SRP’S first standalone battery-based energy storage project will be built at 54th Street and West Pecos Road in West Chandler, according to a May 31 announcement.

Ashford University lands in South Tempe

800 new jobs said to be coming to South Tempe offices

Chandler first in U.S. to consider parking regs for self-driving vehicles

By permitting real-time, on-the-road testing of a promising 21st Century technology, Chandler became a pioneer among cities helping to move autonomous vehicles toward day-to-day reality.

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.
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