Gov. Doug Ducey says COVID-19 metrics are 'heading in the right direction'

Gov. Doug Ducey said Arizona's COVID-19 metrics are "heading in the right direction" during a press conference July 30.



Hamilton High School senior highlights importance of girls in STEM with Girls Who Code

Hamilton High School senior Anika Attaluri said she wants to make sure girls have the opportunity to connect with science, technology, engineering and math in high school.


Bob's Discount Furniture coming to Chandler's Crossroads Towne Center

The store will be one of the first two in Arizona for the Connecticut-based furniture retailer.


Here’s what the moviegoing experience will look like when Regal theaters reopen this summer

Face masks will be required of guests in lobbies, hallways, restrooms and in auditoriums when not eating or drinking.


Chandler schools work to adapt to COVID-19 challenges

Chandler USD, like districts across the state, is facing several challenges as it readies for the new school year.




ADOT announces closures, restrictions on Loop 101 as project nears finish line

Loop 101 through parts of the East Valley, including Chandler, will be closed or restricted at times this week for improvements


Chandler-Gilbert Community College to serve as drive-thru COVID-19 testing site

Chandler-Gilbert Community College’s Pecos Campus is now a location for drive-thru COVID-19 testing, according to a news release.




American Federation of Teachers releases resolution supporting 'safety strikes' as 2020-21 school year approaches

According to AFT President Randi Weingarten, the ability for schools to reopen safely hinges on the federal government as state budgets continue to get slashed amid the pandemic-induced economic downturn.


Founding Fathers Kitchen now open in Chandler

The restaurant offer sandwiches, burgers, a variety of seafood and more.


Chandler USD to distribute technology devices for students Aug. 1

Students in Chandler USD will be able to pick up devices for remote learning, Aug.1, according to the district.





'Ladies in the Headlights' coming to Chandler for drive-in performances

Physical comediennes The Ladies are bringing their pop-up drive-in show, "Ladies in the Headlights," to Chandler, according to a news release.


COVID-19: See the data behind the number of coronavirus hospitalizations across Arizona

Here is a breakdown of what COVID-19 hospitalizations look like across Arizona.





Q&A: Medical expert discusses what parents, teachers should consider when schools reopen in 2020-21

As the new school year approaches, districts are tasked with protecting students and staff from further COVID-19 spread while parents face tough decisions.


Some Ann Taylor, Loft locations close as parent company files for bankruptcy

As a result of the bankruptcy, the business will close all Catherines locations; many Justice stores; and a few Ann Taylor, Loft, Lane Bryant and Lou & Grey stores nationwide.


Chandler USD updates community on reopening, school meal plans

Chandler USD officials sent an email to families July 24 updating them on criteria to return to in-person classroom instruction and changes to the district's meal service program.