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The city of Chandler headquarters is in downtown Chandler. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
The city of Chandler headquarters is in downtown Chandler. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)

The city of Chandler headquarters is in downtown Chandler. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)

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City launches Chandler Gives Week to raise funds for local nonprofits

The city of Chandler is partnering with For Our City-Chandler to celebrate Chandler Gives week from April 6-10 and is asking the community to make a donation of any amount to nonprofits in need due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Here are the latest coronavirus updates for Gilbert residents

The coronavirus is affecting the entire world, including the town of Gilbert. Here are the Gilbert, Maricopa County and statewide updates that residents need to know.



Helluva Brewing Company works to help community during coronavirus outbreak

Owner Shawn Shepard said he and the other owners were nervous for the future of the business, but when they were approached by Adventurous Stills, a Tempe-based craft distillery, to make a "brew" while they were closed, the owners jumped at the opportunity.

Here’s the coronavirus news to know this week in Chandler

Gov. Doug Ducey issued an executive order April 6 halting evictions in the state for small businesses and nonprofits that are unable to pay rent due to financial hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Under the order, evictions will be halted until May 31.



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Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation and an amended tribal-state gaming compact April 15 intended to modernize gaming in Arizona and provide millions of dollars in revenue for critical state needs, according to a news release from the governor's office. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Gov. Doug Ducey signs new gaming compact with Ariz. Native American tribes

Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation and an amended tribal-state gaming compact April 15 intended to modernize gaming in Arizona and provide millions of dollars in revenue for critical state needs, according to a news release from the governor's office.

Housing scarce in Gilbert; Chandler approves bonuses for city staff and more top area news

Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Chandler and Gilbert areas.

Sibley's West: The Chandler Arizona Gift Shop will close after 11 years in June, the owners announced on the company blog. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Sibley's West to close in downtown Chandler after 11 years

Sibley's West owners announced it would close its doors in June.

The Chandler USD governing board approved an agreement with the city of Chandler during a meeting April 14 to split the costs associated with four school resource officers at schools across the district. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Chandler USD governing board OKs agreement for school resource officers

The Chandler USD governing board approved an agreement with the city of Chandler during a meeting April 14 to split the costs associated with four school resource officers at schools across the district.

In the last week, Maricopa County residents received an average of more than 33,000 doses of vaccine per day, according to the health department. (Courtesy Adobe Stock/Graphic by Justin Howell/Community Impact Newspaper)
More than 40% of Maricopa County adults have received at least 1 COVID-19 vaccine dose

More than 40% of Maricopa County adult residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the Maricopa County Department of Public Health.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended health providers pause distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine April 13. (Olivia Aldridge/Community Impact Newspaper)
Federal health authorities recommend pause of Johnson & Johnson vaccine after 6 rare, severe blood clots

After six reported cases of a rare and severe blood clot in patients who received the vaccine, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. Food and Drug Administration are recommending a pause on administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

The city of Chandler headquarters is in downtown Chandler. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Chandler City Council approves bonuses to all municipal staff

Chandler City Council approved a one-time bonus to all full- and part-time city employees during a council meeting April 8.

See daily COVID-19 data updates. (Community Impact staff)
COVID-19: See Chandler COVID-19 cases, vaccinations by ZIP code

Here are the COVID-19 data updates to know today.

Here are the coronavirus hospitalization data updates to know across Arizona. (Community Impact staff)
ADHS: ICU beds in use down to 162 April 14

See the latest COVID-19 hospitalization data.

Co-owners Jalon and Carolina Buckstead each have prior experience in restaurants. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
Gilbert's Rocky Point Seafood focuses on authenticity; Chandler USD selects interim leader and more top area news

Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Gilbert and Chandler areas.

The state-run vaccination site at Phoenix Municipal Stadium, which has administered nearly 200,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, will relocate April 12 to Desert Financial Arena on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus. (Courtesy Arizona Department of Health Services)
Phoenix Municipal Stadium vaccination site to move indoors to ASU's Desert Financial Arena

The state-run vaccination site at Phoenix Municipal Stadium, which has administered nearly 200,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, will relocate April 12 to Desert Financial Arena on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus,

Maricopa County residents have received over 2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine, according to an April 7 update from the Maricopa County Department of Public Health. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Nearly 40% of all Maricopa County adults have received at least one dose of vaccine

Maricopa County residents have received over 2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine, according to an April 7 update from the Maricopa County Department of Public Health.