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


Wonderful Wanda's brings taste of small town Midwest to Chandler

Brandy Grooms knew she wanted to buy a restaurant when she moved from small-town Nebraska to the Valley. She had spent her life working in restaurants and wanted to find one that was the right fit. Enter: Wonderful Wanda’s, a restaurant that has been a Chandler staple since the 1990s.

Semiconductor equipment manufacturer plans additional growth, signs new lease in Chandler

The Netherlands-based ASML signed a seven-year, 38,000-square-foot office sublease in Chandler's Price Corridor at 2625 W. Geronimo Place, according to a news release from the city.


Gilbert riding strong seller’s market

The Gilbert residential real estate market has mirrored the trends around much of the nation as sales prices soared in the winter and early spring, local data shows.

Gilbert takes over ambulance service in town

Gilbert residents requiring ambulance transportation are being served through the Gilbert Fire & Rescue Department starting this week.

Gilbert Public Schools to follow state mandates on masks

When Gilbert Public Schools students return to school Aug. 4, they will do so without any mandate to wear a mask.

Alexa D’Angelo and Tom Blodgett contributed to this report.