Chandler USD students to get devices Aug. 1, Gilbert unemployment rises: News from the Phoenix area

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

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

Read the latest news from Gilbert and Chandler.

Chandler

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.

Founding Fathers Kitchen now open in Chandler



Founding Fathers Kitchen opened a new location in Chandler this summer. The restaurant offers sandwiches, burgers, a variety of seafood and more.

Gilbert

Gilbert unemployment on rise again in June

Unemployment in Gilbert rose to 8% in June, according to statistics from the Arizona Commerce Authority.

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



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State guidance to schools on reopening for in-person instruction focuses on three health metrics (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
State releases metrics for schools to determine start of in-person instruction

State guidance to schools on reopening for in-person instruction focuses on three health metrics

Hamilton High School will serve as a COVID-19 testing site. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Hamilton High School to serve as COVID-19 testing site

The tests will be conducted through Embry Women's Health at the high school located at 3700 S. Arizona Ave. in Chandler.

Chandler USD will remain online for the first quarter.  (Community Impact staff)
Chandler USD to continue with remote learning through first quarter

Chandler USD will remain online for the first quarter.

West Alley BBQ & Smokehouse blends Southern tastes and hospitality

Christian Brantley said his family started West Alley BBQ & Smokehouse in Chandler on a whim.

See early results from the Chandler City Council election. (Community Impact staff)
Updated: See who is leading in the race for three seats on Chandler City Council

See early results from the Chandler City Council election.

The U.S. Census Bureau will halt its counting operation a month earlier than expected. (Courtesy U.S. Census Bureau)
U.S. Census Bureau to halt counting operation a month earlier than expected

The self-response deadline has moved up to Sept. 30.

The state's highest education official said Aug. 3 that is was "unlikely" that any Arizona school will be able to reopen for in-person or hybrid learning by Gov. Doug Ducey's targeted Aug. 17 date. (Community Impact staff)
State superintendent: It is 'unlikely' schools will resume in-person on target Aug. 17 date

The state's highest education official said Aug. 3 that is was "unlikely" that any Arizona school will be able to reopen for in-person or hybrid learning by Gov. Doug Ducey's targeted Aug. 17 date.