District to use remote learning through first quarter and more Chandler, Gilbert news

Chandler USD will remain online for the first quarter. (Community Impact staff)
Chandler USD will remain online for the first quarter. (Community Impact staff)

Chandler USD will remain online for the first quarter. (Community Impact staff)

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Chandler

Chandler USD to continue with remote learning through first quarter

The Chandler USD governing board voted unanimously Aug. 5 to continue with remote learning through the first quarter of the school year and re-evaluate on Sept. 23 if the criteria for reopening schools has not yet been met as the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow across Arizona.

West Alley BBQ & Smokehouse blends Southern tastes and hospitality



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

The family had come to Arizona from Jackson, Tennessee—where they began the first West Alley BBQ location—to visit a family member when they heard about Chandler’s annual BBQ and Beer Festival.

Gilbert

Janela Bay opens store in Gilbert's SanTan Village

Janela Bay opened a store May 18 at 2174 E. Williams Field Road, Ste. 114, in the SanTan Village shopping center. The company creates and sells fashionable, modest swimwear for women and girls of all ages. The swimwear is designed by women for women with the aim of providing exceptional fit and quality.

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



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The Chandler City Council has a new vice mayor and two new members. (Courtesy city of Chandler)
New Chandler council members take seats; Mark Stewart selected as vice mayor

The Chandler City Council has a new vice mayor and two new members.

Laser Components Detector Group moved into its new, significantly larger space in Chandler, according to a news release from the city. (Courtesy city of Chandler)
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The location's decor will pay homage to the town's history as the "Hay Shipping Capital of the World." (Courtesy Cracker Barrel Old Country Store)
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Gov. Doug Ducey and Arizona Department of Health Services announced Jan. 14 the launch of a second vaccination site after the success of the state's first 24/7 vaccination site at State Farm Stadium in Glendale. The second location will be at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Gov. Doug Ducey and Arizona Department of Health Services announced Jan. 14 the launch of a second vaccination site after the success of the state's first 24/7 vaccination site at State Farm Stadium in Glendale. The second location will be at Phoenix Municipal Stadium.

Here is a look at the latest COVID-19 updates from Chandler USD. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Chandler USD to return to in-person learning Jan. 19

The Chandler USD governing board voted for students to return to campuses Jan. 19.

A wine bar will occupy the space left vacant by DC Steakhouse in downtown Chandler. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Wine bar concept set to occupy former DC Steakhouse location in downtown Chandler

A wine bar will occupy the space left vacant by DC Steakhouse in downtown Chandler.

(Community Impact Newspaper staff)
New Chandler City Council members to take seats Jan. 14

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Here are the coronavirus updates you need to know in Chandler. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
COVID-19: Chandler case count increases by 307 Jan. 14

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Here are the coronavirus hospitalization data updates to know across Arizona. (Community Impact staff)
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