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.