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


Sushi Rock & Grill open in Gilbert

The Japanese restaurant serves sushi, salads and soup.

Familial, cultural roots mark Mr. Thai Bistro

Katherine Clements calls her family’s Thai restaurant “nothing special.”

Mr. Thai Bistro’s unassuming storefront, in a strip mall on the corner of Warner and Cooper roads, is in line with Clements’ modesty. But inside, customers will find a place that upholds valued traditions.

Gilbert Town Council tables changes to meeting procedures

Gilbert Town Council tabled a series of code changes to the rules of order and procedure for council meetings after some strenuous objections from members of the public and some council members.


Here are 5 businesses that have recently opened in Chandler

BlackSheep Wine Bar & Merchant opened in July in downtown Chandler. The business is located at 98 S. San Marcos Place and offers an array of options on its menu as well as an extensive wine list and a variety of cocktails.

Chandler, Hamilton high schools see rise in COVID-19 cases after first two weeks of school

Chandler USD updates its COVID-19 dashboard weekly and updated it for the first time this school year Aug. 3. Hamilton High School had the highest active case count with 32, followed by Chandler High School with 10 cases and Basha High School with five cases.

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