East Germann Road widening nears completion in Gilbert; Kura Sushi opens in Chandler and more top area news

Germann Road is being widened near Lindsay Road to accommodate additional traffic when a new Lindsay Road interchange opens laster this year. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Germann Road is being widened near Lindsay Road to accommodate additional traffic when a new Lindsay Road interchange opens laster this year. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Germann Road is being widened near Lindsay Road to accommodate additional traffic when a new Lindsay Road interchange opens laster this year. (Courtesy Fotolia)

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

Gilbert

East Germann Road widening approaching completion


The project to widen East Germann Road to six lanes is scheduled to reach its completion in January.

Chandler



Kura Sushi opens in Chandler


The restaurant features a revolving sushi bar, made-to-order requests and authentic Japanese dishes.

Woman-owned Skin Script moving headquarters to Chandler

Skin Script, a company that manufactures corrective skin care products, is relocating its headquarters to a facility in Chandler.

Commitment to family, customer service at the heart of Tom's BBQ

Brenda Ryan has worked in the family business nearly her entire life. She started filling condiments when she was 12 at her dad’s restaurant in Chicago. Now, she owns and runs a restaurant with her father’s namesake—Tom’s BBQ—in Chandler.

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors elects new chair

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors elected Supervisor Bill Gates as chair at its first meeting of the year, according to a news release from Maricopa County.

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