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Gilbert photographer grows her business and activism

By srianthi perera, GSN Contributor “Capturing your present, creating your future,” is Gilbert photographer Elaine Kessler’s photo motto. It also fits her own life. Kessler’s present is...

Discount Tire forges partnerships with Gilbert high schools

by Christina Fuoco-Karasinski, GSN Staff Writer Discount Tire is encouraging Gilbert high school students to start their working careers at its stores while they’re still...

Gilbert, Mesa hospital options keep growing

By Jason Stone, Staff Writer Dignity Health is eager to show off its new hospital in east Mesa. Now if it could just get the word...

News

Panel gives nod to 165-home development

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor A developer wants to build 165 single-family homes on 40 acres of former farm land at the southeast corner...

Momentum growing in EV to stem teen suicides

By JIM WALSH, GSN Staff Writer A group of social workers, counselors and teachers are moving to form an East Valley suicide prevention coalition in...

Father figures help out at Power Ranch Elementary

By Quintin Bingham, GSN Guest Writer The only thing better than visiting dad at work is bringing dad to school – at least in the...

Neighbors

Gilbert contractor faces sentencing for stiffing homeowners

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor An unlicensed Gilbert contractor who did shoddy work or walked off the job after taking homeowners’ money faces sentencing...

Council approves higher water bills

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor Gilbert residents will soon be paying more money every time they flush the toilet or drink a glass of...

Gilbert woman wants her near-death experience to help others

By Srianthi Perera, GSN Contributor As a child growing up in New York City, Joy Sackstein said she was frequently visited by “other beings” who...