Opinion

The oldest battle in the Valley: East side vs. west side
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The oldest battle in the Valley: East side vs. west side

February 9th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
By David Leibowitz Let us speak openly and honestly for a minute about a time-honored Valley conflict, one that stirs 5 million residents’ deepest emotions. It’s a fight not often discussed and yet we all have our...
On Stage for February
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On Stage for February

February 9th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
On stage venue index CCA—Chandler Center for the Arts 250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler Tickets: 480-782-2680, chandlercenter.org HCPA—Higley Center for the Performing Arts 4132 E. Pecos Rd., Gilbert Tickets: 480-279-7194,...
Harken to the ‘50s and ‘60s with Hale’s Wonderettes
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Harken to the ‘50s and ‘60s with Hale’s Wonderettes

February 8th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
The Marvelous Wonderettes, featuring toe-tapping songs from the 1950s and 1960s, is showing at Hale Centre Theatre in Gilbert through April 18. The smash off-Broadway hit takes viewers to 1958, when a so-called “girl group”...
Gilbert High School Girl Scout installs monofilament receptacles at town lakes
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Gilbert High School Girl Scout installs monofilament receptacles at town lakes

February 8th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
Kaitlyn M. Janssen, a junior at Gilbert High School, is just adding the finishing touches to a project that will qualify for a Girl Scout Gold Award. Janssen has installed monofilament receptacles to place unwanted fishing line...
Gilbert man’s desk laps up attention
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Gilbert man’s desk laps up attention

February 8th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
By Shelley Gillespie David Stuebe had an idea at Christmas 2013 and is now busily putting it on people’s laps. The Gilbert man wanted a desk for his laptop computer, but all of the ones he saw were heavy and poorly constructed....
Warm and inviting, Biscuits in Gilbert a great place for a leisurely brunch
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Warm and inviting, Biscuits in Gilbert a great place for a leisurely brunch

February 8th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
By Kathy Kerby If you are looking for a homespun place to enjoy breakfast or lunch, look no further than Biscuits on N. Gilbert Road, located just west of Sam’s Club. The owner, Lloyd Melton, has three locations (the other two...
Charter school at 202/Higley wins narrow approval by council
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Charter school at 202/Higley wins narrow approval by council

February 8th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
Site better suited for office complex, opponents say By Jim Walsh Gilbert resident Phil Alibrandi doesn’t believe that a charter school belongs on a prime piece of real estate near the Loop 202/Santan Freeway at Higley Road, a...
Thousands of people #chooseGilbert for its low crime rate, family amenities
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Thousands of people #chooseGilbert for its low crime rate, family amenities

February 8th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
By Srianthi Perera More than 240,000 people choose to hang their hats in Gilbert. A wise decision, apparently. Awards and accolades continue to pour in: Gilbert has been deemed the second safest U.S. city, the best city to raise...
ASU faculty associate to teach communications in Bali
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ASU faculty associate to teach communications in Bali

February 7th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
By Srianthi Perera Dan Fellner will spend February and March in Bali, Indonesia, which, he says, is a good chunk of time to immerse in a foreign culture. Fellner, a faculty associate in the College of Integrative Sciences and...