Gilbert’s three riparian preserves provide an urban escape to nature
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Gilbert’s three riparian preserves provide an urban escape to nature

June 1st, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
Story and photos by BJ Alderman Early spring in the Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch in Gilbert, the air felt warm, despite the sun intermittently hiding behind puffy clouds. My companion and I sat quietly on a bench overlooking...
Superintendent Kishimoto  to say ‘aloha’ to Gilbert
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Superintendent Kishimoto to say ‘aloha’ to Gilbert

June 1st, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
By Srianthi Perera Three years after taking on the rancorous school board of Gilbert Public Schools and helping bring more cohesiveness, Dr. Christina Kishimoto is leaving her superintendent role. Three senior members of the...
GPS superintendent may leave for Hawaii position
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GPS superintendent may leave for Hawaii position

May 5th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
BY SRIANTHI PERERA Gilbert Public Schools Superintendent Christina Kishimoto is one of two finalists being considered for a top education position in Hawaii. Hawaii’s Board of Education confirmed that Kishimoto is in the...
Gilbert and Florence hospitals’ turnaround attracts national award
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Gilbert and Florence hospitals’ turnaround attracts national award

May 5th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
BY SRIANTHI PERERA With ailing financial health, Gilbert Hospital filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in early 2014. Following restructuring, the successful recovery of the town’s first full-service hospital has garnered national...
New Chandler gym offers fitness through basketball
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New Chandler gym offers fitness through basketball

May 5th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
BY MELODY BIRKETT A new gym that just opened in Chandler offers a fitness program like none other in the East Valley. “This is the first basketball-focused fitness center,” said Jay Bhakta, the Gilbert man who owns PickUp USA...
Teen overcomes childhood illnesses to participate in beauty pageant
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Teen overcomes childhood illnesses to participate in beauty pageant

May 5th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
BY SRIANTHI PERERA Every mother feels that her child is a miracle. But Diane Passafiume of Gilbert possibly has a bigger claim than most. Her daughter, Alyssa, a 17-year-old junior at Williams Field High School, was born with...
Town to open new portal to share data with residents
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Town to open new portal to share data with residents

May 5th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
BY SRIANTHI PERERA Following on the heels of Mesa, Tempe, Scottsdale and Glendale, Gilbert has been selected for a new national initiative that would help the town better share information, disperse data, inform local decision...
Five more GPS schools receive A+ ratings
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Five more GPS schools receive A+ ratings

May 5th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
BY SRIANTHI PERERAFive schools in the Gilbert Public Schools district and Eduprize School, Gilbert received “A+ School of Excellence” titles from the Arizona Educational Foundation recently. The GPS schools are Superstition...
27 Tips to Drive Up the Sale Price of Your Gilbert Home
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27 Tips to Drive Up the Sale Price of Your Gilbert Home

May 5th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
Gilbert – Because your home may well be your largest asset, selling it is probably one of the most important decisions you will make in your life. And once you have made that decision, you’ll want to sell your home for...
Casanova Bros. Pizza & Pasta
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Casanova Bros. Pizza & Pasta

April 1st, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
STORY & PHOTOS BY KATHY KERBY Casanova Bros. Pizza & Pasta opened in 2008 in Patterson Landing on the northeast corner of Val Vista Drive and Guadalupe Road in Gilbert. Mike and Tony Casanova have been so successful that...