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EV care home managers indicted in resident death

By kevin reagan GSN Staff Writer The managers of an assisted-living home in Chandler are facing criminal charges after a resident died last summer from heat exhaustion. Joseph and Lolita Somera were indicted by a grand jury...

Arizona safeguards against facial software

By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services A new federal court ruling — coupled with a provision in the state constitution — could give Arizonans new legal protections against the use of software by private firms that...

Chandler buys land in Gilbert for new school

By Kevin Reagan GSN Staff Writer The Chandler Unified School District will be spending $4.4 million on land in Gilbert to construct a new elementary school for a growing student population. Though enrollment rates are dropping in...

2 nonprofits band together to feed needy

By jim walsh GSN Staff Writer Homeless and other hungry, needy people may soon dine on perfectly good prepared meals that otherwise would have been thrown away. Mesa’s United Food Bank and Scottsdale’s Waste Not, both nonprofits,...

Gilbert lawyer earns award for leadership

GSN NEWS STAFF A Gilbert man who is the top legal executive for Gilbert-based Isagenix International has received a First Chair Award for his contributions to the legal community. Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel...

EV man going global with ‘Immigrant Orchestra’

By Srianthi Perera GSN Contributor Colin O’Donohoe seeks to unite people through the language of music. Recently, this mission took him from Tempe to Turkey. The Chandler man founded the Pangean Orchestra, or the “Immigrant Orchestra,” in...

100+ Women salute group that inspires hope

By LEANN LANDBERG & SUSAN BARLOW Guest Writers One in four girls and one in six boys will be sexually abused before the age of 18. Mental health, described by Crisis Response Network, is an “equal opportunity...

Gilbert kids abound in Limelight’s ‘Seussical Jr.’

GSN NEWS STAFF With only a week to go before Gilbert’s Limelight Performing Arts Theatre presents “Seussical Jr.,” Emma England admits, “The pressure’s on.” It’s not the usual pre-production jitters for the seasoned director, whose production...

Trump echoes Ducey’s gun-control measure

By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Calling it the best way to prevent mass shootings, Gov. Doug Ducey is renewing his bid to allow judges to take away guns of people believed to be a danger...

New strip mall coming to Gilbert intersection

GSN NEWS STAFF A 95,000-square-foot shopping center is coming to the heart of Gilbert, it was announced. Remington Nevada recently broke ground on 11 acres near the intersection of Gilbert and Warner roads, just north of...