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Free breakfast touts a day of giving Tuesday

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor A free meal can go a long way for charities in Arizona. Just ask Ben Humphries, who was chowing down...

Young Gilbert thespians help power ‘Annie Jr.’

By Colleen Sparks, GSN Staff Writer A small theater inside ImprovMANIA Comedy Club in downtown Chandler has been seeing a flurry of activity as nearly 40 children and teens chat, set up props, belt out...

Gilbert couple’s wedding inspired their new novel

By Cecilla Chan, GSN Managing Editor Gilbert residents Alan Simon and Erica Bianco Ellis married last year in Positano, Italy, on the 10th anniversary of their first date. That trip led to a collaborative novel by...

2 Gilbert women put cancer stories on stage

By Cecilla Chan, GSN Managing Editor Crystal Reidy may have won her battle with breast cancer but for the Gilbert mother, it’s not over. The 42-year-old has taken her new lease on life by supporting other...

LA Fitness opening state-of-the-art gym in Gilbert

GSN News Staff In an industry where the proliferation of gyms has ignited intense competition, LA Fitness has come up with a new concept and chosen Gilbert to introduce it. An operator of 44 clubs in...

Roving artist highlights season’s last Art Walk

By srianthi perera, GSN Contributor   Touring musician Able Thought of Brooklyn, New York, exhibits his unique spin on creativity during springtime in Gilbert. Thought incorporates his black-and-white photography on vintage vinyl records to create his art. He...

Campo Verde High cheer teams score big in Nationals

GSN NEWS STAFF   Campo Verde High School has something to cheer about. Actually, the members of the school’s varsity and JV cheer teams have a lot to celebrate after coming home from the USA Nationals with...

Gilbert announces tough e-scooter regulations

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor   Companies that rent motorized play vehicles such as electric scooters will now have to play by the rules   if they want to do business in Gilbert. Town Council last week...

Overall, Gilbert’s school spending gets good grades

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor   When it comes to efficient use of public dollars, Gilbert’s two high-performing school districts got dinged by the state Auditor General – one for its administration costs and the...

Transport service changing for Gilbert seniors, disabled

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor Gilbert senior citizens who want to continue using Valley Metro’s low-cost taxi service will have until June to prove they have a disability that prevents them from using a...