Neighbors

Gilbert’s new superintendent starts role this month
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Gilbert’s new superintendent starts role this month

October 4th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
By Srianthi Perera Shane McCord, assistant superintendent of Mesa Public Schools and a former employee of Gilbert Public Schools, has assumed the role of superintendent at GPS. His employment contract began October 2 and ends...
Welcome Home Veterans Park project gets underway
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Welcome Home Veterans Park project gets underway

October 2nd, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
By Srianthi Perera An inspirational Arizona landmark will soon begin to take shape in Gilbert. The Welcome Home Veterans Park, anchored by an 80 percent scale of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C., is due to start...
Far from the bustling crowd, JC’s Steakhouse delivers
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Far from the bustling crowd, JC’s Steakhouse delivers

September 3rd, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
By Kenneth LaFave Two miles south of the busy strip of crowded restaurants on Gilbert Road is a quiet, spacious place. Many of the crowded restaurants give people what they think they want. The quiet place gives people what many...
Nando’s makes the neighborhood great
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Nando’s makes the neighborhood great

August 2nd, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
By Becky Bracken Like good schools and filled potholes, the quality of an Arizona neighborhood can be measured by its proximity to a delicious local Mexican food restaurant. Burgers are good and hole-in-the-wall bars are fine for...
Mother-daughter business team helps people get organized
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Mother-daughter business team helps people get organized

July 18th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Getting organized can be an emotional roller coaster for people as they struggle to decide what longtime possessions to keep and which ones to throw away or donate. Recruiting the help of Erika Gentner and Kerry...
Passion for food motivated innovative Grubstak owner
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Passion for food motivated innovative Grubstak owner

July 12th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Colton Grubb knew when he stepped foot into his new Heritage District restaurant, Grubstak, that he made the right business decision. “Walking in and seeing the lights turned on, and the first few...
Gilbert artisan’s personalized jewelry fills a niche
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Gilbert artisan’s personalized jewelry fills a niche

July 9th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
By Hailey Mensik Most mornings after Shannon Clark gets her children ready for school and takes her youngest to day care, she comes home and gets right back to work. Inside her Gilbert home, her office is just a tiny room filled...
East Valley mom and son veterans graduate together as engineers
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East Valley mom and son veterans graduate together as engineers

June 7th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
Like mother, like son. Mesa resident Barb Blanchard and her son Rodney Buller, who lives in Gilbert, followed the same path to degrees last week from Arizona State University. Both earned degrees from ASU’s Ira Fulton Schools...
Gym owner competes for a mixed martial arts world title
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Gym owner competes for a mixed martial arts world title

June 6th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
Longtime Gilbert resident Ryan Bader will be competing for a mixed martial arts world title on June 24 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. To prepare for the Bellator 180 Light Heavyweight fight, Bader, 33, has been...
Shea Homes in Gilbert has opened The Reserves
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Shea Homes in Gilbert has opened The Reserves

June 5th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
The Reserves, a gated enclave by Shea Homes in Gilbert, is open for sales. About 400 people have toured the models of the housing development, located on Val Vista Drive just south of Riggs Road, since its grand opening on May 6,...