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Longtime town resident assumes police chief role
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Longtime town resident assumes police chief role

June 5th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
Former Assistant Mesa Police Chief Mike Soelberg will replace longtime Chief Tim Dorn on June 5, but he jokes that he doesn’t need to go far to assume his new job. While Soelberg, 44, has worked for the Mesa Police for 22...
Gilbert teen keeps fighting after brain aneurysm
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Gilbert teen keeps fighting after brain aneurysm

June 4th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
By Melody Birkett Katie Solliday was a typical teenager with a bright future. She was captain of her school color guard team, had a 4.0 GPA, and had just been accepted to ASU’s Barrett Honors College’s biomedical engineering...
Uprooted Kitchen offers tasty fare, naturally
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Uprooted Kitchen offers tasty fare, naturally

June 3rd, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
Story and photos by Srianthi Perera Gilbert residents Erin and Chad Romanoff first experimented with their plant-based recipes in a food truck parked outside the Quonset Hut in Agritopia in 2012. Plant-based food (mostly vegan,...
Quail Park senior living facility coming to Morrison Ranch
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Quail Park senior living facility coming to Morrison Ranch

June 2nd, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
By Srianthi Perera Quail Park at Morrison Ranch in Gilbert had its groundbreaking during a warm spring afternoon recently. A small group of dignitaries, including Gilbert Town Council members, Chamber of Commerce representatives...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Clever Koi serves Asian inspired nifty eats
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Clever Koi serves Asian inspired nifty eats

March 15th, 2017 | by Gilbert Sun News
by Kathy Kerby Clever Koi is an Asian inspired kitchen featuring food from Thailand, Korea, China, Vietnam and Japan. This is the second location for owners Josh James, Nick Campisano and Jared Porter. According to general...