Welcome to the city of Chandler in Maricopa County Arizona. Chandler is in the Phoenix Metropolitan area, next to Tempe, Gilbert and Mesa. The city was founded in 1912 and incorporated in 1920. The city is governed by a Council-Manager form of government, where policy-making and administration are separate. The city government provides basic services, including fire and police services. Furthermore, the city has grown rapidly over the last fifty years. Chandler grew from 9,531 in 1960 to 254,855 in 2010. Also, Chandler is blessed with sunshine and clear sky’s almost year round. Transportation in Chandler is made easier by the 202, the Santan Freeway, which was completed in 2006. Other major roads include the 101 (Price Freeway), Interstate 10 and Arizona Ave. As well, Chandler has an area code of (480) and a range of zip codes from 85224-85249. More information about Chandler Arizona can be found in the info category. Welcome to Chandler and stay cool.
Baseball is back! Go out and catch a game before they leave. Spring training ends April 4th, have fun!
Tonight, February, 22, 2012 the republican nominees will debate in Mesa, Arizona. Mitt Romney or Rick Santorum? The question will be answered soon. The Arizona and Michigan primary will be held Tuesday, February, 28. As well, Super Tuesday (10 states vote) will take place a week later. After that the picture should become more clear.
Black History month is celebrated annually in February through out the United States and Canada. So go out in your community and celebrate the freedom we have.
Tomorrow is 11/11/11 but more importantly it’s Veterans Day. So, go out and support the troops. Happy Veterans Day.
Mark Goudeau, the “Baseline Killer” was found guilty of nine murders on Monday, October 31, 2011. He killed eight women and one man, each with a gun shot to the head. Prosecutors accused the 47 year old Goudeau of attacking 33 people during a 13-month span. The spree started in August 2005 and endedwith his capture in September 2006. Goudeau has yet to be sentenced, lucky for him because the prosecution is seeking the death penalty.
Yesterday, the Phoenix metropolitan area won the bid for the 2015 Super Bowl. The University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale will host the game. Phoenix last hosted the Super Bowl in 2008 when the Giants upset the Patriots. The NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said, “We are thrilled to be back in Arizona.” The whole Phoenix area should be thrilled to have the Super Bowl back because of not just the game but the economic implications of the whole week leading up to the Super Bowl. Let’s Go Arizona Cardinals to Super Bowl 2015!