Plano Media Center

The City of Plano‚Äôs Media Center is a central hub to serve our media and marketing partners.  Resources include the recent news, accolades, brand assets and easy to find contacts for news stories.  We welcome partnerships to further the awareness of Plano as a City of Excellence.

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City of Plano

Texas Connects Us: Czech Stop Bringing Its Kolaches Closer (KXAS-TV NBC 5) October 19

Fourth Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime for Assault Based on Victim's Sexual Orientation (Texas Police News) October 19

Don't let these Dallas North Tollway closures ruin your weekend (WFAA-TV News 8) October 17

Full closure of the Dallas North Tollway takes place Oct. 20-23 (Community Impact) October 17

Teams across North Texas get ready for annual Battle of the Badges softball tournament (Plano Star Courier) October 17

Legal Gambling? Private Poker Clubs Try Their Hand in North Texas (KXAS-TV NBC 5) October 17

Texas poker clubs hoping that state law won't make them fold (Associated Press) October 17

North Texas poker clubs gambling that state law, police won't make them fold (Dallas Morning News) October 16

City to spray west Plano neighborhood after human case of West Nile virus confirmed (Community Impact) October 16

Police arrest suspect after shots fired at Plano office building (KDFW-TV Fox 4) October 15

Suspect Arrested After Shooting Incident At Plano Office Building (KTVT-TV CBS 11) October 15

Suspect Arrested After Shots Fired at Plano Office Building (KXAS-TV NBC 5) October 15

Shots fired at Plano office building, suspect arrested (WFAA-TV News 8) October 15

Garland man arrested after shots fired at Plano office building (Dallas Morning News) October 15

Gunfire inside suburban Dallas building; man in custody (Fort Worth Star-Telegram) October 15

Saturday's Plano Pullooza to benefit Special Olympics athletes (Plano Star Courier) October 13

Plano International Festival (Dallas Observer) October 13

Business/Economic Development

This just in: DFW has officially submitted its bid for Amazon's HQ2 (Dallas Business Journal) October 19

DFW bombards Amazon with headquarters bid (Dallas Business Journal) October 19

Plano's Toyota North America sells former headquarters in California (Dallas Business Journal) October 19

Toyota recalling 310,000 Sienna vehicles for shift lever problem (Motorway America) October 19

Dallas-born Romano's Macaroni Grill files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy (Dallas Business Journal) October 19

Dallas/Plano/Irving are the Best Places for Green Jobs (smartasset) October 19

Diet soda makers sued over "misleading" ads (CBS News) October 19

The AT&T Foundry Is On a Mission: Business Transformation (Forbes) October 19

Deadline Day: Bidding to land Amazon's HQ2 comes to a close (Dallas Business Journal) October 18

It's official: Sale of Toyota's Torrance campus goes to Irvine real estate developer (Daily Breeze) October 18

Pizza Hut Hacked (Dallas Business Journal) October 17

Plano-Based Pizza Hut Notifies Customers of Security Breach (KXAS-TV NBC 5) October 17

Granite Properties serving up a food hall at Factory Six03 in Dallas' West End (Dallas Business Journal) October 16

Barnes & Noble Kitchen to offer beer, wine and food at Legacy West (Community Impact) October 15


Plano ISD mulls forming advisory council, work committee to discuss weighted GPA practices (Community Impact) October 17

Lock out lifted for Plano ISD schools (WFAA-TV News 8) October 16

Plano Talk

Plano #2 city where Americans work the hardest (Business Insider) October 16

Plano has earned a coveted place on's list of the Top 10 Best Places to Retire, 2017 ( October 16

Plano 49th best city for Vegans & Vegetarians ( October 16

Plano's Noesen Right at Home with Devils (Yahoo Sports) October 14

Plano Profile 

The Dish: Hub Streat's Elote Corn Dip (October 18)

Pink Ink: How tattoos help survivors of breast cancer heal (October 18)

Black-tie gala with Jake Owen supports children's advocacy (October 17)

Chef John Tesar's Knife at Willow Bend opens 2018 (October 16)

Plano Magazine

Dillas Partners with Minnie's Food Pantry to Alleviate Hunger in North Texas (October 18)

Plano Kitchen & Bar (October 17)

Neiman Marcus Reveals 2017 Fantasy Gifts (October 17)

Kenny's Restaurant Group Donates $10,000 to Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey Relief (October 16)

Inaugural Apparition Expedition (October 14)