Plano In the News

Below are recent new stories that feature or include the City of Plano. For additional past coverage, please email Steve Stoler, Director of Media.



City of Plano


Drivers Wanted: PISD aims to combat low employee pool (Plano Star Courier) January 11

Mom of Plano teen killed in Irving drug deal hopes others will learn from his mistake (Dallas Morning News) January 10

A Peek Inside Plano's New Indoor Pool (Good Morning Texas, WFAA-TV) January 9

Plano begins parks & rec 50th anniversary at Monday's meeting (Plano Star Courier) January 9

City Council (Plano Star Courier) January 9

Richardson ISD teacher arrested for child porn (KDFW-TV Fox 4) January 9

Lake Highlands HS teacher arrested for child pornography (KDAF-TV CW 33) January 9

Richardson ISD Schoolteacher Arrested On Child Porn Charges (KTVT-TV CBS 11) January 9

Lake Highlands HS English teacher arrested for child porn (WFAA-TV News 8) January 9

Lake Highlands English Teacher Arrested, Admits to Possessing Child Porn, Police Say (KXAS-TV NBC 5) January 9

Allen resident, Richardson teacher arrested for child pornography (Plano Star Courier) January 9

Plano clears way for 4-story hotel south of downtown, approves Legacy pedestrian bridge design (Community Impact) January 8

Hotel in downtown Plano and Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations: 3 things to know this week in Plano, Jan. 8-13 (Community Impact) January 8

Rollover accident leaves driver with minor injuries (Plano Star Courier) January 8

Teen's Laptop Stolen from Plano McDonald's; Suspect On Camera (KTVT-TV CBS 11) January 8


Business/Economic Development


Pizza Hut, Toyota partner on future of pizza delivery (Food Business News) January 11

Cinemark West Plano and XD completes renovations (Community Impact) January 11

Legacy Food Hall A Dining Destination in North Texas (KXAS-TV NBC 5) January 9

Consumer Electronics Show Gives Peek at Coming Technology (KXAS-TV NBC 5) January 9

Amazon's Alexa Coming to Select Toyota, Lexus Models This Year (KXAS-TV NBC 5) January 9

J.C. Penney, other retailers battle winter storms (Dallas Business Journal) January 9

Alliance Data, Ikea partner on credit cards (Furniture Today) January 9

Wild Mirchi Indian Grill celebrates 1-year anniversary (Community Impact) January 9

Driverless delivery? Pizza Hut named as partner in Toyota concept vehicle (Dallas Business Journal) January 8

2 Plano Businesses Could Change the Way You Get Pizza (KTVT-TV CBS 11) January 8

Pizza Hut Working With Toyota to Test Driverless Pizza Delivery (KXAS-TV NBC 5) January 8

Pizza Hut working with Toyota to test driverless pizza delivery (Dallas Morning News) January 8

Betting site once again gives Dallas long odds on landing Amazon HQ2 (Dallas Business Journal) January 8

Victoria's Secret and Pink store to open at Legacy West in Plano (Community Impact) January 8

Texas' Hottest New Restaurant Mecca Lands its First Brewpub (Beer Infinity) January 7

Dallas brewpub Union Bear catches second wind at Plano food park (Dallas CultureMap) January 5

Education

Drivers Wanted (Plano Star Courier) January 10


Plano Talk
Plano legend honored for career of public service and MLK presentation (North Dallas Gazette) January 11

MLK Day Celebrations across North Texas (North Dallas Gazette) January 11

A 'Texit' for Theatre Britain (americantheatre.org) January 10
Youth of the Year: Plano teen talks character and community at the Boys and Girls Club (Plano Star Courier) January 9

Phillip Huffines, Angela Paxton square off in bid for state Senate seat based in Collin County (Dallas Morning News) January 9

Homecoming queen: Community kindness helps rebuild Douglass home (Plano Star Courier) January 8

Influenza on the rise in North Texas (Community Impact) January 8

Plano chamber hosts March 2018 candidate meetings (Plano Star Courier) January 8


Plano Profile

Texan Melts grilled sandwiches opens at CityLine (January 11)

Fig + Goat is the charcuterie board of your dreams (January 11)

Plano-area candidates for state offices talk school funding, toll roads at chamber-held forum (Community Impact) January 11

Maestro: Yong-Ha Jung is a musical genius (January 10)


Plano Magazine

WOW Donuts and Drips (January 10)

Plano Parks and Recreation to Celebrate 50th Anniversary with Yearlong Celebration (January 9)

Haywire (January 9)

Top Five Free Things to Do at Your Plano Public Library this January (January 8)

14 Anticipated Plano Restaurant Openings in 2018 (January 8)

Collin County Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration 2018 (January 8)