Plano In the News

Below are recent news stories that feature or include the City of Plano. For additional past coverage, please email Steve Stoler, Director of Media.
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Ed Drain Selected Police Chief

Plano Picks Amarillo Police Chief Ed Drain as New Police Chief (KTVT-TV CBS 11) January 8

Plano Selects New Police Chief (KXAS-TV NBC 5) January 8

Ed Drain accepts offer to leave Amarillo, become Plano police chief (Community Impact) January 8

Ed Drain selected Plano's new chief of police (Star Local Media) January 8

Plano named Ed Drain new Chief of Police (North Dallas Gazette) January 8

Drain accepts Plano Police Chief position; City Council to ratify Monday (KVII-TV Amarillo) January 8

Plano to instate Amarillo's Chief of Police as their own (KFDA-TV Amarillo) January 8

Chief Ed Drain accepts Plano Police Chief position (KAMR-TV Amarillo) January 8

Plano Names Lone Finalist for its Next Police Chief (WBAP-AM 820) January 8

Sole Finalist for Plano Position (The Amarillo Pioneer) January 7

Plano selects Amarillo Chief Ed Drain as lone finalist to lead city's police department (Community Impact) January 7

Plano Picks Amarillo Police Chief Ed Drain As Lone Finalist For Police Chief Position (KTVT-TV CBS 11) January 6

Amarillo's police chief may return to Plano (KFDA-TV Amarillo) January 6

Plano Names Lone Finalist for Police Chief (KXAS-TV NBC 5) January 6

Amarillo Police Chief named 'sole finalist' for Plano Police Chief position (KAMR-TV Amarillo) January 6

Amarillo Police Chief selected as sole finalist for same position in Plano (KVII-TV Amarillo) January 6

Other City Stories

Plano kicks off its first Rec Fest in conjunction with the It's Time Texas Community Challenge (Community Impact) January 9

Business/Economic Development

Insurance giant eyes new Plano office (Dallas Morning News) January 10

Plano firm says $428M acquisition will take longer amid regulatory scrutiny (Dallas Business Journal) January 10

Weak holiday sales at Kohl's, J.C. Penney spell more trouble for stores (Reuters) January 9

JC Penney says holiday same-store sales fell 7.5%, reaffirms outlook for the year (CNBC) January 9

IT People: Meet Toyota's Silendu Mohapatra (Dallas Innovates) January 9

The Winners of D CEO's and Dallas Innovates' Inaugural, 2020 Innovation Awards (D Magazine) January 8

U.S. Bid for Chinese Chipmaker's Parent Clears a Major Hurdle (Bloomberg Law) January 8

New Plano apartment project will be near Legacy business park (Dallas Morning News) January 7

The finance jobs where hiring will be hottest in 2020 (efinancial careers) January 7

Gaedeke Group Selects Gensler to Design Two Legacy West Office Tower in Plano (Rebusiness Online) January 7

Why a rise in homeowners associations is driving growth for this Plano firm (Dallas Business Journal) January 7

Yum! to acquire California restaurant company (Dallas Business Journal) January 6

Gensler to design new Legacy West high-rise (Dallas Morning News) January 6

LifeCare Health terminates 55 employees in anticipation of closing facility in Plano (Community Impact) January 4

Collin Creek Reference - Entertainment Offerings Help Malls Compete with E-Commerce (Shopping Center Business) January 3

Plano Talk

Plano is the 11th Best City in America to Work from Home - 2020 Edition (smartasset.com) January 7

Plano is the 12th best place in America to find a job (WalletHub.com) January 3

Plano Magazine

Get Fit at Plano's Rec Fest (January 8)

Hello, 2020 (January 7)

Anticipated Plano Restaurant Openings in 2020 (January 6)

Beyond Veggies Grill Opening in Plano (January 4)