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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City of Plano

Plano's High Point Tennis Center to undergo $5.5M renovation project (Community Impact) June 13

After a runoff uglier than any in Dallas, Plano's new split council is hardly its biggest problem (Dallas Morning News) June 12

Bao, Williams set for council (Plano Star Courier) June 11

To comply with new Texas law, Plano updates inspection fees for home remodels, multifamily construction (Community Impact) June 11

'It came out of the blue' Storm leaves thousands without power (Plano Star Courier) June 11

Abbott endorsement lifts pair to seats on Plano city council (Dallas Morning News) June 8

Texas is latest state to pump the brakes on red-light cameras (New York Times) June 8

Business/Economic Development

Can RFID take the drudgery out of taking inventory? Plano company is counting on it (Dallas Morning News) June 13

Turnaround in doubt for Plano-based Pizza Hut's largest franchise operator (Dallas Morning News) June 13

Plano cybersecurity company gets $40M in first outside investment, has valuation of $150M (Dallas Business Journal) June 12

Tofu restaurant opens in Plano featuring traditional Korean menu, bar (Community Impact) June 12

Outlaw Fitcamp coming to Park Boulevard in Plano in August (Community Impact) June 12

Dough Society Pizza closes Plano restaurant (Community Impact) June 11

Baylor Scott & White hospital becomes Plano's second Level I stroke center (Community Impact) June 10

Plano set to lose Fortune 500 HQ as Alliance Data Systems shifts to Ohio (Dallas Business Journal) June 10 

Plano digital banking firm Alkami raises another $55 million for growth (Dallas Morning News) June 10

Alliance Data Systems names new CEO, moves corporate HQ out of Plano (Dallas Morning News) June 8

Did JPMorgan Just Transfer An Entire IB Team To Texas? (longroom.com) June 7

Education

American Association of Community Colleges appoints Collin College provost to workforce commission (Community Impact) June 12

Gov. Greg Abbott signs $11.6 billion school finance measure into law (Community Impact) June 11

Plano Talk

Jack Graham on 30 Years at Prestonwood, SBC combating church sex abuse and female preachers (Q&A) (LongRoom News) June 12

Plano #1 city in America with the most working seniors (provisionliving.com) June 10

'Loose poop' closes Plano's Texas-shaped swimming pool for the day (Dallas Morning News) June 8

Plano's Historic Texas Pool Closed Saturday Due To Feces In Water (JTVT-TV CBS 11) June 8

Plano 10th best big city for retirement in America (Niche.com) June 7

Local Profile

Inaugural North Texas Film Festival to be held in Plano (June 13)

Collin Creek Mall to host "Building the Future" farewell event (June 11)

Plano Magazine

Collin Creek Mall Farewell Bash (June 12)

Original ChopShop Opening at Park & Preston (June 12)

Açaí and Alchemy (June 12)

WorkSuites Plano/Frisco (June 11)

Meet Dr. Kosztowski of Texas Back Institute (June 10)