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

Judge sides with city over Plano Tomorrow comprehensive plan (WFAA-TV News 8) September 19

City wins latest round in Plano Tomorrow lawsuit, but plaintiffs plan to appeal (Dallas Morning News) September 19

Judge rules in favor of city in Plano Tomorrow lawsuit (Community Impact) September 19

Transit agency, Plano officials break ground on North Texas' 26-mile passenger rail project (Community Impact) September 19

2 arrested after an attempted ATM theft at Plano Sports Authority (WFAA-TV News 8) September 19

2 Arrested For Crashing Stolen Van Into Plano Sports Club To Steal ATM, Police Say (KTVT-TV CBS 11) September 19

Soapbox derby expected to affect Plano traffic routes (Plano Star Courier) September 19

5 transportation updates to know in Plano (Community Impact) September 17

Zoning change approved for historic First Baptist Plano land downtown (Community Impact) September 16

Fire Chief Sam Greif on TDIndustries podcast September 16


After upping security, Plano ISD moves to comply with new law (Community Impact) September 18

Plano ISD's Williams High School may see multi-million dollar renovations in coming years (Community Impact) September 17

Collin College marks highest enrollment in 35-year history (Community Impact) September 16

El Paso team travels to shooter's backyard for a game that brings unity, if not a Hollywood ending (Los Angeles Times) September 15

Business/Economic Development

JC Penney said to prep for debt talks ahead of holiday season (Bloomberg) September 19

Plano data shows more than a week longer length for homes on the market than previous year (Community Impact) September 19

Headed for the landfill: Demolition starts at Plano's Collin Creek Mall (Dallas Morning News) September 18

Major Toyota supplier looks to add high-tech employees after Plano expansion (Dallas Business Journal) September 18

Two more Plano office buildings sell - this time to Pennsylvania investor (Dallas Morning News) September 18

Fund manager affiliate snaps up 300,000 SF of Plano office space (Dallas Business Journal) September 18

Toyota to invest nearly $400M in San Antonio plant (Dallas Business Journal) September 18

DENSO opens R&D Center in Plano, Texas (Safe Car News) September 18

Yum promotes one executive, hires another - adding to its c-suite (Dallas Business Journal) September 18

Japanese Mobility Supplier DENSO Opens $1.3M R&D Center in Plano (Dallas Innovates) September 18

Plano-based Toyota invests $391 million in upgrades at San Antonio assembly plant (Dallas Morning News) September 17

Irving public company acquires Plano health analytics firm for over $35M (Dallas Business Journal) September 17

Plano Cinemark Legacy plans for renovations in 2020 (Community Impact) September 16

Pappas taps the Delta Blues for latest opening (Nation's Restaurant News) September 16

Good Problems to have (Site Selection Magazine) September, 2019

Plano Talk

Best (and Worst) Cities for Car Lovers - Plano #2 Best ( September 20

Collin County Couple Indicted in Sex Trafficking Ring (KTVT-TV CBS 11) September 19

The North Texas Film Festival and five other things to do around Plano this month (Community Impact) September 18

Plano #28 pet friendly city in the US ( September 17

O'Rourke in Plano: O'Rourke claims Trump has 'blood... on his hands' after El Paso mass shooting (Fox News) September 15

Local Profile

100s of female vets live on the streets of Collin County (September 16)

Collin County's diversion program moves veterans out of jail and into treatment (September 16)

Local Profile September 2019 cover party at ArtCentre Plano (September 16)

Plano Magazine

Made in Plano: Harry Kalenberg's POP Art (September 18)

Community Comes Together to Pack 100,000 Meals (September 18)

Salood Pairs Pediatric Patients with Local Makers (September 18)

Pappas Delta Blues Smokehouse (September 17)

InTouch Credit Union Plano Balloon Fest Celebrates 40 Years (September 16)

Meet Olympic Hopeful Claire Buhrfeind (September 16)

Battle of the Bras 2019