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

Towing dangers: Plano fire truck protects operator from being struck by vehicle (WFAA-TV News 8) November 14

3 Arrested, Suspected of Targeting Asian American Households (KXAS-TV NBC 5) November 13

Late Night Apartment Fire Forces Plano Resident Out Into The Freezing Weather (KTVT-TV CBS 11) November 12

Fire Forces Plano Apartment Residents Into the Cold (KRLD-AM 1080) November 12

No one hurt in Plano apartment complex fire (KDFW-TV Fox 4) November 12

Fire Forces Dozens From Plano Apartments Overnight (KXAS-TV NBC 5) November 12

Dozens of people displaced after Plano apartment fire (Dallas Morning News) November 12

Plano City Council creates committee to re-examine city's comprehensive development plan (Community Impact) November 11

Plano podiatrist arrested on possession of child pornography charge (WFAA-TV News 8) November 11

Plano overnight warming station opens for first night of season (Community Impact) November 11

Affordable housing forum set in Plano (Plano Star Courier) November 11

Business/Economic Development

Former 'dollar theater' in Plano transformed into first-run moviehouse - in time for 'Frozen 2' and 'Star Wars' (Dallas Morning News) November 14

Cinemark reopens movie theater in central Plano (Community Impact) November 14

JPMorgan Chase Becomes Largest Employer of Paul Quinn College Urban Work College in Plano (D Magazine) November 14

Plano homebuilder takes aim at industry giants Pulte, D.R. Horton, Lennar at entry level (Dallas Business Journal) November 14

Surviving Retail's Apocalypse: Plano's Neighborhood Goods Thrives, Raises $11 Million for Expansion (Dallas Observer) November 14

Coffee Company NuZee Files for $12M Initial Public Offering (Dallas Innovates) November 14

Healthcare Realty Trust Acquires Plano Medical Pavilion ( November 13

Paul Quinn, JP Morgan partner on work college (Forth Worth Business) November 13

California coffee company moves its corporate headquarters to North Texas (Dallas Business Journal) November 13

An innovative approach to compaction (Waste Today Magazine) November 12

Republic Services emphasizes importance of reducing contamination for America Recycles Day (Waste Today Magazine) November 12

DFW tech firm moving HQ to Frisco from Plano as it hunts for talent (Dallas Business Journal) November 11 

Ed Butowsky's investment firm forms Plano-based broker-dealer organization (Dallas Business Journal) November 11

Sam Moon Group extends its reach from retail to luxury hotels (Dallas Morning News) November 9


Plano ISD Education Foundation awards grants to teachers across the district (Community Impact) November 12

Plano Talk

North Texas dog-friendly theater serves unlimited wine and movies (Houston Chronicle) November 11

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Celebrates 135 Years (KXAS-TV NBC 5) November 10

Local Profile

Medical City Plano recertified as Comprehensive Stroke Center (November 14)

Cut It Out trains salon professionals to spot domestic abuse (November 14)

Plano Magazine

Mallow Box Opening at The Shops at Willow Bend (November 14)

Newly Renovated Cinemark Central Plano Opens Thursday (November 13)

Our Favorite Locally Owned Wine Shops in Plano (November 13)

Paul Quinn's Urban Work College Model Pairs Students with Plano Employers (November 13)

Plano ISD Teachers Surprised with $125,000 in Grants (November 13)

Collin County VALOR Program (November 10)