Plano In the News

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

City of Plano

Another designation delay for Dell (Plano Star Courier) December 13

Plano City Council delays decision on contaminated groundwater underneath NTT Data property in south Plano (Community Impact) December 11

Plano Holding Meeting on Toxic Chemicals in Groundwater (KTVT-TV CBS 11) December 11

Marine Veteran in Dress Blues Chases Shoplifting Suspect KXAS-TV NBC 5) December 11

City Of Plano Names 'BEST Neighborhoods' ( December 11

1 Adult, 2 Children Dead After Crash On US 75 In Plano (MSN) December 9

Denison children die in Plano crash (KTEN-TV) December 9

How safe is your city? This North Texas suburb is one of most secure (Dallas Business Journal) December 8

Business/Economic Development

DFW plays it cool while others lobby Amazon HQ2 decision-makers (Dallas Business Journal) December 15

Medical City Plano completes $10.3M renovation project (Community Impact) December 14

Investor lands $45M loan through Fannie Mae for biggest real estate deal yet in Texas (Dallas Business Journal) December 14

No Ocean Needed To Hang Ten At City Surf Fitness In Plano (KTVT-TV CBS 11) December 13

Plano, Highland Village and Lewisville Charming Charlie locations to remain open despite business filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection (Community Impact) December 13

Kroger at Preston and Park to close in January (Community Impact) December 12

John Tesar Is Hosting Another Fancy Christmas Eve Dinner, and Only 20 People Can Get In (Dallas Observer) December 12

Toyota Financial Announces Executive Leadership Appointments (Auto Dealer Today) December 12

Toyota marketing key to multicultural appeal (Automotive News) December 11

Executive Changes at Toyota North America (The Auto Channel) December 8


PISD discusses voting, dual credits and district performance, Tuesday (Plano Star Courier) December 14

New stadium scoreboards plus 2 other takeaways from Tuesday's PISD board of trustees meeting (Community Impact) December 12

Plano Talk

Anti-LGBTQ judicial nominee will not be confirmed following months of opposition from HRC (LGBT Weekly) December 14

Plano 5th "Least Needy" city (TruVista) December 13

A Christmas Cycle: PBA builds bicycles for another year (Plano Star Courier) December 10

ICYMI: Willow Bend Center of the Arts finally opens (Plano Star Courier) December 9

Plano Profile 

Plano Metropolitan Ballet presents Sleeping Beauty (December 12)

Willow Bend Center for the Arts is Open (December 11)

Plano Profile's December Cover Party at Princi Italia (December 11)

Celebrate the holiday season with The Mistletoe from Mi Dia (December 9)

Plano Magazine

Urban Seafood Co. Coming to Downtown Plano in 2018 (December 12)

Willow Bend Center of the Arts Grand Opening (December 11)

Plano man, 75, finishes 42nd straight Dallas Marathon (WFAA-TV News 8) December 10