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

Plano approves $2.9M to close gap in Legacy-area recreational trail (Community Impact) October 9

Since Sandy Hook Shooting, Gun Restrictions Progress On State Level (NPR) October 7

Business/Economic Development

LegacyTexas CFO guides a bank past a key threshold and maybe into Houston (Dallas Business Journal) October 12

SunPower Installs 8.8 MW Solar Project at Toyota Motor Site (Stock Rants) October 12

The Amazon Effect: How big incentives can lure a giant (Dallas Business Journal) October 11

North Texas has eyes on the prize in Amazon's HQ2 lottery (Dallas Business Journal) October 11

How DFW stacks up with Amazon's criteria (Dallas Business Journal) October 11

How will the talent gap help or hurt North Texas in HQ2 pursuit? Let's run through the numbers (Dallas Business Journal) October 11

Predicting the Death of the Mall, One J.C. Penney at a Time (Bloomberg) October 11

Kobe Steel scandal hits Boeing, Toyota and Nissan (Dallas Business Journal) October 10

Courts Rule In Favor Of Blind and Deaf Man Who Sued Plano-Based Cinemark Theaters for Not Providing a Tactile Interpreter (KLUV-FM 98.7) October 9

Court: Movie theaters must accommodate deaf-blind patrons (Associated Press) October 7


21 DFW school districts rank among top 100 in Texas (Dallas Business Journal) October 11

Plano Talk

The Best Cities to Buy a Home Big Enough to Raise a Family (smartasset) October 12

Sentencing postponed for parents of sons involved with ISIS (Associated Press) October 12

Plano is the 19th Hardest-Working City in America - 2017 Edition ( October 11

FBI: Texas Parents Lied About Sons' ISIS Involvement (KTVT-TV CBS 11) October 11

After sons joined ISIS, Texas couple could face prison time for lying about their involvement (Newsweek) October 11

FBI: Texas parents lied about sons' involvement with IS (Fox News) October 11

FBI: Texas Parents Lied About Sons' Involvement With IS (New York Times) October 11

Texas brothers charged with going to fight for ISIS, parents plead guilty to lying for them (New York Daily News) October 11

Rover Dramaworks to Present SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE WEST END HORROR (Broadway World Dallas) October 11

FBI says men from Plano went to fight with ISIS and their parents lied about it (Dallas Morning News) October 10

Plano Profile 

Women in Business: A union of DFW's Most Powerful Female Leaders (October 9)

Hookline now open at the Boardwalk (October 9)

Del Frisco's hosts 4th annual 5K benefitting CitySquare (October 9)

Plano Magazine

State Fair-Inspired Foods in Plano (October 10)

Fishmonger's Seafood Café Moves to a New Location (October 10)

Tyler Perry Visits Plano (October 10)