Plano In the News

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

City of Plano

Plano's Oldest Home Up for Bid Again (KXAS-TV NBC 5) May 10

Plano PD: 'Just be in your kid's lives' - Messaging apps connect residents across the globe (Plano Star Couier) May 9

Navy vet accuses white bouncers of racist attack in strip club (New York Post) May 9

DA seeks death penalty for Richardson officer shooting suspect (Plano Star Courier) May 8

Plano project developer goes back to the drawing board with Campus at Legacy West (Dallas Morning News) May 8

Dreien Opportunity Partners Withdraws Multifamily Plans at Campus at Legacy West (D Magazine) May 8

He was gunned down in his garage with 'no clear motive.' Plano police release video in appeal for help (Dallas Morning News) May 7

Plano Police Hoping for New Leads in Man's Cold Case Murder (KXAS-TV NBC 5) May 7

6 months later, Plano man's killing remains a mystery (WFAA-TV News 8) May 7

Surveillance video could help solve Plano murder (KDFW-TV Fox 4) May 7

Developer to withdraw request for apartments near Plano's J.C. Penney headquarters (Community Impact) May 7

Report: Developer Sam Ware to withdraw request for apartments near Legacy West (Dallas Business Journal) May 7

Collin Co. Leaders Eye $750 Million Transportation Bond (KXAS-TV NBC 5) May 7

Six Months Later, No Leads in Plano Murder Mystery (KXAS-TV NBC 5) May 4

Business/Economic Development

Tyler Technologies Names H. Lynn Moore Jr. as CEO ( May 11

Children's Health Plano hospital celebrates opening of new specialty center on Preston Road at event Thursday (Community Impact) May 10

TreeHouse: Going beyond net-zero ( May 10

Toyota executive talks self-driving cars (Dallas Morning News) May 10

'War for Talent' Drives CRE Activity in Dallas-Fort Worth (Commercial Property Executive) May 10

17 Dallas-Fort Worth companies land on Forbes' list of best employers (CultureMap Dallas) May 9

A Gamer's Paradise (D CEO Magazine) May 9

Cinemark: 1Q Earnings Snapshot (CNBC) May 9

North Texas tops Forbes' best cities for jobs (Dallas Business Journal) May 8

Dallas Named America's Best City for Jobs for Second Year in a Row by Forbes (KERA News) May 7

Here's why Dallas is (still) the best city for jobs, according to Forbes (WFAA-TV News 8) May 7

JC Penney taps its internal creative team for new Shaq campaign (Bloglikes) May 4

Ballard Designs, a popular home furnishings catalog, is the latest new brand to open Texas stores (Dallas Morning News) May 4


Plano ISD prepares to offer more dual credit courses, technical training (Community Impact) May 8

Plano Talk

Kids can go cray-cray at Plano's Crayola Experience (Guide Live Dallas Morning News) May 10

What To Do This Weekend: Lunch in the Garden, Dinner on the Farm and a Wine Walk (Dallas Observer) May 9

More Black People Are Snatching Wigs On Racist Retail and Restaurant Incidents ( May 9

More People of Color Speak Out About Racial Profiling Incidents (Black Newszone) May 9

What Devils' Blake Coleman wants to build on next season (Daily Record) May 9

All About Log Rolling, the Unique Sport That's Much Tougher Than It Looks (SELF) May 8

Summer Fashion Trends from The Shops at Legacy (KDFW-TV Fox 4, Epoch Times) May 7

Proposal to arm teachers remains a flashpoint for Trump criticism (UPI) May 6

First-time homeowner returns to childhood community (Plano Star Courier) May 4

Plano Profile 

Meet Darren McGrady, former chef for Princess Diana and Princes William and Harry (May 10)

Announcing the North Texas Performing Arts Academy (May 10)

A look inside My Possibilities Campus for High Learning (May 9)

DART + Bike to Work Day on May 18 (May 8)

New $107 million patient tower for Medical City Plano (May 2)

Plano Magazine

Top 50 Realtors in Plano in 2017 (May 8)

Made in Plano: Innerglow Art (May 8)

Afternoon Tea | A Mother's Day Tradition (May 8)