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.
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City of Plano

After sewage overflows in 2018, Plano officials have few short-term preventative options (Community Impact) October 11

Plano Aims for Excellence (U.S. News & World Report) October 11

Plano Phantoms (Plano Star Courier) October 11

Plano officer named finalist for national award (KDFW-TV Fox 4) October 10

Plano officer named finalist for "Officer of the Year" (Plano Star Courier) October 10

WaterSense Recognizes 2018 Partners of the Year (HVAC & Plumbing Product News) October 10

Plano dumps wastewater in White Rock Creek again (Advocate) October 10

Three more Plano mosquito traps test positive for West Nile; areas to be sprayed Oct. 11 (Community Impact) October 10

100,000 gallons of sewage spills into White Rock Creek (KDFW-TV Fox 4) October 10

More Raw Sewage is Flowing into White Rock Lake (WBAP-AM 820) October 10

Plano reports sewage overflow from heavy rains (Plano Star Courier) October 10

North Texans Welcome Proposed Deck Park Plans in Plano (WBAP-AM 820) October 10

Sewer Overflow in Plano Spilling Into White Rock Creek (KXAS-TV NBC 5) October 9

100,000 gallons of sewer wastewater spills into White Rock Creek in Plano (Dallas Morning News) October 9

Plano approves master plan outlining expansion, renovation of parks, trails (Community Impact) October 9

Plano City Council approves Parks Master Plan (Plano Star Courier) October 9

Plano's water rate increase lower than expected (Plano Star Courier) October 9

Interfaith community offers homeless shelter in case of freezing weather (Plano Star Courier) October 9

Is a Deck Park over the Dallas North Tollway in Plano's Future? (KXAS-TV NBC 5) October 8

Plano Families First Fall Fair attracts over 5,000 for inaugural festival (Plano Star Courier) October 8

No Small Thing: Rethinking Overdue Library Fines (Alternet) October 6

EPA honors leaders for water-saving innovation (Irrigation & Green Industry) October 5

Business/Economic Development

Leading Fast Casual Seafood Franchise Continues Accelerating Texas Growth (Franchising USA) October 12

World Ventures Expands to Mexico (Perspective Magazine) October 11

Another company is moving its headquarters from Plano to Frisco (Dallas Business Journal) October 10

Frisco scores another headquarters move to Hall Park on the tollway (Dallas Morning News) October 9

Dutch technology company opening first U.S. office in North Texas (Dallas Business Journal) October 9

Meet the Women Of Pizza Hut, Part One (Forbes) October 9

'They're going to change the game:' Boeing calls supplier meeting to reveal new terms for all future interiors work (Dallas Business Journal) October 8

Why this DFW company is steering toward conscious capitalism (Dallas Business Journal) October 8

Sagging sales, increased wages among the challenges facing Zoes Kitchen's new owner (Dallas Business Journal) October 8

Toyota recalling 168,000 Tundra, Sequoia, Avalon vehicles for airbag issue (MotorwayAmerica) October 6

13 Pioneering DFW Projects in LEED (Dallas Innovates) October 5


Explore North Texas' top public high schools (Dallas Business Journal) October 12

Collin College kicks off human trafficking speaker series (Plano Star Courier) October 11

PISD calls community to name new Fine Arts Center (Plano Star Courier) October 6

Plano Profile

Plano plans to clone Klyde Warren with deck park over Dallas North Tollway (October 10)

Powerful women unite at Plano Profile's 17th annual Women in Business Summit (October 10)

Neighborhood Goods to open in Legacy West (October 10)

Plano Community Band: Free family fun! (October 9)

Artist Joshua King, leader of the Downtown Plano Mural Project, talks about the future of art (October 8)

Love at first bite: The District at Willow Bend (October 5)

Meet Plano's Insta-famous triplets (October 5)

New fashion boutique, Apricot Lane, opens at The Shops at Legacy (October 5)

Plano Magazine

Little Hands Against Poverty (October 11)

Young Men's Service League's Wildcat Chapter Ultimate Gift 2018 (October 10)

Kids Shouldn't Have Cancer Events Raise Over $270K for Pediatric Cancer Research (October 10)

The Shops at Willow Bend Celebrates the Opening of The District (October 9)

Ladies Who Geek (October 9)

People of Plano: Dr. Michele Miles (October 8)

Rodeo Goat Ice House Grand Opening in Plano (October 5)