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.

Recall Election

Plano council member Tom Harrison will not face recall election (KDAF-TV CW 33) August 15

Plano to cancel recall vote after official's anti-Islam post (Associated Press) August 15

The recall is off: Plano council member spared election after judge finds city operated under wrong charter (Dallas Morning News) August 14

Election canceled: Judge rules petition to recall Plano council member did not have enough signatures (Community Impact) August 14

Recall Election Of Plano Councilman Cancelled (KTVT-TV CBS 11) August 14

Plano City Councilman Who Shared Controversial Facebook Post Will Not Face Recall Election (KXAS-TV NBC 5) August 14

BREAKING: Councilman Harrison's recall election knocked down by district judge (Plano Star Courier) August 15

Chris Krok: Plano Recall (WBAP-AM 820) August 15

Judge Rules Plano Recall Election Will Not Go Forward (WBAP-AM 820) August 14

City of Plano

'Don't Uptown Our Plano' is just one of The Angry Crowd's scare tactics that distorts the city's real story (Dallas Morning News) August 15

Transit agency postpones decision on future of Coit Road transit station (Community Impact) August 15

Plano council finds middle ground on 46.03 proposed tax rate (Plano Star Courier) August 15

Plano Police say that lottery call is a scam (KDAF-TV CW 33) August 15

Retired Officer Dedicates Retirement to Save Rescue Pets (KXAS-TV NBC 5) August 15

Warning Signs Pop Up at Plano Park After Venomous Snake Sightings (KXAS-TV NBC 5) August 14

Six Plano Firefighters Mark Milestone (KXAS-TV NBC 5) August 14

With fate of Collinwood House settled, Plano approves funding for Windhaven Meadows Park (Community Impact) August 13

Be aware: Copperhead bites prompt warning from city officials (Plano Star Courier) August 12

Q and A: City staff fields questions on 2018-19 city budget (Plano Star Courier) August 10

Town Hall (Plano Star Courier) August 10

Business/Economic Development

Gleneagles CC Completes $8.2M Improvement Project (Club and Resort Business) August 16

Lower revenues, profit send J.C. Penney shares tumbling below $2 (Dallas Business Journal) August 16

Penney posts bigger-than-expected loss, cuts outlook (Associated Press) August 16

DFW apartment construction ranks second-highest nationally (Dallas Business Journal) August 16

McDonald's will invest $448M in Texas to modernize 840 restaurants (Dallas Business Journal) August 14

With Legacy West almost done, Fehmi Karahan is ready for an even bigger deal in Frisco (Dallas Morning News) August 13

What Toyota's campus amenities say about the competitive world of employee perks in D-FW (Dallas Morning News) August 13 

CEO of Tyler Technologies sees opportunities for potential investments, acquisitions in his new post (Dallas Business Journal) August 13

New developer aiming to buy, revamp Plano's ailing Collin Creek Mall (WFAA-TV News 8) August 12

Luna de Noche's location on Preston Road in Plano closes (Community Impact) August 10

Education

Thousands of Plano students head back to school Monday (KDAF-TV CW 33) August 13

Students in Plano, other districts head back to school (KDFW-TV Fox 4) August 13

Plano ISD Students Go Back to School with Security Changes (KXAS-TV NBC 5) August 13

EpiPen Shortage Creating Stress For Parents Ahead Of Back To School (KTVT-TV CBS 11) August 10

Plano Profile

Cheryl "Action" Jackson, considers the true meaning of life (August 16)

Plano Magazine

Gleneagles Country Club in Plano Completes $8.2 Million Improvement Project (August 15)

#ChangeMakers in the Disabilities Community: Jeffrey Kribs (August 15)

Gluten-Free Dining in Plano (August 13)