Plano In the News

Below are recent news 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

Plano sets a vote that could repeal the master development plan that split the city (Dallas Morning News) July 11

Arrests made in series of robberies, assault in Plano neighborhood (WFAA-TV News 8) July 11

City to consider striking parts of Plano Tomorrow plan after reaching tentative deal in lawsuit (Community Impact) July 10

Hawk Story Has Happy Ending In Plano (KRLD-AM 1080) July 10

Accident closes lanes of PGBT (Plano Star Courier) July 10

Plano Gas Leak Expected to Last Through Rush Hour: Plano PD (KXAS-TV NBC 5) July 8

Gas leak closes several roads in Plano on Monday (Plano Star Courier) July 8

Plano Mayor Harry LaRosiliere Participated in Community Service Day to Focus on Volunteerism (goodlifefamily) July 8

Ramp, roadwork on 75 at tollway in Plano through July 20 (Collin County DFW Magazine) July 7

Ross Perot Dies

Remembering the Legacy of Ross Perot (Commercial Property Executive) July 10

H. Ross Perot Leaves Lasting Legacy in Plano (KXAS-TV NBC 5) July 9

H. Ross Perot, Politician, Businessman and Texan, Dies at 89 (KXAS-TV NBC 5) July 9

Ross Perot, self-made billionaire, patriot and philanthropist, dies at 89 (Dallas Morning News) July 9

H. Ross Perot, Texas billionaire and founder of Plano's former Electronic Data Systems, dies at 89 (Community Impact) July 9

Ross Perot's billion-dollar journey, from top salesman to business magnate (Fox Business) July 9

Texas billionaire, independent presidential candidate H. Ross Perot dies at 89 (Associated Press) July 9

Ross Perot, Billionaire Who Sought Presidency, Dies at 89 (Bloomberg) July 9

'Strong patriot.' Reactions to the death of H. Ross Perot (Houston Chronicle) July 9

Business/Economic Development

The 'World's First Dog-Friendly Movie Theater' in Plano is Opening a Coworking Space (Dallas Innovates) July 11

Republic Services' Plano, Texas, MRF Tackles Contamination Crisis (Waste 360) July 11

Coworking firm announces 53,000-square-foot office in Plano (Dallas Business Journal) July 10

Shared office firm WeWork adds third Plano location (Dallas Morning News) July 10

Luxe new Legacy West apartments are surrounded by everything you could want (CultureMap Dallas) July 10

Downtown Plano dessert restaurant pushes opening date to September (Community Impact) July 10

Coworking company snaps up North Dallas office space (Dallas Morning News) July 9

Ewing Subaru of Plano to relocate to Dallas Parkway (Community Impact) July 9

Children's Medical Center Plano Receives Epilepsy Designation (D Healthcare) July 8

Collin Creek Mall Redevelopment Construction Kickoff Party (goodlifefamily) July 8

Plano's Top 4 Breakfast and Brunch Spots (KTVT-TV CBS 11) July 8

Henry's Tavern closes location at The Shops at Legacy in Plano (Community Impact) July 8

Restaurants Unlimited declares bankruptcy (Restaurant Business) July 8

Need a passport fast? FedEx Office speeds it up with new service (USA Today) July 7

Education

Turning a college football field into a farm, how this man saved Paul Quinn from collapse (Face 2 Face Africa) July 6

Plano Talk

Plano Gets Its First Major Film Fest in September with the North Texas Film Festival (Dallas Observer) July 11

HUD Charges Texas Landlords with Race Discrimination (Publicnow) July 10

Michael Holter: July Watercolor Workshops in Plano (Art News DFW) July 7

Local Profile

City of Plano may strike parts of Plano Tomorrow plan (July 11)

The coolest new parks coming to DFW (July 10)

What we learned from Plano's 2019 municipal elections (July 9)

Level 1 Stroke Center at Baylor Scott & White - Plano (July 9)

Someone made a geocache trail in Plano...and I can't tell you where it is (July 9)

Survive the summer heat at these nearby pools and water parks (July 8)

Plano Magazine

Meet Catlin Hale: The New Executive Director at This Side UP! Family (July 10)

Plano Fire-Rescue Explorers Post 215 Recognizes Outstanding Young Members (July 9)

Young Chess Standouts Hope to Make Plano Proud in St. Louis Tournaments (July 9)