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

Longtime Plano city manager to retire in April (Dallas Morning News) January 11

Moto Officers (Plano Star Courier) January 11

Citing health, embattled Plano councilman Tom Harrison will not seek re-election (Community Impact) January 10

Doorbell camera catches van crashing into Plano house (KDFW-TV Fox 4) January 10

More than Books: Plano libraries increase investment in e-Resources (Plano Star Courier) January 9

Helpless Homeowner Watches Driver Destroy Front Porch And Take Off: 'It's Cowardly' (KTVT-TV CBS 11) January 9

Vandal targeting parts of Plano; police assign surveillance investigators (WFAA-TV News 8) January 7

Plano Police Searching for Alleged Graffiti Tagger (KXAS-TV NBC 5) January 7

Busy vandal a wanted man for tagging new park, many other Plano targets (Dallas Morning News) January 6

Tough as Steel: Plano welder shares artform with Plano Parks (Plano Star Courier) December 30

Business/Economic Development

Legacy West opts for office space in next phase (Dallas Business Journal) January 10

More closures loom for JC Penney, as one analyst says more than 100 stores still need to shut (American News Group) January 10

Dude, Sweet Chocolate to close two of its three sweet shops in D-FW (Dallas Morning News GuideLive) January 10

Luxury shopping center Highland Park Village nabs chief marketing officer from a competitor (Dallas Morning News) January 9

Plano tech firm acquired by Dallas PE last year just made its biggest acquisition ever (Dallas Business Journal) January 9

Beloved Dallas Chocolatier Dude Sweet Shutters Two Locations (Eater Dallas) January 9

Boutique retail and more: What's in store for Plano's Collin Creek Mall if a developer's plan is approved (Community Impact) January 8

J.C. Penney reaffirms free cash flow forecast, plans store closures (Reuters) January 8

Dude, Sweet Chocolate to close downtown Plano location (Community Impact) January 8

PE investor to acquire majority stake in Plano hotel operator (Dallas Business Journal) January 8

Pizza Hut is expanding its beer delivery service (Dallas Business Journal) January 7

Plano office snapped up by Austin investor (Dallas Business Journal) January 7

Plano building sales add up with more on the way (Dallas Morning News) January 7

Pizza Hut is expanding its beer delivery service (Dallas Business Journal) January 7

Plano-based tech and philanthropy company YourCause sells for $157 million (Dallas Morning News) January 4

Coworking Firm Leases 30,616 SF at Office Building in Plano (Rebusiness Online) January 4

Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) gets downgraded to Market Perform by Wolfe Research (Market Exclusive) January 4

Plano Talk

Make multigenerational family travel fun and hassle-free (Dallas Morning News) January 8

Legislature opens in Austin unlike previous sessions (WFAA-TV News 8) January 8

This Dallas-Fort Worth neighbor punches in as a top U.S. city for job seekers (Culturemap Dallas) January 7

Plano family gets back GoPro containing video of woman's last days before death at national park (Dallas Morning News) January 6

The Bachelor video: 'Cinderella' Erin Landry arrives in a carriage ( January 5

Texas family searching for lost GoPro with final images of woman killed in Smokies (USA Today) January 4

How Texas Places Of Worship Are 'Waking Up' To The Risk Of Violence (Texas Standard) January 4

The 10 best cities to find a job in 2019 (CNBC) January 4

Plano Profile

You're invited! Grand opening celebration of BootyQueen Apparel (January 10)

Plano West Band invites the community to "Glenn Miller Night" (January 10)

Meet Yasmeen Tadia, founder of the Make Your Life Sweeter brands (January 10)

Plano Police actively search for mysterious graffiti vandal (January 9)

Hoda Soliman: A powerful example to her children (January 9)

Arlind Sadiku shares keys to small-business success (January 8)

Angela Miner on her journey to City Council, her vision for Plano and why she won't seek re-election (January 7)

Vegan eatery, Nature's Plate comes to Plano (January 7)

Plano Magazine

The Barre Code Plano: a Community Inside a Fitness Studio (January 7)

Nature's Plate Bringing More Plant-Based Meal Options to Plano (January 7)

North Texas Drag Bingo (January 7)