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

Bumper-To-Bumper: Traffic Update for Plano's Legacy District (KXAS-TV NBC 5) July 11

Keeping Seniors Safe from Scams (KDFW-TV Fox 4) July 9

Firefighter Finishes Yard Work for 90-Year-Old Man who Collapsed In the Heat (Hot 93.3) July 9

'Hardening the target': Plano officer gives tips on protecting homes during summer vacation (Plano Star Courier) July 7

Business/Economic Development

Walmart opening more convenience store concepts across North Texas (Dallas Business Journal) July 12

Pizza Hut extends deal as NCAA's 'Official Pizza' amid Papa John's woes (Fox News) July 12

Optimal Blue acquires startup to drive its digital mortgage marketplace (Dallas Business Journal) July 12

Booming UT-Dallas adds transit-style housing to its mix; the trains can come later (Dallas Morning News) July 12

Plano data center hits growing regional market after overhaul (Dallas Business Journal) July 11

Dallas offers Nokia $4.8 million to move headquarters 3 miles from Las Colinas, jobs from Plano (Dallas Morning News) July 11

Walmart expands convenience store concept in Texas (SmartBrief) July 11

Spectrum Working To Repair Internet Issues In Plano (Plano Patch) July 10

Toyota HQ employees in Plano face highest housing costs in DFW, study finds (Dallas Business Journal) July 10

Plano data center up for grabs near Bush Turnpike (Dallas Morning News) July 10

Keurig parent completes merger with Dr Pepper (Dallas Morning News) July 10

Toyota Celebrates a Sedan Serious About Play: the All-New Avalon +VIDEO (The Auto Channel) July 10

Dallas Cowboy faces felony charge after incident on Plano roadway (WFAA-TV News 8) July 9

Cowboys cornerback indicted following road-rage incident (Associated Press) July 9

How drone photography is carving a niche in construction (CNBC) July 8

New Office Buildings Delivering Low Vacancy Rates in Dallas-Fort Worth (CoStar) July 5

Education

The Yellow Rose of Texas: PISD history-maker celebrates 91st birthday (Plano Star Courier) July 11

PISD seeks name suggestions for new adult transition center (Plano Star Courier) July 10

Plano Talk

Plano Scores Well Among Best Places to Drive: Study (NBC 5) July 11

The Cities with the Largest Gender Retirement Gap (Smartasset.com) July 11

Plano Woman at Odds With HOA Over Backyard Canopy (KXAS-TV NBC 5) July 10

Think Your City Is the Worst for Drivers? There Can Be Only One (cars.com) July 10

Plano Named Best in Texas and #9 in America for Cities with the Most Economic Class Diversity in 2018 (Wallethub.com) July 10

Plano #8 Most Undervalued city in America (Smartasset.com) July 10

Plano Profile

Boeing unveils public aerospace exhibit at Legacy West (July 12)

Swing by the City House Roaring 30th Gala to support a cause for the ages (July 12)

Plano Profile presents the Collin County Golf Classic (July 10)

Ethics in Action exhibition coming to Plano (July 9)

Plano Magazine

Park Place Lexus Plano Seeking Donations for Blackland Prairie Raptor Center (July 11)

Nancy Lieberman Charities and Ira Kravitz Family Donate Dream Court to Plano (July 9)

10 Top Places to Hear Live Music in Plano (July 9)

Legacy Culture District in Plano Assembles First-Ever Executive Committee (July 9)