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 International Festival (Plano Star Courier) September 12

Plano joins other Collin County cities for Peanut Butter Drive (Plano Star Courier) September 10

'Neath the Wreath Holiday Gift Market heads into 24th year (Plano Star Courier) September 10

Plano adopts budget with employee raises, no new tax revenue from existing properties (Community Impact) September 9

2 Juveniles Arrested After Stealing Truck in Plano, Crashing In Garland (KTVT-TV CBS 11) September 9

Education

Prestonwood Christian Academy expands Plano campus (Community Impact) September 13

Area superintendents talk school finance reform at State of the District address in Richardson (Community Impact) September 11

Collin College to celebrate Hispanic heritage (Plano Star Courier) September 10

El Paso team travels to shooter's backyard for a game that brings unity, if not a Hollywood ending (Los Angeles Times) September 9

How Plano and El Paso became one after a mass shooting meant to divide (WFAA-TV News 8) September 7

Eastwood football players say they will never forget game against Plano (KDBC-TV El Paso) September 6

El Paso and Plano unite, heal together on football field in 'win for both communities' (Fort Worth Star-Telegram) September 6

Photo recap: Plano ISD shows support for El Paso's Eastwood High (Community Impact) September 6

Business/Economic Development

Plano startup bringing location tech to auto dealers looking to raise $1M (Dallas Business Journal) September 12

Buffalo's Hali Boyz Mexican-American Grille moves to Plano (Community Impact) September 12

This Plano Department Store Just Landed $11M in New Funding - And Serena Williams Is One of the Investors (footwearnews.com) September 11

Historic FBC Plano land to be redeveloped by InTown Homes (Community Impact) September 9

Hilti North America CEO promoted, new CEO named (Rentalpulse.com) September 8

Medical City Hospitals aim to "crush" opiod crisis (Cross Timbers Gazette) September 6

Developer: Mural at Collin Creek Mall to be preserved during construction (Community Impact) September 6

Plano Talk

9/11 survivor living in North Texas speaks out for the first time (WFAA-TV News 8) September 11

Medical City Plano employee shares her 9/11 story for the first time (Fort Worth Business Press) September 11

Plano company expanding local data center facility amid surging demand (Community Impact) September 10

Hilti CEO Avi Kahn is Building His Legend (D Magazine) September 10

Plano Comedy Festival's Second Year Gets Bigger, Better and Funnier (Dallas Observer) September 9

Plano man visited 15,000 of the world's Starbucks. After 22 years, he's kinda sick of the coffee (CNN Wire) September 9

Plano couple thankful to be alive after living through Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas (KDFW-TV Fox 4) September 8

Congressman Van Taylor on Lone Star Politics (KXAS-TV NBC 5) September 8

Plano Balloon Festival (Texas Highways) September 8

Local Profile

Chef Aaron Staudenmaier is growing Whiskey Cake beyond Plano (September 11)

Thanks to Texas Health, Dr. Ebere Okeke went from volunteer to physician (September 10)

A day in the life of a nude art model (September 9)

Plano Magazine

Ebesu Robata and Sushi Rolls Out Full Menu (September 11)

The Collinwood House, a Year Later (September 11)

CBD Explained (September 10)

Dirk & Jessica Nowitzki Chair 2019 North Texas Giving Day (September 10)

Hope's Door New Beginning Center's CEO Announces Retirement (September 9)

Plano Senior vs Eastwood Football Game Was a Community Effort (September 6)