Plano Media Center

The City of Plano‚Äôs Media Center is a central hub to serve our media and marketing partners.  Resources include the recent news, accolades, brand assets and easy to find contacts for news stories.  We welcome partnerships to further the awareness of Plano as a City of Excellence.

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Water District Chlorine Maintenance 

@ 12:03:38 NTMWD Chlorine maintenance affecting taste/odor of water (WBAP-AM 820) March 16

@ 6:07:01 NTMWD Chlorine maintenance affecting taste/odor of water (WBAP-AM 820) March 16

@ 8:05:12 NTMWD Chlorine maintenance affecting taste/odor of water (WBAP-AM 820) March 16

@ 6:40:20 Water District starts chlorine maintenance (KDFW-TV Fox 4) March 16

City of Plano

Two U.S. cities achieve highest level of solar affordability, access (Solar Builder) March 14

SolSmart Designates Seven New Communities, including Plano, for Removing Barriers to Going Solar ( March 13

Downtown Plano announces 2017 Artfest, two-day festival includes community art, April 22, 23 (Plano Star Courier) March 11

Last day to register for leadership luncheon: Local women to celebrate women in Emergency Response (Plano Star Courier) March 10

Business/Economic Development

Plano Business Owner Stands Up Against Bathroom Bill (KXAS-TV NBC 5) March 16

Behind the scenes of Toyota's North American headquarters (Community Impact) March 16

Study: Toyota responsible for 1 in every 200 jobs in Texas (KSAT San Antonio) March 16

Zoe's Kitchen, Inc. - Down Over 50% From Its High, Is Valuation Attractive? ( March 16

Macy's to close Plano's Collin Creek Mall location March 31 (Community Impact) March 15

Why investors see opportunity in buying up D-FW corporate campuses (Dallas Morning News) March 15

Plano's hottest dining address is two Sichuan restaurants in one (Dallas Morning News GuideLive) March 15

Dr. Pepper Snapple announces 2016 results (Beverage Industry) March 15

Frisco expanding Denton County Transportation Authority services into Plano (Community Impact) March 13

Hot Job Alert: CMO Mary Beth West Leaving JC Penney (Advertising Age) March 13

JC Penney to launch home services unit (Associated Press) March 13

North Texas business highlights for Monday: Toyota, Southwest Airlines, American, SXSW (Dallas Morning News) March 13

Poor Californians are moving to Texas. What does that mean for the economy? (Dallas Business Journal) March 13

Toyota's other big project in North Texas (Automotive News) March 13

Plano business designs device to encourage safe driving (WFAA-TV News 8) March 13


Secondary academy receives Plano ISD board approval (Community Impact) March 14

Fred Moses files for Collin College board of trustees Place 1 (Community Impact) March 14

Local farmers to nominated local schools for STEM grants (Plano Star Courier) March 11

Plano Talk

The 12 hardest working cities in the U.S. (MSN Money) March 16

Shops at Legacy announces 2017 music series Legacy Live (Community Impact) March 14

Plano Woman Creates Alcohol Infused Ice Cream That Will Definitely Get You Wasted (Jack-FM 100.3) March 14

Here are the top 10 best cities to sell a home (Housingwire) March 13

Plano 19th happiest place to live in the U.S., #1 in Texas ( March 13

Groundbreaking, musicals and St. Patrick's Day: 4 things to know in Plano, March 13-19 (Community Impact) March 13

Cuisine for a Cure 2017 (KXAS-TV NBC 5) March 13

Heritage Farmstead Museum hosts 4th annual nighttime Adult Easter Egg Hunt (North Texas e-News) March 12

Faith and Finance workshop set to March18 (Plano Star Courier) March 11

Local nonprofit to host day of service and volunteering (Plano Star Courier) March 10

Plano Profile 

Frontgate opening flagship store at Legacy West Plano (March 15)

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak opening May at Legacy West Plano (March 14)

Celebrate Pi Day with the best pies in Collin County (March 14)

Q&A with Model Prep's founder and international model, Amber Griffin (March 14)

Collin County Master Gardeners Garden Show 2017 (March 13)

Heritage Farmstead Museum hosts 4th annual nighttime Adult Easter Egg Hunt (Plano Profile) March 13

I Scream for iCream! (Plano Profile) March 13

The Shops at Legacy announces 1017 #Legacylive Music Series (March 10)

Medical City Plano's Orthopedic & Trauma Unit honored for nursing excellence (March 10)

West Elm Partners with Hendrick Foundation for Pre-Opening Party (Plano Profile) March 10

Avilla Premiere Opens in Plano Offering Renters New Home Lifestyle without the Hassle (Plano Profile) March 9

Plano Magazine

2017 Legacy Live Music Series Announced (March 16)

This Side Up! Family (March 15)

10 degrees F Rolling Ice Cream (March 15)

A guide to what's opening in West Plano this year (March 13)

Legacy Hall: A Guide to What's Opening in 2017 (March 13)

West Plano Village: A Guide to What's Opening in 2017 (March 13)

The Shops at Legacy: A Guide to What's Opening in 2017 (March 13)

Granite Park: A Guide to What's Opening in 2017 (March 13)

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