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Brandon McMillan  - brandon@turlockcitynews.com

Brandon McMillan - brandon@turlockcitynews.com

McMillan is Turlock born and bred. More than that, he's a skilled journalist.

McMillan graduated magna cum laude from California State University, Stanislaus, where he majored in Communication Studies and minored in Journalism.

While at CSU Stanislaus, McMillan was a managing editor, op-ed editor, and staff writer for the student newspaper, The Signal. He also volunteers as an on-air radio DJ for the student radio station, KCSS 91.9FM.

In his spare time, McMillan plays bass guitar and collects records.

McMillan primarily covers breaking news stories for TurlockCityNews.com. 

Turlock police arrested a registered sex offender on Saturday evening after he allegedly asked a 13-year-old to perform a sexual act on him. Lemuel Cabatuando, 38, was arrested on suspicion of annoying or molesting a juvenile.
On Thursday, the Turlock Planning Commission will consider approving the Active Transportation Plan (ATP) that has been in the works for more than a year. If adopted, following recommendation by Planning Commission and approval from Turlock City Council, the ATP will replace the existing bikeway map that is part of the 2012 City’s General Plan.
Wednesday, 05 August 2015 17:38

TID Helps Clean Up Tuolumne River

The Turlock Irrigation District helped a volunteer group remove more than two tons of trash and old tires from the Tuolumne River last week. Unfortunately, the river and surrounding habitat have become a dumping ground for shopping carts, mattresses, plastic bags, scrap metal, and debris.
Turlock police arrested two suspects early on July 25 after one punched three security guards and the other threatened them. Pedro Guerra, 30, was arrested for assault and battery and Oscar Madrigales, 28, was arrested for criminal threats.
Turlock police arrested one suspect and cited another after a robbery at Raley’s led to a member of security being kicked in the groin last week. Officers responded to Raley’s shortly before 4 p.m. on July 29 on the report of a fight in-progress between a male and female.
On Tuesday, the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors will consider amending the resolution that set the 2015 Irrigation Season to allow for water transfers between parcels who missed the deadline to submit proper forms. When the TID Board of Directors set the 2015 Irrigation Season, they did so allowing landowners to transfer water from one parcel they own or rent to another parcel they own or rent.
The Stanislaus County Coroner’s Office has officially identified the deceased male found near Turlock railroad tracks Saturday morning as Aundre Rawlins, 21, of Turlock. Rawlins was located near the Union Pacific Railroad tracks, along Golden State Boulevard north of Fulkerth Road, after Turlock police received report of a body at approximately 8:18 a.m. Saturday. 
The City of Turlock warns its citizens of an increase in oven fires and urges the public use caution while cooking. “We would like to urge all of residents to be safe in their homes,” said Mayor Gary Soiseth. “While we have outstanding response times by our Fire Department, citizens must be proactive in preventing these kinds of accidents that can cause them serious injury.”
Monday, 03 August 2015 07:21

Oven Sparks Fire in Residential Garage

A small fire caused by an oven in a residential garage was quickly contained by the Turlock Fire Department on July 29. Turlock firefighters responded to a residence in the 300 block of H Street at approximately 11:18 a.m. Wednesday on the report of an oven fire in a garage.
Around 9:20 p.m. Friday, the Turlock Police Department received several 911 calls reporting that two suspicious aircrafts were flying at low levels over the city. Citizens also reported that the aircrafts appeared to be spraying some type of mist over the city, said the Turlock Police Department.