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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. 

The Turlock Irrigation District and City Council could take steps on Tuesday to complete a water sales agreement that would give reliable drinking water to Turlock for the next five decades. TID has been in talks with the Stanislaus Regional Water Authority (SRWA) on a water sale agreement that would deliver river water to Turlock, Ceres, and Modesto.
Tuesday, 14 July 2015 14:49

Council to Consider Reinstating K-9 Unit

Turlock City Council will have the opportunity to bring back the Turlock Police Department’s K-9 unit, which has been unfunded for years, tonight. The K-9 unit was one of many services that the Turlock Police Department has been without after taking cuts many years ago.
A victim was beaten with a crowbar and robbed by two suspects. One suspect, later identified as Terry Sump, confronted the victim while in the 400 block of Soderquist Road shortly after noon.
The Turlock Police Department is looking for two suspects who cut a pedestrian with a knife while he was walking at Donnelly Park on July 3. The victim was walking in the 600 block of Pedras Road at approximately 2:45 a.m. when two white males approached him and asked if he had money or a cell phone, said Turlock police spokesperson Sgt. Stephen Webb.
The California State University, Stanislaus has announced that the “suspicious device” located on campus Friday afternoon was not a threat. The area where the device was located has been cleared and is now reopened to the public, CSU Stanislaus tweeted.
California State University, Stanislaus is reporting that a suspicious device has been found on campus and citizens should stay out of the area. The device was found on campus by a facilities worker, who notified the University Police Department, said CSU Stanislaus Senior Writer and Content Specialist Brian VanderBeek.
The 2015 Stanislaus County Fair opens Friday for a 10-day run full of new rides, food, and artists. Last year, approximately 239,000 guests attended the Stanislaus County Fair, the most in the last decade.
The California Highway Patrol is no longer reporting the Highway 99 collision Tuesday morning as fatal. At 9:50 a.m. Tuesday morning, CHP classified the northbound collision as fatal, but updated the status to a major injury collision at 11:40 a.m.
The California Highway Patrol is reporting that a fatal collision on Highway 99 is backing up northbound traffic Tuesday morning. The collision was reported at 9:32 a.m. Tuesday after a big rig went over the embankment, while another vehicle overturned.
The Turlock Police Department has welcomed the newest officer to the force, while also promoting two officers to higher ranks. Officer Gabriel Gonzalez was sworn in shortly after graduating from the Fresno City College Police Academy on June 25.