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Brooke Ruth

Multimedia Producer

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Brooke Ruth has been a web editor for four newspapers and a local television station. She began her career in news at the Imperial Valley Press. She has also been part of the web teams at the Napa Valley Register, North County Times and U-T San Diego. While pursuing her undergraduate degree at UCLA in psychology, she worked on the student newspaper, the Daily Bruin.

Recent Stories

Sheriff Defends Deputy Using Taser On Fallbrook Teen

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Sheriff Bill Gore said that the boy, a 13-year-old reported runaway, bit the deputy while they were struggling on the ground. The deputy shot the teen with a Taser to bring him under control, Gore said.

County Supervisor Dave Roberts' Aide Sues 2 Former Colleagues

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Attorney Dan Gilleon has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Harold Meza, an employee of San Diego County Supervisor Dave Roberts, claiming two former staffers created a hostile work environment.

Injuries Reported In Explosion At Poway Business

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The nature of the explosion is unknown but four people were taken to the hospital.

Slab City's East Jesus Not Waiting For Bulldozers To Arrive

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An artists' collective in Slab City called East Jesus is fighting to keep its land — and the art its residents have created. The collective and Slab City are on state-owned land in Imperial County.

Behind The Scenes: Will Slab City Remain The Last Free Place In America?

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KPBS reporter Angela Carone and videographer Katie Schoolov spent a weekend in Imperial County covering a story on the future of Slab City, a place where squatters live on state-owned land — at least for now. Web producer Brooke Ruth gives you a behind-the-scenes look at their reporting.

City Inspection Delays Opening Of El Centro Planned Parenthood Clinic

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The clinic was scheduled to open Thursday. The city of El Centro has said it will not issue a certificate of occupancy for the clinic until some extensive issues were addressed. Planned Parenthood said the delay is "unlawful."

San Diego Councilman Todd Gloria Announces Bid For State Assembly

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Democrat Todd Gloria said he hopes to help more families and push forward with transportation options if he's elected to the California Legislature.

Social Media Reactions To LA County Stadium Proposal

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Chargers fans reacted on Twitter to the Chargers sharing a proposed stadium with the Raiders. The stadium would be located in Carson.

Imperial Valley Aims To Shed 100,000 Pounds

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A new campaign called the "Valley Challenge" aims to rally the community to lose weight to fight the problem of obesity. Nearly 80 percent of Imperial County adults are obese or overweight.

State Pressured To Take Action On Restoring Salton Sea

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The Imperial Irrigation District submitted a formal petition to the State Water Resources Control Board Tuesday urging it to require the state to work with the necessary parties to come up with a restoration and funding plan for the Salton Sea within the next six months.

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