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Brooke Ruth

News Producer, KPBS Midday Edition

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Brooke Ruth is a producer for KPBS Midday Edition. She previously served as a web producer at KPBS.

Before joining KPBS, Brooke was 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

How Should Chula Vista Spend Its Half-Cent Sales Tax Increase?

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The sales tax increase is intended to pay for infrastructure needs in the city, including upgrades to police and fire facilities, equipment and repairing streets and sidewalks.

Community College Students Face Housing, Food Insecurity

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"Struggling to Survive, Striving to Succeed: Food and Housing Insecurities in the Community College" found that about a third of community college students face homelessness or housing insecurity, while 12 percent don't know where their next meal will come from.

Rain Doesn't Signal Wet Winter, But Does Reduce Wildfire Risk

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San Diego County may get more rain Saturday night or Sunday, a National Weather Service meteorologist said.

Scripps Ph.D. Student Discusses Progress Made At UN's Climate Change Conference

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The goal of COP22, the United Nations climate change conference earlier this month, was to build on the Paris Agreement on global action to limit climate change.

Book Explores Life Of Joan Kroc, The San Diego Philanthropist Who Gave McDonald’s Fortune Away

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The new biography "Ray & Joan: The Man Who Made the McDonald's Fortune and the Woman Who Gave It All Away" looks into the story of the couple and their legacy.

San Diego To Consider Temporary Ban On Growing Marijuana Outdoors

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The San Diego City Council's Smart Growth and Land Use Committee has voted to forward a proposal to put a 45-day moratorium on personal outdoor recreational marijuana cultivation and recreational marijuana-related businesses.

First Person: Team Penning Is Family Affair At Brawley Cattle Call Rodeo

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In team penning, three riders on horseback compete to corral three numbered cows into a pen out of a herd of 30 cattle in less than 90 seconds.

IMAX Documentary Shows 'Extreme Weather' Caused By Climate Change

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The film, produced by National Geographic, opens at the Fleet Science Center on Friday.

Measure S Asks El Cajon Voters To Change How They Elect Council Members

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Measure S is asking voters if they want to change from at-large elections, where everyone votes on every council seat in the city, to district elections, where voters in a region of the city would vote on a council member to represent them.

Wives Of Wounded Veterans Share Their Experiences In New Book

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For the last eight years, Barbara McNally has been sponsoring an event for the wives of wounded warriors. She's turned the stories she has encountered at these events into a book, "Wounded Warrior, Wounded Wife."

All stories by Brooke Ruth ›