News Producer, KPBS Midday Edition
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 by Brooke Ruth
The South American palm weevil has already toppled dozens of palms in the Sweetwater Summit regional park in Bonita.
A pair of San Diego State University students plans to turn food waste, such as quinoa, brown rice and fruit and vegetable pulp, into protein powder, bars and cookies.
Port commissioners and members of the Chula Vista City Council approved an agreement Tuesday with RIDA Development to build the 1,450-room hotel and 275,000-square-foot convention center.
The sea is the state's largest lake and is located in Imperial and Riverside counties. The lake is shrinking and thus exposing playa or lakebed, which becomes airborne dust when the wind blows.
- June 19
- By Brooke Ruth
OG Yoga is a San Diego nonprofit that brings yoga to those who may not normally be exposed to the practice. That can include those dealing with poverty, abuse, incarceration and PTSD.
The two main elements of the plan are to establish a $25 million affordable housing investment fund and to identify 11 county-owned properties that could be used for residential development.
As San Diego County goes through its budget process for fiscal 2017-18, activists are again bringing attention to the county's $2 billion reserve account.
Project Concern International is now in 16 countries and helps millions each year. It was started in the San Diego-Tijuana region 55 years ago.
Bee attacks in San Diego County have made headlines this month. Hilary Kearney is a beekeeper and owns Girl Next Door Honey. Kearney said that the recent incidents are increasing fear in people, which causes them to react poorly around bees.
A legal group has filed a lawsuit on behalf of six parents that challenges the constitutionality of the district's plan to protect Muslim students from being bullied.