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
"It's Just Anxiety" is a documentary that details the struggles of about a dozen people with anxiety disorders or mental health conditions that include anxiety symptoms.
President Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James B. Comey on Tuesday, stating that his ouster was required to restore “public trust and confidence” in the FBI.
De-escalation training is designed to teach police officers techniques to reduce fatal use of force. Officers are trained in how to slow down and verbally engage with the people they encounter.
Liz Murray is the author of "Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard" and the keynote speaker at the United Way of San Diego County's "Changing the Odds Community Breakfast" on Wednesday.
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer's proposed budget reduces arts funding by $4.7 million, which is almost a third of what the city currently spends.
California is using a federal grant on a project that will help more physicians prescribe buprenorphine, a medication used to treat opioid addiction.
Michael Wall holds a doctorate in entomology and is the vice president of research and public programs at the San Diego Natural History Museum. He will join Midday Edition on Tuesday to discuss the types of bugs we are seeing an increase in due to our wet winter.
The San Diego County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls is hosting the symposium. It will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Joe Rindone Regional Technology Center, 6401 Linda Vista Road in San Diego.
Hundreds of marches are planned across the country in solidarity with the People's Climate March on Saturday in Washington, D.C., one of which is in San Diego.
Loss of hydroelectricity generation during California's 5-year drought led to an increase of about $2.45 billion in electricity costs, according to a report released by the Pacific Institute on Wednesday.