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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 San Diego Bookstores Are Surviving

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While Fifth Avenue Books in Hillcrest is closing its doors at the end of the month, other bookstores in San Diego are doing OK and surviving in what was thought to be a dying industry.

How Increased Immigration Enforcement Could Impact San Diego County Farms

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Farms across the country, including those in San Diego County, rely on laborers who are in the country illegally. How will increased immigration enforcement affect San Diego County's farming workforce?

Sen. Atkins Discusses Single-Payer Health Care For California

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State Sen. Toni Atkins has co-sponsored a bill to explore a single-payer health care system in California. She joined us on Wednesday's Midday Edition to talk about the proposal. Here is what she said.

How Can Archaeology Help Us Adapt To Climate Change?

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For some insight into how human beings coped with changes in the earth's climate in the past, we have to switch from the climate scientists to the archeologists.

Oroville Dam Emergency Puts California Dams In The Spotlight

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Seventeen of California's 1,585 dams are listed as being in poor condition, according to the National Inventory of Dams.

San Diego County Teachers Infuse Art In Core Academic Subjects

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The Centers for Research on Creativity at UCLA have been studying the impact of a program that helps San Diego County teachers incorporate the arts into core academic subjects.

First Person: Working With San Diego's Homeless Population

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Paul DeLessio has been working with San Diego's homeless population for the last 16 years.

Despite Possibility Of Repeal, People Continue To Sign Up For Insurance Through ACA

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Despite plans by President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act, enrollment in health insurance under the act hasn't slowed down.

San Diego Leaders Condemn President Trump's Immigration Order

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President Donald Trump’s temporary immigration ban prompted protests nationwide over the weekend. In San Diego, hundreds of protesters appeared at the San Diego International Airport.

Nonprofit Teaches San Diegans How To Get To Zero Waste

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I Love A Clean San Diego is holding a workshop on zero waste in the home on Saturday, Jan. 28, at Ocean Knoll Farm, 701 Bonita Drive, in Encinitas.

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