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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

Organization Helps San Diego Homeless Prepare For Wet Weather

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The city of San Diego and the county have opened their emergency shelter programs due to the coming rain and low temperatures. Despite this, many of the county's homeless won't be in shelters during the bad weather.

San Diego Judge Out With New Book About Experience Of Immigrants

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"Qudeen the Magnificent," a book of short stories, describes the struggle New Americans face in assimilating to mainstream culture.

Report Finds California Home Ownership Rates At Lowest Since 1940s

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The California's Department of Housing and Community Development report also found that the state has more than its share of the country's homeless population.

SeaWorld San Diego To Have Last Orca Show Sunday

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As the park is phasing out the orca shows it is also introducing three new attractions this year and a roller coaster the next year.

Meet The Artist Selected For Public Art Project At New East Village Park

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An event Wednesday will help artist Mark Reigelman learn about the neighborhood so he can create a site-specific piece.

First Person: The San Diegans We Met In 2016

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We're ringing in 2017 on Midday Edition with a special episode filled with the stories of San Diegans as part of our First Person series.

From Black Eyed Peas To Forest Bathing, San Diegans Share Their New Year's Traditions

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Whether it's celebrating at a New Year's Eve party or ringing in the New Year in front of the fireplace, many people return each year to cherished traditions. We spoke with several people around San Diego who shared their New Year's traditions. Here's what they said.

Chula Vista's First Woman Police Chief On Her Plans For The City

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Roxana Kennedy will be sworn in as the police chief for the Chula Vista Police Department Friday.

San Diego-Based Snopes To Help Curb Spread Of Fake News On Facebook

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The fact-checking website Snopes is one of five organizations that will be working with Facebook to help curb the spread of fake news on the social media site.

Comedian, Actor Leslie Jordan To Perform In San Diego

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Emmy award-winning actor and comedian Leslie Jordan is in San Diego to perform his stand-up comedy show "Stra?ght Outta Chattanooga" at Martinis Above Fourth.

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