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Brooke Ruth

Multimedia Producer

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Brooke Ruth has been 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

Want To Weigh In On San Diego's Budget? Play The KPBS Budget Game

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San Diegans would like to see more money for roads and stormwater, bike lanes and street lights in Mayor Kevin Faulconer's $3.3 billion fiscal 2017 budget.

California Counts: What Do You Want To Ask Our US Senate Candidates?

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The top candidates running to replace U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer will face off in a debate at KPBS on May 10. What questions do you want them to answer?

Inside The San Diego Humane Society's Kitten Nursery

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The San Diego Humane Society currently has more than 50 kittens in its nursery.

Craft-Coffee Culture Brewing In San Diego

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The craft-coffee scene is big in San Francisco, Portland, Seattle and New York. It's gaining traction in San Diego.

San Diego's Housing Crisis Affects Middle-Class And Poor Communities

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Thinking about buying your first house in San Diego? Think again. Real estate professionals are meeting in San Diego this week to discuss housing trends, and the shortage of units for all income brackets is front and center.

California Counts: What Issues Will Inspire You To Vote In 2016?

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As part of our 2016 election coverage, KPBS asked San Diego County residents what issues will get them out to vote. This is what they said.

Salton Sea Canoe Race Organizers Hope Recreation Can Help Save The Sea

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The idea to host an outrigger canoe race on the Salton Sea began as a way to start the racing season earlier but has evolved into a dream of something much bigger. Event organizers said they hope bringing recreation back to the Salton Sea will help save the sea itself.

What Issues Matter To You In The 2016 Election?

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KPBS asked voters what issues are most important to them this election. People wrote the issues on their hands or held up signs with the issues, and then posted them on Twitter using the hashtags #CACounts and #whatsmyissue.

Top Democrats Block, Atkins Won't Both Vie For Same Senate Seat

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State Sen. Marty Block announced Thursday he will not run for re-election, avoiding a messy campaign fight with Assemblywoman Toni Atkins. Both are San Diego Democrats.

San Diego County Politicians React To Obama's Gun Control Actions

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Here's what the U.S. senators from California and the San Diego County congressional delegation are saying about President Barack Obama's executive actions on gun control.

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