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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 by Brooke Ruth

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'Brewchive' Tells The History Of San Diego Beer

June 13
By Alison St John, Brooke Ruth

Cal State San Marcos has a beer-centric special collection, one of only a few like it in the country. It’s called the "Brewchive."

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Midday Edition 2018 Primary Election Special

June 6
By Brooke Ruth, Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

Who won, who lost and who's moving on to the general election in November? Wednesday's KPBS Midday Edition has a primary election roundup. Some results were predictable, while some were surprising.

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Talk To Focus On The Ethics Of Creating Inheritable Genetic Modifications

June 5
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Genetic researchers say they may be able to produce desired gene modifications in rodents that can be inherited. Those alterations would help researchers have better access to lab animals that mimic complex human diseases.

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San Diego Politics 101: You Cast Your Vote, Now What?

June 5
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

In a wrap-up segment of our series, San Diego Politics 101, political science professor Carl Luna joins Midday Edition to answer questions about the process of voting and vote counting.

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Councilman Ward Proposes Banning Styrofoam In San Diego

May 31
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

San Diego may become the fourth city in the county to ban Styrofoam food and beverage containers.

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Author Judy Batalion To Speak About Hoarding Disorder's Impact On Three Generations

May 29
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Judy Batalion will share stories from her book, “WHITE WALLS: A Memoir about Motherhood, Daughterhood and the Mess in Between,” during Jewish Family Service of San Diego’s annual luncheon on Wednesday.

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'Adrift' Tells True Woman Versus Nature Story

May 29
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Tami Oldham Ashcraft originally wrote about her ordeal at sea in a memoir called "Red Sky in Mourning." The memoir has been adapted into a movie starring Shailene Woodley. The movie, "ADRIFT," will be in theaters Friday.

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Ticket Holders To Bring Treasures To 'Antiques Roadshow' Filming At Hotel Del Coronado

May 28
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

The public-television phenomenon "Antiques Roadshow" visits San Diego on Tuesday. The sold-out ticket-only event will take place at the historic Hotel Del Coronado.

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An Explainer On The Five Statewide Propositions On The June Ballot

May 28
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

It’s not only candidates voters have to choose next week in the June 5 primary. There are also five statewide propositions on the ballot.

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Del Mar Fairgrounds Board Now Aware Of Gun Show President's Felony Conviction

May 25
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Crossroads of the West Gun Shows' president Bob Templeton's background has come to light as a result of the heightened scrutiny being given to local gun shows by anti-gun show advocates.

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