Susan Murphy is a multimedia reporter for KPBS. She started working in the newsroom in 2003, and joined the new media team in 2006, where she wrote and edited news content. Susan graduated from San Diego State University with a bachelor's degree in journalism.
The San Diego Zoo’s 20 koalas have moved into their new, much bigger home. The three-acre exhibit, Conrad Prebys Australian Outback, opens to the public today.
Nearly 1,000 firefighters from around San Diego County teamed up for three days of wildfire training in preparation for a potentially dangerous fire season.
California’s wildfire season is off to an early and dangerous start. Firefighters have already battled 1,600 wildfires throughout the state, which is 500 more fires compared to the same period last year and 85 percent more fires than in an average year.
Navy-trained dolphins have discovered a rare 19th-century torpedo off San Diego's coast.
The San Diego public is invited on Saturday, May 18 for a behind-the-scenes look at the Kearny Mesa Juvenile Detention Facility.
A project to extend the San Diego Trolley to the University City community is taking another step forward. SANDAG is scheduled on Friday to kick off the public review and comment period and a draft environmental report.
Another day of record-breaking heat is expected in San Diego County today, as a high pressure system remains settled over the region.
Toxins, sewage and trash regularly flow into San Diego's beaches and rivers by way of storm drains after a heavy rain. To combat the problem, San Diego Water regulators have approved strict new rules.
San Diego on Tuesday had the rare occurrence of three cruise ships in port all at once. The region’s once faltering cruise industry is starting to make a comeback.
The San Diego County Grand Jury is applauding the methane-to-power conversion at the Miramar Landfill. The garbage dump has also helped create a unique partnership between city and government officials.