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Susan Murphy


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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.

Recent Stories

San Diego Heat To Give Way To More El Niño-Driven Storms

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Don't let this week's warm, sunny weather fool you. El Niño storms are expected to resume — maybe by the end of this month — and continue through April.

San Diego Job Market Fueled By Demand For Skilled Workers

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In San Diego County, the number of people seeking work is declining and stands at 4.7 percent — down from a high of 11.1 percent five years ago.

Low Risk Of Zika Virus Reaching San Diego

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The blood-sucking, black and white striped aedes aegypti mosquito has multiplied and expanded its reach across San Diego County, but no active virus has been detected in the region.

Work Begins On Bikeway Village In Imperial Beach

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The $5 million Bikeway Village development will cater to bikers and walkers with a one-stop bicycle shop, cafes, an outdoor patio and a water bottle filling station.

Citizen Scientists Learn To Document El Niño's Impacts

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With help from researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and USC, citizen scientists in San Diego County are being trained to help document the effects of El Nino’s high tides and strong waves.

Renting Cars At Lindbergh Field About To Get Easier

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A $316 million rental car center at San Diego International Airport is set to open its doors to the traveling public next week.

San Diego Leaders Urge Preparedness Ahead Of Next Round Of Rain

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Gathering at the San Diego County Office of Emergency Services, local emergency leaders urged the public to prepare for upcoming storms.

Volunteers Needed To Count San Diego County's Homeless

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Last week’s El Niño downpours raised concerns for San Diego County’s homeless. Soon the region will get a good estimate of just how many people are on the streets.

Tracking San Diego River Levels During El Niño Storms

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U.S. Geological Survey crews are closely monitoring river conditions using a small, boat-like instrument so they can help public safety officials prepare for flooding.

San Diego Homeless Struggle In Rainy Weather

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Heavy El Niño rains this week have led to increased efforts to help homeless men, women and children find shelter. Hundreds of homeless remain on the streets.

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