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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 by Susan Murphy

Firefighters Worry About Hep A Exposure After Being Contaminated By...

Firefighters Worry About Hep A Exposure After Being Contaminated By Feces

Sept. 25
By Susan Murphy

About a dozen San Diego firefighters were being seen by doctors on Monday after being contaminated a day earlier with human feces, and possibly exposed to Hepatitis A.

San Diego Congressman Holds Town Hall For Seniors

San Diego Congressman Holds Town Hall For Seniors

Sept. 22
By Susan Murphy

Rep. Scott Peters met with about 200 seniors Friday to talk about health care and other issues.

Catastrophic Hurricanes A Wake-Up Call To Prepare For Disasters And...

Catastrophic Hurricanes A Wake-Up Call To Prepare For Disasters And Climate Change

Sept. 8
By Susan Murphy

Climate researchers say the catastrophic storms are a preview of global warming, while emergency officials are warning the events should be a wake-up call for everyone to be prepared.

Neo-Nazi Images In Charlottesville 'Too Much To Bear' For Jewish Se...

Neo-Nazi Images In Charlottesville 'Too Much To Bear' For Jewish Seniors In Encinitas

Aug. 17
By Susan Murphy

“I felt absolutely destroyed because I didn’t think it could happen in America. I just couldn’t believe it,” said Lee Zlotnick, 89, choking back tears at a discussion at her retirement home in Encinitas.

Rise In White Supremacy Groups Demands Action, Says San Diego Jewis...

Rise In White Supremacy Groups Demands Action, Says San Diego Jewish Leader

Aug. 16
By Susan Murphy

The white supremacy groups that marched with torches, carrying Nazi and Confederate flags through the streets of Charlottesville was not an isolated incident, but rather a movement gaining momentum, including in San Diego, said Tammy Gillies, director of the local chapter of the Anti-Defamation League.

Cabrillo Offers One Last Chance For Seniors To Get National Parks $...

Cabrillo Offers One Last Chance For Seniors To Get National Parks $10 Lifetime Passes

Aug. 14
By Susan Murphy

On Aug. 28, the National Park Service’s lifetime pass for seniors is set to jump from $10 to $80. The significant increase and looming deadline are spurring hundreds to flock to San Diego’s only national park, the Cabrillo National Monument, to cash in on the deal.

SDSU Aztecs Practice Before Marines, Work To Boost Fan Base

SDSU Aztecs Practice Before Marines, Work To Boost Fan Base

Aug. 14
By Susan Murphy

Football season is underway, and for the first time in more than half a century, San Diego is without an NFL team. But the San Diego State Aztecs say they are here and ready to win over some new fans.

New Science Program Brings City Heights Students To Cabrillo Nation...

New Science Program Brings City Heights Students To Cabrillo National Monument

Aug. 11
By Susan Murphy

More than 500 middle school students from one of San Diego’s most underserved communities are about to embark on a science experiment like no other.

As San Diego Home Prices Continue To Rise, Some Mortgage Lending Eases

As San Diego Home Prices Continue To Rise, Some Mortgage Lending Eases

Aug. 4
By Susan Murphy

If you applied for a mortgage last month and didn’t quite qualify, you might want to try again this month. Some lending standards have been eased to allow more people to get into the market.

UC San Diego Extension Spreads Education Reach To Downtown

UC San Diego Extension Spreads Education Reach To Downtown

Aug. 2
By Susan Murphy

A four-story facility managed by UC San Diego Extension will offer academic and cultural programs and provide the community with entrepreneurship and business resources. Attached to the education hub will be a 34-story residential tower providing 426 housing units, some reserved for low-income residents.

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