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.
Hundreds of senior citizens in a San Diego community are taking aging into their own hands.
Nearly 460,000 people in San Diego County are impacted by hunger, including more than 184,000 children, according to a new report by Feeding America.
The sequestration fallout is set to reach one of San Diego’s most vulnerable populations — low-income seniors. The drastic cuts to vital programs could take effect starting July 1.
Neste Oil, the world's largest producer of renewable diesel, has agreed to purchase large volumes of San Diego-based Cellana’s algae crude oil.
San Diego emergency officials are teaming up today for Sidewalk CPR Day to teach free hands-only CPR at about 30 locations throughout the county.
A growing number of San Diego homeless families are waiting to get into long-term shelters. During the wait, many families, like the Riddles, stay at the Rescue Mission's emergency shelter.
A growing number of young homeless children are spending their nights in a San Diego emergency shelter and their days on the streets. This is the first of a two-part series.
A new report sheds light on the 350,000 people in San Diego County who depend on the Food Bank for their meals, and seeks to understand the demographic, economic and social factors driving that need.
As the Colorado River drought continues to worsen, federal officials are meeting in San Diego Tuesday to address water conservation by the seven western states that rely on the waterway for survival.
The San Diego Zoo is debuting a new attraction this Memorial Day weekend. The zoo's senior veterinarian says the $7.4 million exhibit is a healthy expansion for the koala colony.