News Producer, KPBS Midday Edition
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
Many say that in the Latinx culture, there are taboos that keep issues like depression, substance abuse and domestic violence in the shadows. Now, members of the Latinx community say that silence hurts the community and they are eager to start a conversation about treatment and prevention of mental health issues.
Demand for vaccines is down in San Diego County. Supply is so abundant healthcare systems are asking for fewer doses.
San Diego County supervisors ended a controversial program that was supposed to detect public assistance fraud through a process of unannounced home inspections.
Paul Markovich, president and CEO of Blue Shield of California, joined Midday Edition to talk about the hurdles the state must overcome to reach herd immunity and slow the spread of coronavirus.
KPBS is hosting a virtual conversation about mental health within the Latinx community. We want to hear your experiences and questions.
KPBS health reporter Matt Hoffman joined Midday Edition on Monday to discuss how San Diego County is trying to adapt to the slowing demand for vaccines.
The Regional Task Force on the Homeless estimates the number of people experiencing homelessness for the first time last year nearly doubled — from 2,300 in 2019 to 4,100 in 2020.
The San Diego Association of Governments has published a notice of preparation or NOP for a project that’s been dubbed "San Diego’s Grand Central Station." The notice is the first step in an environmental review for the transit hub.
Some scientists are now saying the only way to achieve a limit to global temperature rise is to pair emission reduction efforts with a massive investment in carbon capture technology.
Following guilty verdicts on all three counts charged to former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd, San Diego's community leaders are reacting to what many see as a turning point for equality.