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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
The book is part of a series of books on the history of local places. It's called “Images of America: Scripps Institution of Oceanography.”
San Diego North County Congressman Mike Levin has announced the formation of a bipartisan congressional caucus to explore solutions to the spent nuclear waste problem.
An extremely low inventory of homes for sale and low mortgage rates are two big factors driving prices up, but so is migration from buyers moving to San Diego from even higher-priced housing markets in California.
“I froze because I just wasn't, you know, like you don't expect to be inappropriately touched at your job,” Zelina Gaytan told KPBS Midday Edition through tears.
The San Diego City Attorney is proposing using outside legal counsel to help draft an updated ordinance that will create the city’s Commission on Police Practices.
Scientists are using data from Apple Watches and Fitbits to measure the impacts of COVID-19 on the body.
A new article in National Geographic outlines both the necessity of shade for a warming planet and the unequal distribution of shady, tree-lined streets in our cities, including in San Diego.
Forty percent of companies say they will offer remote work to at least one of their employees, one day per week. Prior to the pandemic that was 27%.
The first phase of the effort, which launches on Monday, includes outreach to those living on the street and the reopening of some city-funded shelter beds closed during the pandemic.
Lincoln High School has been the center of much back and forth between a city of San Diego councilmember and a San Diego County School District board member. One of the topics of debate — leadership turnover at the southeastern San Diego school.