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Brooke Ruth

News Producer, KPBS Midday Edition

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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

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Groups Speak Out To Support President Trump's Border Wall

Dec. 14
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Multiple groups are holding a press conference near the border in San Ysidro Friday to show their support for President Trump's proposed border wall.

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Professor To Lead Cultural Education Initiative At SDSU

Dec. 13
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Ramona Pérez, Ph.D., was named the chair of Aztec Culture Education for the Aztec Governing Committee earlier this month.

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Nonprofit Creates Homeless Toolkit For Business Owners

Dec. 11
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

The toolkit contains practical guidelines for interacting with homeless people, as well as ways to get involved in big picture solutions to the region’s homelessness crisis.

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Book By Local Author Profiles Women Who Refuse To Be Defined By Age

Dec. 6
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

National City teacher and author Marlene Wagman-Geller is out with a new book about women who refuse to be defined by age and stereotypes.

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Pala Band Of Mission Indians Sues Opioid Manufacturers, Distributors

Dec. 4
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

The Pala Band of Mission Indians in San Diego announced Monday that they have filed a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors in an effort to hold them accountable for the impact opioids have had on the tribe.

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Transportation On El Cajon Boulevard Is Subject Of Town Hall

Dec. 3
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

How to transform a crowded, car-oriented, business corridor into a model transit-oriented community — it’s a challenge El Cajon Boulevard businesses are pursuing with their Blvd. 20/20 plan.

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San Diego Poet Explores Anxieties Of Living In Wildfire Prone Area

Nov. 29
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Patrick Coleman writes about adversity and triumph in his Berkshire Prize-winning book "Fire Season.”

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San Diego Wants To Know How You Feel About Drones

Nov. 26
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

San Diego was one of 10 agencies picked by the Federal Aviation Administration for a drone pilot program. The program is looking for residents' input through forums and an online survey on drone use in the area.

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Small Business Saturday Encourages Consumers To Shop Local All Year Long

Nov. 23
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Nearly three-quarters of the region's employers have 10 or fewer workers on staff.

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Some Statewide And San Diego County Races Still Too Close To Call

Nov. 15
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

There are still thousands of votes left to be counted across California and even in San Diego County. For most races, that won’t make a difference, however, there are several races that are still undecided.

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