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
North Park resident Joshua Williams, 27, says this will be a week he will never forget.
Two San Diego council members are proposing using more social workers and fewer police officers to do homeless outreach in the city.
As people try to deal with the pain and anger triggered by the death of George Floyd, some are out protesting, others are responding with violence and some are turning to each other to share their feelings and find solidarity.
San Diego elected officials responded to the protests in San Diego County this weekend.
Harry Sentoso, 63, died after going to work in an Irvine Amazon warehouse in March. His story is profiled in a Los Angeles Times report on the risks faced by workers at those warehouses. His family is asking why Amazon hired additional workers to help with non-essential online purchases, putting those workers' lives at risk.
The lawsuits take issue with Newsom’s authority to mandate voting by mail and claim the order violates state law and the U.S. Constitution.
The Southern California-based nonprofit Foundation for Women Warriors shares stories of women who died while serving in the U.S. armed forces.
Coronavirus-Related Harassment And Discrimination Impacts Mental Health, Spreads Fear In Asian American Community
Thursday afternoon a free virtual community conversation will be offered by Jewish Family Service of San Diego to explore how an increase in discrimination is affecting the mental health of members of the Asian American community.
San Diego’s recently appointed poet laureate is encouraging San Diegans to process how they're feeling by writing a poem.
The COVID-19 death toll in San Diego County is now over 200 people. Most of the fatalities involved patients with underlying health conditions. This has led some to question whether people who have chronic illnesses and succumb to COVID-19, should actually be counted as COVID-19 victims.