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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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Critics Recommend Movies For Halloween Season

Oct. 23
By Beth Accomando, Brooke Ruth

The new “Halloween” movie just set a box office record for the franchise over the weekend. Find out what other films provide tasty treats for the month of October.

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UC San Diego Opera Responds To Prevalence Of Gun Violence In US

Oct. 22
By Brooke Ruth

The opera tells the story of Sarah Winchester, the heir to the Winchester rifle fortune. Legend is that she warded off the spirits of those killed by guns by continually adding on to her California mansion.

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A Conversation With US Senate Candidates Kevin de Leόn And Dianne Feinstein

Oct. 17
By Brooke Ruth, Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

Midday Edition presents live special coverage of the non-partisan Public Policy Institute of California's discussion with the candidates for U.S. Senate.

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NOVA Documentary Explains Addiction Causes And Treatments

Oct. 16
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Drug overdose is the leading cause of death in the U.S. for those under 50 years old.

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CPUC Sets Exit Fee, Paves Way For CCA In San Diego

Oct. 12
By Brooke Ruth, Tom Fudge

The California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday established a set of so-called exit fees for energy users, when they stop being customers of SDG&E and other utilities.

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Sexual Consent Is Subject Of New Play At San Diego REP

Oct. 10
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

A new production at the San Diego Repertory Theatre called "Actually" tackles the topics of sexual politics, racial dynamics and how sometimes, the truth gets complicated.

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Event Will Demonstrate Ways To Make Normally Discarded Food Delicious

Oct. 9
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Davin Waite, executive chef of Wrench and Rodent in Oceanside, is one of the chefs taking part in an event Sunday at Liberty Station celebrating sustainable food. Waite joins Midday Edition on Tuesday with ideas for home cooks to decrease food waste.

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District 4 Supervisor Candidates Fletcher, Dumanis On The Issues

Oct. 2
By Andrew Bowen, Brooke Ruth

Nathan Fletcher and Bonnie Dumanis are vying to replace Ron Roberts on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors.

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Ammar Campa-Najjar On His Race For the 50th Congressional Seat

Sept. 26
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

In our series of interviews with the candidates running for office in the November election, we speak with Democrat Ammar Campa-Najjar, a small business owner who is running against Rep. Duncan Hunter to represent the 50th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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San Diego Catholic Diocese Holds Listening Sessions On Clergy Sex Abuse

Oct. 2
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

More than 300 people attended the first in a series of listening sessions on clergy sex abuse being held by the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego.

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