Susan MurphyHealth Reporter
Susan Murphy is a former health reporter for KPBS, providing in-depth coverage of a variety of issues that impact San Diego County and the Imperial Valley — from infectious diseases and mental health to health care policy and medical breakthroughs. Susan started working in the KPBS Newsroom in 2003. She graduated from San Diego State University with a bachelor's degree in journalism.
The Rapid 227 bus route, which connects Imperial Beach and the Otay Mesa Port of Entry, has faced a blooming debate in Imperial Beach.
Since the late 1980s, state and federal governments have passed laws aimed at making it easier for people to register to vote. Today there are many more registered voters, but corresponding boosts in voter turnout haven’t always materialized.
The idea got a boost from the pandemic, when an array of cash relief helped cut child poverty and keep people housed. Researchers are studying how much money, for how long, may have lasting impact.
The Biden campaign says it sees a chance to win North Carolina in November. In the primary campaign, Democratic voters say new restrictions on abortion are motivating them to get to the polls.
A man died while being taken into custody at the Vista Detention Facility on Sunday. Jail safety advocates say this is the fourth in-custody death so far this year.
A budget deficit of $93.7 million has the San Diego Unified Board of Trustees considering teacher layoffs at their meeting on Tuesday.
- Navy ship deployment delayed because of negligence
- Cost cutting, crew complacency to blame for USS Boxer's engine problems, Navy says
- San Diego Unified trustees scheduled to decide Tuesday on teacher layoffs
- A unanimous Supreme Court restores Trump to the Colorado ballot
- Business, civic groups pitch 'open streets' event on 163 freeway in Balboa Park