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Sarah Parvini

Sarah Parvini is a reporter on the Los Angeles Times’ Metro desk covering breaking news and stories throughout the state. She was part of the team that won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the San Bernardino terrorist attack. A San Diego native, she defected from the Padres’ camp and found refuge in Dodger Stadium.
L.A. County and city officials urge participation in 2020 census

Fearing the loss of billions of dollars in federal aid, Los Angeles County and city officials held a rally in downtown’s Grand Park on Monday to urge public participation in the 2020 census.

Are Arabs and Iranians white? Census says yes, but many disagree

For years, members of Arab and Iranian communities have lobbied the U.S. Census Bureau to create a separate category for people of Middle Eastern or North African descent. In 2018 the bureau announced that it would not include a “MENA" category.

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