Arit John is a general assignment lifestyle reporter for the Los Angeles Times features team, focused on internet culture and life in L.A. She joined the newsroom in 2020 as a political reporter covering the presidential campaign, and previously covered style at the New York Times, Congress and politics at Bloomberg News and breaking news at the Atlantic. She grew up in Rancho Cucamonga and studied English at UCLA.
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