Sarah Parvini covers California’s diverse communities, with a focus on the state’s shifting demographics. She was part of the team that won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the San Bernardino terrorist attack, as well as a member of the investigative unit that uncovered scandals at USC’s medical school. The child of immigrants, she speaks fluent Persian and conversational Spanish.
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Gov. Newsom warned that if conservation efforts didn’t improve this summer, California could be forced to impose mandatory restrictions.
As the war enters a ‘protracted phase,’ Ukrainian troops seized in Mariupol face interrogation while a Russian soldier pleads guilty to war crimes.
While discussions around California’s population decline tend to focus on the lack of affordable housing and the wider acceptance of teleworking, another thread is less examined: federal delays in processing foreign migration requests.
Ukraine said Odesa, a strategic port city on the Black Sea, is under increasing assault by Russian forces.
Moscow’s forces take aim at Ukrainian infrastructure and Western weapons shipments as the European Union considers phasing out Russian oil imports.
Small numbers of Ukrainian civilians manage to leave Mariupol despite the new Russian attacks, which probably doomed additional evacuations.
Forest officials said they are still concerned after nearly 2,000 gallons of asphalt binder spilled near the Smith River National Recreation Area.
Population growth remained strong in the Central Valley and the Inland Empire, but the majority of California counties saw declines in 2021.
Riverside and San Bernardino counties saw population gains as California overall lost nearly 262,000 residents between July 2020 and July 2021.
Moscow says the threat of nuclear war “should not be underestimated” if the West keeps arming Ukraine, and it accuses NATO of fighting Russia by proxy.