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Rong-Gong Lin II

Rong-Gong Lin II is a metro reporter for the Los Angeles Times, specializing in covering statewide earthquake safety issues and Northern California. He won the California Newspaper Publishers Assn.’s Freedom of Information Award and the University of Florida’s Joseph L. Brechner Freedom of Information Award. He was a finalist for the Ursula and Gilbert Farfel Prize for Excellence in Investigative Reporting and the Knight Award for Public Service. A San Francisco area native, he graduated from UC Berkeley in 2004.
Bay Area falling behind on quake safety despite booming tech economy

Property values are soaring to stratospheric levels. The tech-fueled economy is booming. But the Bay Area has stalled on seismic safety effort. Some fear officials are losing a golden moment with so many flush with so much money.

En el aniversario del gran terremoto de 1906, California enfrenta dificultades para prepararse para un gran sismo

Más de un siglo después, California está lidiando con ese legado. Algunas ciudades se encuentran realizando nuevos esfuerzos para modernizar los edificios.

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