Rong-Gong Lin II

Writer

Rong-Gong Lin II is a general assignment reporter for the Los Angeles Times. He has written about buildings at risk of collapse in earthquakes and financial irregularities at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, which was followed by criminal indictments of six men. He was a member of the reporting team covering the San Bernardino shootings that won the Pulitzer Prize in breaking news. A San Francisco area native, he graduated from UC Berkeley in 2004.

Recent Articles

  • How the moon and big tides could be a trigger for big earthquakes

    How the moon and big tides could be a trigger for big earthquakes

    It’s one of the most enduring mysteries in earthquake science: Why do small earthquakes stay small, while others grow into monsters? A group of researchers offered a partial, but tantalizing answer this month: The moon and big tides. How does this work? The scientists zeroed in on times of high...

  • After a summer of deaths, popular Halloween rave won't be held

    After a summer of deaths, popular Halloween rave won't be held

    For seven years, Hard’s Halloween-themed electronic dance music festival has been one of the more popular and anticipated raves in Southern California. But organizers abruptly announced that the event would not be staged this year. The move comes seven weeks after three young adults died after...

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