Los Angeles Times

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 an earthquake and financial irregularities at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, which was followed by criminal indictments of six men. He was a member of a reporting team that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize category in breaking news. A San Francisco area native, he graduated from UC Berkeley in 2004.

Recent Articles

  • Wow, that was a tight turn

    Wow, that was a tight turn

    Space shuttle tank move: ET94 arrives home May 21, 2016, 9:11 p.m. The fuel tank arrived at Exposition Park at about 6:15 p.m. It sailed through its route from Marina Del Rey to the California Science Center, arriving far ahead of schedule. 11:54 A.M. Rong-Gong Lin II Wow, that was a tight turn...

  • ET-94 tank passes by Airport Boulevard on Westchester Parkway, approaching Inglewood

    ET-94 tank passes by Airport Boulevard on Westchester Parkway, approaching Inglewood

    Space shuttle tank move: ET94 arrives home May 21, 2016, 9:11 p.m. The fuel tank arrived at Exposition Park at about 6:15 p.m. It sailed through its route from Marina Del Rey to the California Science Center, arriving far ahead of schedule. 8:10 A.M. Rong-Gong Lin II ET-94 tank passes by Airport...

  • How to avoid a jam getting to LAX during Saturday's space shuttle tank move

    How to avoid a jam getting to LAX during Saturday's space shuttle tank move

    Space shuttle tank move: ET94 arrives home May 21, 2016, 9:11 p.m. The fuel tank arrived at Exposition Park at about 6:15 p.m. It sailed through its route from Marina Del Rey to the California Science Center, arriving far ahead of schedule. 1:54 P.M. Rong-Gong Lin II How to avoid a jam getting...

  • From the archives: Major work begins on Expo Line in 2007

    Live updates: Metro Expo Line to Santa Monica opens May 20, 2016, 3:16 p.m. It has been more than six decades, but passenger rail is finally returning to the gridlocked Westside. Metro's Expo Line extension opened today and will run from downtown Los Angeles to Santa Monica. Metro passengers are...

  • What are the odds of dying in an earthquake?

    What are the odds of dying in an earthquake?

    It's easy to be anxious about an earthquake. A leading seismic expert recently warned that Southern California's section of the San Andreas fault is "locked, loaded and ready to roll." But experts also say it's important to keep perspective: The chances of dying in a large temblor are actually...

  • Gov. Jerry Brown switches course, seeks $10 million in state funding for California quake warning system

    Gov. Jerry Brown switches course, seeks $10 million in state funding for California quake warning system

    In a major reversal, Gov. Jerry Brown is seeking state funds for a fledgling earthquake early warning system for California, which would allow for a limited rollout of alerts by 2018. The governor has supported creation of the system, which can give as much as a minute of warning before shaking...

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