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After deaths of 2 fans at a rave, Live Nation cancels event and creates more safety precautions

After deaths of 2 fans at a rave, Live Nation cancels event and creates more safety precautions

Facing a possible ban on raves at county facilities after the deaths of two young partygoers this month, concert promoter Live Nation has agreed to cancel one upcoming rave at the county-owned Fairplex and to scale back another and implement extra safety precautions. Two women — Tracy Nguyen, 18, and Katie Dix, 19 — died of apparent drug overdoses after attending Live Nation Entertainment's Hard Summer at the fairgrounds in Pomona on Aug. 1. Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis, whose district includes Pomona, said the supervisors had consulted with county attorneys and public health officials about the case. Supervisors discussed a moratorium on electronic dance...

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