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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.
A quake every 3 minutes: California shaken by 10 times more temblors than previously known

Many more quakes have occurred in the state than previously detected. Breakthrough research means scientists will be better able to identify foreshocks before a big earthquake.

California’s in an exceptional earthquake drought. When will it end?

California is having an unusual dearth of major quakes. In the last century, none have been strong enough to break the ground on three dangerous faults.

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