Rong-Gong Lin II, reporter for @LATimes' metro desk and @LANow. #earthquakes, #breakingnews, #investigative and more.

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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...

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Sep 20, 2017

@verbalcupcake @allafarce @shelbygrad @RosannaXia LA's wood soft-story retrofit law is stricter than SF: applies to bldgs 2 stories and above w/ as few as 4 units (3)

Sep 20, 2017

@verbalcupcake @allafarce @shelbygrad @RosannaXia But shorter & smaller buildings are also vulnerable too; just not required to be retrofitted in SF at this point (2)

Sep 20, 2017

@verbalcupcake @allafarce @shelbygrad @RosannaXia Keep in mind that the SF law is only required, basically, for buildings with 3 or more stories and 5 or more units. (1)

Sep 20, 2017

RT @katelinthicum: 224 dead in Mexico's earthquake. 117 in DF, where people are still trapped. 39 in Puebla 55 in Morelos 12 in Mexico State 1 in Guerrero

Sep 20, 2017

@verbalcupcake @allafarce @shelbygrad @RosannaXia If you do, San Francisco has a website where you can track the status:

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