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Ron Lin

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Reporter for the Los Angeles Times

Ron Lin on KCRW

Two young women died this weekend at a rave at the Fairplex in Pomona. County supervisors suspect overdoses from MDMA or Ecstasy.

Will Banning Raves Prevent Overdoses?

Two young women died this weekend at a rave at the Fairplex in Pomona. County supervisors suspect overdoses from MDMA or Ecstasy.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Scattered thunderstorms are again battering the mountain and high desert areas with potential for flooding rain, fierce lightning and even hail.

El Niño: Is It Coming, or Is It Here?

Scattered thunderstorms are again battering the mountain and high desert areas with potential for flooding rain, fierce lightning and even hail.

from The Mixer

Measles outbreaks used to occur in low-income areas where parents couldn't afford vaccinations. Now, they're happening in the wealthy suburbs of Orange and Los Angeles Counties.

New Focus on Vaccination Rates at Child Care Centers

Measles outbreaks used to occur in low-income areas where parents couldn't afford vaccinations. Now, they're happening in the wealthy suburbs of Orange and Los Angeles Counties.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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