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Gigabit broadband: In an article in the July 26 Business section about plans for high-speed Internet service rollouts, the Internet speeds were mislabeled as megabytes per second instead of megabits per second. Spelling mansion: A caption accompanying an article in the July 26 Business section about the former Candy and Aaron Spelling estate being shown for sale said the property had previously been sold for $85 billion. The sale price was $85 million, as indicated in the story.

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Robinson's: An article in the July 24 LATExtra section about the demolition of the former Robinson's department store in Beverly Hills said Red Richmond, a Beverly Hills resident whose family frequented the store, grew up in Beverly Hills. Richmond grew up in Bel-Air, New York and Florida. Del Mar racing: An item in the Day in Sports article in the July 25 Sports section said the San Diego Handicap will be run at Del Mar on Sunday. The race will be held Saturday. If you believe that we have made an error, or you have questions about The Times' journalistic standards and practices, you may contact Deirdre Edgar, readers' representative, by email at readers.representative @latimes.com, by phone at (877) 554-4000, by fax at (213) 237-3535 or by mail at 202 W. 1st St., Los Angeles, CA 90012. The readers' representative office is online at latimes.com/ readersrep.

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Dog memoirs: In the July 20 Arts & Books section, a book review of the dog memoirs "Travels with Casey" by Benoit Denizet-Lewis and "Off the Leash" by Matthew Gilbert misidentified John Steinbeck as James Steinbeck and misspelled "Dog Whisperer" Cesar Millan's last name as Milan. "The New Arabs": In the July 20 Arts & Books section, the book review of "The New Arabs" misidentified author Juan Cole as June Cole. Fela Kuti: In the July 21 Calendar section, a review of Chop & Quench's performance of Fela Kuti's music at California Plaza on Friday night said Kuti and his band were deported from the United States. In fact, facing deportation due to lack of proper visas, the band returned to Nigeria. Skin-care products: An article in the July 20 Image section about skin-care products from the world's waters listed an incorrect price and website for Organi Deep Wrinkle Remover. The product is $335, not $35, and can be found at http://www.organi.com.au. Candace Pert: A news obituary in the...

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Ebola outbreak: An article in the July 18 Section A about budget cuts affecting the World Health Organization's ability to respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa said the United States was among the 80% of U.N. member countries that have not met their public health policy obligations to the WHO. The United States has met its obligations. Graphic novelist: A July 20 Arts & Books section article listing 12 key creators of comic books and graphic novels misspelled author Michael DeForge's last name as Deforge. The error also appeared in a July 21 correction acknowledging a typo in the title of DeForge's "Ant Colony." Scarf artists: An article in the July 20 Image section about artists who design scarves gave an incorrect website for Anna Coroneo's work. The correct website is http://www.annacoroneo.com. Also, a photo credit on the section's cover misspelled scarf label Chrisu as Crisu. Jewel: An article in the July 19 Saturday section about musician Jewel's healthful lifestyle and...

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Comic book creators: A July 20 Arts & Books section article listing 12 key creators of comic books and graphic novels misstated the title of Michael Deforge's novel "Ant Colony" as "Any Colony."

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Santo Toribio relics: In the July 13 Section A, an article about Southern California immigrants flocking to see a statue containing relics of Santo Toribio Romo Gonzalez identified Ed Benioff as the Los Angeles Archdiocese's director of the Office of New Evangelization. Benioff is also a Catholic priest.

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High school basketball: An item in the Day in Sports article in the July 17 Sports section reported that Nnamdi Okongwu, a basketball player at Chino Hills High, had died after a skateboarding accident, according to his coach. However, a spokesperson for San Bernardino County said that Okongwu was hospitalized and still alive as of Thursday afternoon, though his condition was not revealed. UC regents: An article in the July 17 LATExtra section on the confirmation of a UC student regent incorrectly stated that UC regents believed that opinions expressed by businessman Adam Milstein were offensive to Muslims. It was the group Students for Justice in Palestine that objected to what they perceived as Milstein's opinions. Milstein denies he is anti-Muslim. Ukraine conflict: An article in the July 16 Section A about unlikely allies in the conflict in Ukraine said that the worst day of violence in the anti-government protests was March 20. It was Feb. 20. If you believe that we have made an...

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Splitting California: In the July 16 LATExtra section, the map accompanying an article about a proposal to divide California into six states mislabeled Santa Clara County as Santa Clarita County.

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Feedback: A reader's comment in the July 13 Calendar section's Feedback feature about plans to revamp the LACMA campus was wrongly attributed to Richard Risemberg of Los Angeles; it was written by Lawrence deValencia of Fullerton. If you believe that we have made an error, or you have questions about The Times' journalistic standards and practices, you may contact Deirdre Edgar, readers' representative, by email at readers.representative @latimes.com, by phone at (877) 554-4000, by fax at (213) 237-3535 or by mail at 202 W. 1st St., Los Angeles, CA 90012. The readers' representative office is online at latimes.com/ readersrep.

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Gay conversion: An article in the July 1 LATExtra section on California's law banning mental health counseling aimed at converting minors from being gay to straight incorrectly said the prohibition has since been adopted in eight other states. Legislation has been introduced in eight other states, but it has been adopted only in New Jersey. Soccer player: An article in the July 14 LATExtra section about 17-year-old Pico-Union resident Jerry Rivas and the Aztecas Futbol Club Los Angeles suggested that he joined a gang after he was recruited by the soccer team. Rivas had joined a gang before joining the soccer team but has since given up those activities. Santo Toribio: A July 13 article in Section A about Southern California immigrants flocking to see a statue containing relics of Santo Toribio Romo Gonzalez identified Ed Benioff as the Los Angeles Archdiocese's director of the Office of New Evangelization. Benioff is also a Catholic priest. Movie openings: The July 13 Calendar listing...

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Dangerous germs: In the July 12 Section A, an article about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention closing two labs because of errors involving deadly germs referred to anthrax as a virus. The disease is caused by a bacterium.

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Tchaikovsky With Bronfman: A classical music listing in the Arts & Books section elsewhere in this edition says that Esa-Pekka Salonen will lead the L.A. Philharmonic in Prokofiev's "Romeo and Juliet" Suite plus Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 with pianist Yefim Bronfman at the Hollywood Bowl on Tuesday night. Salonen and Bronfman will not appear. Instead, the concert will feature James Gaffigan conducting with pianist Behzod Abduraimov. The switch occurred after the section went to press. Bowl review: A review in the July 12 Calendar section of Bramwell Tovey leading the L.A. Philharmonic in a program of Gershwin and Bernstein at the Hollywood Bowl included a reference to composer William Schuman in which his last name was misspelled as Schumann. Baseball postseason: A column in the July 6 Sports section about potential California playoff teams included a caption that misidentified San Francisco Giants player Buster Posey as teammate Michael Morse.

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