Ferguson prosecution: In the Nov. 26 Section A, an article analyzing the effects of the St. Louis prosecutor's having taken the Michael Brown case to the grand jury referred to William Fitzpatrick, president-elect of the National District Attorneys Assn., as saying it was not usual in a police-involved shooting case for a prosecutor to lay out all the evidence and not ask a grand jury for a specific criminal charge. Fitzpatrick said that it was not unusual.
SpaceX satellites: In the Nov. 26 Business section, an article about SpaceX said that the Hawthorne rocket maker was challenging the Air Force's block purchase of 36 rocket launches. It should have said rocket cores.
Music Center: The Nov. 16 Arts & Books section's report on the Music Center's 50th anniversary included several photographs that should have been credited to the Otto Rothschild Collection/The Music Center Archives or Welton Becket & Associates/The Music Center Archives.Read more
American Music Awards: A Quick Takes item in the Nov. 22 Calendar section about the American Music Awards stated that creator Dick Clark started the show in 1972. The first American Music Awards ceremony took place in 1974 to recognize recordings released the previous year.
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Richard Eder: In the obituary of book critic Richard Eder that appeared in the Nov. 23 California section, one of his surviving sisters was listed as Liz McCullough. Her name is Elizabeth McCulloch.
Newport Beach waterfront: An article in the Nov. 19 California section about proposed development along the Newport Beach waterfront referred to the Reuben E. Lee, which housed a restaurant and a nautical museum, as a smokestack riverboat. It was a building that looked like a riverboat.Read more
Restaurant wage theft: In the Nov. 19 Business section, an article about restaurant wage-theft cases referred to Shaw San Liu, lead organizer with the Chinese Progressive Assn. in San Francisco, as "he." Liu is a woman.
Marvel diversity: In the Nov. 19 Calendar section, a photo caption accompanying an article about Marvel's diversity efforts said that the comics publisher gave Thor a sex change in July. A female character replaced a male character as Thor in an issue released in October. The change was announced in July.Read more
Pinnacles National Park: In the Nov. 16 Travel section, an article about Pinnacles National Park reversed the driving directions to the park's entrances. The correct routes are: To drive to the west entrance from Los Angeles, take Highway 101 north to Soledad, then take Highway 146 east for 14 miles into Pinnacles National Park. To reach the east entrance, take Highway 101 north to King City. Exit at 1st Street and turn right; 1st Street turns into Bitterwater Road (Monterey County G13). Follow it to Highway 25. Turn left on Highway 25 (north) and follow for 15 miles. Turn left onto Highway 146 to enter the park.
Russell Peters: An article in the Nov. 15 Calendar section about comedian Russell Peters said that the upcoming TV movie "Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever" would air on the USA Network. The movie will air on Lifetime.
Music Center events: In a preview box in the Nov. 16 Arts & Books section listing future events at the Music Center, pianist Simon Trpceski's last name was...Read more