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Social workers: In the Aug. 19 LATExtra section, an article about grand jury testimony on the death of 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez said an agency that had been alerted to abuse allegations involving the boy had "moved to fire" two social workers and two supervisors. The Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services has fired the workers. One is appealing the action to a civil service commission.

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Restorative justice: An article in the Aug. 18 A section on the design of spaces conducive to restorative justice referred to Deanna VanBuren as an architect. While VanBuren has practiced in the field for 15 years, she is required by the American Institute of Architects to define herself as a designer because she is not licensed.

Weaving: An article in the Aug. 16 Saturday section about weaving said Christy Matson had been a tenured professor at the Chicago Institute of Art. She was a tenured professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Texas bull rider: An article in Section A on Aug. 7 about bull rider Beau Schroeder said McNeese State University, where he won a rodeo scholarship, is in Lafayette, La. It is in Lake Charles, La.

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Ty Segall: An article in the Arts & Books section elsewhere in this edition about musician Ty Segall says that he played all the instruments on his new record except cowbell. In fact, although he played most of the parts, members of his Ty Segall Band contributed. The error was discovered after the section went to press.

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Skid row cleanup: An article in the Aug. 14 LATExtra section about a cleanup and outreach operation on skid row quoted a homeless woman, Michele Jones, as saying St. Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles had discharged her in the middle of the night after back surgery. Elizabeth Nikels, a spokeswoman for St. Vincent, said the hospital has no record of having had Jones as a patient.

"The Giver": A review of the film "The Giver" in the Aug. 15 Calendar section gave the name of the main character as Jason. It's Jonas.

Exide plant: In a graphic with an article in the Aug. 12 LATExtra section about lead testing near a battery recycling plant in Vernon, Rowan Avenue Elementary school was misidentified as Rowena Avenue Elementary School.

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Sheriff's investigation: In the Aug. 4 Section A, an article about the Los Angeles County sheriff's inspector general calling for greater access to deputies' personnel records said that interim Sheriff John L. Scott could not be reached for comment. No attempt to reach Scott was made.

Loire bike tour: An Aug. 3 Travel section article on a bike tour in France referred to TGV high-speed train service from Gare d'Austerlitz to Orléans. There is no TGV service between those two places. The Gare d'Austerlitz-to-Orléans trip was via a conventional Intercity rail line.

FICO scores: An Aug. 9 article in the Business section about new rules for FICO credit ratings referred to the score's creator as Fair Isaacs Corp. It is Fair Isaac Corp.

Henry Stone: In the Aug. 12 LATExtra section, a brief obituary of music producer Henry Stone said that one of his early hits was "Heart of Stone" by Otis Williams and the Charms. The single was titled "Hearts of Stone" and recorded when the band was known simply...

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Pro workout: In the Aug. 9 Saturday section, a photo caption with an article about a gym used by professional athletes off-season identified an NFL player as Orlando Scandrick. The player was Terrell Thomas. The caption also misspelled the last name of coach Jordan Feramisco as Ferannisco.

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Marx Brothers: The Classic Hollywood article in the Aug. 10 Calendar section about a new Marx Brothers DVD box set said Groucho, Harpo, Chico and Gummo got their nicknames at the Orpheum theater in Galesburg, Ill. That likely happened at the Gaiety or Auditorium theaters but not at the Orpheum, which hadn't been built at that time. The article also misspelled Galesburg as Galesberg.

New conductor: A review in the Aug. 9 Calendar section of a concert by the Los Angeles Philharmonic conducted by Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla said that Grazinyte-Tyla was not scheduled to conduct any subscription concerts during the Phil's upcoming season. Grazinyte-Tyla will lead the orchestra at Walt Disney Concert Hall on March 1, which is a subscription concert.

Swimming: An article and results listing in the Aug. 11 Sports section said that Simone Manuel won the women's 50-meter freestyle in the U.S. National Championships in 24.89 seconds. Her winning time was 24.56.

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"Deepsea": A review of the movie "Deepsea Challenge 3D" in the Aug. 8 Calendar section said filmmaker James Cameron made 72 dives to the lowest point on Earth, called Challenger Deep. Cameron made 72 dives total, including one to Challenger Deep.

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Minor White review: In the Aug. 2 Calendar section, a review of "Minor White: Manifestations of the Spirit" at the J. Paul Getty Museum said that White studied art history with Meyer Schapiro at New York University. White studied with Schapiro at Columbia University.

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Bicycling in France: In the Aug. 3 Travel section, the map accompanying an article about bicycling in France mislabeled Luxembourg as Andorra.

Song title: An article in the Aug. 7 Calendar section profiling Britt Daniel of the band Spoon referred to a song called "New York Kids." The song is "New York Kiss."

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Corinthian Colleges: An article in the July 16 Section A about the recruitment practices of Corinthian Colleges reported that Heidi Vella, who graduated from Corinthian's Everest College in 2010, said she had searched for nearly two years before finding a temporary job in her field. The time period was about one year. The article also said that Eva Garcia had attended Everest College in 2008 and 2009, but school records indicate she enrolled in 2010 and graduated in 2011. In addition, the article said that according to Garcia, the only job Everest helped her get was a temporary placement as a hospital receptionist. Garcia obtained a job in the medical field shortly after graduating, but she says she found the job on her own and was laid off six months later because of transportation issues.

James Marcus Haney: An article in the Aug. 5 Calendar section about photographer and filmmaker James Marcus Haney indicated that his documentary "Connaroo" was about other festivalgoers sneaking into...

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James Brady: In the Aug 5 Section A, a caption with a photo that accompanied the obituary of James Brady misidentified a man wounded alongside Brady in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Reagan as Secret Service Agent Timothy McCarthy. McCarthy also was injured in the shooting, but the man pictured is Washington, D.C., police officer Thomas Delahanty.

Extreme weather: In the Aug. 5 Section A, an article about flash floods in Southern California said Mt. Baldy is in the San Bernardino Mountains. It is in the San Gabriel Mountains.

Yellowstone photo tour: In the Aug. 3 Travel section, an article about a photo tour in Yellowstone National Park referred to waterfalls on the Yosemite River. The falls were on the Yellowstone River.

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