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Republican Party convention: An article in the Sept. 22 LATExtra section about Neel Kashkari's speech at the California Republican Party convention said Pete Peterson, GOP candidate for secretary of state, was running against Democrat Betty Yee. In fact, Peterson is running against Democratic state Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima). Yee, a state Board of Equalization member, is running for controller.

West Hollywood crosswalks: An article in the Sept. 20 LATExtra section about concerns over pedestrian safety in West Hollywood said that three pedestrians had been killed in city crosswalks since 2011, and that sheriff's Lt. David Smith said the vehicle was at fault in all of the incidents. After the article was published, Smith told The Times that the most recent pedestrian death, which occurred last month, was still under investigation.

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"Tracks": A review in the Sept. 19 Calendar section of the movie "Tracks," about a woman's journey across Australia's outback in 1977, said that Uluru is on the Indian Ocean. It should have said Uluru was one stop on her way to the Indian Ocean.

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Immigration: An article in the Sept. 14 Section A about an immigration detention center in Artesia, N.M., said the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general rejected allegations that federal immigration centers maintained substandard living conditions and that young migrants were subjected to abuse. Actually, the inspector general could not substantiate 16 allegations it investigated after a complaint by the American Civil Liberties Union; it continues to monitor 100 other allegations. The Artesia facility had not yet opened when the ACLU filed its administrative complaint in June about various immigration facilities.

U2 album review: In the Sept. 11 Calendar section, a review of the U2 album "Songs of Innocence" referred to "simultaneous IRA bombings in Dublin and Monaghan" in the band's homeland, Ireland. The Ulster Volunteer Force, not the Irish Republican Army, was responsible for the 1974 bombings.

Nevada highway washout: In the Sept. 13 Section A, an article detailing the...

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Golan Heights release: In the Sept. 12 LATExtra section, a Late Briefing item about the release of United Nations peacekeepers by militants in Syria said it took place in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. The release occurred on the Syrian side of the Quneitra border crossing.

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Minimum wage: An article in the Sept. 6 LATExtra section about complaints that the $13.25 wage proposed by Mayor Eric Garcetti was too low quoted a Los Angeles Workers Assembly statement saying $15 "is actually the minimum necessary for basic human needs in human dollars." It should have said, "It is actually the minimum necessary for basic human needs in current dollars."

Home show hosts: In the Saturday section on Sept. 6, an article about hosts of home improvement television shows incorrectly referred to Tom Silva as the host of "This Old House." Kevin O'Connor is the host and Silva is the general contractor on the show.

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Huge dinosaur: An article in the Sept. 5 Section A about the discovery of a massive Dreadnoughtus schrani dinosaur included an illustration that was credited to Mark A. Klingler of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. It should have been credited to Jennifer Hall.

U.S. Open tennis: An article in the Sept. 4 Sports section about the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open said tennis player Victoria Azarenka was from Bulgaria. She is from Belarus.

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Dodgers: An article in the Sept. 4 Sports section said the Dodgers twice rallied with two-run homers to tie the score of Wednesday's game against the Washington Nationals. The first rally was not on a Justin Turner home run, but on a ball hit by Turner that was dropped by Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth, allowing Andre Ethier to score.

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U.S. Open tennis: In the Sept. 2 Sports section, an article on Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic advancing to the quarterfinal round of the U.S. Open was inadvertently placed under Bill Dwyre's byline. The article was actually a combination of Associated Press stories. Dwyre's column can be found at latimes.com/dwyre-usopen.

Anaheim Packing District: In an article about food courts in the Aug. 30 Saturday section, the website for the Anaheim Packing District (which includes the Anaheim Packing House) was incorrect. The correct address is http://www.anaheimpackingdistrict.com.

College branding: An article in the Sept. 2 Section A about some Cal State campuses seeking to change their names said that California State University, Sacramento has trademarked three names, including Sacramento State University, which it prefers to be called. The trademarked name that it prefers is Sacramento State.

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LAUSD iPads: In the Aug. 29 LATExtra section, an article about former Los Angeles Unified administrator Jaime Aquino's role in iPad contract discussions said the district had spent about $61 million to purchase about 62,000 iPads. The money paid for 62,000 iPads with curriculum and 47,000 without curriculum, as well as carts used to store and charge the devices.

LAPD legal settlement: An article in the Aug. 21 Section A about the Los Angeles City Council settling with the family of a man fatally shot by police after a pursuit said the council rejected a proposed $1.2-million settlement in 2011 for a man shot and paralyzed by police. The council rejected a proposed settlement of $4.5 million in 2012.

A.J. Langguth obituary: The news obituary in the Sept. 2 LATExtra section on historian and former war correspondent A.J. Langguth stated that he injured his diaphragm while covering the Vietnam War. According to Joe Saltzman, his longtime friend and fellow USC professor, Langguth developed a...

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Hannah-Beth Jackson: In George Skelton's Capitol Journal column in Section A on Sept. 1, California legislator Hannah-Beth Jackson was called an assemblywoman. She is a state senator.

Gaza Strip: An article in the Aug. 21 A section said that more than 2,000 Palestinian civilians had been killed in the conflict in the Gaza Strip. Figures from the United Nations indicate that more than 2,000 Palestinians were killed, but the number who were civilians was less than 2,000.

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Ezell Ford funeral: An article in the Aug. 31 California section about the funeral service for Ezell Ford, a mentally ill man who was fatally shot during a confrontation with Los Angeles police, identified Mark Ridley-Thomas as a Los Angeles city councilman. Ridley-Thomas is a member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.

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Kurt Meyer: A news obituary of architect Kurt Meyer in the Aug. 29 LATExtra section named Catherine Bach as the founding president of the Los Angeles Conservancy. Her name is Margaret Bach.

Errol Flynn: An Aug. 29 Calendar section review of "The Last of Robin Hood" said the film catches up with its subject, Errol Flynn, as he is approaching 60. The film catches up with Flynn as he is approaching 50.

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