For the record

Coachella: In a review of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in the April 13 Calendar section, the name of the electronic artist Deorro was misspelled as Deeoro, and his background was mischaracterized as French. He is Mexican American and from West Covina.

Marco Pierre White: In the April 11 Saturday section, an article about Marco Pierre White's book "White Heat" misspelled French chef Marc Meneau's last name as Menou.

Parking signs: In the April 7 California section, an article about new parking enforcement signs attributed the term "meter maids" to a city of Los Angeles engineer. The term, referring to city parking enforcement officers, was a paraphrase, not a direct quote.

Board of Supervisors election: An article in the April 13 California section about candidates seeking election to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors misstated Supervisor Don Knabe's district. It is the 4th District, not the 3rd.

NCAA Final Four: In the April 4 Sports section, a notebook item about the NCAA Final Four said that Duke's Mike Krzyzewski coached in his first Final Four in 1988. The year was 1986.

Ford's Theatre: In the April 12 Travel section, an article about Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C., and its restoration to reflect the surroundings at the time of the assassination of President Lincoln there in April 1865 misspelled the first name of photographer Mathew Brady as Matthew.

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