Sheriff's official: In the Dec. 13 LATExtra section, a brief news item said that a Los Angeles County sheriff's official who had been blamed for failing to raise alarms about deputy abuse of inmates would be resigning. The item should have included a statement by a Sheriff's Department spokesman, who said that Assistant Sheriff Marvin Cavanaugh's decision to retire after four decades of service was unconnected to his involvement in the jail abuse scandal.
Crossword: The answers to the Dec. 2 crossword puzzle did not appear as scheduled in the Dec. 9 Arts & Books section. The answers to a different puzzle appeared instead. The Dec. 2 answers appear in today's Arts & Books section.
Health insurance exchanges: In an article in the Dec. 15 Section A about states leaving the job of running new insurance markets for their residents to the federal government, Gary Cohen of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services was misquoted as saying the exchanges would be ready on Oct. 1, 2014. He said the exchanges would be ready to open Oct. 1, 2013.
Video game picks: In the video games "Notes on the Year" article in today's Calendar, the game "Lili" is misspelled as "Lila." The correct name appears in the accompanying "Best of 2012" article. The error was discovered after the section went to press.
Young adults: An article in the Dec. 9 Section A about young adults moving out of their parents' homes said that, according to Brookings Institution demographer William Frey, the number of people ages 25 to 29 who moved across state lines last year was the highest in 13 years. The statement attributed to Frey should have said that it was the increase in the rate of people in that age group moving that was the highest in 13 years.
LAPD verdict: An article in the Dec. 15 LATExtra section about a jury's $24-million verdict against the LAPD in the shooting of a boy who was playing with a replica gun misspelled the first name of the plaintiff's attorney. He is Arnoldo Casillas, not Renaldo.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times