Money Talk: In the June 9 Business section, the Money Talk column said that people who start Social Security benefits early can't switch to a different or higher benefit later. People who start Social Security payments based on their own record before full retirement age lock in permanently reduced benefits, but they may be able to switch to a higher spousal benefit later. People who start spousal benefits before full retirement age can't later switch to their own benefit.
Foster care contractor: In the June 12 Section A, an article about Los Angeles County supervisors cutting ties with foster care contractor Teens Happy Homes identified Fiona Gonsier as a member of the Santa Monica Disabilities Commission. Gonsier is a candidate for the commission, not a current member.
Mumford & Sons: In the June 12 Calendar section, a Quick Takes item about a member of the English neo-folk band Mumford & Sons who was hospitalized with a blood clot in his brain misspelled the band member's last name. He is Ted Dwane, not Ted Dwayne.
Student film production: In the June 12 Business section, an article about the rise in student film production in L.A. said that director Francis Ford Coppola was an alumnus of USC. Coppola is a graduate of UCLA.
"The Match Game": In the June 10 Calendar section, a graphic with the Classic Hollywood column said correctly that Gene Rayburn hosted the daytime game show "The Match Game" on NBC from 1962 to 1969. However, the accompanying photo of Rayburn showed him with Brett Somers and Charles Nelson Reilly from a revival of the show that ran on CBS from 1973 to 1979.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times