February 13, 2013
Phone rates: In the Feb. 12 Business section, a column about rising rates for basic telephone service said that Verizon had raised its monthly rate for basic phone service by $1.90 in 2010. The monthly increase was $1, to $20.91.
Temple restoration: In the Feb. 11 LATExtra section, an article about the restoration of Wilshire Boulevard Temple said that Hugo Ballin, who painted extensive murals in the sanctuary, had headed Warner Bros.' art department. Jack, Harry and Abe Warner commissioned Ballin to paint the murals, but Ballin did not head their studio's art department. The error also appeared in an article in the Oct. 8, 2011, LATExtra section.
Candy store: In the Feb. 9 Saturday section, a column about the Sweet! Hollywood candy store misspelled candy maker Craig Montgomery's first name as Greg. Also, the caption for a photo with the column said that the columnist and Montgomery were making taffy. They were making hard candy.
Bob Marley tribute: In the Feb. 12 Calendar section, an article about the tribute to Bob Marley at Sunday's Grammy Awards identified Rita Marley as the mother of Bob Marley's sons Ziggy and Damian Marley. Damian is the only child of Bob Marley's relationship with Cindy Breakspeare.
Dorner case: In the Feb. 12 Section A, a column about public reaction to the case of Christopher Dorner, the former L.A. police officer suspected of three killings, misspelled the first name of former Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman as John.
Dorner reward: In the Feb. 11 LATExtra section, an article about the offering of a $1 million reward in the Christopher Dorner case referred to Riverside Mayor Rusty Bailey as Rusty Baker.
"House of Cards": In the Feb. 12 Calendar section, an article about "House of Cards" creator Beau Willimon misspelled the first name of Kevin Spacey's character in the Netflix series, Francis Underwood, as Frances.
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