Middle East
Fortune struck for these Syrian migrants, but can they make it in California?

Bob Marley

For the record

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...