For the record - Jan. 15, 2011


Jordan High School: An article in the Jan. 13 LATExtra section about L.A. school district leaders’ decision to split Jordan High School into three campuses to be run by outside groups said that parents and teachers in 2008 rejected a takeover of the school by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s nonprofit education group, the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools. About 150 parents cast ballots, and 83% of those favored the partnership. The school remained under L.A. Unified’s control because a majority of teachers opposed the change.

Boeing Dreamliner: An article in the Jan. 13 Business section about delays affecting the delivery of Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner passenger jet said that a typical 5,500-mile flight from Los Angeles to Tokyo on a 767 aircraft costs carriers an estimated $3,000 in fuel and that the Dreamliner would cut that cost by $600. In fact, the Tokyo trip would cost carriers an estimated $30,000 in fuel and the Dreamliner would save $6,000.

Acura car review: A review of the 2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon in the Jan. 13 Business section said that the car’s retuned engine incorporates new technologies such as plateau honing of the cylinders to reduce fuel economy. Plateau honing increases fuel economy.


Golden Globes parties: An article in the Jan. 14 Calendar section on Golden Globes parties said that producer-director Nigel Lythgoe was the president of the L.A. chapter of BAFTA, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. He is chairman of the chapter.

Clippers: In the Jan. 14 Sports section, the caption for a photo accompanying an article about Miami players’ observations on the Clippers’ inconsistent quality of play said that the photograph showed the Clippers’ Eric Bledsoe knocking the ball away from Miami’s LeBron James. The Clippers player pictured was Al-Farouq Aminu.