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For the record

China explosions: In the Aug. 17 Section A, an article about anguish in China after deadly explosions in Tianjin said that state-run media had reported that Ruihai International Logistics' warehouses contained sodium cyanide, a compound that produces toxic gas and reacts violently to water. Sodium cyanide produces toxic gas, but it was another chemical found on the site — calcium carbide — that reacts violently to water.

Emeryville wage: In the Aug. 17 California section, an article about the minimum wage in Emeryville quoted Mayor Ruth Atkin as saying, "What purpose is a living wage, if it isn't a living wage?" It should have said, "What purpose is a minimum wage, if it isn't a living wage?"

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Cabin fire: In the Aug. 16 California section, an article about the Cabin fire north of Glendora said that a section of Highway 39 between Sierra Madre and Highway 2 was closed. Highway 39 was closed from Sierra Madre Avenue in Glendora to Highway 2, not from the city of Sierra Madre.

Power outage: In the Aug. 16 California section, a brief news item about a power outage in Long Beach said that in a previous incident, in July, 30,000 customers were without electricity for several days. Over several days a total of 30,000 customers were affected, but not all were without power for the entire period.

Stockton bank robbery: In the Aug. 18 California section, an article about a report on a Stockton bank robbery said that a manhunt for former LAPD officer Christopher Dorner occurred in 2012. The search took place in 2013.

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