For the Record

For the record

Porter Ranch: In the Jan. 3 Section A, an article about the delay in fixing the Porter Ranch gas leak referred to the location of the damaged well as north of Oak Mountain. It is Oat Mountain.

Shootings: In the Jan. 1 California section, an article about a San Fernando Valley shooting being linked to road rage referred to a nearby shooting on Nordoff Street. The street is Nordhoff. The misspelling also appeared in a Dec. 31 California section article about the same shooting.

Native American histories: A review in the Dec. 27 Arts & Books section of two new books about Native American history referred to Michilimackinac, home of the Odawa, as the straits between Lake Superior and Lake Michigan. The straits are between Lake Huron and Lake Michigan.

Book trends: An article in the Jan. 3 Arts & Books section about book trends to watch for in 2016 said that 571 million more books were sold in 2015 than in the year before. The total number of books sold in 2015 was 571 million.


Rose Parade entries: In the Dec. 31 California section, a list of the order of Rose Parade participants misspelled the name of float builder Paradiso Parade Floats as Paradise.

Float decorating: In the Dec. 28 California section, the caption accompanying photos of Rose Parade floats being decorated misidentified the theme of Rotary International’s entry as “Working Together for Space.” The theme was “Working Together for Peace.”

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