Unemployment rate: An article in the Feb. 18 Business section about the state’s economy said the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp. forecast that California’s current unemployment rate, stated as being 7%, would decline to about 5.9% by 2017. The group’s report misstated the state’s current unemployment rate, which is an annualized rate of 6.2%. The report also misstated the group’s prediction for unemployment in 2017, which is about 5.5%.
Wilmington oil field: A photo caption in the Feb. 21 California section with an article about a Wilmington oil field misspelled the name of Elficer Garcia as Elcifer. It also said Garcia lives next to a Wilmington oil drilling site permitted for up to 540 wells. Garcia lives in another Wilmington neighborhood, next to an oil pump jack and several storage tanks.
Fan charged: In the Feb. 19 California section, an article about a man being charged in an attack last year at Dodger Stadium said Bryan Stow, a San Francisco Giants fan who was beaten at the stadium in 2011, had won an $18-million lawsuit against the Dodgers and then-owner Frank McCourt. McCourt was not found liable in the case.
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