Healthcare law: An article in the May 11 Section A about President Obama's efforts to get Americans to enroll in health insurance said that a healthcare campaign by the California Foundation had devoted more than $200 million to a Spanish-language media campaign with television giant Univision designed to educate Latinos about the healthcare law. The group is the California Endowment, not the California Foundation, and its $225-million campaign to support implementation of the Affordable Care Act includes, but is not limited to, the Spanish-language campaign with Univision.
Hair extensions: An article in the May 12 Image section about hair loss solutions cited a report in the Atlantic as saying that more than $1.3 billion worth of raw human hair was imported into the United States in 2011 compared with $1.8 billion worth of bananas. The report actually said: "As a commercial item, human hair is insignificant when compared with, say, bananas. In 2011, the U.S. brought in over $1.8 billion worth of fresh bananas. During the same 12 months, around $1.3 million of raw human hair entered this country. Still, it is a noteworthy import, given that it is harvested not from banana plants but from human heads."
Prison plan: An article in the May 3 LATExtra section said that Gov. Jerry Brown's office produced a plan to reduce prison crowding by releasing thousands of inmates early. In fact, the plan proposes releasing hundreds, not thousands, of inmates. In addition, a For the Record item in the May 5 Section A addressing this issue gave the publication date of the article as May 4.
"Dulce Rosa": In the May 14 Calendar section, an article about the new opera "Dulce Rosa" at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica said it would be opening Sunday. It opens Friday.
Herald Examiner photos: A column in the May 13 Section A about a reunion of Los Angeles Herald Examiner photographers said that the Los Angeles Public Library had scanned about 90,000 images from the defunct newspaper's archives and placed them on the Web. In fact, the library's online collection of 90,000 images contains about 10,000 pictures from the Herald. In addition, the article referred to a photograph of O.J. Simpson carrying the Olympic torch up a hill in Pacific Palisades in 1984. Simpson carried the torch up the California Incline in Santa Monica, which is straddled by Palisades Park.