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Deputy short­age: In the May 31 Sec­tion A, a photo cap­tion with an ar­ti­cle about a short­age of Los An­ge­les County sher­iff ’s deputies misiden­ti­fied a deputy shout­ing or­ders at a re­cruit. He is Guillermo Martinez, not Guillermo Garcia.

As­sisted sui­cide: An ar­ti­cle in the June 5 Sec­tion A about the state Se­nate’s ap­proval of an as­sisted-sui­cide bill in­cor­rectly re­ported that a sim­i­lar mea­sure had pre­vi­ously passed in the As­sem­bly be­fore be­ing re­jected by a Se­nate com­mit­tee. The bill ap­proved Thurs­day was the first to pass ei­ther leg­isla­tive cham­ber.

Dou­ble pay: An ar­ti­cle in the June 5 Cal­i­for­nia sec­tion about ac­tion in the state Leg­is­la­ture in­cor­rectly stated that a bill to re­quire busi­nesses to pay em­ploy­ees dou­ble for work­ing on Thanks­giv­ing, AB 67, was listed as a “job killer” by the Cal­i­for­nia Cham­ber of Com­merce. The cham­ber op­posed the bill but did not list it as a job killer.

San Diego “rain­maker” case: An ar­ti­cle in the June 1 Cal­i­for­nia sec­tion about San Diego’s hir­ing in 1915 of “rain­maker” Charles Hat­field was ac­com­pa­nied by a his­toric photo of Hat­field on the lad­der of a 20-foot tower, which was iden­ti­fied as one he had built east of San Diego. He did build such a tower for San Diego, aimed at “wring­ing mois­ture from the air”; how­ever, the photo was of an­other tower, in Coalinga, Calif., in 1924.

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