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Oil field wa­ter: In the May 3 Sec­tion A, an ar­ti­cle about the use of re­cy­cled oil field wa­ter in Cal­i­for­nia agriculture said that sam­ples con­tained ace­tone and methy­lene chlo­ride af­ter treat­ment. Ace­tone was found in test­ing in 2014, but not in a March 2015 test. An ac­com­pa­ny­ing graphic cited the lev­els of three chem­i­cals found in un­treated oil field wa­ter: oil, 240,000-480,000 parts per mil­lion; ace­tone, 440-530 parts per bil­lion; and methy­lene chlo­ride, 82-89 parts per bil­lion. How­ever, the graphic omit­ted the lev­els found in tests of treated wa­ter: oil, 130-1,300 parts per mil­lion; ace­tone, 57-79 parts per bil­lion; and methy­lene chlo­ride, 26-56 parts per bil­lion. Drought pol­i­tics: An ar­ti­cle in the June 6 Cal­i­for­nia sec­tion about ef­forts in Congress to ad­dress the drought re­ferred to Rep. Jim Costa (D-Fresno) as Robert Costa. Joe Bi­den: In the June 6 Sec­tion A, an ar­ti­cle about Vice Pres­i­dent Joe Bi­den and his em­pha­sis on fam­ily re­versed the or­der in re­fer­ring to two of the daugh­ters of his son Hunter. Naomi Bi­den is the old­est of Hunter’s chil­dren, Fin­negan the mid­dle child.

Rocky Chavez: In the May 31Cal­i­for­nia sec­tion, an ar­ti­cle about GOP Assem­bly­man Rocky Chavez of Ocean­side, who is run­ning for U.S. Se­nate, stated that he is the Leg­is­la­ture’s sole Latino Re­pub­li­can. In fact, Chavez is one of two; the other is Assem­bly­man Eric Lin­der of Corona.

In­dus­try elec­tion: An ar­ti­cle in the May 31 Cal­i­for­nia sec­tion about the City of In­dus­try’s first coun­cil elec­tion in 17 years said that the city sprawls along the 10 Free­way. It should have said the 60 Free­way. Lucky Brand: An ar­ti­cle in the May 31 Busi­ness sec­tion about Lucky Brand Chief Ex­ec­u­tive Car­los Al­berini said that the cloth­ing com­pany has an­nual sales of about $500,000. The sales num­ber should have been about $500 mil­lion. Sea World: In the June 6 Busi­ness sec­tion, in an ar­ti­cle about Sea World En­ter­tain­ment Inc.’s ef­forts to re­bound from al­le­ga­tions in the documentary “Black­fish” that its parks mis­treat killer whales, the last name of Wayne Pa­celle of the Hu­mane So­ci­ety of the United States was mis­spelled as Par­cell. Ad­di­tion­ally, the or­ga­ni­za­tion was in­cor­rectly called the Hu­mane So­ci­ety of America.

Grand Park ex­hibit: In the May 31 Cal­i­for­nia sec­tion, an ar­ti­cle about a photo ex­hibit of sur­vivors of the Ar­me­nian geno­cide re­ferred to the height of the sculp­tures on which the pho­tos were mounted as nearly 7 feet. They range in height from 8 to15 feet.

“Sense8”: In the June 5 Cal­en­dar sec­tion, a re­view of the new sci-fi se­ries “Sense8” on Net­flix said that a char­ac­ter played by Naveen Andrews, an­ac­tor fa­mil­iar from an ear­lier, sim­i­lar TV se­ries, “Lost,” is po­ten­tially the “san­sei” of “Sense8.” The in­tended word was sen­sei, “teacher” in Ja­panese. Hot Prop­erty: In the May 31Busi­ness sec­tion, a graphic high­light­ing homes for sale for about $750,000 in­cluded a home in Ea­gle Rock that­was in­cor­rectly re­ferred to as a Lau­rel Canyon res­i­dence. If you be­lieve that we have made an er­ror, or you have ques­tions about The Times’ jour­nal­is­tic stan­dards and prac­tices, you may con­tact Deirdre Edgar, read­ers’ rep­re­sen­ta­tive, by email at read­ers.rep­re­sen­ta­tive @la­, by phone at (877) 554-4000, by fax at (213) 237-3535 or by mail at 202W. 1st St., Los An­ge­les, CA 90012. The read­ers’ rep­re­sen­ta­tive of­fice is on­line at la­ read­er­srep.

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