FOR THE RECORD
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 @latimes.com, 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 latimes.com/ readersrep.