Gavin Newsom: In the Oct. 16 Section A, a profile of San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, who is running for lieutenant governor, said a city report put San Francisco's homeless count at 13,500, half of whom are on the street. In fact, the city report, based on a four-hour visual survey on the night of Jan. 27, 2009, listed the number of homeless at 6,514, and identified 2,709 of them as "unsheltered."
Public pensions: An article in the Oct. 17 California section about public pensions as an issue in the gubernatorial race said that California Highway Patrol officers are part of a labor group called the California Statewide Law Enforcement Assn., which has endorsed candidate Meg Whitman. Highway Patrol officers are represented by the California Assn. of Highway Patrolmen, which has not made an endorsement.
Military obituary: An obituary in the Oct. 17 California section gave the wrong name for the father of Army Sgt. Daniel Lim of Cypress. His name is Woo Bang Lim, not Bang Woo Lim.
William Norton obituary: The obituary of screenwriter William Norton in the Oct. 10 California section said he died Oct. 2. He died Oct. 1.