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April 02, 2011

"Friday": An article in the March 30 Calendar section about Patrice Wilson, the writer and producer of Rebecca Black's hit song "Friday," said that he attended Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash. In fact, Wilson attended Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash.

MOCA executive: In an April 1 Calendar article about the Museum of Contemporary Art hiring a new chief operating officer, the last name of Walker Art Center executive Kathy Halbreich was misspelled as Holbreicht.

Chris Brown: A Quick Takes item in the March 31 Calendar section about Chris Brown's "F.A.M.E." entering Billboard's top 200 Albums chart at No. 1 said that the album's first-week sales were slightly lower than for his 2004 "Exclusive." "Exclusive" was released in 2007.

Richard Brooks: An article in the April 1 Calendar section about a UCLA tribute to Richard Brooks said that the filmmaker had graduated from Temple University. Brooks attended Temple but didn't graduate. The article also misidentified the title of his film "Wrong Is Right" as "Wrong Is Write."

Almena Lomax: In the April 1 LATExtra section, the obituary of journalist and civil rights activist Almena Lomax referred to the Texas town where she refused to eat in the bus station's blacks-only dining room as Big Springs. The community is Big Spring, Texas.

Barry Bonds: In the March 31 LATExtra section, an article about Barry Bonds' trial on charges that he lied in 2003 during grand jury testimony about steroid use referred to Greg Anderson as Bonds' athletic trainer. Anderson was the former major league baseball player's personal trainer. Educational and certification standards for athletic trainers differ from those of personal trainers.

Helicopter dustup: An article in the April 1 Section A about movie producer Ryan Kavanaugh's use of an L.A. hotel helipad misspelled the last name of Los Angeles County Sheriff's Chief Cecil Rhambo as Rambo. The same article also said the western boundary of the area represented by the West Hollywood West Residents Assn. was San Vicente Boulevard. It is Doheny Drive.

La Plaza de Cultura y Artes: In the April 1 Section A, Hector Tobar's column about the unearthing of remains at the site of La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, and Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina's role in promoting the project, misspelled the name of the Sanberg Group, the firm contracted by Los Angeles County to excavate the site, as the Sandberg Group.

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