Japan tourism: An article in the March 8 Business section about the rebound of Japan's tourism industry said that Japan's Tourism Agency sought to boost tourism by giving away free airfare to 10,000 visitors to the country. In fact, Japan's government has rejected funding the free airfare and the promotion has been scrapped.
Arctic drilling: An article in the March 4 Section A about oil exploration off the Alaska coast said that Shell's drilling program would eventually add 500,000 gallons a day of oil to the Trans-Alaska pipeline. The correct figure is 500,000 barrels a day.
Gay marriage: An article in the March 4 Section A about how personal stories have proved effective in winning approval for same-sex marriage said voters in North Carolina would decide on a gay marriage initiative in the fall. The election will be held May 8.
LACMA rock: An article in Section A on March 9 about a 340-ton boulder drawing crowds as it is transported from the Inland Empire to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art listed La Palma among the cities where the rock had stopped. It was La Mirada.