Maywood lead program: An Aug. 17 article in Section A about business deals under investigation in Maywood referred to a $360,000 lead-abatement program that a former city manager had canceled, saying the cost was excessive given that no lead was removed from homes. The article should have made it clear that the contract with Union de Vecinos was to provide public education, not to remove lead from properties.
Aid to immigrants: An article in Monday’s LATExtra section about plans to end Supplemental Security Income to some legal immigrants said California’s Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants was open only to refugees and those granted asylum. A spokeswoman for the California Department of Social Services said she has since learned that other immigrants who were receiving federal SSI benefits may be eligible for the state program.
Los Angeles Philharmonic: A review of conductor Pietari Inkinen and the Los Angeles Philharmonic in the Aug. 19 Calendar section said pianist Paul Wittgenstein lost his right hand in World War II. It was in World War I.
Countrywide Financial: An article in Business on Wednesday about home loans made by Countrywide Financial Corp. for borrowers referred by then-Chief Executive Angelo Mozilo identified a former Countrywide president as Stanley Kurland. His first name is Stanford.