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    Correction: Richmond City Council vote on Red Oak Victory
    07/01/2015 - A story in Wednesday's Local section incorrectly reported that the Richmond City Council did not reach a decision about moving the historic SS Red Oak Victory ship, berthed in the Port of Richmond. 

    Correction: Metropolitan Transportation Commission website
    06/24/2015 - A story in Tuesday's Local News section about an upgrade of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge incorrectly reported the website for the Metropolitan Transportation Commission. Details of the plan for a bike and pedestrian path across the bridge and an eastbound commuter lane are online at www.mtc.ca.gov.
     

    Setting the Record Straight
    06/23/2015 - A headline in the Local News section Tuesday about the plans to reorganize the San Jose Police Department should have said the department is looking to hire an outside consultant with its plans to re-evaluate the department's structure and staffing. 

    Correction: Wrong court cited in immigration forum story
    06/22/2015 - A story in Sunday's Local Section incorrectly identified the court that placed an injunction on President Obama's expanded immigration actions. It was the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.  

    Correction: Bird deaths on the Altamont Pass
    06/17/2015 - A June 6 front-page story about bird deaths from wind turbines on the Altamont Pass incorrectly reported that 44 percent of all bird deaths over the last three years of Alameda County's avian mortality study occurred while turbines were not operating. 

    Correction: Stanford president
    06/16/2015 - A story in Monday's local section incorrectly reported when Stanford University President John L. Hennessy is expected to step down. He is expected to step down in the summer of 2016. 

    Correction: Crohns Foundation will be recipient of percentage or peanut butter proceeds
    06/02/2015 - A Local section story that ran Friday about a Los Gatos 12-year old entrepreneur who makes peanut butter incorrectly stated where she plans to donate a percentage of her profits. She plans to donate to the Crohn's Foundation.  

    Correction: Black exodus from Richmond
    06/02/2015 - A front-page story May 23 incorrectly reported that the construction of Richmond Parkway in the 1990s led to the demolition of homes to make way for subdivisions such as Parkway Estates that displaced African-American residents. The area was not a residential neighborhood before the subdivision was built, and most of the residents who moved to Parkway Estates were African-American, according to project developer Community Housing Development Corp. The story also incorrectly attributed the information to the Rev. Andre Shumake. Shumake was referring to other housing sites in Richmond that he said displaced African-American residents. 

    Correction:
    05/25/2015 - A column by Tom Barnidge on the front page Monday misidentified a plane that World War II pilot Chuck Sapper flew. The plane was a B-17. 

    Setting the Record Straight
    05/13/2015 - A photo caption on Wednesday's front page misidentified a person shown on a poster held by racing fans during the Tour of California in Livermore. The poster was of rider Peter Sagan. 

    Setting the Record Straight
    05/06/2015 - A story and accompanying tables in Sunday's Local News section incorrectly reported the fatality crash rates in major U.S. and global cities. The rates were for each 100,000 residents in the cities listed, not for each 1,000 residents. 

    Correction: San Pablo Lytton Casino overseen by federal government, not state
    05/04/2015 - A front-page story Sunday about contributions that Gov. Jerry Brown solicits on behalf of two Oakland charter schools incorrectly reported that one of the donors, the San Pablo Lytton Casino, would need the governor's approval to expand. The casino's current types of games are under only federal oversight, but the tribe would need Brown's approval to seek house-banked, Nevada-style gaming. 

    Correction: Richmond college tuition program
    05/01/2015 - A story in Friday's Local News section about a Richmond film documentary incorrectly reported that Chevron has promised to send every Richmond public high school graduate to a public college. 

    Correction: Errors in SV150 Special Report
    04/21/2015 - Because of an error in data provided by Bloomberg News, the number of employees at Nvidia in the Top 10 Lists on Page E7 of Sunday's SV150 Special Report was incorrect, and as a result the company should not have appeared on those lists. The company has 9,228 employees, a gain of 420 or about 5 percent from the year before. As a result of that error, the company's sales per employee figure was also incorrectly listed as $703,140, when it was actually $507,315, a gain of $38,405, or 8 percent.
     

    Correction:
    04/20/2015 - A front-page story on April 13 about how to save water incorrectly reported how much is used by running 20 sprinklers for 10 minutes. 

     
    (Dan Rosenstrauch/Bay Area News Group)
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