A fight between families involved in a murder trial that was mentioned in a story on page A1 Friday was between relatives attending the trial of Juan Pulido, not the trial of Matthew Ruiz and Albert Hernandez, as reported.

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An elephant seal that spent several days on the beach near Hopkins Marine Station in Pacific Grove is an adult, estimated to be 4 to 6 years old. A photo caption on page A1 Friday incorrectly stated the animal's approximate age.

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