Correction: Small-Town Corruption story

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story April 25 about alleged corruption in the city of Irwindale, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a California appeals court threw out embezzlement convictions against four city officials. The appellate court tossed out the indictments before the cases went to trial. The AP also incorrectly identified one of the officials as retired City Manager Steve Blancarte. He pleaded guilty in 2011 to misappropriating public funds, but was not part of the appeal.

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