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Stevie Wonder announces he will undergo kidney transplant

LOS ANGELES — Legendary singer Stevie Wonder has announced he will undergo kidney transplant surgery in the comings months, confirming speculation that surfaced about his health recently. Wonder spoke about his health during a concert in England July 6 at the British Summer Time Hyde Park music festival.  Wonder surprised fans with news of the Read More…

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Wesson seeks to ban private prisons within city

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson started an effort June 29 to prohibit private prisons from being constructed and operating within the city. Wesson’s proposal would zone the city in such a way that it would effectively ban private detention centers. “Profiting off of locking people up will not fly in Read More…

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City to spend millions on homeless outreach, cleanup

LOS ANGELES — The City Council June 28 approved millions of dollars to be spent on an enhanced homeless-outreach and street-cleanup operation recently touted by the mayor as an overhaul of efforts to combat illegal dumping and providing hygiene services for the homeless. The council allocated more than $6.5 million to the Los Angeles Bureau Read More…