Alice Walton Politics Reporter
Alice Walton is KPCC's online Politics Reporter.
Prior to joining KPCC, Walton created and published TheCityMaven.com, an online news site about Los Angeles city politics. Walton covered local politics and the occasional Hollywood awards ceremony for City News Service from 2005 to 2009.
Walton has a master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and a bachelor’s degree in print journalism and political science from the University of Southern California. She is a very proud Trojan.
Walton is the 2012 president of the Greater Los Angeles chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. She can be found on Twitter @TheCityMaven.
Stories by Alice Walton
After 12 years in office, the councilwoman was celebrated by her colleagues in a ceremony that included naming a beloved South L.A. project in her honor.
Today is Tuesday, June 18 and headlines include a peek at Mayor-elect Eric Garcetti's style, a proposed restriction on public records, and a lawsuit at the port.
The mayor-elect taps Ana Guerrero in the first major personnel announcement of his administration.
Today is Monday, June 17 and headlines incude the possible end of enterprise zones, Eric Garcetti's preparations for office, and the Calderons' fundraising efforts.
Documents are sought from the Central Basin Municipal Water District just days after the offices of State Senator Ron Calderon were raided by FBI agents.
Today is Friday, June 14 and headlines include Eric Garcetti's victory lap around LA, a dip into the murky water districts, and a bridge for WIllie Brown.
Today is Thursday, June 13 and headlines include a federal crackdown on pot shops, a blue ribbon panel on child abuse, and a lack of reform in Anaheim.
Today is Wednesday, June 12 and headlines include the Long Beach police chief's decision not to challenge Sheriff Baca and calls for changes in LA's campaign finance rules.
Speaking at Town Hall Los Angeles, Maria Elena Durazo defended the Federation of Labor's endorsements and said it's now time to talk about policies.
Today is Tuesday, June 11 and headlines include Mayor Villaraigosa's private meeting with billboard executives, a dispute over the Convention Center, and endorsements.
The turnout was significantly worse than its been for other competitive mayoral runoffs. Of the 459,412 total ballots, 45 percent were vote-by-mail ballots.
Today is Monday, June 10 and headlines include government reforms as a result of an FBI raid, a survey finds most Californians support gay marriage, and will Garcetti lead on Owens Valley?
Today is Friday, June 7 and headlines include Sacramento politicians at Sean Parker's wedding, an LAPD diver searches the tar pits, and Eric Garcetti poses for a picture.
State Sen. Ron Calderon, the subject of an FBI investigation, has protected the Central Basin Municipal Water District, which paid his brother Tom as a consultant.
Today is Thursday, June 6 and headlines include a follow up on the FBI raid in Sacramento, a delay in the USC parking plan, and a plea for more social workers.