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
Today is Friday, Oct. 24 and headlines include the LAFD's response times, a supervisorial race in Orange County and control of the Greek Theatre.
L.A.'s Recreation and Parks Commission voted Thursday to give Live Nation a 20-year contract to operate the theater. But it still has to clear another commission and the full city council.
Today is Thursday, Oct. 23 and headlines include a profile of Registrar-Recorder Dean Logan, the money race for state propositions, and free concert tickets at City Hall.
Today is Wednesday, Oct. 22 and headlines include L.A. County's voting system, probation for a deputy city attorney, and the U.S. education secretary's visit to L.A.
Five L.A. City council members are calling for an economic study on how the regional economy could be affected by an increase to the minimum wage.
Today is Tuesday, Oct. 21 and headlines include parking problems at Metro rail yards, a labor dispute in Palmdale, and the resignation of a mayor.
It's not too late to register to vote. California residents have until the very end of the day Monday (just before midnight). Here are some tips to help you get it done.
L.A. city elections could be moved to coincide with presidential and gubernatorial races under a recommendation approved Friday. Lottery is still on the table.
Today is Friday, Oct. 17 and headlines include John Deasy's comments on LAUSD, the Board of Supervisors' hiring spree, and a defense of a campaign TV ad.
Today is Thursday, Oct. 16 and headlines include the end of John Deasy's time at LAUSD, a debate between supervisorial candidates, and council districts in Whittier.
Democratic Sen. Kevin de Leon has been sworn in as the first Latino to head the California Senate in more than a century with an expensive and out-of-the-ordinary soiree in downtown Los Angeles.
Today is Wednesday, Oct. 15 and headlines include Kevin de Leon's new leadership role, water conservation in LA, and jail time for a former L.A. councilman.
The Los Angeles City Council has given developer AEG another six months to bring pro football back to the nation's second-largest city.
Citing California's ongoing drought, Garcetti announced conservation efforts Tuesday aimed to reduce the city's water usage by 20 percent by 2017.
Today is Tuesday, Oct. 14 and headlines include Gov. Jerry Brown and Neel Kashkari's fight over money, a hot Congressional race in Ventura, and ethics reform in Orange County.