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
A public hearing on the contract between the city and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's union was held Friday as battle lines were being drawn.
Today is Friday, Aug. 16 and headlines include public comments on a proposed DWP contract, new members for the Fire Commission, and a sign off for Expo Line.
The change up comes as the LAFD addresses concerns over response times, the reliability of its 911 system, and allocation of resources.
A law professor, a former media executive and a longtime civic leader were among those Angelenos appointed to the Board of Police Commissioners Wednesday by L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti.
Today is Thursday, Aug. 15 and headlines include a billion-dollar redevelopment in Watts, new city commissioners, and the opening of the Chinatown Walmart.
Today is Wednesday, Aug. 14 and headlines include the hiring of 150 social workers in LA County, an OK on curbside gardening, and a look at curb assessments.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti named his seven picks to oversee Los Angeles World Airports Tuesday. Six will be new faces and one is a sitting commissioner.
L.A. City Councilmen ask what will happen if DWP workers strike, assuming that a new contract isn't in place by June of next year.
Today is Tuesday, Aug. 13 and headlines includes a court's rejection of LAPD's impound policy, sexual harassment accusations against an LA councilman, and the arrested of a politician in Moreno Valley.
A former staffer to Councilman Jose Huizar says she was sexually harassed by the politician however, Huizar "strongly and emphatically" denies the accusations.
A new state bill takes away cities' abilities to ticket drivers who leave their cars at broken meters. Before LA changed its policy, LADOT handed out just one ticket at an inoperable meter this year.
The chief legislative analyst estimates that a proposed contract with the DWP union could save $7.9 billion over a 30-year period.
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is headed to Cambridge as a visiting fellow at Harvard's Institute of Politics.
Today is Monday, Aug. 12 and headlines include plans for a new train near LAX, Democrats try to hang on in the Valley, Supervisor Gloria Molina calls for a challenger to the sheriff.
The Los Angeles City Council will present details and receive feedback on a labor agreement that will carry the Department of Water and Power through 2017.