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
The blue ribbon group of local leaders makes recommendations for addressing problems it earlier identified, but Mayor Eric Garcetti has a terse response.
The proposal was made after it was reported that a convicted city building inspector can still receive his retirement benefit.
Today is Tuesday, April 8 and headlines include a shooting in LAPD's West Bureau, a low grade for California's elections, and a Q&A with Eli Broad.
The city abandoned a previous effort, but officials say the climate is better now. They'll seek a private company to help pick up a tab that could reach $5 billion.
Today is Monday, April 7 and headlines include the race to be mayor of Long Beach, how politician connections impacted L.A.'s promise zone, and an engagement for a state politician.
Mayor Eric Garcetti will give his inaugural State of the City address on Thursday, the day after the 2020 Commission offers solutions to problems it has identified.
Today is Friday, April 4 and headlines include the forced relocation of some South L.A. residents, building trust at DWP, and Sen. Ron Calderon takes to Twitter.
The former president took over City Hall Thursday to host a day-long meeting on how local governments can improve and finance their infrastructure.
Today is Thursday, April 3 and headlines include President Clinton in L.A., turmoil in the sheriff's deputies' union, and a changing Compton.
Today is Tuesday, April 2 and headlines include a fight over permits for a Grand Park concert, food waste at LAUSD, and efforts to end corruption.
Jose Huizar represents downtown but says he had not been told about the event. His questions pre-empted the official announcement of the proposed Labor Day weekend fest at Grand Park.
The new system would divide the city into areas served by trash haulers selected by the city through competitive bidding in order to mandate higher environmental standards for trucks and greater efforts to recycle.
Today is Tuesday, April 1 and headlines include overlapping tax proposals, the shakeup coming to the Board of Supervisors, and an ethics ombudsman for the state Senate.
A plan to overhaul the way garbage is collected from Los Angeles apartment buildings and commercial businesses is expected to be approved Tuesday by the City Council.
Today is Monday, March 31 and headlines include a look at Mayor Eric Garcetti's style, a conversation with the controller, and new payments for Orange County tolls.