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 Wednesday, Feb. 12 and headlines include fire safety in high-rise buildings, what it takes to open a pot shop, and improving climate change in L.A.
The L.A. Fire Department will continue beta-testing devices to determine whether they can reduce response times and improve medical care.
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 11 and headlines include a presentation from the Sheriff's inspector general, a Calderon wants to be a judge, and DWP gets a new audit.
Deputy D.A. Elan Carr jumps in on the GOP side; Wendy Greuel's camp discounts a key endorsement for Ted Lieu; and independent Bill Bloomfield will sit this one out.
Today is Monday, Feb. 10 and headlines include an overhaul of LAFD's 911 system, a mayoral aide appointed to DWP trusts, and a new film czar.
Today is Friday, Feb. 7 and headlines include a growing dispute over DWP financial records, complaints about the Promise Zone grant, and a possible end to the business tax.
The head of the DWP's union says he's trying to clear the air on how millions of taxpayers dollars have been spent. But Ron Galperin says: we'll see you in court.
Today is Thursday, Feb. 6 and headlines include the start of the Garcetti Administration, $1 million for a gubernatorial candidate, and how Hollywood could influence a congressional race.
Today is Wednesday, Feb. 5 and headlines include a first-hand account of cycling in L.A., a technology officer for the city, and retrofitting schools in Sylmar.
The former mayor didn't take a stand when Greuel ran against Eric Garcetti, but now he says she's "the right choice, right now."
There is no record of the Executive Employee Relations Committee's vote and no reference to the waiver in the final union contract approved by the full council.
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 4 and headlines include a close look at the city's contract with the LAPD union, fundraising for the Board of Supervisors, and parking enforcement in Silver Lake.
The Congressional candidate released her first slate of endorsements Monday, doing so on social media — one at a time.
A transient man believed to be under the influence of drugs faces charges after he got past City Hall security and made his way to Councilman Mike Bonin's office Friday.
Today is Monday, Feb. 3 and headlines include money for the sheriff's race, a non-partisan run for office, and members of the L.A. City Council get new cars.