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 report that found L.A is a "city in decline" received mixed reactions from the city council, which quibbled with the negative outlook of the 2020 Commission.
Today is Friday, Jan. 10 and headlines include the end of Ron Nichols' time with the DWP, Wendy Greuel's decision not to run for the county, and Sheriff Baca will become a reserve deputy.
Ron Nichols, chief of the Department of Water and Power for the past three years, will leave the utility at the end of the month, the mayor's office announced.
Today is Thursday, Jan. 9 and headlines include the release of Gov. Jerry Brown's budget, Bobby Shriver's fundraising, and is L.A. a city in decline?
City Controller Ron Galperin says he'll take legal steps in an effort to determine how more than $40 million in taxpayer money was spent over a decade-long period.
A group appointed to examine the city's finances released a wide-ranging report that is critical of what are termed financial gimmicks and short-term solutions.
Embattled Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca announced his plans to retire at the end of the month at a press conference Tuesday morning.
Today is Tuesday, Jan. 7 and headlines include the future for Sheriff Lee Baca, a call to end a jaywalking crackdown, and a look at runaway film production.
Mayor Eric Garcetti announced appointments to the Board of Recreation and Parks Monday, including the wife of a San Fernando Valley councilman.
Today is Monday, Jan. 6 and headlines include Gov. Brown's campaign warchest, LAUSD's efforts to fill a vacancy, and the lingering impacts of a county strike.
Council members are worried about finding enough qualified LAPD candidates to keep up with attrition. Also looming: negotiations with City Hall's biggest unions.
The State Senate committee retains a prominent legal firm to help dig through the federal investigation into State Sen. Ron Calderon.
Today is Friday, Jan. 3 and headlines include earthquake safety at the MWD, the plastic bag ban in Los Angeles, and a bill to curb corruption.
The Fair Political Practices Commission seeks clarity on a donation made by a PAC run by the Latino Caucus to a nonprofit tied to Ron and Tom Calderon.
Today is Tuesday, Dec. 31 and headlines include the FPPC's investigation of a donation, LAX's new emergency team, and it's New Year's Eve in the Southland.