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
L.A.'s mayor is in Washington for a couple of days. His agenda includes lobbying for an extensive restoration of the Los Angeles River ecosystems.
Today is Friday, Oct. 25 and headlines include the future of Superintendent John Deasy, fines for two hospitals in LA County, and earthquake safety in LA.
Today is Thursday, Oct. 24 and headlines include allegations from sheriff's deputies, the trial of a former Bell employee, and is City Hall a frat house?
With the offices of two city councilmen facing sexual harassment lawsuits from former employees, Herb Wesson wants to examine workplace training for all employees.
State rules regulating the alt-taxi industry will not be challenged by the City of Los Angeles after a council vote failed to reach the eight member threshold.
A new online tool unveiled Wednesday provides access to the city's revenue, expenditures and audits. But there's no explanation for some of the spending.
Today is Wednesday, Oct. 23 and headlines include Councilman Jose Huizar on an alleged affair, Villaraigosa joins a PR firm, and LA County revisits a jail plan.
The five-member commission oversees the Port of Los Angeles — one of the busiest in the world — and its $1.1 billion budget.
Between a looming deadline and the threat of a veto from Mayor Garcetti, the City Council may have waited too long to challenge the alternative-taxi industry.
Today is Tuesday, Oct. 22 and headlines include Mayor Eric Garcetti's appearance at KPCC, the increasing cost of a streetcar, and more harassment allegations at City Hall.
Speaking at the KPCC Crawford Family Forum, Mayor Eric Garcetti said he'd like to see support from Washington for transportation and LA River projects.
Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar kicks off his 2015 campaign Tuesday with a downtown fundraiser and one very important ally.
Mercedes Marquez has led the city department for 18 months. The mayor's office said her departure is unrelated to ongoing performance reviews of general managers.
Was it a consensual affair? Or harassment? Either way, the City of Los Angeles could pay the price to defend Councilman Jose Huizar in a messy lawsuit.
Today is Friday, Oct. 18 and headlines include Sheriff Lee Baca's liability for inmate abuse, Councilman Jose Huizar's personal problems, and an earthquake czar.