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, Jan. 22 and headlines include the governor's annual address, the LAUSD superintendent's visit to City Hall, and a supervisor's response to controversy.
Jose Huizar has already denied a former staffer's allegations of sexual harassment, but now he's done so formally in a new court filing.
The former Santa Monica councilman and mayor will run for the seat being vacated by Zev Yaroslavsky. The Kennedy family member says he's a political outsider.
Today is Tuesday, Jan. 21 and headlines include Bobby Shriver's run for the Board of Supervisors, a Republican's potential run for governor and the 2015 L.A. City Council races.
The fight will continue Tuesday over documents that may show how more than $40 million in taxpayer money was spent by two training institutes.
Today is Friday, Jan. 17 and headlines include the governor's declaration of a drought, a profile of Rep. Waxman's opponent and Valentine's Day at the Zoo.
The Republican former lieutenant governor ended his campaign Thursday, telling supporters in Santa Maria "now is not my time."
Today is Thursday, Jan. 16 and headlines include Rep. Buck McKeon's decision to retire, body cameras for LAPD officers, and the future of light rail to LAX.
The Los Angeles City Council signed off on the settlement Wednesday for a woman who was a drug informant for the department.
Today is Wednesday, Jan. 15, and headlines include L.A.'s partnership on earthquakes, a crowded field for Long Beach's next mayor and a leadership change coming to Sacramento.
An SUV being driven by a member of Mayor Eric Garcetti's security detail struck a woman near City Hall Tuesday afternoon. The woman's condition is not known.
Mayor Eric Garcetti marked the 20th anniversary of the Northridge Earthquake by announcing a partnership with a seismologist with the U.S. Geological Survey.
Today is Tuesday, Jan. 14 and headlines include Chief Jim McDonnell's run for sheriff, the county's consideration of the Grand Avenue plans, and a guilty plea from Robert Rizzo.
Today is Monday, Jan. 13 and headlines include a call for change at the Sheriff's Department, a possible run for supervisor in San Bernardino, and some love for downtown.
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.