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
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.
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.