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. City Councilmen ask what will happen if DWP workers strike, assuming that a new contract isn't in place by June of next year.
Today is Tuesday, Aug. 13 and headlines includes a court's rejection of LAPD's impound policy, sexual harassment accusations against an LA councilman, and the arrested of a politician in Moreno Valley.
A former staffer to Councilman Jose Huizar says she was sexually harassed by the politician however, Huizar "strongly and emphatically" denies the accusations.
A new state bill takes away cities' abilities to ticket drivers who leave their cars at broken meters. Before LA changed its policy, LADOT handed out just one ticket at an inoperable meter this year.
The chief legislative analyst estimates that a proposed contract with the DWP union could save $7.9 billion over a 30-year period.
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is headed to Cambridge as a visiting fellow at Harvard's Institute of Politics.
Today is Monday, Aug. 12 and headlines include plans for a new train near LAX, Democrats try to hang on in the Valley, Supervisor Gloria Molina calls for a challenger to the sheriff.
The Los Angeles City Council will present details and receive feedback on a labor agreement that will carry the Department of Water and Power through 2017.
Today is Friday, Aug. 9 and headlines include transparency and hearings at City Hall, perjury charges in Hawthorne, and pollution liabilities.
The president of the LA City Council says there will be public hearings on labor talks with the Department of Water and Power.
Today is Thursday, Aug. 8 and headlines include movement on a bond proposal for failed streets, a pay bump in Santa Ana, and is there an active fault in Hollywood?
The DWP's union boss wants a new union contract agreement this week, but Herb Wesson says the city will move at his own pace.
Today is Wednesday, Aug. 7 and headlines include the failure of LA's 911 system, DWP's demand for a new contract, and a lawsuit over Whittier city elections.
Rick Jacobs, a progressive leader who helped raise $2 million for the mayor during the spring campaign, was named Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations.
L.A. City Councilman Mitch Englander described his colleague Mike Bonin's reaction to news of the crash, which took place during the swearing-in of another member.