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
The Patient Care Alliance, which represents 300 pot shops, is suing the city to stop the ban that's due to take effect on Sept. 6.
An aide to LA City Councilman Richard Alarcon was charged today with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter for allegedly killing a transient while driving a city car.
Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Trutanich lost his bid to become District Attorney, but he’s hoping voters will keep him around as the city’s top attorney.
The City of Los Angeles program that provides public, matching funds for political campaigns could be restricted to gifts made by either city or county residents
An alliance of medical marijuana collective owners, vendors and patients sued the city of Los Angeles today to block the implementation of a ban on pot shops.
Today is Friday, Aug. 17 and headlines include a debate between Reps. Howard Berman and Brad Sherman, condom enforcement on porn shoots, and a donation to LA's BEST.
Former Redistricting Commissioner David Roberts has become the fourth candidate to raise $50,000 in the 2013 campaign to replace Councilwoman Jan Perry
When LA Councilman Bill Rosendahl found out he had cancer, he went public with the news. That's not always the case with the city's elected officials, who sometimes wait weeks or months.
Today is Thursday, Aug. 16 and headlines include more fallout at the Coliseum, $105 million for the homeless, and calls for pension reform.
Former Mayor Richard Riordan and members of the business community are calling for an overhaul of the Los Angeles pension system to prevent financial ruin.
Today is Wednesday, Aug. 15 and headlines include plans for some medical marijuana clinics to remain open, plus there's a new lactation room at City Hall.
With the 2012 Olympics in the rearview mirror, LA City Councilman Tom LaBonge wants to bring the competition back to the city that hosted Games in 1932 and 1984.
It has been two months since a male chimpanzee killed an infant at the Los Angeles Zoo, and officials are still baffled as to what prompted the attack.
Today is Tuesday, Aug. 14 and headlines include a plan to move 500 LA County inmates to Kern County, a look at mayoral finances, and the removal of parking meters in San Pedro.
Today is Monday, Aug. 13 and headlines include Rep. Howard Berman's fight for reelection, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's call for reflection, and Walmart's move into Chinatown.