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 Friday, Aug. 23 and headlines include fallout from the DWP contract, the arrest of two jail workers, and an uncertain future for Sutter Brown's Twitter.
Today is Thursday, Aug. 22 and headlines include a deal between the city and IBEW, opposition to the Echo Park gang injunction, and a campaign in the Inland Empire.
The details of a contract between the DWP and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers will be announced Thursday morning by the mayor and the council president.
LA Councilman Paul Koretz wants to set the age at 21, though it's unclear whether the city has the authority to approve such a law.
The Los Angeles City Council agreed Wednesday to study a $3 billion bond proposal that could ultimately repair thousands of miles of failed streets in the city.
Today is Wednesday, Aug. 21 and headlines include new details on the DWP contract, a push to change fundraising rules in Sacramento, and more staffing for Probation.
The district’s ethics officer will now evaluate all complaints, which one director said will create a process "that is free of political influence."
City Council president Herb Wesson says a deal is near that will reflect a partnership with Mayor Eric Garcetti, who has been critical of the union's proposal.
Today is Tuesday, Aug. 20 and headlines include a new acting assessor, Mayor Eric Garcetti's first 50 days in office, and a Q&A with a councilman.
A policy to streamline the way ethics complaints are handled at the agency responsible for supplying water to 19 million people in Southern California was approved by a subcommittee on Monday.
Today is Monday, Aug. 19 and headlines include questions about a conflict at LAX, a new ethics policy at the Metropolitan Water District, and big data at City Hall.
The multibillion-dollar agency that oversees water for 19 million people in Southern California will consider a proposal to change the way ethics complaints are handled.
A public hearing on the contract between the city and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's union was held Friday as battle lines were being drawn.
Today is Friday, Aug. 16 and headlines include public comments on a proposed DWP contract, new members for the Fire Commission, and a sign off for Expo Line.
The change up comes as the LAFD addresses concerns over response times, the reliability of its 911 system, and allocation of resources.