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 city of Los Angeles could take a $115 million hit this fiscal year if the federal government fails to approve an agreement that would avert severe spending cuts.
Today is Thursday, Jan. 3 and headlines include no-bid contracts in the Department of Water and Power and medical marijuana measures for May ballot.
Today is Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 and headlines include the governor's decision to adjust school funding, a look at the CD 7 race, and new laws for the new year.
Midnight is the deadline for this cycle of fundraising. Candidates are making their final push for donations in advance of the March 5 primary.
Today is Monday, Dec. 31 and headlines include a look at the abuses in the Assessor's Office, a rundown on the controller's race, and the mayor's weekend in Mexico.
Today is Friday, Dec. 28 and headlines include alleged fraud in the Assessor's Office, a drop in crime, and Rep. Jerry Lewis' departure from DC.
Today is Thursday, Dec. 27 and headlines include a look at abuse allegations in county jails, opposition to a water fee, and questions for neighborhood councils.
Hundreds of city workers took to City Hall for a picture with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, his eighth — and final — year with the tradition.
Today is Friday, Dec. 21 and headlines include the DA's decision not to prosecute Andrea Alarcon and a look at why Henry's Tacos matters.
Today is Thursday, Dec. 20 and headlines include criticism over a pick for the Ethics Commission, a wide open mayoral race and Mike Feuer on gun violence.
In a letter to the vice president, City Attorney Carmen Trutanich says he supports a ban on assault weapons and large magazine clips.
Today is Wednesday, Dec. 19 and headlines include a grand jury looks into into the Sheriff's Department, parole denied for an arsonist and John Noguez keeps his job.
Though none of the major mayoral candidates has a Spanish surname, Eric Garcetti is working to remind Latino voters of their shared ethnicity.
Today is Tuesday, Dec. 18 and headlines include more money for the Children's Museum, political campaigns and social media, and the future of Howard Berman.
Today is Monday, Dec. 17 and headlines include a debate with the top mayoral candidates, division at City Hall, and the reassignment of Alan Jackson.