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 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.
Today is Tuesday, August 6 and headlines include Mayor Eric Garcetti's summit at Getty House, a split among San Fernando Valley Democrats, and a plan to expand citizens redistricting.
The race ended more than two months ago, but only now are she and Eric Garcetti revealing the true cost of running for mayor.
Today is Thursday, Aug. 1 and headlines include a new sick policy for the DWP, a look at San Bernardino one year after bankruptcy, and an anti-gay rant in Lancaster.
The city council voted unanimously Wednesday to rescind a policy of ticketing vehicles parked at broken meters but pledged to revisit the decision in six months.
Today is Wednesday, July 31 and headlines include termination for four social workers after a child's death, a Q&A with Mike Bonin, and mediation for racial profiling in LAPD.
Newly-elected Bob Blumenfield wants to equip the entire city of Los Angeles with free wireless Internet. Former Mayor Villaraigosa tried same thing in 2007.
Kevin James was questioned about his comments on climate change and immigration Tuesday during a confirmation hearing to the Board of Public Works.
Today is Tuesday, July 30 and headlines include the Asian-American community's recruitment of young talent, the first meeting of the child welfare committee, and the future of bandit taxis.
Today is Monday, July 29 and headlines include residency questions for a Compton councilman, high-profile appointments for a LA councilman, and thoughts on transit policy.
Newly-elected Nury Martinez is the only woman on the 15-member City Council. President Herb Wesson tells her she'll be in charge of Women’s Day.
The agency, which is part of a federal investigation into State Senator Ron Calderon, alleges $867,000 in over-billing from Pasadena-based Pacifica Services.
Today is Friday, July 26 and headlines include multimillion-dollar payouts for DWP sick days, voting rights in Palmdale, and a plan to eliminate sidewalk fees.