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
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.
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.