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
Matthew Lin and Edwin Chau face each other on Nov. 6 to represent the Assembly's 49th District, the first dominated by Asian-American residents
Today is Friday, Oct. 26 and headlines include tax breaks to grow business in LA, CM Huizar in a traffic accident, and possible management changes at the zoo.
Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar was involved in a traffic collision Thursday evening, resulting in one injury.
Today is Thursday, Oct. 25 and headlines include a drop in support for Proposition 30, a crack down on LA pet shops, and a look at the November propositions.
Today is Wednesday, Oct. 24 and headlines include Chief Beck on immigration, President Clinton in Orange County, and more jail oversight for L.A. County.
A proposal to ban major retailers from opening in the neighborhood area failed today on an 11-4 vote of the L.A. City Council.
Layoffs and a salary freeze: Up to 209 layoffs and a salary freeze are possible for the City of Los Angeles as part of the 2012-13 fiscal year budget plan.
Today is Tuesday, Oct. 23 and headlines include chatter about the NFL moving to Dodger Stadium and a poll showing a 2-to-1 lead in the mayor's race.
A Los Angeles judge reduced John Noguez's bail from $1.38 million to $1.16 million. His attorney told the court it is unlikely Noguez can pay either amount.
Today is Monday, Oct. 22 and headlines include the 2013 mayor's race, Richard Alarcon's campaign for Assembly, CM Bill Rosendahl's tribute to George McGovern.
The mayor has traveled throughout the country stumping for the president’s re-election, including appearances in New Mexico, Nevada, Texas and Florida
The typical highlight of a Friday LA City Council meting is a puppy from an animal shelter, but on this day there was a different attraction: the Stanley Cup.
Today is Friday, Oct. 19 and headlines include mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti's opposition to Richard Riordan's pension plan, and Laura Chick backs Wendy Greuel.
Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez and a tax consultant who allegedly bribed the elected official each pleaded not guilty Thursday
The Alarcons are charged with 23 felonies, including voter fraud and perjury, for allegedly living for a time outside the councilman’s district