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 fights to gain control of the Los Angeles Unified School District were “battle royales,” according to Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa believes that even a younger version of himself would he oppose his current work to gain concessions from labor unions.
In a candid moment during a talk on education, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said his greatest regret as mayor of LA was the way he handled the breakup of his marriage.
Today is Thursday, June 28 and headlines include Gov. Jerry Brown's signature on the state budget, a horse census in Los Angeles, and a new documentary on the paparazzi.
Four leading mayoral candidates give their takes on Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's pension plan for new civilian employees.
Two high-level managers in the Los Angeles County Assessor's Office were reassigned as part of a house cleaning effort by the office's new interim director.
Today is Wednesday, June 27 and headlines include personnel changes in the Assessor's Office, construction in Sherman Oaks, and business problems in Vernon.
The former executive officer and chief operating officer for the Los Angeles Convention Center has been appointed interim general manager of the city asset.
By just 31 votes, Republican Jay Stern will be in the runoff for a San Fernando Valley state Assembly seat, according to the latest ballot results.
A former member of the Board of Public Works reached the $50,000 fundraising threshold today in his bid to succeed Councilman Eric Garcetti.
Two parks in the Skid Row area will remain open -- for now -- thanks to housing services funds that will temporarily make up for the loss of redevelopment money.
The latest endorsements are from state Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones, county Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Los Angeles Controller Wendy Greuel.
Today is Tuesday, June 26 and headlines include the arrest of a South L.A. landlord, unexpected funds in the county's budget, and the extension of Measure R.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to strike down sections of Arizona’s immigration policy was applauded today by Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
Today is Monday, June 30 and headlines include a councilman's possible run for city attorney, corruption in the towns of L.A. County, and L.A.'s mayor on "Face the Nation."