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
Rep. Henry Waxman was feted at Friday's meeting of the Los Angeles City Council. Waxman is retiring after four decades in Congress.
Today is Friday, June 13 and headlines include President Obama's visit to Irvine, LA's settlement of a free speech case, and should parking fines be reduced?
Today is Thursday, June 12 and headlines include LA's affordable housing problem, fallout from the June 3 primary, and a profile of a political consultant.
Gene Seroka will lead the Port of Los Angeles, which is one of the busiest ports in North America. He replaces Geraldine Knatz, who left in 2013.
Today is Wednesday, June 11 and headlines include creation of new child welfare office, a wage proposal for hotel workers, and a map of foreclosed homes.
A proposal to set a new minimum wage for non-union hotel got through its first hurdle Tuesday. Next comes a vote by the full council.
Today is Tuesday, June 10 and headlines include changes in LA County's leadership, reforming the child welfare system, and the death of an off-duty LAFD pilot.
Mayor Eric Garcetti says the city will work with more than 100 companies and 40 nonprofits to find employment for veterans over the next three years.
Today is Monday, June 9 and headlines include management of the Central Basin water district, a sexual harassment case at City Hall, and lessons from the primary.
The city's Election Reform Commission believes L.A. should reschedule its elections to coincide with state and federal races in even-numbered years.
The longtime U.S. Representative is backing his fellow Democrat in the November runoff for the 33rd District. Lieu will face Republican Elan Carr.
Today is Thursday, June 5 and headlines include gentrification concerns at the LA River, DWP payments to nearby cities, legal fees paid over Hollywood plan.
The Republican candidate placed first Tuesday in a district that has been a Democratic stronghold. He had a strong appeal with Jewish voters.
Early primary election returns Tuesday showed tight races for U.S. House seats from San Diego to Sacramento, though incumbents were showing strength.
Following up on a pledge made in his State of the City speech, the mayor on Tuesday will name the first 15 boulevards to benefit from the citywide improvement project.