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 councilwoman and mayoral candidate Jan Perry will serve as Interim General Manager of the new Economic Development Department.
With a unanimous vote, the Los Angeles City Councilman was re-elected council president Tuesday. Councilman Mitch Englander will serve in the No. 2 spot.
Today is Tuesday, July 2 and headlines include a major settlement in the Antelope Valley, an uncertain future for pot shops, and a new school board president.
His first morning as the leader of Los Angeles was spent at an economic roundtable. In the afternoon, he held office hours for constituents.
Today is Monday, July 1 and headlines include the start of the Garcetti Administration, a flood of same-sex marriages in West Hollywood, and a higher gas tax.
In LA's city government the mayor doesn't have a lot of absolute power, and Wesson — like Eric Garcetti before him – knows how to use the council post.
Eric Garcetti became Los Angeles’ 42nd mayor in an inauguration ceremony outside L.A. City Hall Sunday evening.
Outgoing Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa embarked on a 24-hour tour of Los Angeles early Friday, planning to make stops at iconic restaurants and landmarks along the way.
Today is Friday, June 28 and headlines include the end of the Villaraigosa Administration, a new Metro light rail line, and farewell emails from City Hall.
L.A.'s new leader will be sworn in on Sunday. He's been fairly quiet since his May election, but that doesn't mean he hasn't been working behind the scenes.
Today is Thursday, June 27 and headlines include a look at Eric Garcetti, the "Boy Scout Mayor," DWP's settlement in Owens Valley, and a marriage celebration.
Today is Wednesday, June 26 and headlines include the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on same-sex marriage, a makeover for Schwarzenegger, and a LA City Council vote for a developer.
Todays is Monday, June 24 and headlines include a profile of Maria Elena Durazo, a labor fight in Orange County, and corruption in LA County.
The Los Angeles City Council is expected to vote Tuesday to designate at least one acre of the former Tuna Canyon Detention Center a monument.
The LA City Council confirmed Robert "Bud" Ovrom's appointment as executive director, even as it considers turning over the center to a private operator.