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
Controller Ron Galperin said he would not sign off on $4 million to the DWP's two nonprofits because the trustees have repeatedly refused to cooperate with an audit of the funds.
Today is Wednesday, July 9 and headlines include testimony in the trial of Richard Alarcon, support for the striking port truck drivers, and the possible closure of Santa Monica airport.
An estimated 10,000 L.A. residents started work this week through the Hire L.A. program, which places teenagers and young adults in summer jobs.
Today is Tuesday, July 8 and headlines include an app that highlights money in politics, Mayor Garcetti's thoughts on his first year, and another sentencing delay for a state senator.
The new mayor achieved some of his goals, but earned mixed results on many of them. Here's what he still has to do to make good on his campaign promises.
Today is Thursday, July 3 and headlines include a contract for the police union, state Sen. Steinberg's political future, and a plan to fix sidewalks.
Los Angeles City Hall officials want to put together a comprehensive plan to fix sidewalks in the city. Until now, city leaders have done repairs in a piecemeal fashion.
Today is Wednesday, July 2 and headlines include a minimum wage proposal for LA, a new leader for Assembly Republicans, and possibly a new chief for LAFD.
Today is Tuesday, July 1 and headlines include a resiliency officer for LA, another fundraising trip for Obama, and a mental health crisis on Skid Row.
Today is Monday, June 30 and headlines include Mayor Garcetti's first year in office, LAPD's misleading murder statistics, and a final tally for controller.
Today is Friday, June 27 and headlines include the retirement of L.A. County's CEO, the hiring of a new director at the Port of Long Beach, and Mayor Garcetti's nonprofit.
Today is Thursday, June 26 and headlines include a sheriff's runoff in November, an end to a Congressional recount, and questions over hotel tax subsidies.
Today is Wednesday, June 25 and headlines include an end to a state Senate ethics bill, the start of Summer Night Lights, and an effort to end wage theft.
Hotel developers could receive tax breaks under a policy being reviewed by the Economic Development Committee. Additional research is expected to be done in the next two months.
Two members of the L.A. City Council want criminal penalties for employers who withhold wages from their employees by refusing to pay minimum wage or overtime.