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
A proposal to lower retirement benefits for new civilian workers could save the city billions, but labor leaders have threatened to sue over the plan.
A tax policy that exempts new businesses from paying the city’s business tax for the first three years of operation was extended today by the LA City Council.
Today is Tuesday, Sept. 18 and headlines include a look at Los Angeles' public transit system, a referendum on the pot shop ban, and the police chief is back at work.
Medical marijuana advocates submitted enough valid signatures to force the city to repeal its ban or put the matter before voters.
The inaugural USC Schwarzenegger Institute symposium will kick off on Sept. 24 with an all-star line up of politicians and Hollywood bigwigs.
Today is Monday, Sept. 17 and headlines include candidates lining up for Supervisor Yaroslavsky's seat, speculation on Rick Caruso's future, and Sheriff Baca's future.
Presidential senior adviser Valerie Jarrett joined politicians and labor leaders from the Latino community o talk about what issues are important to Latino voters.
Today is Friday, Sept. 14 and headlines include Eric Garcetti's policy speech on jobs, approval of the Farmers Field proposal, and a look at LAFD and CPR.
After a 10-hour meeting Thursday that included nearly 100 speakers, the city's Planning Commission approved the plan for Farmers Field, but a pending lawsuit still threatens the project
Today is Thursday, Sept. 13 and headlines include DWP rate increases, changes to the city's matching funds program, and a strange murder tale in Beverly Hills.
A proposal that would provide more public dollars per campaign contribution was given preliminary approval today by the Los Angeles City Council.
Los Angeles City Councilman Eric Garcetti wants to be mayor so badly that he’s playing the role in a movie – seriously. And it's not the first time he's taken on the role for Hollywood.
Today is Wednesday, Sept. 12 and headlines include a proposal to include student achievement in principals' evaluations and a look at LA's identification cards.
In anticipation of a final vote on the downtown football stadium, Council agreed to shorten the period for public comment on the project.
Two months after he was diagnosed with cancer, Los Angeles City Councilman Bill Rosendahl returned to City Hall pledging to run for a third term.