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
Councilwoman Sylvia Ballin says the city is going through ups and downs thanks to the personal lives of her colleagues. "I feel like I'm at Mad Hatter's tea party."
The general manager of the city’s Department of Neighborhood Empowerment announced his resignation today for a job at a nonprofit in San Diego.
Today is Monday, July 16 and headlines include a look at the decline of San Bernardino, a Q&A with LA City Councilman Tom LaBonge, and more drama in San Fernando.
A former San Fernando city councilman blasted the town’s police for an investigation into a domestic violence case that resulted in the arrest of his girlfriend.
Maribel de la Torre was charged with two misdemeanors Friday in connection with a June fight she had with her boyfriend, a former city councilman.
The general manager of Los Angeles’ Information Technology Agency resigned today, following two embarrassing stories about her husband’s interactions with city agencies.
A proposal to ban major retailers in Chinatown may have been rejected by the Planning Commission, but today its author said he will push the issue to the L.A. City Council.
Today is Friday, July 13 and today's headlines include 19 arrests at ArtWalk, a switcheroo in Vernon's city election, and guilty pleas in Cudahy's corruption probe.
Planning officials said the Los Angeles City Council's request for a ban on major retailers was a solution in search of a problem.
Former Mayor David Silva and former acting city manager Angel Perales will plead guilty to federal charges of bribery and extortion, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
A disagreement over the placement of murals on residential buildings prompted LA planning commissioners to delay a vote on an ordinance intended to regulate the art.
Today is Thursday, July 12 and headlines include the independent assessor's difficulty in obtaining LAFD records and $2.4 million in debt owed to the DWP.
The looming bankruptcy of San Bernardino has local elected officials double-checking their balance sheets to see whether they're in the black.
Matt Szabo joins a crowded field of candidates hoping to replace outgoing Councilman Eric Garcetti. The district includes Hollywood, Silver Lake and Echo Park.
If Angelenos think they’ve gotten lucky by pulling up to a broken parking meter, they better think again because the practice is about to become a thing of the past.