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
After supporting another candidate in the primary, former Mayor Richard Riordan endorses Deputy District Attorney Alan Jackson for district attorney.
Two members of the San Fernando City Council called for an investigation into their colleagues, saying the personal lives of the electeds are in the way of their civic duties.
Today is Wednesday, July 11 and today's headlines include bankruptcy in San Bernardino, a resignation in San Fernando, and a court fight over the November ballot.
Mario Hernandez, a San Fernando City Councilman facing a recall vote, resigned just hours before Tuesday night's council meeting.
An initiative requiring adult film actors to wear condoms during intercourse scenes was stalled today when the L.A. County Board of Supervisors questioned enforcement of such a proposal.
It was just two weeks ago that Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa opened up at Loyola Marymount University and now video of that speech has been made public.
L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is in Las Vegas today to speak to the National Conference of La Raza about the federal governments policies on undocumented immigrants.
Today is Tuesday, July 10 and today's headlines include a proposal to move jail inmates to Kern County, the cleanup of Skid Row, and talks with mayoral candidates.
A newborn girl was turned into a Pomona hospital today as part of Los Angeles County’s Safe Surrender Program. The infant is now in protective custody.
Car dealers who sell new vehicles in Los Angeles will no longer have to pay the city’s business tax under an ordinance signed today by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
Today is Monday, July 9 and today's headlines include a look at Councilwoman Jan Perry's mayoral run, the future of L.A.'s public transit and Justin Bieber's speeding ticket.
The witness who called 911: L.A. City Councilman Dennis Zine, but "I never called TMZ," he told KPCC. "I never called anyone ... Harvey Levin called me personally."
Today is Friday, July 6 and today's headlines include fundraising numbers in the city attorney's race and a major child welfare ruling for Los Angeles County.
When you're a member of the Los Angeles City Council, how do you spend your summer vacation? Meditating, biking, and studying Hebrew, apparently.
Public transit projects throughout Los Angeles County could be completed ahead of schedule thanks to dollars that will be available through a federal transportation bill.