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 Cudahy Councilman Osvaldo Conde agreed to plead guilty to federal charges of extortion and bribery for one simple reason – he’s guilty, an attorney said today.
The so-called ringleader in the Cudahy scandal will plead guilty to extortion and bribery for accepting cash from a medical marijuana clinic owner.
Today is Wednesday, July 18 and headlines include a whistle-blowing fugitive in the Coliseum Commission scandal, violence at Summer Night Lights, and city history with Tom LaBonge.
Following months of questions about dispatch and response times, the Los Angeles Fire Department has established a task force to look at its data input.
A fight over who runs the Los Angeles Fire Department and therefore who should have access to records containing confidential employee information erupted today at the Board of Fire Commissioners.
The president of the Board of Fire Commissioners said today she is tired of reporters calling her to comment on the Los Angeles Fire Department.
The personal indiscretions of three San Fernando elected officials have led to a recall effort in the city of 25,000 residents.
Today is Tuesday, July 17 and headlines include Grand Jury testimony in the case of the county assessor, a lawsuit against US Bank over foreclose homes, and a look at the city attorney's race.
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.