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
An aide to an L.A. city councilman was accused today of campaigning for the elected official while on city time – something the councilman’s office strongly denied.
The city of Los Angeles receives $85 million a year in taxes from parking lot operators, but an audit released today finds the city could be entitled to more funds.
City swimming pools that were scheduled to close next Monday to coincide with the start of the school year will remain open through Labor Day.
Today is Thursday, Aug. 9 and headlines include Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's thoughts on vice presidential picks, Occupy LA at Art Walk, and financial problems at MOCA.
Today is Wednesday, Aug. 8 and headlines include a debate between candidates for district attorney, a plan to shut down city pools, and Measure R goes on the ballot.
Skateboarders will be prohibited from riding recklessly in the city of Los Angeles under an ordinance unanimously approved today.
Today is Tuesday, Aug. 7 and headlines include fatalities along the Metro Blue Line, the campaign against Proposition 32, and a preview of the debate in the DA's race.
The City of Los Angeles could save millions of dollars a year by turning over its Convention Center to a private manager, according to a report released today.
Today is Monday, Aug. 6 and headlines include a $79 million settlement for LAUSD, the landing of Curiosity on Mars, and an LAPD investigation into a youth camp.
The L.A. City Council’s decision to allow Occupy LA protesters to camp on the City Hall lawn cost the city $4.3 million, according to the final financial report.
Gary Lee Moore, the City of Los Angeles’ top engineer, was named interim general manager of the Information Technology Agency today.
Assemblyman Bob Blumenfield from the San Fernando Valley is the latest candidate to announce for the Los Angeles City Council.
Today is Friday, Aug. 3 and headlines include an expanded probe into the county assessor's office and a total of $112,000 in debt for the city attorney.
More than 40 percent of the contributions to Los Angeles’ top four mayoral candidates came from outside the city limits, according to a report released today.
The former mayor of Cudahy pleaded guilty today to extortion and bribery, and outside of the federal courthouse, he told reporters his motivation was greed.