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
Today is Friday, May 25 and today's headlines include a DWP plan to increase energy efficiency and Metro's decision to tunnel under Beverly Hills High School.
A pro-charter candidate running for the Assembly sent a letter to the California Teachers Association, asking the union to back off from its attacks.
Today is Thursday, May 23 and today's headlines include Coliseum commissioners' use of a suite at the Sports Arena and a fight for the Assembly's 50th District.
The LA City Council voted 13-1 to draft a law that would ultimately ban single-use plastic bags at grocery stores. The law would also place a fee on paper bags.
Today is Wednesday, May 23 and today's headlines include more problems at DCFS and Rep. Brad Sherman alters mail for Jewish voters.
After six years in the top spot, the general manager of the Los Angeles Convention Center resigns to take a management position at Phoenix House.
News that LA wants a review of the assessor’s work receives a cold shoulder at the Hall of Administration, with one supervisor saying the request is superfluous.
A Public Health campaign aimed at reducing the number of new HIV infections in Los Angeles County asks constituents to design artwork for LA's condoms.
In light of a former county appraiser's arrest for allegedly lowering Westside property values, two Los Angeles city councilmen want a review of the devalued lots.
Today is Tuesday, May 22 and today's headlines include the arrest of a Los Angeles County appraiser and an endorsement of the plastic bag ban.
A Los Angeles city councilman wants Angelenos to hear a classic song about the city of angels when they dial City Hall. So, what should that song be?
The budget includes increases in parking fines and the elimination of funds that allow Angelenos to remotely testify before the L.A. City Council.
Today is Monday, May 21 and today's headlines include conflicting testimony in the district attorney's race and a mayoral quiz.
The Los Angeles City Council formally received the city's budget today. A vote on the $7.2 billion plan is scheduled for Monday.
Budget cuts have increased the response times of firefighters in parts of L.A. by as much as 20 seconds, according to an audit released by the city controller.