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
Car dealerships that sell new vehicles will be exempt from paying the city of Los Angeles’ business tax under a plan intended to draw back sales from neighboring municipalities.
All parking fines in the city of Los Angeles will increase at least $5 under a proposal approved by the L.A. City Council, bringing the fine for an expired parking meter to $63.
The cost of spending a day at the Los Angeles Zoo will increase thanks to a vote by the Los Angeles City Council. The fee increase was assumed in the plan for fiscal year 2012-13.
Today is Tuesday, July 3 and today's headlines include more tax woes for the county assessor, LAUSD's search for an inspector general and Mayor Villaraigosa's breakup.
A publicist for Parker tells the L.A. Times the two split in May.
A report on officer-involved shootings and violent attacks on police officers should push the LAPD to look whether shootings are in policy, a city councilman said today.
A former member of the Board of Public Works announced today that his campaign for city council has raised $110,000 in donations for the 2013 race.
An increase in attacks on LA police officers is not related to an increase in officer-involved shootings, according to a report from the Police Commission.
Today is Monday, July 2 and today's headlines include a $6.6 million settlement in an LAPD crash, a report on officer-involved shootings, and a review of the June 5 primary.
Today is Friday, June 29 and today's headlines include the possible extension of Measure R, approval of LAUSD's budget, and the DWP's latest fight.
The fights to gain control of the Los Angeles Unified School District were “battle royales,” according to Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa believes that even a younger version of himself would he oppose his current work to gain concessions from labor unions.
In a candid moment during a talk on education, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said his greatest regret as mayor of LA was the way he handled the breakup of his marriage.
Today is Thursday, June 28 and headlines include Gov. Jerry Brown's signature on the state budget, a horse census in Los Angeles, and a new documentary on the paparazzi.
Four leading mayoral candidates give their takes on Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's pension plan for new civilian employees.