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
Two candidates running for district attorney released copies of their television commercials today and the spots are eerily similar in plot points and imagery.
A state bill would ban politicians from running for elected office in the state for 20 years if they are convicted of violating the public's trust.
Deputy District Attorney Alan Jackson highlights gang prosecutions and youth programs in a campaign commercial released today.
Today is Thursday, May 17 and today's headlines include a fight over the regulation of medical marijuana clinics and the suspension of seven sheriff's deputies.
A USC professor who is known as an advocate for social justice was unanimously confirmed today to the city of Los Angeles’ Ethics Commission.
Today is Wednesday, May 16, and today's headlines include a growing investigation into the county assessor and L.A.'s approval of the Responsible Banking Ordinance.
Layoffs would be delayed until 2013 and the fines on all parking tickets in LA would increase under the spending plan.
The Fire Commission's newest member was tasked with following up on LAFD's issues with response times in light of a report that there's no confidence in the data.
Today is Tuesday, May 15, and today's headlines include non-emergency calls to the county's 911 system and a deal that will allow USC to operate the Coliseum.
The software systems LAFD uses to calculate response times produce different results, according to an initial assessment from the director of statistical analysis.
The suggestion that there is a "war on women" because of proposed layoffs is "so outrageous it doesn't deserve an answer," according to Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
A rocket launcher and pocket pistols were among the 1,600 firearms turned into the Los Angeles Police Department this weekend during the city's gun buyback program.
Today is Monday, May 14, and today's headlines include plans to clean up Skid Row and questions on whether City Hall layoffs would disproportionately impact women.
In an ad, a Democrat running for state Assembly accuses his opponent of being a democrat in name only. His boss used an identical attack in a race three years ago.
A win would make BongHwan Kim the city's first Asian-American councilman in 20 years. He is the general manager of the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment.