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
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.
When the Los Angeles City Council voted to support the Occupy LA movement, it committed itself to a $5 million bill, according to a new financial report.
Today is Friday, May 11, and today's headlines include questions about City Attorney Carmen Trutanich's past and Rep. Howard Berman's time with President Obama.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will spend the evening with President Barack Obama and Hollywood celebrities at a fundraiser at the home of George Clooney.
Former Lakers superstar Shaquille O’Neal endorsed City Attorney Carmen Trutanich for Los Angeles County district attorney today in a robo call to voters.
Today is Thursday, May 10, and today's headlines include plans to regulate tax agents, support for Proposition 28, and USC's day with the Planning Commission.
Councilman Bill Rosendahl, a former cable host, slammed broadcast journalists today for work that leaves Americans "not as educated and informed and connected."
Local politicians react to President Obama's support of same-sex marriage. "This is something we’ve been fighting for forever," said Councilman Bill Rosendahl.