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
A Los Angeles City Council committee wants to know what's on the summer reading list of John Szabo, the man nominated to be the city librarian.
The man appointed to run the Assessor's Office while the DA completes an investigation said he wants to restore public confidence despite allegations of misconduct.
A union representing city employees likens Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's actions on pension reform to those of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.
Today is Tuesday, June 19 and headlines include the state of the county, a preview of the Hollywood Community Plan and cleanup on Skid Row.
Three major agencies are maintaining the city of LA's short-term ratings despite concerns about a low reserve fund and looming layoffs.
An attorney who spent five years on the civilian panel that oversees the LAPD was reappointed to the Board of Police Commissioners today.
The California Teachers Association endorsed the leading candidate in a state Assembly race, after appearing to have knocked a pro-charter candidate out of the runoff.
A fight over free wireless Internet at LAX is coming down to revenue vs. service as a divided Los Angeles City Council committee pushes the proposal ahead.
Today is Monday, June 18 and headlines include campaign ethics, the new top-two primary system, and a sit down with the former head of United Teachers Los Angeles.
Elected officials running for office in LA would be required to create new social media accounts for their campaigns under a policy from the Ethics Commission.
New restaurants and retail shops at LAX will be managed by Westfield Concession Management under a multimillion-dollar contract approved today.
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa applauds the news that some young people who are here illegally will be allowed to remain in America.
While voters in San Jose and San Diego signed off on pension reforms at the ballot box, LA is hoping to revamp pension benefits through the legislative process.
Today is Friday, June 15 and headlines includes pension reform, sentencing for Kinde Durkee, and Councilman Herb Wesson's appearance at the Kings' celebration.
The director of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System was appointed today to serve as Los Angeles’ new city librarian. John Szabo will replace Martin Gomez.