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 lawn surrounding City Hall will likely reopen in the next 30 days, the general manager of Recreation and Parks said today.
The chief of staff to a L.A. city councilman is headed to a runoff for the state Assembly's 46th District. His challenger will likely be a charter school executive.
Proposition 29, which would increase the tax on tobacco products, appeared to be failing today, though the vote was still too close to call.
Today is Wednesday, June 6, and today's headlines include the results of last night's primary election and a look at Mayor Villaraigosa's support of same-sex marriage.
The chief of staff to Assemblyman Felipe Fuentes and L.A. City Councilman Richard Alarcon both advance to the November runoff for the Assembly's 39th District.
Reps. Janice Hahn and Laura Richardson, both Democrats, are headed to the November runoff for Congress' new 44th District.
The fight between Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Berman will continue to November as the two were the top vote-getters in the June 5 primary.
In a tight race for the Assembly's wealthy 50th District, Assemblywoman Betsy Butler and Santa Monica Mayor Richard Bloom seemed headed for the November runoff.
In Tuesday's primary, voters approved Prop 28, appeared to reject Prop 29, and delivered a major upset in Los Angeles County's race for district attorney.
With 36 percent of precincts reporting, Jackie Lacey and Allen Jackson lead the race for LA County district attorney. Meanwhile, California voters overwhelmingly passed Proposition 28, amending term limits for state politicians.
Early ballot returns had both Propositions 28 and 29 passing today, while the chief deputy district attorney was leading in mail-in results for the district attorney's race.
Voters approved Proposition 28, which will allow state lawmakers to spend more time in the state Assembly or Senate, but less time in Sacramento overall.
President Barack Obama will be in town on Wednesday and Thursday for a series of fundraisers, including one with the LGBT Leadership Council in Beverly Hills.
Today is Tuesday, June 5 and today's headlines include disease on Skid Row and national looks at the futures of the LA Memorial Coliseum and Republican Party.
Time to vote? There's an app for that — almost. Two new start-ups are hoping to leverage your social networks and their political savvy to increase voter turnout.