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 U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to strike down sections of Arizona’s immigration policy was applauded today by Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
Today is Monday, June 30 and headlines include a councilman's possible run for city attorney, corruption in the towns of L.A. County, and L.A.'s mayor on "Face the Nation."
A confidential informant told FBI officials that three Cudahy city officials were seeking bribes in exchange for their support of a medical marijuana dispensary.
When a longtime attorney returns as a member of the Los Angeles Police Commission, one of her focuses will be on improving risk management and accountability.
Today is Friday, June 22 and headlines include questions about the future of Measure R, criticism in the race for mayor, and a talk with billionaire Eli Broad.
Today is Thursday, June 21 and headlines include more pension reform, punishment for taggers, a fight over billboards, and endorsement of a proposed soda ban.
Free wireless Internet will be available at LAX next month, even though city council members today denounced the airport’s process for obtaining the WiFi contract.
A coalition of clergy members took to the mayor’s office today to demand a meeting after the LA City Council approved new district lines.
Three weeks after declaring his candidacy, a manager with the Saban Family Foundation is the first to hit a fundraising benchmark in the race for city council's CD13.
Today is Wednesday, June 20 and headlines include approval of a new Hollywood Community Plan, a proposed ban on soft drinks and a critique of LAFD response times.
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.