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
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.
Redistricting has pitted two Democratic representatives against one another in the San Fernando Valley's 30th District. Who will survive?
Just one month after Rep. Janice Hahn was elected to Congress, a commission dismantled her district and pushed her into a race with fellow Democrat Rep. Laura Richardson.
The tax on a pack of cigarettes would increase by $1 and those additional revenues would be used to fund cancer research under a proposition on the June 5 ballot.
The Assembly's new 50th is one of the wealthiest districts in the state, and now it is also home to an expensive fight between three high-profile Democrats.
The race in the San Fernando Valley's 46th Assembly district has erupted into a fight over the future of public education.
California state lawmakers would be able to spend more time in either the Assembly or the Senate, but less time overall in Sacramento, under Proposition 28.
When voters in the state Assembly’s 39th District head to the polls, they will see a familiar name on the ballot – a politician who previously held the office.
Today is Monday, June 4 and headlines include a call for tougher scrutiny of mayoral candidates, failures at DCFS, and a peak into juvenile dependency courts.
The person who leads the Assessor’s Office in John Noguez’s absence will have to be “tough enough to restore order," Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky told KPCC today.
An attorney for Assessor John Noguez tells KPCC the decision to take a leave of absence is best decision. “He cares deeply about the office."
L.A. County Assessor John Noguez will take a leave of absence while the District Attorney's Office continues its investigation into allegations of misconduct.