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
As City Hall celebrated LGBT Heritage Month, the Los Angeles City Council endorsed a state bill to ban gay "conversion" therapy for minors.
Today is Friday, June 1 and today's headlines include news that a pedestrian was killed by a city council aide and L.A. marks the 20th anniversary of police reform.
A councilman's visit to a Watts fire station takes a turn as the crew responds to a blaze -- and it's all captured on video.
Mayor Villaraigosa has vetoed part of the city budget over concerns that there would be a minor delay in obtaining all of the funds promised to anti-gang programs.
The pornographic film that was shot in the Coliseum more than a decade ago was permitted, though nowhere in the permit does it reference sexual activity.
Today is Thursday, May 31 and today's headlines include a look at term limits, a safety tour of the Expo Line, and questions over sidewalk repairs.
Today is Wednesday, May 30 and today's headlines include a proposal to ban medical marijuana clinics and a campaign to bring Latinos into the Republican Party.
Five candidates running for LA County DA took to the stage of the Crawford Family Forum Tuesday evening.
The Board of Supervisors would be responsible for appointing a replacement in the event the county assessor leaves office, according to a report released today.
Today is Tuesday, May 29 and today's headlines include questions about the safety of the Expo Line and a look at Wendy Greuel's mayoral campaign.
Today is Friday, May 25 and today's headlines include a DWP plan to increase energy efficiency and Metro's decision to tunnel under Beverly Hills High School.
A pro-charter candidate running for the Assembly sent a letter to the California Teachers Association, asking the union to back off from its attacks.
Today is Thursday, May 23 and today's headlines include Coliseum commissioners' use of a suite at the Sports Arena and a fight for the Assembly's 50th District.
The LA City Council voted 13-1 to draft a law that would ultimately ban single-use plastic bags at grocery stores. The law would also place a fee on paper bags.
Today is Wednesday, May 23 and today's headlines include more problems at DCFS and Rep. Brad Sherman alters mail for Jewish voters.