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
Former President Clinton is coming to town for an Obama campaign fundraiser and he'll have a prominent Latino mayor with him. (Hint: his initials aren't A.V.)
Today is Wednesday, Sept. 26 and headlines include rate increases at the DWP, pension rollbacks at City Hall and Rick Caruso's possible mayoral run.
Former city controller Laura Chick wades into the city attorney's race, calling City Attorney Carmen Trutanich a liar and demagogue.
Over the objections of thousands of city employees, the Los Angeles City Council agreed today to scale back retirement benefits for future civilian employees.
Today is Tuesday, Sept. 25 and headlines include a look at DWP's salaries, a pension proposal at City Hall, helicopter noise during Carmageddon and approval of Farmers Field.
Though the Farmers Field project has been in the works for two years, it was just this summer that AEG's owner, Phil Anschutz, first considered selling the company.
Feuer challenges Trutanich to ten debates in LA city attorney race. Trutanich’s response: Why not dozens? Feuer's riposte: bring 'em on.
Today is Monday, Sept. 24 and headlines include a $5.7 million settlement for an LAPD shooting victim, motorcycles for the LAFD, and Farmers Field day at City Hall.
Today is Friday, Sept. 21 and headlines include the pending arrival of the Space Shuttle Endeavour and major health care changes for city workers.
Today is Thursday, Sept. 20 and headlines include a mayoral debate, an increase in DWP rates, and the pending sale of AEG.
Today is Wednesday, Sept. 19 and headlines include the pending sale of AEG, an extension of the business tax holiday, and Angelenos' take on sidewalks.
A proposal to lower retirement benefits for new civilian workers could save the city billions, but labor leaders have threatened to sue over the plan.
A tax policy that exempts new businesses from paying the city’s business tax for the first three years of operation was extended today by the LA City Council.
Today is Tuesday, Sept. 18 and headlines include a look at Los Angeles' public transit system, a referendum on the pot shop ban, and the police chief is back at work.
Medical marijuana advocates submitted enough valid signatures to force the city to repeal its ban or put the matter before voters.