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 joint that failed last week causing 20 million gallons of water to spill onto the UCLA campus was "poorly engineered," according to Mayor Eric Garcetti.
Today is Monday, Aug. 4 and headlines include the fight for the LAUSD Board of Education, oversight for the Sheriff's Department, and the "Rizzo Tax" in Bell
Today is Friday, Aug. 1 and headlines include a report on favoritism in the fire department, money in the Board of Supervisors race, and the DWP's water main break.
The DWP is encouraging anyone whose property was damaged in Tuesday's flood to file a claim. But getting reimbursed by the utility isn't always that easy.
Today is Thursday, July 31 and headlines include Neel Kashkari's latest video, continued clean up in Westwood, and problems with LA's road repairs.
Estimates of how much water was lost in Tuesday's water main break had been revised from 8-10 million gallons to almost 20 million gallons Wednesday.
Today is Wednesday, July 30 and headlines include LAPD officers' calls for raises, DWP's search for a new lobbyist, UCLA's clean up from Tuesday's water main break.
About 200 off-duty LAPD officers attended Tuesday's city council meeting to support a call for raises. Their union rejected a one-year City Hall contract offer.
Today is Tuesday, July 29 and headlines include a $20 million plan to help mentally ill inmates, a blow to LA's new pension system, and thousands apply to LAFD.
Today is Monday, July 28 and headlines include Gov. Brown's trip to Mexico, Congress' push to get the Dodgers on TV, and former Undersheriff Paul Tanaka's final paycheck.
Today is Friday, July 25 and headlines include Mayor Garcetti's chairmanship of Metro, a contractor for the Purple Line, and LAPD officers consider a new contract.
Once considered a groundbreaking political leader in the San Fernando Valley, how did Richard Alarcon find himself on the wrong side of the law?
After the union blocked a live appearance at roll call, Mayor Garcetti turned to YouTube to speak to LAPD officers who rejected a one-year contract with the city.
Today is Thursday, July 24 and headlines include a former councilman's conviction, ongoing negotiations with the teachers' union, and the history of freeways in LA.
Former LA City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife, accused of not living in the district he represented, have been found guilty of multiple felony charges.