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
Today is Wednesday, May 7 and headlines include funding for the L.A. subway, a people mover at LAX, and a debate over moving city elections.
An appeals court will consider whether the city controller has the authority to audit public funds given to two private groups run by the DWP union.
The blue ribbon panel was charged with examining LA's economic future, but it also recommended moving city elections to improve voter turnout.
Today is Tuesday, May 6 and headlines include President Obama's visit to Los Angeles, tourism spending in LA, and the latest in the race for Rep. Henry Waxman's seat.
A new poll from the Public Policy Institute found historically low turnout in California's 2012 primary. That doesn't bode well for the 2014 off-year election.
Today is Thursday, May 1 and headlines include a water investigation in South LA, a plan to clean up blighted areas, and endorsements in the June 3 election.
Today is Wednesday, April 30 and headlines include a proposal to organize airport employees, a new leader for UTLA, and a debate between Republican candidates.
The council's Budget and Finance Committee is scheduled to meet daily for almost two weeks to pick apart the mayor's proposed $8.1 billion spending plan.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said that an NBA investigation confirmed that it was Clippers owner Donald Sterling's voice on two recordings featuring racist rants.
Today is Tuesday, April 29 and headlines include Gov. Jerry Brown's budget, Mayor Eric Garcetti on the Clippers, and a lack of leadership on homelessness.
The Board of Supervisors candidate faces a double-edged sword as a member of the famous political family.
Today is Monday, April 28 and headlines include strikes at the ports of L.A. and Long Beach, an open records fight in a harassment case, and county supervisors head to D.C.
A pot of $10 million for repairs had gone unspent for almost a year as the city faced a related lawsuit from disabled residents.
Derek Cressman, who is running for secretary of state, wants the Senate Ethics Committee to hold a hearing on the politician fined this week for campaign money laundering.
Today is Friday, April 25 and headlines include L.A.'s lawsuit against the DWP's union, a fine against a state senator, and Jerry Brown's influence.