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 man running against Richard Alarcon for state Assembly said the decision to dismiss a criminal case against the city councilman was based on a technicality.
A case of perjury and voter fraud against Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon was dismissed today. Similar charges against his wife were also thrown out.
Today is Thursday, May 3, and today's headlines include support for Gov. Jerry Brown's tax proposal and more talk from AEG on football and conventions.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will be in New Orleans through Friday for a conference. He is then scheduled to attend Saturday's Kentucky Derby.
The L.A. Zoo director declined to talk about changes to the zoo's management structure. However, John Lewis did tell a committee that marketing remains a challenge.
City building inspectors were sharply criticized today by a Los Angeles city councilman who described them as unfriendly employees with terrible customer service.
In closed session today, the L.A. City Council agreed to a $950,000 settlement for a woman whose unarmed, autistic son was killed by police in 2010.
Skateboarders would be required to follow the rules of the road under a proposal unanimously backed today by the Los Angeles City Council.
Today is Wednesday, May 2, and today's headlines include a sit-down with mayoral candidate Kevin James and the arrest of a DWP supervisor.
The Public Works budget has more money for potholes and street repairs, but less for cleanups and graffiti removal, the Budget and Finance Committee was told today.
The Coalition of L.A. City Unions says it has identified more than $100 million in savings, which could prevent layoffs for city employees.
The president of the Los Angeles City Council is recovering from a serious fall that left him looking “like Joe Frazier after the Thrilla in Manila,” he said today.
Today is Tuesday, May 1, and today's headlines include Councilman Bernard Parks' interview with CNN and a court ruling that Sheriff Lee Baca may be sued.
A city councilman is questioning Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's plan to move the city's security guards to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Park advocates say Angelenos will lose out on Recreation and Parks programs because the department has to pay too much for basic city services, like trash and power.