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 Tuesday, Oct. 2 and headlines include the anniversary of Occupy, the end of Richard Alarcon's preliminary hearing, and a final vote on medical marijuana.
As the preliminary hearing for the LA city councilman winds down, his attorneys are focused on a peculiar question: how can you tell the expiration date of eggs?
Today is Monday, Oct. 1 and headlines include former Gov. Schwarzenegger's interview with "60 Minutes," the end of Carmageddon, and Caruso's flirtation with the mayor's race.
Following two years of work, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously agreed Friday to move forward with plans for a football stadium in downtown L.A.
Today is Friday, Sept. 28 and headlines include support for Proposition 30, Rick Caruso's involvement in the Assessor's scandal, and a final vote on Farmers Field.
A former justice of the California Supreme Court is headlining a list of high-profile Latinos in support of the councilman’s run for mayor of Los Angeles.
A state senator who earlier this year got into a public fight with Councilman Bernard Parks over redistricting will run for the Los Angeles City Council.
The L.A. District Attorney will endorse the underdog candidate at a City Hall news conference Friday; it's James' biggest endorsement to date
Today is Thursday, Sept. 27 and headlines include calls for a redesign of Pico Hall, more problems for the county Assessor, and a pitch for Prop 30.
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.