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
Los Angeles city officials hope medical marijuana clinics owners voluntary close their doors. Those who don't could face financial and criminal penalties.
Today is Thursday, July 26 and headlines include a conversation with mayoral candidate Jan Perry, a fight at Men's Central Jail, and bankruptcy preparation in the Inland Empire.
Once the city of L.A. forces more than 800 medical marijuana clinics to close, how will patients obtain their medication?
Supporters of medical marijuana are hitting back at the city of Los Angeles’ ban on pot shops with a referendum, an ordinance and possibly a lawsuit.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's office says he will sign the ordinance banning medical marijuana clinics. Meanwhile, Americans for Safe Access says it will try to overturn the law.
Today is Wednesday, July 25 and today's headlines include fights between protesters and police in Anaheim and the Los Angeles City Council's ban on medical marijuana clinics.
Nonprofit storefronts that sell medical marijuana will be banned in the city of Los Angeles under a proposal approved Tuesday.
The question of whether adults performing in pornographic films should be required to use condoms on set will be put to Los Angeles County voters in November.
Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky knocked a proposal to extend the term limits for county supervisors. The proposal's author, Supervisor Mike Antonovich, was elected in 1980.
Today is Tuesday, July 24 and headlines include Supervisor Gloria Molina's efforts to open Grand Park and the decline of the Republican Party in California.
Supervisor Mike Antonovich has represented the county's Fifth District since 1980. He will be termed out in 2016, but now wants to extend that limit until 2024.
Today is Monday, July 23 and headlines include thousands of unchecked fingerprints in the LAPD's crime lab, a look at LA's broken sidewalks, and a rundown on job creation.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa appointed attorney Rafael Bernardino to the civilan panel that oversees the Los Angeles Police Department.
In the wake of today's shooting during the midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises,” Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa called for a ban on assault weapons.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa spoke at Cal State LA this week and told an audience that most people who run for public office "want to be loved and want to be popular."