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 legislator will pursue the seat of retiring Rep. Henry Waxman. One advantage for Lieu: his state senate district overlaps with most of the congressman's.
Today is Friday, Jan. 31 and headlines include Wendy Greuel's run for Congress, the DWP's new general manager, and a response to earthquake safety from LAUSD.
The former L.A. city controller, who lost her mayoral bid to Eric Garcetti, becomes the first Democrat to enter the race to succeed the veteran L.A. congressman.
Today is Thursday, Jan. 30 and headlines include Gov. Brown's meeting with water officials, a new candidate for the Board of Supervisors, and Sheriff Baca's legacy.
Today is Wednesday, Jan. 29 and headlines include the death of the city's film czar, earthquake safety at schools, and financial problems at a water district.
Bobby Shriver and Sheila Kuehl are running for county supervisor and she makes it clear who has the support of Santa Monica Mayor Pam O'Connor.
Today is Tuesday, Jan. 28 and headlines include a look at why more women don't run for office, how hackers are using L.A.'s data, and a supervisor responds to criticism.
Today is Monday, Jan. 27 and headlines include Mayor Eric Garceti's plan to phase out the business tax, funding for Homeboy Industries, and parklets throughout L.A.
Municipalities are making it easier for the average citizen to find out how their tax dollars are being spent thanks to a move toward digital democracy.
Metro board members agreed Thursday to launch draft environmental impact studies on four different options to connect light rail to Los Angeles International Airport.
Today is Friday, Jan. 24 and headlines include a report on jail abuses, a proposal to increase Metro fares, and the future of the Republican Party.
Today is Thursday, Jan. 23 and headlines include a profile of the Long Beach chief of police, a response to State of the State, and Schwarzenegger talks regret.
Today is Wednesday, Jan. 22 and headlines include the governor's annual address, the LAUSD superintendent's visit to City Hall, and a supervisor's response to controversy.
Jose Huizar has already denied a former staffer's allegations of sexual harassment, but now he's done so formally in a new court filing.
The former Santa Monica councilman and mayor will run for the seat being vacated by Zev Yaroslavsky. The Kennedy family member says he's a political outsider.