Alice Walton

Los Angeles Times

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Staff writer for the Los Angeles Times covering politics, she writes the “Essential California” newsletter; former City Hall reporter who founded and wrote for the City Maven

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One year ago, an aging natural gas well owned by the Southern California Gas Company sprung a massive leak, kicking off what would eventually become the largest leak of natural gas in…

The Aliso Canyon gas leak one year later

One year ago, an aging natural gas well owned by the Southern California Gas Company sprung a massive leak, kicking off what would eventually become the largest leak of natural gas in…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

If low voter turnout is a disaster, it's time to declare an emergency in the City of LA.

Los Angeles Is a Democracy: Why Do So Few People Care?

If low voter turnout is a disaster, it's time to declare an emergency in the City of LA.

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Seven of 15 Los Angeles city council seats are up for grabs next month, along with 4 of 7 seats on the LA School Board—not to mention 10 ballot measures that are confusing even to the…

A Primer on the March 8 Election

Seven of 15 Los Angeles city council seats are up for grabs next month, along with 4 of 7 seats on the LA School Board—not to mention 10 ballot measures that are confusing even to the…

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