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
After informally announcing her run for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in January, the former state legislator has formally launched her campaign.
Today is Friday, April 26 and headlines include a poll that puts Wendy Greuel ahead by three points and a decision by Metro to suspend a fee on the highway toll lanes.
Two polls this week reflect a 13 point disparity and a difference as to which candidate is leading. It may be explained by the show biz axiom: timing is everything.
Today is Thursday, April 25 and headlines include construction delays on the 405 Freeway, more ambulances for LAFD, and an endorsement in the controller's race.
In his new TV ad, Eric Garcetti says he's running on his record, while opponent Wendy Greuel's campaign is based on "false attacks."
The guidelines will govern the new system to collect trash at Los Angeles apartment buildings and businesses that launches in 2017.
Today is Wednesday, April 24 and headlines include more charges for the county assessor, a legal fight over the Ontario airport, and a look at the DWP union.
Juri Ripinsky served time for financial crimes in the 1990s. But a few years later, his Hollywood development project won support from both mayoral candidates.
Today is Tuesday, April 23 and headlines include a testy debate between the mayoral candidates, a look at the Million Trees plan, and some movement in the assessor's case.
Mayoral candidates Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti attacked one another over questions of integrity Monday during a debate sponsored by KPCC, NBC 4, Telemundo and USC.
Mayor's $7.7 billion budget proposal calls for the renegotiation of pay increases for city workers scheduled to take effect next January.
Today is Monday, April 22 and headlines include a Los Angeles Times poll in the mayor's race, an old claim against Dennis Zine, and a special election in the Valley.
The former president made an appearance with his favored mayoral candidate, who worked for his administration.
A new TV ad from Greuel, an endorsement for Garcetti and a debate. Here's what's happening Friday in the race to be the next mayor of Los Angeles.
Pension fund for rank-and-file employees has about $158 million invested with gun and ammo companies. Police, firefighter and DWP unions have not yet provided info.