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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

CD 13 candidates pick up support from former rivals

The two men hoping to succeed Eric Garcetti in the Thirteenth District are picking up support from their opponents in the March 5 primary.

Maxine Waters gives boost to Wendy Greuel's mayoral campaign

The influential, long serving Congresswoman will serve as a campaign co-chair. Eric Garcetti countered with an endorsement from Congresswoman Karen Bass.

Maven's Morning Coffee: do endorsements matter?

Today is Monday, April 8 and headlines include more endorsements in the mayor's race, an effort to increase voter turnout in South Los Angeles, and a meeting of Republicans.

South Los Angeles candidates work to mobilize voters

Ana Cubas and Curren Price are in the runoff for the Ninth Council District seat, but both are fighting historically low voter turnout in their communities.

Maven's Morning Coffee: Eric Garcetti's military service

Today is Friday, April 5 and headlines include a look at Eric Garcetti's military service, women's support for Wendy Greuel, and a Republican's run for governor.

Nancy Pelosi backs Wendy Greuel for mayor

The House Minority Leader made her endorsement Thursday during a discussion with other leading female politicians at the Feminist Majority Foundation.

Emily's List backs candidate in South LA council race

The women's advocacy group is backing Ana Cubas, who's in a runoff against State Sen. Curren Price for the Ninth District seat.

Maven's Morning Coffee: Gov. Brown travels to China

Today is Thursday, April 4 and headlines include the governor's trip to China, a look at Latino politicians in Los Angeles, and arsenic emissions in Vernon.

LA mayor's race: Greuel PAC releases Magic Johnson video

The basketball legend and the mayoral candidate are coming to a website near you – courtesy of an independent group backing her campaign.

Assembly speaker endorses Ron Galperin in controller's race

John Pérez is backing the former chairman of the city's Commission on Revenue Efficiency over termed-out L.A. City Councilman Dennis Zine.

Maven's Morning Coffee: Wendy Greuel reboots campaign

Today is Wednesday, April 3 and headlines include Wendy Greuel's aggressive reboot, a visit with former Supervisor Ed Edelman, and a look at Republicans in LA.

LA mayor's race: Wendy Greuel re-starts campaign with aggressive tone

Shortly after her opponent announced an endorsement she'd also been seeking, the mayoral candidate said the campaigns should be focused on real issues.

Maven's Morning Coffee: candidate opposes moving LAX runway

Today is Tuesday, April 2 and headlines include Mayor Villaraigosa's defense of his record, Eric Garcetti's opposition to moving a runway, and hearings on street repairs.

Police make arrest in 10-year-old Northridge girl's kidnapping

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with last week's kidnapping and sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl from her family's home in Northridge.

Labor leader Dolores Huerta backs Curren Price in South LA

She joins Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, council President Herb Wesson and the County Federation of Labor in backing the State Senator for the Ninth District seat.