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
A $7.7 billion spending plan for the city of Los Angeles was unanimously approved Thursday by the city council. The fiscal year starts on July 1.
The current mayor and the man who will succeed him met Thursday for breakfast and a talk on leading the country's second-largest city.
The Mayor-elect was mobbed by reporters and supporters Wednesday in Echo Park during his first availability since defeating Wendy Greuel for the city's top job.
Speaking to reporters at her campaign office in Van Nuys, Greuel said she may not have been able to break the glass ceiling, but she helped crack it.
The three-term City Councilman defeats his former council colleague and present city controller Wendy Greuel by 54 to 46 percent. Greuel conceded Wednesday morning.
Today is Tuesday, May 21 and it is Election Day in Los Angeles. Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel voted early this morning, and tonight they'll be in Hollywood and downtown to celebrate.
Los Angeles voters may hear a familiar voice on the phone Monday as a robocall from former President Bill Clinton makes the rounds on behalf of Wendy Greuel.
Today is Monday, May 20 and headlines include the end of the mayor's race, a hall for Villaraigosa at LAX, and a discussion -- not a debate -- with the city attorney candidates.
It's a political tradition to visit churches the Sunday before Election Day and that's exactly what Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel did across South LA.
The mayoral candidates and their backers started a whirlwind Saturday courting voters who could make a big difference in Tuesday’s election.
Wendy Greuel uses comments by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to counter a video that tries to link her to Prop 187. Meanwhile, Eric Garcetti touts his backing from local newspapers.
With just days to go before the runoff, the candidates are criss-crossing the city to energize their bases.
Today is Thursday, May 16 and headlines include new TV ads that target the Latino community, the preliminary approval of the city budget, and Dennis Zine's reach to Jewish voters.
The city has more than 600 special revenue funds that hold money from grants and dedicated taxes, but leaders don't have a handle on their status.
Today is Wednesday, May 15 and headlines include a lack of women in LA City Hall, the nasty race in CD13, and a discussion on Proposition C.