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
LA municipal elections are known for low voter turnout, but this year’s mayoral candidates are hoping a small increase in participation may lead them to victory.
Today is Monday, Feb. 25 and headlines include Eric Garcetti's approach to public education, the evolving views of Kevin James and an endorsement in CD 13.
Today is Friday, Feb. 22 and headlines include a look at what Eric Garcetti did in labor contracts and mayoral candidates' thoughts on transit.
With less than two weeks until the primary, the mayoral frontrunners continue to pile up cash, according to the latest reports.
The mayoral candidate's campaign has quickly turned the newspaper's support into television spots that come less than two weeks before the election.
Today is Thursday, Feb. 21 and headlines include an attack mailer from Wendy Greuel, Carmen Trutanich's thoughts on Skid Row, and a Times endorsement in CD 11.
Today is Wednesday, Feb. 20 and headlines include the homestretch of the L.A. city elections and an op-ed by former Controller Laura Chick.
Cedillo has served in both the state Assembly and Senate. He is running against Jose Gardea, chief of staff to Councilman Ed Reyes, and businessman Jesse Rosas.
The proposed half-cent sales tax hike on the March 5 ballot is trailing in the latest poll, but almost a third of voters remain undecided.
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 19 and headlines includes a power struggle on the Metro Board, city council races in the Valley, and the synchronization of traffic lights.
The mayoral candidate had hoped to keep independent money out of the campaign, but a backer now says they have to counter such support for Wendy Greuel.
Today is Friday, Feb. 15 and headlines include conflicting mailers from Jan Perry, endorsements in the LAUSD school board races, and an $85 million tab for LAPD.
The basketball great recorded a radio ad for Feuer. The spot will air on 102.3 FM and 92.3 FM. The assemblyman is running against incumbent Carmen Trutanich.
Today is Thursday, Feb. 14 and headlines include bickering over the city's budget, child abuse in LA County and a possible end to a sister city relationship.
The mayoral candidate started working in City Hall as a college intern. After three decades of service, she's hoping to take on the city's top job.