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
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.
The comedic actor's support is part of the campaign's strategy to increase turnout by voters aged 18-29.
Today is Wednesday, Feb. 13 and headlines include the apparent death of Christopher Dorner and the Los Angeles Times' opposition to Measure A.
Politics makes strange bedfellows: pro-business group finds itself backing the same candidate favored by several unions.
Members of SEIU Local 721 voted to support the sales tax hike, though a committee for the union urged opposition when it was proposed last fall.
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 12 and headlines include Bell officials on the witness stand, a former city aide questioning the deficit, and updates in the Dorner case.
This mayoral candidate is having to respond to critics who say her plan to hire 2,000 police officers by 2020 is unrealistic.
The mayor says the city has done "everything that we can" to reduce expenses. Leading mayoral candidates remain opposed to the hike.
Today is Monday, Feb. 11 and headlines include the mayor's support of Measure A, an endorsement for Ron Galperin, and the latest in the mayor's race.
Eric Garcetti hits the airwaves with his first spot while a second Wendy Greuel ad is released — this one produced by a PAC working on her behalf.
In between shuttling around town to endless debates, Eric Garcetti shows off his musical chops and Jan Perry goes after Wendy Greuel.
Today is Friday, Feb. 8 and headlines include the CAO's report on Measure A, possible reforms in the Sheriff's Department, and LA Times endorses Mike Feuer.
City's financial outlook has improved, but CAO says sales tax hike on March ballot is still necessary. Mayoral candidates are opposed.
Today is Thursday, Feb. 7 and headlines include a search for a former LAPD cop accused of murder, Alan Jackson's decision to leave DA's Office, and more debates.