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 staffer for Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa opened a letter Thursday that had white power inside. The front hall of the Mayor's Office was evacuated and closed off.
Today is Thursday, April 11 and headlines include the release of Wendy Greuel's education plan, an in-depth look at a deputy's shooting, and money for LA public transit.
The city councilwoman cited promises of economic development as the reason behind her support of the state senator.
Picking up on Mayor Villaraigosa's challenge to make education a priority, Greuel invited Garcetti to an instant debate Wednesday afternoon.
Today is Wednesday, April 10 and headlines include the mayor's education challenge to candidates, improvement plans at LAX, and a plan to go after "swatting."
Today is Tuesday, April 9 and headlines include conflict within the Wendy Greuel campaign, tax measures in Vernon, and a Q&A with a city attorney candidate.
The two men hoping to succeed Eric Garcetti in the Thirteenth District are picking up support from their opponents in the March 5 primary.
The influential, long serving Congresswoman will serve as a campaign co-chair. Eric Garcetti countered with an endorsement from Congresswoman Karen Bass.
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.
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.
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.
The House Minority Leader made her endorsement Thursday during a discussion with other leading female politicians at the Feminist Majority Foundation.
The women's advocacy group is backing Ana Cubas, who's in a runoff against State Sen. Curren Price for the Ninth District seat.
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.
The basketball legend and the mayoral candidate are coming to a website near you – courtesy of an independent group backing her campaign.