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 Monday, March 25 and headlines include a look at Sheriff Baca's leadership, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's exit interviews, and a sweet payday in Sacramento.
The annual political roast to raise money for the American Diabetes Association targeted Councilman Tom LaBonge, but the night had more fizzle than sizzle.
Today is Friday, March 22 and headlines include Mayor Villaraigosa's own thoughts on his tenure, the city attorney and digital billboard, plus uncertainly over Pershing Square makeover.
Today is Thursday, March 21 and headlines include Richard Riordan joining the Greuel campaign, the city of LA paying out in a discrimination case, and bids for the Crenshaw line.
The former mayor, who endorsed Kevin James in the primary, says Greuel is the best candidate "to bring business and labor together."
African-American State Sen. Curren Price told South LA ministers that his Latina opponent, Ana Cubas, wants to divide the Ninth District along racial lines.
Today is Wednesday, March 20 and headlines include a discussion on who should get credit for LA's drop in crime and LA's decision to end its use of coal.
Today is Tuesday, March 19 and headlines include Wendy Greuel's view on pensions, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's legacy on education, and a claim against the city.
Garcetti picks up key backing in the San Fernando Valley, where Wendy Greuel performed well in the primary. Oh, and she also backed Krekorian's opponent in 2009.
The Los Angeles Police Protective League backed Nury Martinez in the May 21 primary. The winner will fill a vacancy left by Tony Cardenas’ election to Congress.
Today is Monday, March 18 and headlines include the city attorney's stance on neighborhood council funding, a fight over the City Hall pension plan, and the mayor's legacy.
Unlike in previous years when the Budget and Finance Committee met throughout the city, this will be the only public hearing prior to the release of the budget.
The national advocacy group touted Greuel's track record, countering the California chapter of the National Organization for Women's endorsement of Eric Garcetti.
Today is Friday, March 15 and headlines include Eli Broad's interset in the Los Angeles Times, personnel changes at Animal Services, and the future of AEG.
Billionaire Philip Anschutz has pulled AEG off the market, but he says building a downtown football stadium next to L.A. Live remains a priority.