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, May 2 and headlines include an analysis of DWP salaries from 2011, the discovery of money for raises at City Hall, and a fight in CD 13.
The former president's backing has made its way into a television commercial from an independent committee supporting her campaign.
Today is Wednesday, May 1 and headlines include the city council's approval of a $4 billion upgrade at LAX and the former undersheriff's takedown of Sheriff Lee Baca.
What do Angelenos want the next mayor to focus on? Transportation issues. Specifically, the sorry condition of the city's roads.
Today is Tuesday, April 30 and headlines include a returned contribution from the Greuel campaign, support for local control of Ontario Airport, and an endorsement in CD 13.
LA's mayor was in Washington for the past few days for various events and White House meetings, but apparently not for a job interview.
Today is Monday, April 29 and headlines include questions on the cost of maintaining LAPD, endorsements in the runoff, and a look at how candidates mix family and politics.
After informally announcing her run for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in January, the former state legislator has formally launched her campaign.
Today is Friday, April 26 and headlines include a poll that puts Wendy Greuel ahead by three points and a decision by Metro to suspend a fee on the highway toll lanes.
Two polls this week reflect a 13 point disparity and a difference as to which candidate is leading. It may be explained by the show biz axiom: timing is everything.
Today is Thursday, April 25 and headlines include construction delays on the 405 Freeway, more ambulances for LAFD, and an endorsement in the controller's race.
In his new TV ad, Eric Garcetti says he's running on his record, while opponent Wendy Greuel's campaign is based on "false attacks."
The guidelines will govern the new system to collect trash at Los Angeles apartment buildings and businesses that launches in 2017.
Today is Wednesday, April 24 and headlines include more charges for the county assessor, a legal fight over the Ontario airport, and a look at the DWP union.
Juri Ripinsky served time for financial crimes in the 1990s. But a few years later, his Hollywood development project won support from both mayoral candidates.