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 Friday, March 29 and headlines include the appointment of a fiscal commission, preliminary approval of a Hollywood development, and bike lanes on Colorado Boulevard.
Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel, the two remaining candidates for Los Angeles mayor, both announced major endorsements on Thursday. Will they make a difference?
Today is Thursday, March 28 and headlines include major endorsements in the mayor's race, a Planning Commission hearing on a Hollywood project, and Jerry Brown talks mule meat.
State Sen. Curren Price was endorsed Wednesday by a former opponent, while Ana Cubas picked up support from L.A. City Councilman Bernard Parks.
While hoping the NFL will return to Los Angeles, city leaders are starting to plan Convention Center renovations that do not include a football stadium.
City paramedics could be stationed at Dodger Stadium during regular season home games under a plan considered Wednesday by the LA City Council.
Today is Wednesday, March 27 and headlines include Herb Wesson's optimism for a football team, questions on Eric Garcetti's jobs numbers, and LAPD's online police reports.
The LA African American Women Political Action Committee endorsed Eric Garcetti as both mayoral candidates seek support from small but pivotal black electorate.
Today is Tuesday, March 26 and headlines include Reps. Waters and Waxman's disagreement over an LAX runway, Villaraigosa's final policy push, and a look at what happened to AEG.
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.