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
For Angelenos who have already made up their minds about the 2013 mayoral primary, their top pick is Councilman Eric Garcetti, says a poll released Monday.
Today is Monday, Dec. 3 and headlines include the fire chief reporting to City Hall, the failure of Measure J, and the swearing-in of Sacramento lawmakers.
Standing on the lawn of MLK Hospital, the longtime elected official was sworn in as the first African-American man to chair L.A. County's governing body.
Today is Friday, Nov. 30 and headlines include a conflict of interest at the Hall of Administration, regulations for pot shops, and the treatment of elephants.
The city Planning Commission on Thursday approved new regulations that would force most of the medical marijuana clinics in Los Angeles to close their doors.
The California Democrat noted that Greuel’s election would give the city of Los Angeles its first female mayor. Boxer is Greuel’s most prominent endorsement so far.
Today is Thursday, Nov. 29 and headlines include a security breach at the LAFD while the city of San Bernardino stops pension payments,
The Council is on recess so members can attend the National League of Cities conference. But only two of them are actually there.
Today is Wednesday, Nov. 28 and headlines include the Democrats' super-majority in Sacramento, 101 Safe Surrenders in LA County, and Kinde Durkee gets sentenced.
As an L.A. City Councilwoman, she has long represented — and supported — AEG’s downtown campus, which includes Staples Center and L.A. Live.
Today is Tuesday, Nov. 27 and headlines include a change of plans for Richard Riordan, a prison sentence for Kinde Durkee, and Latino support in the mayor's race.
Rival Eric Garcetti can cite his partial Mexican heritage, but Greuel has support from current, former and possibly future Latino council members.
A former campaign treasurer who stole $7 million from her clients over a 12-year period should be sentenced to 97 months in prison, federal prosecutors said Monday.
Potential candidates for the Los Angeles City Council’s Sixth District must reside in the district beginning Jan. 5, 2013, the City Clerk’s Office announced Monday.
Today is Monday, Nov. 26 and headlines include LA's trash in the Central Valley, the Public Works president on leave, and a possible parcel tax for urban runoff.