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
Former deputy mayor Austin Beutner has ended his run for mayor of Los Angeles. The former investor got into the race a little more than a year ago.
Today is Tuesday, May 8, and today's headlines include an increase in parking fines, a ban on tents in city parks, and a Q&A with a mayoral candidate.
The Justice Party and Constitution Party of California sued the secretary of state today to get their candidates on the November ballot.
Today is Monday, May 7, and today's headlines include the Police Commission's ruling on a shooting and the ratepayer advocate's thoughts on rate hikes.
Democrats for Education Reform was sent a cease and desist letter by the L.A. County Democratic Party this week after it endorsed a candidate in a state Assembly race.
A long-time member of the Police Commission was unanimously confirmed to the Board of Fire Commissioners today in the wake of LAFD's ongoing problems.
Today is Friday, May 4, and today's headlines include labor's plan to save Los Angeles $100 million and how big city mayors can help reelect President Obama.
Controller Wendy Greuel has organized more than 100 women to advise her on women's issues impacting the 2013 race for mayor.
Hours after a judge dismissed a criminal case against L.A. City Councilman Richard Alarcon, the DA's Office refiled its case.
The man running against Richard Alarcon for state Assembly said the decision to dismiss a criminal case against the city councilman was based on a technicality.
A case of perjury and voter fraud against Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon was dismissed today. Similar charges against his wife were also thrown out.
Today is Thursday, May 3, and today's headlines include support for Gov. Jerry Brown's tax proposal and more talk from AEG on football and conventions.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will be in New Orleans through Friday for a conference. He is then scheduled to attend Saturday's Kentucky Derby.
The L.A. Zoo director declined to talk about changes to the zoo's management structure. However, John Lewis did tell a committee that marketing remains a challenge.
City building inspectors were sharply criticized today by a Los Angeles city councilman who described them as unfriendly employees with terrible customer service.