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
The Westside councilman will not pursue a third term of office. He announced that decision as he undergoes cancer treatment.
Today is Monday, Oct. 8 and headlines include the passing of former Lt. Gov. Mervyn Dymally, the nasty turn of the city attorney's race, and sinking trees over at LAPD.
After narrowly missing the runoff, she declines to back either of her fellow Democrats in the Assembly's 50th District runoff
The City Controller endorsed Raul Bocanegra for the State Assembly's 39th District over her former LA City Council colleague
Today is Friday, Oct. 5 and headlines include limited access to the Space Shuttle Endeavour, a look at realignment, and a new deportation policy for LAPD.
It's crunch time and candidates are looking for any advantage. In some cases, that advantage can be as simple as an endorsement from a former opponent.
Today is Thursday, Oct 4 and headlines include Sheriff Baca's response to criticism of the jails, an investigation into Building and Safety, and a look at housing.
An Assemblyman prepares for reelection, even though he's filed papers to run for the Los Angeles City Council. Bob Blumenfield says that's the nature of politics.
Today is Wednesday, Oct. 3 and headlines include the repeal of the city's medical marijuana ban, a judge's decision to send Richard Alarcon to trial, and a multimillion-dollar settlement out of LAPD.
L.A. City Councilman Richard Alarcon will face trial for 23 felonies, including voter fraud and perjury, for allegedly living outside of the district he represents
Today is Tuesday, Oct. 2 and headlines include the anniversary of Occupy, the end of Richard Alarcon's preliminary hearing, and a final vote on medical marijuana.
As the preliminary hearing for the LA city councilman winds down, his attorneys are focused on a peculiar question: how can you tell the expiration date of eggs?
Today is Monday, Oct. 1 and headlines include former Gov. Schwarzenegger's interview with "60 Minutes," the end of Carmageddon, and Caruso's flirtation with the mayor's race.
Following two years of work, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously agreed Friday to move forward with plans for a football stadium in downtown L.A.
Today is Friday, Sept. 28 and headlines include support for Proposition 30, Rick Caruso's involvement in the Assessor's scandal, and a final vote on Farmers Field.