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
With just two days left until the primary, campaigns focused over the weekend on get-out-the-vote efforts. Turnout is expected to be relatively low.
Today is Friday, May 30 and headlines include interviews with candidates for the LAUSD, last minute endorsements in Tuesday's election, and a reboot on a city website.
Following intense lobbying campaign by L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Corps has reversed course and now backs a more expensive restoration effort.
Today is Thursday, May 29 and headlines include $1 billion for the L.A. River, a supervisorial debate and profiles of the Republican gubernatorial candidates.
The working class Pico neighborhood in Santa Monica has very different needs than the rest of the district — something often overlooked in the race to succeed Henry Waxman.
The mayor's endorsement of the longtime West Hollywood councilman comes less than a week before the election to replace termed out Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky.
Today is Wednesday, May 28 and headlines include fundraising in the race for sheriff, TV ads for down-ticket candidates, and a look at Prop 42.
Today is Tuesday, May 27 and headlines include Mayor Garcetti's efforts to revamp L.A. River, the deadline for mail-in ballots, and unincorporated areas get role in LA County election.
Today is Friday, May 23 and headlines include higher Metro fares, donations for the Board of Supervisors election, and the new 405 carpool lane.
Today is Thursday, May 22 and headlines include a debate for sheriff's candidates, the city of LA's budget, and a car wreck involving the police chief.
The budget includes funding for more city prosecutors and firefighters. But services could be impacted by the outcome of negotiations with City Hall labor unions.
Today is Wednesday, May 21 and headlines include federal funding for the Metro Purple Line, a proposal to increase Metro fees, and the latest in the race for sheriff.
The past decade has seen corruption cases against officials from South Gate, Bell, Cudahy, Huntington Park and Lynwood. Is the region finally turning a corner?
L.A.'s Jackie Lacey recorded the spot for an independent expenditure committee working on behalf of the candidate, who is currently the Long Beach police chief.
Today is Monday, May 19 and headlines include Council President Herb Wesson's comments on the DWP's union, Republicans on Democrats' corruption cases, and what it will take to reform Sheriff's Department.