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We take a look at the mayor's first 9 months in office in advance of his "State of the City" address. Plus, is there really nothing we can do about traffic in L.A.? Stephen Colbert will be David Letterman's replacement on Late Night. We hear about new research that could bring movement to paralyzed limbs. And we get a preview of this weekend's final Grilled Cheese Invitational in downtown LA.

Producers:
Andrew Walsh
Christian Bordal
Matt Holzman
Jolie Myers
Anna Scott

State of the Garcetti 10 MIN, 56 SEC

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will give his "State of the City" address tonight. Before he does that, we're going to offer a "State of the Garcetti" segment. We take a look at the mayor's first nine months in office. What's he's accomplished, what he hasn't, and what's on his agenda going forward.

Guests:
Steve Lopez, Los Angeles Times (@LATstevelopez)

No Solution to Traffic? 6 MIN, 50 SEC

The LA 2020 report says continued emphasis on rail in the city will do nothing to mitigate traffic gridlock in this city. Why not? Is there no solution? We talk to a traffic expert who says things aren't so bad.

Guests:
Martin Wachs, RAND Corporation (@RANDCorporation)

Colbert Is the New Letterman 7 MIN, 46 SEC

CBS released big news this morning: Stephen Colbert, host of Comedy Central's Colbert Report, will take over David Letterman's Late Night in 2015. 

Guests:
Brian Steinberg, Variety (@bristei)

New Treatment for Paralysis 10 MIN, 57 SEC

New research from UCLA and the University of Louisville in Kentucky helped four paralyzed men do things they thought they'd never do again: stand up and move their legs. 

Guests:
Claudia Angeli, Kentucky Spinal Cord Research Center
Andrew Meas, participant in spinal cord study

Grilled Cheese Invitational 9 MIN, 27 SEC

This weekend, a 12-year LA tradition comes to an end: The final Grilled Cheese Invitational holds its final event downtown. We talk to the founder of the GCI and one of its champions about the perfect grilled cheese sandwich. 

Guests:
Tim Walker, Grilled Cheese Invitational (@grilldcheez)
Evan George, Senior Producer, To the Point/Which Way, LA? (@evanlgeorge)

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