Mayor Villaraigosa has threatened to order all city departments except police and fire to close for two days a week, to prevent the city from shutting down altogether. We update his battle with the City Council over DWP rates. Then, the man chosen by Pope Benedict XVI to replace Cardinal Roger Mahony as leader of LA's Roman Catholics. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, are Taliban militants really on the run in Pakistan? In Afghanistan, is President Karzai on the same side as the US and other countries providing troops and money? We hear some conflicting assessments.