A surprising new study released today shows that obesity rates for very young children have dropped in the past 10 years. The news comes as Coke, Pepsi and other beverage companies are fighting against a proposed mandate in California for labels warning that sugary soft drinks increase the risk of childhood obesity. We hear how Californians feel and talk with both sides of what's becoming a very hot issue. Also, as LA prepares for the biggest rain of the year, will we have enough water?
Later on To the Point, three weeks of violence may or may not come to an end as Venezuela's embattled President, Nicolás Maduro, calls for a "peace conference." We hear about a troubled economy, the political legacy of the late Hugo Chávez, and America's interests in a country with the world's largest oil reserves.