Californians Less Concerned about Air Quality, Global Warming

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Concern about the environment is declining in California and becoming more of a partisan issue, and Governor Schwarzenegger's popularity has dropped to where Gray Davis' was before the 2003 recall. Also, state courts are shutting down one day a month to save money. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, the President says the arrest of a black Harvard professor by a white Cambridge policeman provided a "teachable moment." Was it "stupid?" We'll hear contrasting views on the "beer summit" at the Obama White House.

Banner image: Giant wind turbines, powered by strong prevailing winds near Palm Springs, California. Photo: David McNew/Getty Images