Economic Stimulus Package

Chef Kendra L. Baker and business partner Zachary E. Davis in front of their ice cream shop (

Santa Cruz Entrepreneurs Invited To DC For State Of The Union Address

The owners of a Santa Cruz ice creamery were being treated to some of the best seats in the House for Tuesday evening’s State of the Union address.


Inspector General Laura Chick. (CBS)

Brown To Eliminate California Stimulus Watchdog

Gov.-elect Jerry Brown is eliminating the office that acted as a watchdog overseeing the spending of federal stimulus money in California.

CBS San Francisco–12/20/2010

Vice President Joseph Biden makes remarks as he and U.S. President Barack Obama meet with a bipartisan group of Governors from across the country in the State Dining Room February 3, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

Vice President Biden Calls Santa Cruz Ice Cream Shop

The owners of a Santa Cruz ice cream shop have received a sweet surprise: a thank-you phone call from Vice President Joe Biden.

CBS San Francisco–11/11/2010

(L-R) California U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina and Sen. Barbara Boxer. (AP)

Stimulus Money A Focal Point In California Senate Race

Republican Senate challenger Carly Fiorina points to California’s 12.4 percent unemployment rate to make the case that the federal $814 billion economic stimulus package was a failure.

CBS San Francisco–10/25/2010

(L-R) California U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina and Sen. Barbara Boxer. (AP)

Fiorina Criticizes Boxer For Supporting Stimulus

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina on Monday continued to attack Sen. Barbara Boxer for supporting the federal stimulus plan, calling it a failure.

CBS San Francisco–10/18/2010