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Erika Martin

| Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Blue LED pioneer Nakamura becomes UCSB’s sixth Nobel laureate

South Coast, Technology, Top Stories

Click here for the Business Times’ updated coverage.   UC Santa Barbara professor Shuji Nakamura and two scientists based in Japan, Hiroshi Amano and Isamu Akasaki, were chosen as recipients of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics. The committee selected the team for its invention of the blue light-emitting diode, or LED, which allows white light to Read More →

| Friday, May 30th, 2014

Isla Vista tragedy shows the dark side of paradise

South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy

The densely packed student community has been rocked by two high-profile gang rapes, drunken riots quelled with tear gas and, on May 23, a bloody killing rampage that killed six innocent people and injured 13 others.

| Friday, May 30th, 2014

In the line of fire: IV Deli owners vow to ‘be strong’ after tragedy

Small Business, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy

“As much as our hearts are broken, it’s time to move on and be strong,” said store owner Sam Hassan. “If you fall down, just get up, lick your wounds and keep going. That’s how you defeat the evil of what happened here.”

| Sunday, May 25th, 2014

Thousands turn up in show of solidarity in Isla Vista

Features, South Coast, Top Stories

Thousands of community and family members affected by Friday night’s tragedy in Isla Vista assembled in UC Santa Barbara’s Storke Plaza on Saturday evening to hold a candlelight vigil in remembrance of Elliot Rodger’s victims.

| Friday, May 16th, 2014

Stand and deliver: Lori’s Original Lemonade lands in 300 stores

East Ventura County, Small Business, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, Women Inc.

Ojai-based beverage maker Lori’s Original Lemonade has quickly spread its zest across the West Coast.

| Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Covered California executive to keynote Champions luncheon

Latest news, Top Stories

Next month’s Champions in Health Care event will feature Chris Patton, vice president of sales and agent management for Covered California’s Small Business Health Options Program.

| Monday, April 28th, 2014

Updated: Chumash Casino yanks Clippers deal over Sterling scandal

Central Coast, Latest news, Tri-County Economy

“We absolutely agree and support NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s decision today,” Vincent Armenta, tribal chairman of the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians, said in a statement on Tuesday.