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Blue LED pioneer Nakamura becomes UCSB’s sixth Nobel laureate

By   /  Tuesday, October 7th, 2014  /  South Coast, Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Blue LED pioneer Nakamura becomes UCSB’s sixth Nobel laureate

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 →

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Isla Vista tragedy shows the dark side of paradise

By   /  Friday, May 30th, 2014  /  South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Isla Vista tragedy shows the dark side of paradise

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.

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

By   /  Friday, May 30th, 2014  /  Small Business, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on In the line of fire: IV Deli owners vow to ‘be strong’ after tragedy

“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.”

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Thousands turn up in show of solidarity in Isla Vista

By   /  Sunday, May 25th, 2014  /  Features, South Coast, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Thousands turn up in show of solidarity in Isla Vista

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.

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

By   /  Friday, May 16th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, Small Business, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on Stand and deliver: Lori’s Original Lemonade lands in 300 stores

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

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Covered California executive to keynote Champions luncheon

By   /  Thursday, May 1st, 2014  /  Latest news, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Covered California executive to keynote Champions luncheon

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.

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Updated: Chumash Casino yanks Clippers deal over Sterling scandal

By   /  Monday, April 28th, 2014  /  Central Coast, Latest news, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Updated: Chumash Casino yanks Clippers deal over Sterling scandal

“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.

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