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Kavli remembered: Physicist employed thousands, gifted millions

By   /  Friday, November 29th, 2013  /  Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Kavli remembered: Physicist employed thousands, gifted millions

Fred Kavli

Born in Norway, Kavli made his way to the United States after World War II to pursue physics and expand on his lifelong entrepreneurial streak. In the late 1950s, he founded Kavlico Corp., a Moorpark-based maker of advanced sensors for cars and aircraft. He also invested in real estate for more than 50 years.

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Philanthropist Fred Kavli dies at 86

By   /  Friday, November 22nd, 2013  /  Nonprofits, Real Estate, Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Philanthropist Fred Kavli dies at 86

Fred Kavli, a Norwegian-born entrepreneur, scientist and philanthropist who created thousands of jobs and gave millions for the study of theoretical physics, died at his home in Santa Barbara on Nov. 21. He founded KavliCo Corp., a Moorpark-based maker of advanced sensors for cars and aircraft. He also invested in real estate for more than 50 years.

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Kavli talks philanthropy at CCC event

By   /  Thursday, December 8th, 2011  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on Kavli talks philanthropy at CCC event

Fifty years after Fred Kavli immigrated to the United States from Norway, he started the journey from entrepreneurship to philanthropy by establishing the Kavli Foundation in 2000 to support scientific research and education. In the 11 years since, the foundation has handed out millions of dollars in prizes recognizing research excellence in three types of Read More →

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Post-Madoff era still rife with schemes

By   /  Friday, November 4th, 2011  /  Columns, Opinion  /  1 Comment

Ponzi schemes, insider trading and mortgage fraud have sunk white collar crimes into their lowest nadir since the junk bond era.

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