Yearly Archives: 2011

Orthopedic Surgeon Rick Ryu Remains on Cutting Edge for Joint Ventures

Dr. Rick Ryu grew up playing soccer and went to school to study writing. While his career path changed, his passion for soccer remained. more

UCSB preps for rugby final four

For coach Kevin Battle, and seniors Ryan O’Leary and Mitchell Raisch and the rest of the UCSB rugby team, more

Math whizzes square off in super bowl

The 30th annual South Coast Math Superbowl kicked off to a packed house Thursday in Warren Hall at Earl Warren Showgrounds. more

Public Square: Take a Bow

The Rotary Club of Goleta recently awarded scholarships to two local students.

Melissa Robertson, a Westmont College pre-med student, more

Flying Feet

In mythology, the Elysian Fields are a place of happiness and bliss. In high school track-and-field, that place is Fresno. A quartet of girls from San Marcos High, led by Elysia Hodges, is hoping to get there. The Royals’ 4×400 relay team of Marie Brashears, Hannah McDaniel, Kaylin Koopmans, and Hodges has broken several records en route to the upcoming CIF Southern Section Championships and their ultimate goal, the State Meet at Fresno. more

Thompson to play volleyball for the Warriors

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) Setter Heidi Thompson of Phoenix, Arizona has committed to attend Westmont and play volleyball for the Warriors beginning this coming fall. Thompson was a four-year varsity starter for Sunnyslope High School which won the Arizona state championship each of her last three years. Last season, Sunnyslope was ranked at number two in Arizona and number one in the Division 4 A I rankings. more

Week in Sports

Coming off its first victory over UCLA since 2006, UCSB’s baseball team returns to Big West Conference action this weekend. The Gauchos host a three-game series against UC Irvine starting Friday at 3 p.m. Irvine’s Anteaters (10-5 Big West, 31-13 overall) are ranked 17th in the nation. The Gauchos (6-9, 21-21) hope their 5-4 victory over 13th-ranked UCLA on Wednesday evening at Westwood will give them a boost going into the last three weekends of conference play. more

Flying Feet

In mythology, the Elysian Fields are a place of happiness and bliss. In high school track-and-field, that place is Fresno. A quartet of girls from San Marcos High, led by Elysia Hodges, is hoping to get there. The Royals’ 4×400 relay team of Marie Brashears, Hannah McDaniel, Kaylin Koopmans, and Hodges has broken several records en route to the upcoming CIF Southern Section Championships and their ultimate goal, the State Meet at Fresno. more

The Homeless Count

No one could miss the hum of anticipation in the room that Sunday in late February. Hundreds of people from across generations gathered at tables that filled the giant Earl Warren Hall. Never mind that it was beautiful outside; the buzz was all about getting up at 3 a.m. the next day to begin a momentous three-day survey of the homeless. Among the all-volunteer crowd were retirees, teenagers, church members, and the formerly homeless. A similar scene was playing out in the North County. more

In The Green Room: Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s CEO Shares the Secrets of Job Creation

Andy Puzder knows a thing or two about job creation. As the chief executive of CKE Restaurants, he’s at the helm of 3,150 Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s restaurants across the country and around the world. more