Kelley Dyer

“I feel like I've been running a marathon; the drought is a slow moving emergency--you don't know when it's going to end."

--Kelley Dyer, Water Manager

Professor Shuji Nakamura

Professor Shuji Nakamura

Shuji Nakamura, Inventor

Where is the best place to live? That is the question renowned inventor Shuji Nakamura asked his colleagues when he decided to emigrate. Where you live determines who your children will grow up with, and what you have nearby access to in terms of culture, education, recreation, health care, and work. For Shuji, the draw to Santa Barbara included its world-class university and technological hub.