Gwendolyn Wu

Gwendolyn Wu is a news intern at the Santa Barbara Independent. When not running around town, she's a senior at UC Santa Barbara, where she's head honcho of The Bottom Line, one of the university's award-winning newspapers. Her limited free time is dedicated to eating her way down State St., spending way too much time on Twitter, obsessively snapping photos of her cat, and writing lists of things she does.

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212° Hotpot Warms Up Santa Barbara’s Summer

Isla Vista Now Home to the Hottest Restaurant in Town

Isla Vista is now home to the hottest restaurant in town.

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Santa Barbara Zoo Now a Certified Autism Center

Young Visitors Can Retreat to New Quite Zones and Rent 'Sensory Backpacks' with Squeeze Toys, Noise-Canceling Headphones

Young visitors can retreat to new quite zones and rent "sensory backpacks" with squeeze toys, noise-canceling headphones

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National Music Honors for Santa Barbara School District

Bestowed by National Association of Music Merchants

District recognized for music access for K-12.

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Guardrails Planned for Stearns Wharf

Project Will Begin Construction In a Few Weeks

The project will begin construction in a few weeks.

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Repeat Child Porn Offender Sentenced to 20 Years

Christopher Coates was previously jailed in 2015 and was out on parole.

Chipotle's Downtown Santa Barbara Location Closes

La Cumbre Plaza location still open.

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Arrest Made in Carpinteria Shovel Attack

Ventura Resident Booked for Attempted Homicide

A Ventura man is facing charges of attempted murder.

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Sheriff’s Candidates Debate Sexual Assault, Police Relations

The Three Contenders Squared Off in an Isla Vista Forum

The three contenders squared off in an Isla Vista forum.

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El Centro Building Red-Tagged for Unpermitted Construction

City Says Contractor Has History of Working Beyond Scope of Permits

City says the contractor has a history of working beyond scope of his permits.

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Isla Vista Child Care Center Hosts Ribbon-Cutting

New Toddler Room Will Host Up to 10 More Children

New space for toddlers will accommodate 10 more kids.

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