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.
Isla Vista Now Home to the Hottest Restaurant in Town
Isla Vista is now home to the hottest restaurant in town.
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
Bestowed by National Association of Music Merchants
District recognized for music access for K-12.
Project Will Begin Construction In a Few Weeks
The project will begin construction in a few weeks.
Christopher Coates was previously jailed in 2015 and was out on parole.
La Cumbre Plaza location still open.
Ventura Resident Booked for Attempted Homicide
A Ventura man is facing charges of attempted murder.
The Three Contenders Squared Off in an Isla Vista Forum
The three contenders squared off in an Isla Vista forum.
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.
New Toddler Room Will Host Up to 10 More Children
New space for toddlers will accommodate 10 more kids.