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.

Recent Stories

Mixed Feelings Expressed About Mixed-Use Zoning

Land-Use Zoning Change Leads to Lawsuit

Land-use zoning change leads to lawsuit.

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Combat Training for Fitness and Protection

Krav Maga Brings Real-World Technique to Santa Barbara

For a workout or self-defense, Krav Maga teaches all levels.

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Firefighters Find Marijuana Extraction Lab in Montecito

Around 300-500 pounds of pot were seized from the evacuated Bella Vista Drive home.

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All Quiet on the Thomas Fire’s Western Front

Evacuation Orders and Warnings Lifted; Winds Expected to Pick Up Wednesday Night

While some evacuation orders and warnings were lifted, winds are expected to pick back up Wednesday night.

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UCSB Workers Rally for Campus Closure

Administration Offers Employees Two Days' Paid Administrative Leave as Thomas Fire Burns

Administration offers employees two days' paid administrative leave as Thomas Fire burns.

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Thomas Fire Now Officially Fourth Largest in State History

As of Thursday Morning, it Stands at 242,500 Acres, is 30% Contained

As of Thursday morning, it stands at 242,500 acres and is 30% contained.

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A Visit to BUNS

Checking In with Goleta’s Volunteer-Run Bunny Shelter

Rabbits and guinea pigs get proper care at this nonprofit shelter.

Child Molester Receives One Year in Jail

Victim’s Family Says More Children May Be at Risk

The victim’s family says more children may be at risk.

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Incident Commanders Look West After the Thomas Fire Jumps Toro Canyon

Fire Crews Prepare to Defend Montecito, Plan to Catch Blaze at Gibraltar

Fire crews are preparing to defend Montecito and plan to catch the blaze at Gibraltar.

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UCSB Opens Shelter for Thomas Fire Evacuees

So far, 18 people have arrived from Ventura.

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