Christine Grace Rendon

Paul Wellman

Christine Grace Rendon

Christine Grace Rendon

THREE NAMES OR NOTHING: Christine Grace Rendon doesn’t do what most Independent interns do. The sole listings intern this summer, the 20-year-old Santa Barbara native spends her afternoons assisting listings editor and fellow three-namer Devon Claire Flannery in getting the word out about the hottest upcoming events. Rendon, who plans to transfer from SBCC to UCLA in the fall, describes her experience so far at The Independent as having defied all expectations. “I was really afraid getting involved in journalism wouldn’t be what I expected,” she said. “But actually, it wasn’tand that’s exactly why I like it.” Follow Rendon’s work at

To submit a comment on this article, email or visit our Facebook page. To submit information to a reporter, email

Be succinct, constructive, and relevant to the story. Leaving a comment means you agree to our Discussion Guidelines. We like civilized discourse. We don't like spam, lying, profanity, harassment or personal attacks.

comments powered by Disqus
event calendar sponsored by:

Mandatory Evacuation Called for Fire Zones

Heavy rains expected Tuesday-Thursday; debris flows feared.

Cannabis Farmer Gets over $1 Million Insurance Payout

Thomas Fire ash destroys crop; analysis finds asbestos, lead, arsenic, and magnesium.

Next Debris Flow Could Take Different, Unknown Path

"I've never seen this degree of hazard," says Cal Fire scientist.

Biggest Storm Since 1/9 Approaching Santa Barbara

The storm system brings increased threat of flash floods and debris flows.

Jack Johnson Tours Montecito Disaster Area Ahead of Benefit Concert

Jack and Kim Johnson met with Bucket Brigade leaders to see the destruction firsthand.