Articles From : Tyler Hayden

  • Death in the Family: Al Reese, Meliton Pineda Flores

    Al Reese and Meliton Pineda Flores are just two of the county's victims from the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Flamingo Mobile Home Park Fends Off Predatory Owner

    The Santa Barbara City Council helped senior residents fight an age policy change and rent hikes at the Flamingo Mobile Home Park.

  • Solvang Openly Defies State COVID-19 Order

    Solvang's City Council says restaurants should ‘Go About Their Business’ in wake of the Governor's latest stay-at-home order.

  • COVID-19 Breaks Back into Lompoc Prison

    The coronavirus has crept its way back inside the federal Lompoc prison complex, with officials on Friday reporting 13 active cases among inmates and one among staff.

  • Tree Removal Request Exposes Rotten Underbelly of Santa Barbara’s Appeal Process

    An appointed member of the Street Tree Advisory Committee has resigned and triggered an investigation of the Fair Political Practices Commission over a tree removal request.

  • Scheduled for Destruction, Historic Ortega Park Murals May Now Be Saved

    Santa Barbara’s parks department has indefinitely delayed a key hearing in its $14 million plan to remodel Ortega Park after opposition was raised over the intended demolition of the many historic murals.

  • Santa Barbara Inmates Allegedly Collected $1.4 Million in COVID Unemployment Funds

    Santa Barbara County inmates were part of a statewide scam that's shaping up to be the biggest in California history.

  • Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Files: A Body Slam, a Broken Back, and a $950,000 Payday

    Santa Barbara County settles a lawsuit with a man badly injured during a meth-fueled pursuit.

  • A Series of Lies: Ely Family Denounces DA for Clearing Deputies in Fatal Shooting

    The Ely Family is urging the public to listen to the audio recording to "know the truth" of the Santa Barbara Sheriff's Deputies action when shooting Cameron Ely 22 times last year.

  • ‘Tarzan’ Actor Ron Ely Sues Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office over Family Deaths

    The audio recording of the shooting of Ron Ely's son appears to contradict Sheriff's Deputies’ statements, reports The Independent.

  • One Santa Barbara Deputy, Five Violent Deaths

    Does Sheriff Deputy Jeremy Rogers Look for Trouble, or Does Trouble Find Him?