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News editor Tyler Hayden started at The Santa Barbara Independent as an intern in the spring of 2009 while studying English and editing at UCSB. He was hired as an associate editor that fall and became the newsroom majordomo soon after. Since then, he's spent his days editing and writing stories, wrangling interns, and helping manage independent.com.
Tyler regularly contributes to a number of Santa Barbara and national news organizations, and he and the Independent's other writers have received multiple awards from Editor & Publisher, the California Newspaper Publishers Association, and the Association of Alternative Newsmedia, most recently for their coverage of the 2014 Isla Vista murders and the 2015 Refugio Oil Spill.
Who's Giving How Much in District Contests?
Who's giving how much in the district contests?
Debate Veers into Religion, Reputation, and Climate Change
The debate veered into the topics of religion, reputation, and climate change.
In the Crowded and Competitive Field, Every Candidate Has a Chance
In the crowded and competitive field, every candidate has a chance.
Where Candidates Sneddon, Scafide, Higgins Convene and Converge
Where candidates Kristen Sneddon, Jim Scafide, and Jay Higgins convene and coverage
Where Do Gregg Hart, Jack Ucciferri, and Aaron Solis Land on Important Election Topics?
Where do Gregg Hart, Jack Ucciferri, and Aaron Solis land on important election topics?
See Where Eric Friedman and Warner McGrew Stand on Key Election Issues
See where Eric Friedman and Warner McGrew stand on key election issues.
The chopper went down Sunday morning.
Discussion Centers on Density, Downtown, and Millennials
The discussion centered on density, downtown, and millennials.
State Attorney General, Victim Compensation Board Grant His Claim for Wrongful Imprisonment
The state attorney general and Victim Compensation Board grant his claim for wrongful imprisonment.
He’ll remain on the board as a director.