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Posted on April 12 at 8:46 p.m.

Hi Chester_Arthur_Burnett and Ken_Volok,

Thanks for your feedback. You both address a number of interesting points, but seem confused about the practical ways news — especially crime news — is reported. As the editor of the Santa Barbara Crime Blotter, I’m happy to address criticisms or concerns directly at, or 965-5205 x147.

Tyler Hayden
News Editor
Santa Barbara Independent

On Santa Barbara Crime Blotter, 4/2 – 4/8

Posted on December 17 at 4:39 p.m.

Hi, readers. That sentence has been fixed. Thanks.

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Posted on October 20 at 3:34 p.m.

The headline has been fixed. Thanks.

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Posted on July 10 at 1:25 p.m.


A suspected drunk driver, depending on the circumstances surrounding his or her case and arrest, is either booked into County Jail or admitted to the Sobering Center.

In the DUI round-up mentioned in the story, three of the suspects (including Cora) were taken to the Sobering Center while the other three were driven to jail. It doesn't appear the SBPD gave Cora any special treatment.

Thanks for reading,


On Cat Cora Cited for DUI

Posted on July 10 at 10:46 a.m.

There was initial confusion Monday night over whether Cat Cora was cited or arrested for her alleged DUI. Police spokesperson Riley Harwood clarified Tuesday morning that, in cases like these, the department uses those terms interchangeably and that it is accurate to say either she was cited or she was arrested.

On Cat Cora Cited for DUI

Posted on March 26 at 3:22 p.m.

The errors have been corrected. Thanks.

On Books for Eating, Not Reading

Posted on March 7 at 2:26 p.m.

Thanks for the suggestion, EastBeach. That sentence is hopefully more clear now.

On Armendariz Pleads No Contest to Drunk Driving

Posted on January 25 at 6:17 p.m.

The above comments are correct: The original headline was wrong, and we've made a correction. Sorry for the mistake.

On Denunzio Guilty of Battery on Girlfriend's Son

Posted on October 3 at 9:59 p.m.


I'm pretty sure a minivan is a type of car.

Merriam-Webster dictionary defines "car" as: a vehicle moving on wheels.

Thanks for reading,


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Posted on June 22 at 1:42 p.m.


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