Search Underway For Missing Santa Barbara Television Anchorwoman

Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 5:00pm


KEYT-TV Anchor Paul Lopez Focus Of Search After Being Reported Missing (Photo Courtesy KEYT-TV

A search is underway for a missing television anchorwoman in Santa Barbara County.

KEYT News Anchor Paula Lopez was last heard from by her family around 9:30 this morning, while she was at her home off of San Marcos Pass.

An airborne and ground search was launched.

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department officials say foul play isn’t suspected, but authorities are concerned about her whereabouts.

Searchers are asking that anyone who may have seen the popular anchorwoman today call authorities.

Lopez grew up in Santa Barbara, and graduated from UC Santa Barbara. She’s married to Santa Barbara County Superior Court Judge Frank Ochoa.


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