All manner of LA and Santa Barbara media are sharing the concerning news this afternoon that KEYT-TV 11 p.m. news anchor Paula Lopez has been reported missing. A statement shared by her employers is being widely circulated:

“It is clearly a difficult time for her family and our own family at KEYT. All of us at KEYT stand ready to assist in any way we can.”

“For now, on behalf of KEYT and NPG of California, our thoughts and prayers are extended to Paula as well as her family and those searching to find her. We hope for her safe and speedy return.”

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