Articles Tagged With ‘KEYT’

Was Paula Lopez discriminated against for being an alcoholic?

Former news anchor Paula Lopez Ochoa is suing the parent company of her former employers, Central Coast broadcasters KEYT and KCOY, arguing discrimination based on her race, sex and disability led to her firing. Lopez’s disability is alcoholism. Ochoa was... (Continue reading)

Paula Lopez facing four months in jail

Former news anchor Paula Lopez Ochoa pled no contest Friday to one count of driving under the influence, two counts of delaying or resisting a peace officer, one count of refusing a chemical test, and one count of battery on... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara DA charges Paula Lopez

The Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office has charged longtime local news anchor Paula Lopez Ochoa with six misdemeanors for an incident last month in which she allegedly drove under the influence and assaulted two officers. Ochoa, 50, has long... (Continue reading)

KCOY and KEYT merger brings changes

Viewers are already noting some changes because of the merger of KEYT and KCOY in December. News-Press & Gazette purchased KEYT in Nov. 2012 and took over KCOY’s news operation late last year. Because of regulatory constraints, Cowles Media will... (Continue reading)

KEYT and DirecTV at impasse

If a contract dispute between KEYT’s parent company and DirecTV cannot be reached by Wednesday, the news channel will no longer be available through DirecTV. On Friday, the ABC Central Coast affiliate announced to viewers that contract negotiations are at... (Continue reading)

News anchor Paula Lopez arrested for public intoxication

Veteran KEYT news anchorwoman Paula Lopez was arrested Monday afternoon near her Santa Barbara home on suspicion of public intoxication. [Noozhawk] Lopez, 48, was taken into custody by Santa Barbara County sheriff’s deputies on North San Marcos Road at Via... (Continue reading)

KEYT anchor’s disappearance blamed on medical condition

Family members of Santa Barbara KEYT anchor Paula Lopez, who went missing Wednesday morning and was later found, said she was listed as “at risk” because of a medical condition. Lopez, 48, who is married to a Superior Court judge,... (Continue reading)