More Details Emerge After Missing News Anchor Found Safe


The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office said Thursday their search for a missing KEYT anchorwoman did not involve preferential treatment because of her position.  Paula Lopez was found safe after being missing eight hours on Wednesday. Her family reported her missing 10 a.m. Wednesday and she was back home by 5:30 p.m.  The search included crews in a helicopter and ...

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Carpinteria Youth Pastor Charged With Rape And Child Molestation


A Carpinteria Youth Pastor who also worked as an Assistant Manager at a hotel is in custody and charged with multiple counts of child molestation, child rape, lewd acts upon a child and furnishing an illegal substance to minors.  28-year-old Louis Joseph Bristol was arrested at 4:30 pm Wednesday afternoon after he surrendered to Sheriff’s Detectives at the Carpinteria Station. ...

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CHC Grand Opening In Nipomo


Community Health Centers of the Central Coast (CHC) is celebrating the grand opening of its new facility in Nipomo. CHC will host a two-day open house – Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3, from 10 am to 4 pm. The community is invited to tour CHC’s state-of-the-art facility, and meet with health care professionals. Visitors will have the opportunity ...

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Paula Lopez Home Safe After Family Reported Her Missing


KEYT Anchorwoman Paula Lopez is home safe and sound this morning, after she went missing all day yesterday. It went down like this:  Just after 10 yesterday morning, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office received a call from concerned family members that KEYT News Anchorwoman Paula Lopez was missing.  Lopez is a well-known and familiar face in the Santa Barbara ...

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Police Continue To Investigate Weekend Shooting That Killed A Paso Robles Man


Paso Police are still looking for suspects in a homicide last Saturday night.  Witnesses spotted a car leaving the Paso Robles apartment complex where a man was fatally shot this weekend.   37-year-old Victor Hugo Sanchez was shot late Saturday outside an apartment complex on the 3100 block of Spring Street.  According to police, the multiple witnesses saw an older ...

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Police Use Teens In Citywide Tobacco Compliance Check


Last Tuesday, the San Luis Obispo Police Department, in cooperation with the San Luis Obispo County Public Health’s Tobacco Control Program, conducted a citywide tobacco sales compliance check operation. The compliance check utilized the help of two local teens who attempted to purchase tobacco at 44 locations.  Five clerks of the 44 stores sold tobacco to the teen.  One clerk ...

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Neighbor Attempts To Put Out Blaze Until Firefighters Arrive


San Luis Obispo City Fire Department personnel responded to a reported structure fire at 552 Westmont Ave in the City of San Luis Obispo at 4:17 p.m. yesterday.  The first arriving SLO City Fire Department unit found a small room and contents on fire in a 1,200 square foot single story duplex residential unit with the next door neighbor attempting ...

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Kristin Smart Documentary To Air On Investigation Discovery Channel


The investigation Discovery channel is presenting a one-hour documentary on the case of missing Cal Poly student Kristin Smart, who disappeared 17 years ago and hasn’t been seen since. The show is called True Crime with Aphrodite Jones, who writes: “In 1996, Cal Poly freshman Kristen Smart walked home from a frat party, and was never seen again.  And as ...

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Clean-Up Day Planned For Nipomo Property


On Saturday, 3-2-13, several members of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office will partner with the equestrian group Ride Nipomo, to conduct a clean-up day in Nipomo starting at 10 AM. Their efforts will be focused on a parcel of land south of Eucalyptus Road, between Camino Mariposa and Indiana Way. Camino Mariposa is accessed via Eucalyptus Road to ...

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Victim Identified In Paso Robles Homicide


The victim of the February 23rd homicide in Paso Robles has been identified as 37-year-old Victor Hugo Sanchez of Paso Robles. Paso Robles Police Department dispatch personnel received a 911 call at approximately 9:27 p.m. reporting the shooting.  Dispatch personnel immediately alerted Emergency Services and Police personnel who arrived at 9:33 p.m. Upon arrival emergency crews determined that Sanchez had ...

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