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Policy normalization must continue

By   /  Friday, June 10th, 2016  /  Banking & Finance, Banking Industry, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Policy normalization must continue

By Dan E. Hamilton Since 2008, the Federal Reserve has been engaged in an unprecedented experiment, one without any economic theory to recommend it. Its policies are internally inconsistent. Some work to restrict credit. Others ease credit. The 2007 failure of New Century Financial, a leading subprime lender, did not derail the economy. However, when Read More →

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More bank mergers on tap for 2016

By   /  Friday, January 1st, 2016  /  Banking & Finance, Banking Industry, Latest news, Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on More bank mergers on tap for 2016

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Rabobank wants to be tops in ag, small biz lending

By   /  Friday, July 31st, 2015  /  Agribusiness, Banking & Finance, Banking Industry, Latest news, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Rabobank wants to be tops in ag, small biz lending

  After a series of branch consolidations and a strategic rethinking, Rabobank will focus its California lending on business banking, agribusiness and renewables in its core markets in the Central Valley and on the Central Coast. The Netherlands-based banking giant has set a goal to be the global leader in food and agriculture lending as Read More →

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American Riviera Bank, The Bank of Santa Barbara plan to merge

By   /  Wednesday, July 15th, 2015  /  Banking & Finance, Banking Industry, Latest news, Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on American Riviera Bank, The Bank of Santa Barbara plan to merge

The banking picture on the South Coast got a bit clearer on July 15 when American Riviera Bank and The Bank of Santa Barbara announced an all-stock transaction that will combine the two lending institutions. The proposed merger, which still needs shareholder and regulatory approval, will combine two smaller companies into a three-branch community bank Read More →

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Remembering the banking visionary who built SBB&T

By   /  Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014  /  Banking & Finance, Latest news, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Remembering the banking visionary who built SBB&T

Donald M. Anderson, a Minnesota native whose vision drove Santa Barbara Bank & Trust’s rise to the top of the region’s financial institutions, died earlier this month in Santa Barbara. He was 86.

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Editorial: Big banks commit to local communities

By   /  Friday, December 20th, 2013  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Big banks commit to local communities

Rabobank announced an investment of $1 million into a small-business loan fund run by the Economic Development Collaborative of Ventura County and Union Bank unveiled a multimillion-dollar investment that allowed the Channel Islands YMCA to return the nonprofit’s regional headquarters to downtown Santa Barbara.

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Op/ed: ­California banks are committed to supporting the credit needs of Golden State businesses

By   /  Friday, March 8th, 2013  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: ­California banks are committed to supporting the credit needs of Golden State businesses

By Rodney Brown on March 8, 2013 It has been more than four years since the onset of the Great Recession, and during the past few years our country and the state of California have been slowly progressing down the road to economic recovery. As the economy continues to improve and confidence rises, California banks Read More →