Banking & Finance

Central Valley Community Bancorp announces dividend

Central Valley Community Bancorp, parent company of Central Valley Community Bank, has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 6 cents per share.

Valley banks named top performers

Visalia-based Valley Business Bank has been recognized on American Banker’s annual list of the top 200 community banks in the nation.

Downtown Fresno bank robbery suspect escapes on city bus

Fresno Police are searching for a suspect in connection with a bank robbery at Westamerica Bank in downtown Fresno earlier today. 

Suncrest Bank completes $13.5M stock sale

Visalia's Suncrest Bank announced it completed a $13.5 million private placement of its common stock.

Valley Commerce Bancorp Q1 income up 7 percent

Valley Commerce Bancorp, holding company of Visalia's Valley Business Bank, announced first quarter income of nearly $795,000, up 7 percent from $743,000 last year.

Premier Valley Bank Q1 earnings up 25 percent

Fresno's Premier Valley Bank announced first quarter earnings of $2.2 million, up 25 percent from $1.7 million a year ago.

Sierra Bancorp reports $3.7M in Q1 income

Sierra Bancorp, parent company of Porterville-based Bank of the Sierra, announced net income of $3.7 million for the first quarter, about 2 percent lower than last year.

United Security Bancshares reports $1.2 million Q1 net income

United Security Bancshares today reported net income of $1,228,000 for the first quarter of 2015, an improvement of $320,000, or 35.24 percent from the first quarter of 2014.  

Sierra Bancorp announces dividend, Oxnard loan office

Sierra Bancorp, parent of Porterville-based Bank of the Sierra, announced a regular quarterly cash dividend of 10 cents per share.

Fresno First Bank reports its best quarterly results ever

Communities First Financial Corp., parent company of Fresno First Bank, announced net income of $646,000 for the first quarter, up nearly 9 percent from last year.