After several quarters of losing millions of dollars, the parent company of First Bank of San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Bank and Trust has closed a deal to keep both banks alive.
The largest owner of community banks on the Central Coast is getting a second chance thanks... more »
The parent of First Bank of San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Bank and Trust is set to announce the latest details this afternoon regarding its sale of the company to Ford Financial.
In April, Santa Barbara-based Pacific Capital Bancorp agreed to sell 91 percent of the company to... more »
Los Padres Bank branches re-opened today as part of the Pacific Western Bank network.
Pacific Western Vank acquired Los Padres Bank from the F.D.I.C. The feds took over the Solvang-based bank on Friday. Los Padres had operated nine branches along the Central Coast before going under. Customers at both... more »
Santa Barbara Police Officers are responding to a reported bank robbery in the city, according to emergency radio traffic.
That robbery was reported at the Rabobank on the 2200 blk. of Bath St. just after 10:00a.m. Monday.
Emergency radio traffic indicates the suspect in that robbery is a... more »
DALLAS (AP) - Witnesses and authorities say a shootout outside a Dallas bank has left at least two people wounded and customers and employees locked in the bank's vault.
The shooting happened just before 11 a.m. outside the United Texas Bank. The bank is located on the first floor... more »
Paso Robles police are searching for suspects they say tried to steal an ATM from outside a local bank.
Officers say an alarm sounded just after 7:00 a.m. on Sunday morning from an ATM at the Heritage Oaks Bank on South River Road.
When officers arrived, they found... more »
The FBI is asking for the public's help identifying the man who robbed a Santa Barbara Bank of America on Nov. 4, 2009. Detectives believe residents living in Santa Barbara and Ventura may know the man in this picture.
Detectives say the suspect entered the bank, walked to the... more »
Investigators are trying to track down a suspect after a bank robbery in Nipomo.
The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department says the robbery took place around 2:15 p.m. at the Wells Fargo on West Tefft. Investigators say the suspect handed the teller a note and took off with... more »
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help finding a man they say took money from another person's bank account.
The investigation began mid-November, when the victim reported hundreds of dollars withdrawn from a personal bank account. During the investigation, deputies discovered the suspect had... more »