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Mechanics Bank 2011 Earnings Rise

Mechanics Bank's Investment Chief Brian Pretti To Speak at Association For Corporate Growth Annual Economic Outlook

Rob Fuller Appointed Regional Manager, Corporate Banking at Mechanics Bank

Mechanics Bank Opens Loan Production Office in Yuba City

Erwin Reeves Will Lead Mechanics Bank’s Newly Formed Small Business Team

Mechanics Bank Again Makes List of Top Corporate Philanthropists

Mechanics Bank Taps Insider For Top Corporate Banking Post

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Investors aren’t just hungry for returns, they’re starved.
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Community banks edge back into home loans.
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The Wall Street Transcript

Interview With the CEO and President of Mechanics Bank - Steven K. Buster Read full story

Startup Forum: What does it take to make it in Berkeley? As far as Rauly Butler, senior vice president of retail banking at Mechanics Bank is concerned, Berkeley is unparalleled as a location for businesses.  Read full story

Mechanics Bank exec sees forces pulling economy both ways
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New Overdraft Rules for Debit/ATM Cards

Regulatory changes are coming soon that could affect the way you use your Mechanics Bank checking account and Debit Card. Read more.

Changes to Funds Availability & Overdraft Fees

Important notice regarding changes to Funds Availability Policy and changes to Overdraft Fees. Read more.

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Year End Financial Update

President and Chief Executive Officer, Steven K. Buster Discusses Year End 2010 Financials. Read More (Opens PDF).

2011 Economic Outlook

Where do you see the U.S. economy headed in 2011 and beyond.
By Brian Pretti, SVP / Chief Investment Strategist.
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"When Is Big Too Big?"

By Chairman of the Board, Dianne Daiss Felton. Ms. Felton discusses banking and asks the question, when is big too big? Read More.