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Mechanics Bank Announces Fourth Quarter Earnings

Mechanics Bank Joins Napa Chamber of Commerce as Founding Member of Community Leader Alliance

Mechanics Bank Announces Third Quarter Earnings

Ford Financial Fund to Commence Tender Offer to Aquire Majority Interest in Mechanics Bank

Mechanics Bank Announces Stewart Aikawa as Senior Relationship Manager

Mechanics Bank Enhances Bench Strength of Commercial Lending Group

Marc Thompson and Jay Mok Join Mechanics Bank’s Commercial Banking Team

Mechanics Bank and RPM Mortgage Inc. Announce Agreement to Offer Full-Service Home Mortgage Lending in Northern California

Mechanics Bank Announces Second Quarter Earnings

Larry Cretan Appointed Executive Vice President And
Chief Credit Officer

Mechanics Bank, President and CEO - Christa Steele, joins the Board of Directors at Pacific Coast Banking School

San Francisco Business Times - 10/10/2014 - Mechanics tunes up as growth vehicle
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Woodland Daily Democrat - 10/03/2014 - New Mutual Housing community taking shape in Woodland
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SNL Financial - 9/29/2014 - Ford Financial's Webb on roll-up strategy: "It's very hard to buy your first one"
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San Francisco Business Times - 7/25/2014 - Mechanics Bank teams up with RPM Mortgage to retool home-loan offering
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Walnut Creek Magazine - 6/5/2014 - Inspiring Women: Christa Steele Mechanics Bank CEO Read May-June 2014 Issue (PDF)

San Francisco Business Times - 3/31/2014 - Mechanics Bank CEO says bank is gearing up for more lending Read full story

The Wall Street Transcript - 3/3/2014 - Interview With Mechanics Bank CEO Christa Steele Interview Transcript (PDF)

Napa Valley Register - 2/15/2014 - Community Action appreciates bank’s continued support Read full story

Press Democrat - 1/12/2014 - On the Move: Mechanics Bank Welcomes Deberah B. Kelley Read full story

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