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Happy New Year's Day! And an even happier new year for some bankers on the central coast.
Curious to know which central coast banks are getting federal "bailout" money? Here's a list, courtesy ProPublica.org:
>> Santa Lucia Bancorp, Atascadero: $4 million.
>> Pacific Capital Bank Santa Barbara, operating First Bank of San Luis Obispo: $188 million.
>> Community West Bancshares, Goleta: $15.6 million.
>> California Oaks State Bank, Thousand Oaks: $3.3 million.
>> Mission Community Bancorp, San Luis Obispo: $5.1 million.
Source material also from: US Department of the Treasury; Bloomberg; Dow Jones; and the companies.