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Below is a sneak preview of our latest underwriting spot for Studio Sacramento, KVIE’s weekly series hosted by Scott Syphax. Each week the show delves into topics and issues that matter to our region. It’s the only local show of...

CHF Residential Energy Retrofit Program Launched


Today, together with Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-Sacramento) as well as  senior representatives from the California Rural Home Mortgage Finance Authority Homebuyers Fund (CHF), Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and the Californ...

Civic Amenities in Our Own Backyard


Last Saturday was the home opener for Sac State Football at Hornet Stadium. It was also the first game where I had the pleasure of watching from the new Five Star Bank Hospitality Deck. It was a terrific view.  How every football fan in Sa...

The Branch of the Future


There is no arguing that things have changed pretty dramatically in banking over the past decade. From the big-picture ways we plan for success down to the minutia of everyday banking functions, technology has enabled us to move at lightnin...

Entrepreneurship Embodies America’s Pioneer DNA


I came across this commentary from Jim Blasingame, a Forbes contributor, on recently and the message really hit home, especially so close to the 4th of July. I encourage you to take a minute to watch it. The gist of his message i...

No One-Size Solution


On May 15 of this year, I testified in front of the California Legislature on behalf of the California Independent Bankers regarding the proposed “Homeowners Bill of Rights.” The special panel of lawmakers in front of which I sp...

Made at Sac State


            Have you seen us on the Sacramento State Highway 50 billboard yet? Recently, Five Star Bank was invited to be a part of the “Made at Sac State” campaign. The university hosted all of our Sacrame...

Does “Too Big to Fail” Really Mean Too Complex to Manage?


A recent Wall Street Journal opinion piece written by Richard Fischer and Harry Rosenblum calls for bringing back balance and parity to the financial system and to level the playing field between community banks and other players in the ind...

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