Press release

California Department of Business Oversight Declares Extraordinary Situation in Counties Affected by Wildfires

Governor Jerry Brown has proclaimed a state of emergency in the following counties due to the effects of the California wildfires which has damaged structures and infrastructure, threatened homes, and caused the evacuation of residents.

Consequently, Commissioner of Business Oversight Jan Lynn Owen has determined that an extraordinary situation exists in the counties and has issued a proclamation authorizing state-chartered banks to close any or all of their offices in affected areas until the Commissioner determines the extraordinary condition has ended.

The proclamations can be found here:

Solano County Emergency – Bank Closures – DBO Proclamation

Butte, Lake, Mendocino, Nevada & Orange Counties Emergency – Bank Closures – DBO Proclamation

Napa, Sonoma & Yuba Counties Emergency – Bank Closures – DBO Proclamation

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