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Release Date: January 26, 2005

For immediate release

The Federal Reserve Board on Wednesday announced its approval of the applications under section 3 of the Bank Holding Company Act, the Bank Merger Act, and section 9 of the Federal Reserve Act for Westamerica Bancorporation ("Westamerica"), San Rafael, California, to merge with Redwood Empire Bancorp, Santa Rosa, California, and by Westamerica's subsidiary bank, Westamerica Bank, to effect the following transactions: (1) merge with National Bank of the Redwoods ("Redwood Bank"); and (2) retain and operate branches at the location of Redwood Bank's main office and branches.

Attached is the Board's Order relating to this action.

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2005 Orders on banking applications

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