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Check out the latest Cal Coast news stories, news releases, interviews and more.

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March 2017

CW-6 Interview
Cal Coast President & CEO Todd Lane talks about the latest tech trends and money management tools on CW-6 San Diego on March 15, 2017. Click here to view the video.

SDBJ Article
Cal Coast CEO Todd Lane talks about point of sale technology for car loans in this article from the San Diego Business Journal on March 9, 2017.

CW-6 Interview
On March 15, 2017, Cal Coast CEO, Todd Lane, discussed Coast Money Manager and the latest tech tools for managing your money on San Diego Living with Lynda Martin. Click here to watch the video.

CW-6 Interview
Cal Coast VP of Community & Public Relations, Rene McKee, and Kerri Ewing from the Grossmont & Cuyamaca College Foundation talk about the 2nd Annual Alumnifest on CW-6 San Diego on March 8, 2017. Click here to view the video.

Interview
Cal Coast President & CEO Todd Lane discusses financial literacy in an interview at a recent national credit union conference. Click here to view the video.

SDBJ Article
San Diego Business Journal published an article about our East Village Downtown San Diego Branch Grand Opening Celebration. Click here to view the article.

SDRCC Article
San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce newsletter recently published an article about our East Village Downtown San Diego Branch Grand Opening Celebration. Click here to view the article.

Press Release – College-Bound Foster Student Scholarships
Cal Coast Cares Foundation will award new scholarships for college-bound foster students. To view the full press release, click here.

Press Release – East Village San Diego Downtown Branch Grand Opening
California Coast Credit Union opens newest branch in East Village-Downtown San Diego. To view the full press release, click here.
 

February 2017

CW-6 Interview
The Cal Coast Cares Team was out in force for the San Diego Humane Society’s annual Walk For Animals on February 25th. CEO Todd Lane talks to CW 6 about our support for the local Humane Society. Click here to view the video.

CW-6 Interview
Cal Coast VP of Finance & Risk Management, Ken Horton, talks about what to do with your 401(k) when you switch jobs on CW-6 San Diego on February 22, 2017. Click here to view the video.

CW-6 Interview
Cal Coast VP of Community & Public Relations, Rene McKee, talks about what California Coast is doing to support the San Diego State Aztecs in their Aztec Dance Marathon to help raise money for Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego on CW-6 San Diego on February 15, 2017. Click here to view the video.

CW-6 Interview
Cal Coast AVP, IT Infrastructure, Steven Aliamus, talks about social engineering scams and how to protect your personal data on CW-6 San Diego on February 1, 2017. Click here to view the video.

January 2017

San Diego Business Journal Article
An article about credit unions embracing technological advances was published on January 17, 2017 in the San Diego Business Journal. See the article here.

San Diego Business Journal Article
An article about the successful Warm Their Soles sock drive was published in the San Diego Business Journal. See the article here.

December 2016

KPBS Article
An article about the successful Warm Their Soles sock drive was published on KPBS. See the article here.

CW-6 Interview
The California Coast Community Relations team distributed socks to youth experiencing homelessness on December 19, 2016. Click here to view the video.

Press Release – Successful Sock Drive for Homeless Youth
California Coast Credit Union and the San Diego County Office of Education to deliver tens of thousands of pairs of socks in time for the holidays. To view the full press release, click here.

CW-6 Interview
Cal Coast President & CEO Todd Lane talks about interest rates and economic trends on CW-6 San Diego on December 14, 2016. Click here to view the video.

CW-6 Interview
Cal Coast President & CEO Todd Lane and Sarah Whorley, Sr. Marketing Specialist, talk about Bite of Reality, a financial workshop for teens on CW-6 San Diego on December 12, 2016. Click here to view the video.

November 2016

CW-6 Article
San Diego Sockers, California Coast Credit Union host sock toss for homeless youth. Click here for the full article.

NBC 7/39 Article
Jungle Bells Holiday Season Returns to San Diego Zoo. California Coast is proud to be the presenting sponsor again this year. Jungle Bells runs from Dec. 10 through Jan. 2, and will transform the San Diego Zoo into a wild winter wonderland filled with holiday-themed programming, decorations, festive foods and live performances. Click here to read the full article.

CW-6 Interview
Cal Coast President & CEO Todd Lane and San Diego Sockers Director of Corporate Sponsorships Shane Brown talk about their new partnership and how you can donate new socks for homeless youth in San Diego County on CW-6 San Diego on November 30, 2016. Click here to view the video.

Press Release – San Diego Sockers, with Cal Coast, Collect Socks for Homeless Youth
California Coast Credit Union is teaming up with the San Diego Sockers to collect socks for local homeless youth. Fans are encouraged to bring new socks or purchase a pack at the game at Valley View Casino Center on Friday, December 2 to participate in a sock toss.  To view the full press release, click here.

Press Release – San Diego Gulls, with Cal Coast, Collect Socks for Homeless Youth
California Coast Credit Union is teaming up with the San Diego Gulls to collect socks for local homeless youth. Fans are encouraged to bring new, unused socks and drop them off at donation bins that will be placed inside Valley View Casino Center on Saturday, November 19.  To view the full press release, click here.

CW-6 Interview
Cal Coast VP of Community & Public Relations, Rene McKee, shares tips on ways to save this holiday season on CW-6 San Diego on November 10, 2016. Click here to view the video.

CW-6 Interview
Cal Coast Community & Public Relations Manager, Robert Scheid, shares ways to get financially fit on CW-6 San Diego on November 2, 2016. Click here to view the video.

October 2016

San Diego Union-Tribune Article
California Coast Credit Union has joined forces with the San Diego County Office of Education for a "Warm Their Soles" sock drive. Please see the article published in the U-T here.

Press Release – Warm Their Soles Sock Drive
Cal Coast and the San Diego County Office of Education launched their Warm Their Soles sock drive to give back to local families experiencing homelessness. To view the full press release, click here.

CW-6 Interview
Cal Coast VP of Community & Public Relations, Rene McKee, and San Diego County Office of Education Director of Foster Youth and Homeless Education Services Michelle Lustig discuss how you can donate socks for children in need in their Warm Their Soles sock drive on CW-6 San Diego on October 26, 2016. Click here to view the video.

CW-6 Interview
Cal Coast VP of Finance & Risk Management, Ken Horton, discusses the major differences between credit unions and banks on CW-6 San Diego on October 19, 2016. Click here to view the video.

Press Release - San Diego Sockers Partnership
Cal Coast recently signed on with the San Diego Sockers as their Platinum Sponsor for the 2016-17 Major Arena Soccer Season. To view the full press release, click here.

September 2016

CW-6 Interview
Cal Coast Senior VP of Consumer Lending, Mitzi Zarcone, discusses the do's and don'ts of auto buying on CW-6 San Diego on September 28, 2016. Click here to view the video.

CW-6 Interview
Cal Coast CFO, Christina Lethlean, discusses the potential Federal Reserve interest rate hike and how it would impact consumers on CW 6’s San Diego 6 in the Morning on September 14, 2016. Click here to view the video.

CW-6 Article
Cal Coast was in the news on CW6 regarding our partnership with San Diego Public Library on San Diego Rocks Reading, a campaign to combat illiteracy. Click here for the full article.

KUSI Interview
Cal Coast Manager, Community & Public Relations, Robert Sheid with Christy Jones, SD Public Library Director, on KUSI announcing the launch of San Diego Rocks Reading. Click here to view the video.

San Diego Rocks Reading launch event at the Central Library
The City of San Diego Public Library is partnering with California Coast Credit Union for San Diego Rocks Reading, a social media photo contest. City Councilmember Lorie Zapf issued a proclamation declaring Sept. 8, 2016, International Literacy Day in San Diego. Click here to view the video.

CW-6 Interview
Cal Coast CEO, Todd Lane, discusses San Diego Rocks Reading on CW 6’sSan Diego 6 in the Morning on September 8, 2016. Click here to view the video.

San Diego Living Interview
Cal Coast CEO, Todd Lane, and SD Public Library Director, Misty Jones, on San Diego Living September 7, announced their partnership on San Diego Rocks Reading, a campaign to combat illiteracy.  Click here to view the video.

Press Release - San Diego Rocks Reading
Cal Coast recently launched a promotion, San Diego Rocks Reading, jointly with the City of San Diego promoting the illiteracy challenges in San Diego and encouraging reading. To view the full press release, click here.

August 2016

News Clips - Superhero Video Contest
Cal Coast was recently in the news with the results of our Superhero Video Contest. Read the article in the Chula Vista Star News here and the Living East article here. To view the full press release about our grand prize winner, click here.

CW-6 Interview
Cal Coast AVP of IT Network Services, Jonathan Danucalov, discusses how you can protect your computer from ransomware on CW 6’sSan Diego 6 in the Morning on August 17, 2016. Click here to view the video.

San Diego Living Interview
Cal Coast is a proud sponsor of the finale "Parks Fit 5K" event held on Saturday, August 13. Cal Coast CEO, Todd Lane, and Tim Graham from the City of San Diego’s Park and Recreation Department discuss their partnership on CW 6’s San Diego Living on August 10, 2016. Click here to view the video.

July 2016

San Diego Living Interview
Cal Coast VP of Community and Public Relations Rene McKee and CEO of the San Diego Blood Bank David Wellis discuss their partnership and share tips on how you can donate blood on CW 6’s San Diego Living program on July 27, 2016. Click here to view the video.

San Diego Living Interview
Ken Horton, VP of Finance at California Coast Credit Union, shares tips on why you need life insurance on San Diego 6 news on July 20, 2016. Click here to view the video.

San Diego Living Interview
Cal Coast CEO Todd Lane discusses the latest social media scams and how to avoid them on CW 6’s San Diego Living program on July 6, 2016. Click here to view the video.

June 2016

San Diego Living Interview
Cal Coast CEO Todd Lane discusses summer spending tips on CW 6’s San Diego Living program on June 29, 2016. Click here to view the video.

CW-6 Interview
Ken Horton, VP of Finance at California Coast Credit Union, talks about saving for health care costs on San Diego 6 news on June 22, 2016. Click here to view the video.

San Diego Living Interview
Ken Horton, California Coast Credit Union Vice President of Finance, was interviewed on San Diego 6 news about job search tips for recent college graduates. Click here to view the video.

Health Fair Sponsor
Cal Coast is a proud sponsor of  "Health Fair Saturday" being held on Saturday, June 18. It is one of the largest free health fairs in the area. It runs from 10 am to 2 pm at the Grossmont Shopping Center in El Cajon. Click here to learn more.

May 2016

San Diego Living Interview
Cal Coast Credit Union CFO Christina Lethlean on San Diego Living (San Diego 6 TV) May 25, 2016 talking about saving for the short and long term. Click here to view the video.

ESPN’s Real Talk San Diego
A portion of Cal Coast CEO Todd Lane’s interview on Real Talk San Diego (AM 1700) on May 23, 2016 where he talks about the history of California Coast Credit Union. Click here to view the video.

Current Trends in Financial Services Interview
California Coast COO Kathy Cady with Samantha Paxson from CO-OP® Financial Services on RealTalk Radio San Diego on May 2, 2016 talking about California Coast Credit Union, current trends in financial services and the THINK 16 Conference that was held in San Diego. Click here to hear the interview.

Miracle Month of May Interview
Cal Coast VP of Community & Public Relations Rene McKee and Carol Damon-Scherer from Rady Children’s Hospital on San Diego Living, discussing Cal Coast’s support for Miracle Month of May. Click here to watch the interview.

April 2016

Gulls Partnership TV Ad
Cal Coast Credit Union is proud to be the Presenting Partner of the San Diego Gulls. See what San Diego Gulls President of Business Operations Ari Segal has to say about our partnership. Click here to watch the video.

Elder Financial Fraud Interview
Cal Coast CEO Todd Lane talks about how to avoid the most common forms of elder financial fraud on San Diego 6 news. Click here to watch the interview.

It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's a Superhero Video Contest!
California Coast Credit Union launches social media video contest to benefit local schools.
Click here for the full article.

Preventing Cyber Attacks Interview
Cal Coast Credit Union's Jonathan Danucalov shares tips on how to protect on your financial information online and what to do to prevent cyber attacks. Click here to watch the video.

March 2016

California Coast Credit Union Names Greg Cornell Vice President of Marketing
Brand development expert brings over two decades of experience to leadership team.
Click here for the full article.

Craig's List Scam Interview
Ken Horton, Cal Coast VP of Finance & Risk Management, on the news regarding an ongoing Craig’s List Scam, what to look out for and how to avoid it. Click here to watch the video.

Cal Coast Cares Team
California Coast Credit Union, San Diego’s oldest financial institution, believes in giving back to the community, the people we serve and their canine relatives. It’s just one of the many ways we put our values into action. Our Cal Coast Cares team takes great pride in partnering with our community through sponsorships and volunteering. Click here to watch the video.

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