California Coast Credit Union

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California Coast Credit Union
IndustryFinancial services
Founded1929; 91 years ago (1929) in San Diego, California[1]
United States
Number of locations
24 Branch Locations
Area served
Servicespersonal and commercial banking
Total assets$2,015,035,130 USD (2016[2])
Total equity$235,869,537 USD (2016[2])
Members140,517 (2016[2])
Number of employees
442 (2016[2])

California Coast Credit Union (also known as Cal Coast) is the longest-serving credit union in San Diego County, headquartered in San Diego, California. As of Q1 of 2017, it had more than $2.1 billion in assets,[2] over 150,000 members, and 24 branch locations.[3]


California Coast is a not-for-profit financial institution that was founded by a group of educators in 1929. Its founding members included employees of Solar Aircraft, AT&T and San Diego Gas & Electric.[citation needed] Today, California Coast serves residents who work or live in San Diego or Riverside counties.[4]

It is part of the CO-OP interbank network, with access to over 30,000 ATMs in the U.S. and Canada. Through that Network, the firm also offers CO-OP Shared Branches, which gives members access to more than 5,400[5] nationwide branch locations.[6]

Cal Coast Open Air Amphitheater[edit]

On January 1, 2014, the firm purchased the naming rights to San Diego State University’s on-campus amphitheater which will now be called Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theater.[7] Formerly called the Greek Bowl and the Open Air Theatre, the amphitheater opened in 1941 and is one of San Diego's longest running outdoor venues.[8] Currently, it serves mainly as a venue for live music and comedy acts.


  1. ^ "About Cal Coast". California Coast Credit Union. Retrieved 10 July 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d e "iBanknet Financial Reports Center".
  3. ^ "San Diego Credit Union Locations". 2016.
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  5. ^ "Shared Branching - CO-OP Financial Services".
  6. ^ "Locator - Credit Unions empower people. CO-OP empowers credit unions".
  7. ^ "SDSU's amphitheater to be named Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air". CBS News 8 - San Diego, CA News Station. 2013-11-18.
  8. ^ "Open Air Theatre Changes Name". NBC San Diego. 2013-11-13.