United Security Bancshares Declares Stock Dividend

              United Security Bancshares Declares Stock Dividend

PR Newswire

FRESNO, Calif., July 1, 2013

FRESNO, Calif., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dennis R. Woods, President and
Chief Executive Officer of United Security Bancshares
(http://www.unitedsecuritybank.com/) (Nasdaq: UBFO), reported that the Board
of Directors of United Security Bancshares declared a 2nd quarter 2013 stock
dividend of one percent (1%) on June 25, 2013. The stock dividend will be paid
to shareholders of record on July 12, 2013 and the dividend shares will be
issued on July 24, 2013.

This marks the 19th consecutive quarterly stock dividend since initiated in
2008.Capital preservation remains a significant focus of the Bank's Directors
in consideration of the Basel III capital standards likely to be
adopted.Stock dividends preserve capital compared with cash dividends which
reduce capital.

SOURCE United Security Bancshares

Website: http://www.unitedsecuritybank.com
Contact: Dennis R. Woods, President and Chief Executive Officer of United
Security Bank, +1-559-248-4928