Washington D.C. 20549
Current report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
July 26, 2011
TriCo Bancshares
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
California   0-10661   94-2792841
(State or other jurisdiction of   (Commission File No.)   (I.R.S. Employer
incorporation or organization)       Identification No.)
63 Constitution Drive, Chico, California   95973
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (530) 898-0300
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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Item 8.01: Other Events
On July 26, 2011, TriCo Bancshares announced its quarterly earnings for the quarter ended June 30, 2011. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01: Financial Statements and Exhibits
(c) Exhibits
     99.1 Press release dated July 26, 2011



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
Date: July 26, 2011  By   /s/ Thomas J. Reddish    
    Thomas J. Reddish, Executive Vice President   
    and Chief Financial Officer (Principal
Financial and Accounting Officer)