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A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Foreclosure Crisis Prompts Oakland Bank Demonstrations

Members of a coalition aimed at making mortgage relief a key issue this election demonstrated at major banks in Oakland Thursday


SF Marina District Bank Robbed Saturday Afternoon

The suspects, men in their 40s or 50s, entered the bank and went to separate tellers with notes demanding money, according to police. A teller handed money to one of the suspects, who then fled before the second teller handed over any cash.


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ConsumerWatch: State Program Lowering Requirements For Mortgage Relief

Underwater California homeowners may soon get some relief. The state-run program Keep Your Home California is changing its rules in effort to help homeowners qualify for a principal reduction of up to $100,000.


Protesters march from Justin Herman Plaza to Wells Fargo Headquarters in San Francisco's Financial District. (CBS)

Arrests Made As SF Protest Targets Wells Fargo Meeting

Authorities arrested 24 protesters who were part of a group attempting to disrupt the Wells Fargo shareholder meeting in downtown San Francisco Tuesday afternoon.



Teller Held Up At San Francisco Inner Sunset Bank

A man robbed a bank in San Francisco’s Inner Sunset neighborhood on Tuesday morning.



FDIC Closes Home Savings Of America

Regulators on Friday shuttered a pair of small banks, including one that operated in Walnut Creek, bringing to 11 the number of U.S. bank failures this year.


The exterior of an Oakland Wells Fargo Bank branch. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Clergy Members Ask Wells Fargo To Repent During SF Foreclosure Protest

Dozens of clergy members and community activists rallied today outside the headquarters of Wells Fargo Bank in San Francisco in protest of what they say is rampant foreclosure abuse.



Woman Robbed Of $10,000 Cash In South San Francisco

A South San Francisco woman who had just left a bank was robbed of more than $10,000 in cash by an armed suspect.


The exterior of an Oakland Wells Fargo Bank branch. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Berkeley Mulls Pulling Account Out Of Wells Fargo

Berkeley is considering taking its $350 million account out of Wells Fargo, saying the bank is partly to blame for the nation’s financial crisis.


A banking customer uses an ATM at a Wells Fargo Bank in Oakland (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Wells Fargo 4Q Profit Rises; Deposits, Loans Grow

Wells Fargo & Co. said its fourth-quarter profit rose 20 percent, helped by better performance of its loans, growth in deposits and a steadying mortgage business.