An armed bank robber hoping to pull off his heist incognito managed to draw even more attention to himself when the phony mustache he was wearing started falling off mid-robbery. Read More
A Marina district bank was robbed Monday morning, police said.
At about 11:30 a.m., police said, a man in his 30s handed a note demanding cash to the teller of the Bank of America at Chestnut and Pierce streets.
The bandit then walked out with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said, and had not been arrested as of Tuesday morning.
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As big-box merchants prepare to kick off the holiday season with Black Friday shopping deals, small businesses are also preparing for the weekend — but many say it’s not particularly beneficial to their operations.Black Friday does not play a role in the bottom line of some 75 percent of small businesses nationwide, according to a recent report conducted by Braun Research and released by Bank of America. Read More
Nearly six months ago, the nation’s five largest loan providers — Ally/GMAC, Bank of America, Citi, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo — agreed to the $25 billion National Mortgage Settlement in response to the ongoing foreclosure crisis.
The terms of the settlement just went into full effect.
Thanks to California Attorney General Kamala Harris, almost half the settlement — $12 billion — was set aside for our state. Read More
As if to defy the notion that their movement is irrelevant just one year after its inception, more than 200 Occupy San Francisco demonstrators snarled traffic in The City’s Financial District on Monday. Read More
Owners of foreclosed properties in San Francisco, such as banks, are coming under fire for allowing some of those homes to fall into disrepair. Supervisor Malia Cohen, whose District 10 includes the Bayview, has introduced legislation that would subject foreclosed properties to The City’s nuisance law, which allows for court abatement injunctions and fines. It also would triple the nuisance penalties for owners of 10 or more foreclosed properties. Read More
Calling recent protests a success, activists with Occupy Wall Street West are downplaying reports of fractiousness as they vow to keep fighting against alleged corporate malfeasance and the influence of money in politics. Read More
A protester was arrested for trespassing Saturday during an Occupy SF demonstration at several Excelsior banks, police said.Police responded to a report of a protest at four banks on Ocean and Persia avenues about 12:30 p.m. Read More
Police arrested 95 protesters who stormed a downtown Bank of America branch Wednesday afternoon after putting up tents in the building — and urinating in a corner.
No injuries were reported, police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said.
Many at the bank Wednesday were students who said paying for public education was “theft” and it’s wrong for the California State University and University of California systems to raise tuition and fees. Read More
Wish you could be a part of the Occupy Wall Street protests in San Francisco, but not be part of the arrests, rallies or overnight camping?
Well now you can. Read More