Posts Tagged ‘Bank of America’

Credit unions see a boost in membership after Bank Transfer Day

Bank Transfer Day was an initiative started by a Los Angeles art gallery owner that urged people to move their money from commercial banks to credit union accounts by Saturday, November 5. According to the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), a Washington D.C.-based coalition of state-chartered credit unions, 650,000 people have joined its member institutions since September 29, one week after the launch of the Occupy Wall Street protests.

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Police search for Livermore robbery suspect in North Oakland, lock down Tech

On Thursday evening, Oakland and Livermore police officers were still searching for an armed man who robbed a Livermore Bank of America earlier this afternoon and fled to North Oakland. At 4:30 p.m. police officers blocked off 41st Street in between Gilbert Street and Broadway Avenue after receiving witness reports that the suspected robber was seen in the area. They also briefly locked down the Oakland Tech campus.

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Oakland teachers ask banks for “bailout”

About 30 teachers gathered Thursday to demonstrate in front of three banks at the Rockridge shopping center at 51st Street and Broadway. McClymonds Teacher Craig Gordon explained the group was there to “demand that schools and public services be bailed out” the same way that banks were bailed out during the mortgage crisis.

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