Refund California Protests Outside Wells Fargo CFO's San Marino Home (PHOTOS)

About a hundred people from the group Refund California Coalition protested with chants, signs and horns outside the San Marino home of Wells Fargo CFO Tim Sloan Wednesday, demanding that banks pay for the financial crisis.

"Make banks pay!" and other chants were proclaimed by the group Refund California and others Wednesday night as they occupied the front lawn outside the San Marino home of Wells Fargo CFO Tim Sloan, who lives on Woodstock Road.

Jessica Hamlin October 06, 2011 at 07:43 AM
A San Marino police officer sat in a patrol car outside the home for most of the protest and eventually got out and told one of the organizers that the group needed to move their charter bus and cars off the street. The whole street had "No Parking" signs posted.
Danielle Corona October 06, 2011 at 08:52 AM
Am I missing something, is that not outrageous? Thanks for the update, Jessica.
T Perez October 12, 2011 at 09:55 PM
Danielle, it's nowhere as outrageous as the thuggery and threats Wells Fargo and other giant financial corporations use to gouge us for every last penny they can, or forcefully evict us out of our homes. Whose side are you on?
Danielle Corona October 13, 2011 at 02:13 AM
T Perez, unfortunately, most people in the situation you described got in over their heads with mortgages they never should have taken on in the first place. Justifiably, many times Banks need to recoup their investment. Secondly, I never said, nor did I imply the banks are faultless; I think the banks have too much control & power, and often their rules are unfair. Two wrongs don't make a right. We don't live in anarchy (yet). We live in a society with rules and laws, and systems to fight injustice. It is in no way a perfect society, but there is none better. That being said, yes, these protesters seem to be resorting to thuggery and threats, and are not gaining converts to their cause.
K November 18, 2011 at 05:09 PM
It's my understanding that Wells Fargo is one of many banks who didn't even take TARP bail out funds. So what's the beef with their CFO? Makes these protesters seem a little ignorant. I can't believe it came to someone's front lawn. That man has children.


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