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Wells Fargo Disrepects East Palo Alto Rent Control
by R. Stevens
Monday Aug 22nd, 2011 9:15 PM
30 second video: Chants in English and Spanish at demonstration in front of Wells Fargo.
"East Palo Alto It's Time to Represent!" shout East Palo Alto tenants and their supporters, including members of the Raging Grannies.

They rallied on Monday in front of a Wells Fargo branch in downtown Palo Alto. The demonstrators were protesting Wells Fargo’s pending arrangement with investment group Equity Residential, a company which has sued multiple California cities to invalidate local rent control laws, and funded a statewide ballot measure to end rent control in California.

The protesters marched from E. Palo Alto to the bank.