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WOODLAND (CBS13) – Activists from Occupy Sacramento and Woodland went to battle Tuesday morning attempting to stop the eviction of Woodland family from their home after they say bank mistakes lead to foreclosure.
The activists say they would “defend” the home of Heriberto and Alma Ponce and their four children from eviction by the Yolo County Sheriff’s Department. A stay was eventually issued Tuesday afternoon postponing the action.
Activists set up several tents outside the Paradise Drive home. Banners reading “Houses are for people not for banks” and “Wanted: Wells Fargo” have been draped on the home.
According to reports by representatives of the family, the foreclosure came after the Ponces were approved for a final loan modification by Wells Fargo more than a year ago. But, the bank made mistakes on the final paperwork and the house was sold in foreclosure.
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