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Bay Area Starts 2016 with Strong Job Gains in First Two Months

The Bay Area has gotten off to a strong start in job growth during the first two months of 2016, with Santa Clara County, the East Bay, and San Francisco area posting sturdy gains — but signs also emerged that suggest the tech sector in the South Bay is losing steam.

Bay Area Starts 2016 with Strong Job Gains

During February, Santa Clara County gained 700 jobs, the East Bay added 1,600 positions, and the San Francisco-San Mateo area increased by 1,800 jobs, according to reports released Friday from the Employment Development Department and Beacon Economics. The Bay Area added 7,200 jobs in February.

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