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San Francisco Job Growth Completely Eclipses Los Angeles

The number of private sector jobs in the Los Angeles area has remained  relatively flat over the past quarter century, while employment in the San  Francisco Bay Area has boomed, a report by a business group shows.

The report by the California Center for Jobs & the Economy, based on  federal and state employment figures, showed that the number of non-farm private  sector jobs in Los Angeles County was up by just 1 percent in the past 24  years.

The number of private sector jobs in the San Francisco region, by contrast,  grew by 25 percent from 1990 to 2014, outpacing its population growth.

The report credits the San Francisco region’s position as a technology center  for the Bay Area’s growth.

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