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Climb In May Sales Of Small California Businesses

Sales of small and mid-sized California businesses increased in May to 1,859, compared to the 1,768 completed deals recorded the prior month, maintaining a growth trend that has continued through 2009.

While overall activity is at record lows this year, the month-to-month rise in business sales since January demonstrates that the marketplace for businesses is recovering from the serious credit crunch and related problems that have affected the entire economy.

Sales of businesses in May 2009 by California county are as follows:

Alameda: 54, Amador: 5, Butte: 15, Contra Costa: 46, El Dorado: 14, Fresno: 30; Glenn: 3, Imperial: 5, Kern: 26, Los Angeles: 606; Madera: 2, Marin: 9, Mendocino: 1, Merced: 2, Mono: 1, Monterey: 23, Napa: 9, Orange: 212, Placer: 22, Riverside: 41, Sacramento: 57, San Bernardino: 114, San Diego: 241, San Francisco: 25, San Joaquin: 20, San Luis Obispo: 19, San Mateo: 17, Santa Barbara: 32, Santa Clara: 70, Santa Cruz: 8, Solano: 21, Sonoma: 11, Stanislaus: 18, Sutter: 6, Tehama: 2, Trinity: 1, Tulare: 14, Tuolumne: 4, Ventura: 46, Yolo: 6, Yuba: 1.

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