Although they are eager for growth, San Diego's community banks have been thwarted in their attempts to acquire Grossmont Bank, the area's largest community bank, which is up for sale.

Officials at Grossmont, based in La Mesa, said a deal to sell the bank will probably be signed in the next 30 days, but they would not disclose the price or the buyer being considered.

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