Fueled by strong loan demand and the continued strength of the California economy, three San Francisco Bay-area banking companies reported record earnings in the second quarter.

Bay View Capital Corp. in San Mateo said net income climbed 60% in the quarter, to $7.5 million, from a year earlier. Greater Bay Bancorp in Palo Alto reported earnings of $6.5 million, up 25%, and UCBH Holdings Inc. in San Francisco said profits soared almost 69%, to $4.8 million.

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