BankAmerica Corp. said it is cutting back on the hours at many of its California branches.

In the efficiency move, doors will close an hour earlier at about half of the bank's 1,000 branches in the state. Also, a "handful" of locations will no longer be open on Saturdays, according to BankAmerica spokesman Harvey Radin.

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