Continuing its San Francisco Bay-area buying spree, Greater Bay Bancorp of Palo Alto, Calif., said Thursday that it has signed a definitive agreement to buy Bank of Santa Clara for $90 million of stock.

The announcement came six weeks after $2.6 billion-asset Greater Bay said it would buy Coast Bancorp of Santa Cruz for $125 million. The deal is its fifth in the area closed or announced within the past year.

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