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By Tyler Sipe —
East Bay area job centers have seen a dramatic increase in the number of people utilizing their services in the past few months.
Tina Dodson, the director of Tri-Cities One-Stop Career Center in Newark, said foot traffic to the location has doubled in the past month, partly reflecting California’s dramatic half a percent increase in unemployment for October.
The October state unemployment rate was at a 14-year high of 8.2 percent. In Alameda County, it stood at 7.1 percent.
Dodson said the last big surge of interest in …