LOS ANGELES — The three city bankruptcy filings in California last year will come to be viewed as the product of individual cities’ decisions rather than the start of a pervasive trend, Standard & Poor’s analysts predicted in a report released Tuesday.

Even though a majority of its rating actions involving California cities in 2012 were downgrades, S&P analysts said that only a small percentage of the cities it rates experienced downgrades and it expects the same for 2013.

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