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April facts and figures

$2.5 million: amount proposed to be added to city efforts to clean streets and sidewalks of feces, litter and needles; it was defeated in the Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee . . . April 14: date that Stephen Curry is slated to be reevaluated after being sidelined by a sprained left knee; if all goes well, he’ll be ready for the playoffs . . . Zero: cost of rides on Lyft to the March for Our Lives rallies on March 24 . . . $100,000: amount raised March 22 in the Presidio by the annual Lucasfilm Trivia Night to benefit the Tipping Point Community and the Mental Health Association of San Francisco; the winning team was fielded by ABC7 News . . . 1967: the year rocker and Monterey native Sammy Hagar first arrived in San Francisco; in March he was honored with his own plaque on the Bammies Walk of Fame in front of the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium . . . Royale: term used by Carnaval San Francisco for its gender-neutral honorees instead of “king” and “queen” at its April 21 competition . . . 884,363: the population of San Francisco, as of the latest update from the U.S. Census Bureau; that’s an increase of about 10 percent since 2010.


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