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One-third: Percentage of U.S. pets that are overweight, according to Banfield Pet Hospital . . .  430: Number of burglaries year-to-date in Northern Station’s part of the city . . . 402: number of burglaries year-to-date in the same area in 2018 . . . more than $100 million: expanded funding for homeless services and housing programs in the mayor’s proposed two-year budget
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5: number of candidates who qualified to challenge Mayor London Breed in the November 2019 election . . . 50: number of acutely mentally ill individuals in San Francisco who are likely to have the new conservatorship law applied to them each year, according to the Department of Public Health . . . $21 billion: cost of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s plan to create a fund to pay for future wildfire costs; the cost would be split equally between ratepayers and shareholders of the state’s three major utilities.

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