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94 percent: amount of all businesses in San Francisco that are small businesses . . . 8.4 percent: San Francisco’s unemployment rate . . . 49,000: number of employees in San Francisco working for nonprofits, or about one out of every 14 employees in the city . . . 460: number of drug overdose deaths in San Francisco from January through August, 2020; for all of 2019, there were 441 overdose deaths in the city . . . 50: the number of signatures needed to file appeals against city projects, if newly introduced legislation is passed by the Board of Supervisors; it does not apply to private projects . . . 2: number of games the 49ers will be unable to play at their home field in Levi’s Stadium after Santa Clara County prohibited games there until Dec. 21, due to a surge in Covid-19 cases . . . 2.3 million: views of a 2019 video of now-Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris explaining how to brine a turkey. 

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