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$11.4 million: amount needed to fund a new Street Overdose Response Team to respond to and care for opioid overdoses in San Francisco . . . 10: number of free summer reading books per student to be distributed by the city’s public libraries as part of the Summer Together initiative, which is designed to help San Francisco students catch up after a year of remote learning . . . 7: the day in June that City Hall will reopen to the public . . . 1: the Golden Gate Bridge ranks as the best landmark in the world for mobile work sites, according to a study by Uswitch of cellular signal strength and Internet connections; The Great Wall of China ranked last . . . 1,000: number of homeless people estimated to benefit from new emergency housing vouchers in the city, made possible by the American Rescue Plan . . . $420,371.63: amount Adobe Pictures paid SFPD for off-duty officers to provide security during the filming of the latest Matrix film in San Francisco . . .
18: San Francisco’s place on a list of the “most sung-about cities,” according to, with 409 songs including the city name in its lyrics; New York City was in first place with 5,470 songs . . . 78: number of songs including the city of Dusseldorf, Germany; what rhymes with Dusseldorf?

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