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$1 million: amount Wells Fargo & Co. is donating to five California nonprofits for wildfire relief and recovery work . . . 2.5 million: acres burned by California wildfires so far this year . . .  Fourth: ranking of San Francisco in SmartAsset’s list of best places for outdoor enthusiasts to live and work . . . Eighth: San Francisco’s ranking in Rent.com’s list of the best American cities for nightlife . . . First: but Rent.com said San Francisco has the best nightlife scene in the state of California . . . Nineteenth: there are 18 other U.S. cities where people spend more as a percentage of their income on food than in San Francisco, where residents pay 7.29 percent for food, according to another survey from SmartAsset . . .  10: number of free sandbags made available to each city resident and business by the Public Works department during last month’s “atmospheric river” rainstorm . . . 200,005: number of Instagram hashtags racked up by the abandoned Ukrainian town of Pripyat, making it “the most Instagrammable ghost town in the world,” according to the clearly underutilized researchers at OnlineMortgageAdvisor.co.uk.

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