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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’s list of the best American cities for nightlife . . . First: but 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

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