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$2.3 million: Amount the city is investing in the African American Revolving Loan Fund to provide loan forgiveness for 51 Black-owned businesses in the city, which were disproportionately impacted by pandemic-era business disruptions . . . $200 million: contribution to San Francisco’s affordable housing efforts from the new California Housing Accelerator Fund, which was started with money from the federal American Rescue Plan Act . . . half: percentage of the top 10  “most Instagrammable nature reserves in the U.S.” that are located in California, according to research by Printique . . . 4,938: number of crimes committed in San Francisco per 100,000 residents, according to a report by . . . More than 1,100: Number of rodents found inside a Family Dollar distribution facility in Arkansas, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The Associated Press said inspectors found “live rodents, dead rodents in ‘various states of decay,’ rodent feces, dead birds and bird droppings.”

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