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November facts and figures

1,000: number of new shelter beds for homeless people Mayor London Breed announced would be opened by 2020 . . . 1045: the number of the state senate bill that Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law allowing San Francisco and other cities to expand their conservatorship laws to treat individuals suffering from severe mental illness and addiction issues . . . $213,717: amount you need to earn to afford a home in San Francisco, according to . . . 15: length of time in seconds of the Loma Prieta earthquake, which occurred 29 years ago and resulted in 63 deaths and up to $6 billion in damage . . . 70: number of billionaires in San Francisco, who were called on by Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff to increase their philanthropic giving in the community . . . 560: estimated number of taxi medallions sold by SFMTA after 2012; under new rules by the city, taxis with medallions purchased before 2012 will not have access to SFO.

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