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Take a look at the links below for more on what's been going on in San Francisco on Wednesday.

BART will receive a $5 million federal grant to develop and test a new system that will automatically stop trains when there are workers on the tracks. (CBS)

This map shows where human waste is located around San Francisco. (Western Journalism)

SFMOMA's giant Richard Serra sculpture being installed on Howard Street is blocking traffic. (SFist)

Julie Christensen, S.F.'s newest supervisor, is ramping up pressure on Airbnb to pay about $25 million in back taxes owed to The City. (San Francisco Business Times)

The SF Housing Action Coalition has joined four other organizations to support the California State Lands Commission's lawsuit challenging the legality of Prop. B, the waterfront height limit initiative. (Beyond Chron)

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People take part in early voting for the November 5 election at City Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Electionpalooza: SF school board recall will kick off a flurry of local races

‘It’s going to be a lot of elections and a lot of decisions for voters to make’

The fate of San Francisco nicotine giant Juul remains to be seen, as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reviewing whether to allow certain flavored vape products on the market. <ins>(Jeenah Moon/New York Times)</ins>
How the vape king of teen nicotine addiction rose and fell in San Francisco

‘Hey, Juul, don’t let the door hit you on the way out’

Cabernet sauvignon grapes sat in a container after being crushed at Smith-Madrone Winery in St. Helena. (Courtesy Smith-Madrone Winery)
San Francisco’s ‘Champagne problems’ — Wine industry suffers supply chain woes

‘Everywhere you turn, things that were easy are no longer easy’

Glasses behind the bar at LUNA in the Mission District on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021. Glassware is just one of the many things restaurants have had trouble keeping in stock as supply chain problems ripple outward. (Kevin N. Hume/The Examiner)
SF restaurants face product shortages and skyrocketing costs

‘The supply chain crisis has impacted us in almost every way imaginable’

A student carries a protection shield to her next class as part of her school’s COVID-19 safety measures. (Courtesy Allison Shelley/Eduimages)
Projected K-12 drops in enrollment pose immediate upheaval and decade-long challenge

State forecasts 11.4% fewer students by 2031 — LA and Bay Area to be hit hardest

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