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Tuesday in San Francisco: Rain in Bay Area forecast for next 7 days, school board recall vote approved and more

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By Sri Ravipati

Good morning and welcome back to Tuesday's roundup of news in San Francisco.

Storm series in the Bay Area the next week

The San Francisco Bay Area will receive much needed rain on Tuesday, with a series of storms that are expected to last at least seven days.

The North Bay will be hit first around 7 p.m. Then the level 1 storm will head to South Bay and East Bay around 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. The heaviest of the rain is likely on Sunday night through Monday when a level 2 storm is expected.  

Air above S.F. City Hall could be sold at around $45 million

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The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday on the sale of development rights to the air above City Hall.

If approved, about 1.2 million square feet of unused development rights would be sold at $37.50 per square foot. Depending on price inflation, San Francisco could receive around $45 million or more in revenue over the next four to five years.

City Hall's development rights are almost as large as San Francisco's tallest building, Salesforce Tower, which is 1.4 million square feet.

Recall election of 3 S.F. school board members is approved for Feb. 15

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City officials on Monday announced that enough signatures have been verified to put three San Francisco school board members — President Gabriela López, Vice President Faauuga Moliga and commissioner Alison Collins — on the ballot for a special recall election. The vote is now set to take place on Feb. 15.

The last local recall election on a San Francisco ballot was in 1983 when there was an attempt to recall then-Mayor Dianne Feinstein.

Thanks for reading today's roundup! Did any of these stories hit home for you? Let me know in the comments.

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