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Tuesday in San Francisco: Boudin recall reaches enough signatures, where to eat at Outside Lands and more

Sri Ravipati
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By Sri Ravipati

Good morning, San Francisco! Between bomb cyclones and crime sprees, it seems like catching up on local headlines is asking for a headache.

Let's not start today with a stressed mindset of impending doom and gloom. Instead, grab a beverage of your choosing and skim through these uplifting headlines in San Francisco for Oct. 26.

Storm silver lining: Lake Tahoe water level back above its natural rim
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Thanks to the rainfall from the massive storm system that pushed across Northern California last weekend, Lake Tahoe's water levels are back up above the natural rim. Water levels at the Tahoe City dam rose almost half of a foot in 24 hours, according to data from the U.S. Geological Survey.

Prior to the storm, Lake Tahoe's water levels reached a critically low threshold, to the point where the lake lost connection to the Truckee River. Now, the river is surging again with the rainfall.

Outside Lands 2021: Food and drink shortlist
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Aside from having a stacked music lineup, Outside Lands is known for fantastic food and drinks by festival standards. With OL approaching this Friday, Eater SF selected 10 restaurants with must-try food and drinks for festival-goers — from quesabirria tacos to tonkatsu pork rice bowls to mochi muffins.

For the full list of participating food and drink vendors, check out the OL website.

S.F. could become the first city to mandate paid sick leave for domestic workers

San Francisco supervisors on Tuesday are introducing a first-of-its-kind ordinance that provides domestic workers paid sick days.

There are an estimated 10,000 domestic workers in San Francisco who clean, cook, garden, care for children, care for disabled people or seniors or provide personal organizing in private homes for at least five hours a month, according to census data.

Recall campaign for S.F. District Attorney Chesa Boudin submits more than enough signatures

Supporters of the recall campaign against San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin announced they have submitted 83,487 signatures to the city’s Department of Elections — surpassing the recall threshold by more than 30,000.

The department will verify the signatures within the next 30 days. If certified, the recall vote against the embattled Boudin would take place next June.

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

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