Sights and scenes around Petaluma, Calif.
Petaluma gleams above the harbor in the heart of downtown. The small town is about 40 miles north of San Francisco. (Scott Hess)
A movie theater in downtown Petaluma displays a vintage charm. (Scott Hess)
Paul Wallace manages the Petaluma Seed Bank, which sells nearly 1,300 types of heirloom seeds plus gardening books, magazines and more. (Petaluma Seed Bank)
The seeds at the store, housed in a 1920s bank building, are arranged library-style. (Petaluma Seed Bank)
The Petaluma Seed Bank is located at 199 Petaluma Blvd. N. (Petaluma Seed Bank)
The European-themed Metro Hotel features claw-foot tubs, vintage posters and cottage antiques. (Metro Hotel)