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Signature San Francisco: a cable car on California Street. (Genaro Molina / LAT)
It’s easier to ride than walk the Hyde Street hill. (Genaro Molina / LAT)
Lombard Street in San Francisco is known as “The Crookedest Street In The World.” (Genaro Molina / LAT)
San Francisco visitor Chetan Hans from Louisiana sees himself and the Ferry Building reflected in a puddle. (Genaro Molina / LAT)
The sun sets behind Coit Tower in San Francisco. (Genaro Molina / LAT)
Evening commuters on the Bay Bridge, looking toward San Francisco from Yerba Buena Island. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
A golden sunset finds the Golden Gate Bridge. (Genaro Molina / LAT)
Dusk drapes the San Francisco skyline. (Genaro Molina / LAT)
Visitors silhouetted in the Ferry Building of San Francisco with the Bay Bridge beyond. (Genaro Molina / LAT)
With nightfall, the Ferry Building dons neon and the Transamerica Pyramid emerges in sharp relief. (Genaro Molina / LAT)
San Francisco’s Lotta’s Fountain at Kearny and Market streets is where residents gathered in search of loved ones after the 1906 earthquake. (Genaro Molina / LAT)
A girl at the H. Dana Bowers Memorial Vista Point in Marin County on a rainy day by the Golden Gate Bridge. (Genaro Molina / LAT)
San Francisco is an easy weekend trip. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
The parlor of a one-bedroom suite at the Hotel Rex is a mix of vibrant colors. The San Francisco hotel underwent a $1 million renovation in 2003 (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
The lobby bar at the Hotel Rex is said to have been inspired by the literary salons of the 1930s. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
Cuisine at Hotel Rex’s Café Andrée is a French-Latin fusion. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
Close to Union Square and across from the Curran Theater, Hotel Diva’s 116 rooms are ready for their close-up. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
San Francisco’s Hotel Diva: sleek and cool. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
Vinyl records, painted by the artist Klutch, enliven a room at the Hotel des Arts, off Union Square in San Francisco. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
With hotel parking fees as high as $57 per day, consider forgoing a car for San Francisco’s excellent public transportation system. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
In a former life, Hotel Majestic was an Edwardian mansion . (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
The Golden Gate Bridge illuminates the San Francsico fog. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
The Transamerica Pyramid and downtown San Francisco are framed within the windows of the Carnelian Room restaurant. (Genaro Molina / LAT)