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LugRadio Live USA: 12-13th April 2008, the Metreon, San Francisco, CA

Getting to LRL USA

LugRadio Live is on the top floor of the Metreon in San Francisco. Here's how to get to the Metreon!

Directions by car

From the North

Take the Golden Gate Bridge to the Lombard Exit. Continue on Lombard to Van Ness. Turn right on Van Ness Street. Turn left on Golden Gate Street, which will turn into 6th Street as you cross Market. Turn left on Mission Street, and continue to 5th Street.

From the East

Take Highway 80 (Bay Bridge) into San Francisco, take the 5th Street exit. Turn right onto 5th Street, and right again on Mission Street.

From the South

Take 101 North into San Francisco, take the Civic Center/9th Street Exit. Continue on 9th Street to Mission Street. Turn right on Mission Street and continue to 5th Street.

Public transport


Metreon is easily accessible by BART from the entire San Francisco Bay Area where service is available. Just exit BART at Powell Street Station to arrive at our front door!

MUNI Metro Bus

Within the city of San Francisco Bus lines No. 5,6,7,9,21,31 and 66 will bring you directly to 5th and Market. Metreon is located 1 block down 4th street at the corner of 4th street and Mission street.


Amtrak offers bus pick-up and drop-off from the station in Emeryville directly to the Amtrak sign on Market Street in front of American Eagle Outfitters. Metreon is located 1 block away at the corner of 4th and Mission street.

Where to stay

We're currently working on getting some special deals with local hotels. In the meantime, Google Maps has some nearby hotels that you might want to look at.

Here are some hotel recommendations:

From $99/night - Best Western, The Hotel California, 580 Geary Street, San Francisco, California, USA, 94102-1650

Phone: 4154412700 Fax: 4154410124

From $139 - The Marriott - right across the street from The Metreon - book on line directly at www.sfmarriott.com. No codeword needed.

From $119 - The Pickwick Hotel, 85 5th St. San Francisco, CA 94103 - ask for the “Metreon Meeting” rate.

Phone: 800.227.3282

From $139 - Villa Florence, 225 Powell Street San Francisco, CA 94102

Reservations Phone: 866-823-4669 Hotel Direct 415-397-7700 Hotel 800-553-4411 Fax 415-397-1006

From $149 - Hotel Rex, 562 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Phone: 415.433.4434 Fax: 415.433.3695 Reservations: 800.433.4434

Local map


Grateful thanks

LRL USA is happening because we're being sponsored by people. We'd like to say a great big thanks to Google, for all the hard work that Leslie Hawthorn, Cat Allman, and Kynan are doing to make LRL happen in America!


We'd also like to say thanks to our other sponsors, Dice.com, who are making it possible for the LugRadio team to be in the US at all!

LinuxQuestions Also thanks to our media partners, LinuxQuestions

Linux Pro Magazine and Linux Pro Magazine!

What is LugRadio Live?

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LugRadio Live USA: 12-13th April 2008, the Metreon, San Francisco, CA

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