LBL C U R R E N T S -- February 11, 1994

Lab directors meet with UC in first-ever summit

By Jeffery Kahn

Senior University of California officials met recently with directors and deputy directors of the three UC-managed DOE laboratories to discuss further strengthening the UC/Labs partnership.

Described as a first-ever UC/Labs summit, the day-and-a-half-long meeting was convened by Walter E. Massey, UC provost and senior vice president for academic affairs.

"This meeting and our other actions in recent months are very much in the spirit of our new contract with the Department of Energy for laboratory management," Massey said. "Because of changing national priorities and the many related changes facing the laboratories, the opportunity is greater now than ever before for the University of California to have a more active role in providing laboratory oversight and helping to guide the laboratories' future directions."

In addition to Massey, those attending the meeting included LBL Director Charles Shank and Deputy Director Pier Oddone; Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Director John Nuckolls and Deputy Director Bruce Tarter; Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Sig Hecker and Deputy Director James Jackson; V. Wayne Kennedy, UC senior vice president for business and finance; Robert W. Kuckuck, UC special assistant for laboratory administration; and Tommy Ambrose, UC interim special assistant for laboratory affairs.

Shank said the meeting was very productive. "We began to set a new direction for the University and the Labs to work together toward a result that is greater than the sum of the parts. All of us have a lot to gain in this process, and I am excited about the possibilities."

At the meeting, UC and lab officials explored how they can work together on issues such as strategic planning, improved management, and developing stronger partnerships between the University and its campuses, the laboratories, and the private sector.

Toward these ends, commitments were made to the following actions:

* Massey will organize a forum with broad UC participation to define how the University can help focus the future missions of the laboratories.

* Campus chancellors will be asked to become further involved in the effort to increase collaborations between their campuses, the labs, and the private sector.

Clinton budget proposal has small increase for LBL

By Lynn Yarris

The overall news for LBL was good in the FY 1995 budget proposal the Clinton Administration submitted to Congress on Feb. 7. The Department of Energy requested a small increase in its funding of the Lab--from $217.7 million to $219.2 million.

At a time when DOE's total proposed budget is down three percent from last year's appropriated funding level-- from $19 billion to $18.5 billion--some programs fared better in the budget battles than others.

The largest proposed increase at LBL was for biological and environmental research, which nearly doubled, going from $23.2 million to $42.5 million. Proposed funding for high energy physics held at $21 million, about the same as last year, while the funding request for nuclear physics was reduced to $26 million, about $7 million less than FY94. Total funding for fossil energy research and development climbed from $1.3 million to $2.8 million, with most of that proposed increase going for oil technology development. Total proposed funding for energy conservation, however, declined sharply, from $20.2 to $11.8 million, with the biggest cut coming from buildings technologies.

In releasing the DOE budget, Energy Secretary Hazel O'Leary said, "In this budget, we are demonstrating our commitment to deliver on the promises we have made to shift the priorities at the Department of Energy and change the way we do business."

FY95 continues trends established in FY94, she said, in which five DOE priorities were identified: industrial competitiveness, energy resources, environmental quality, science and technology, and national security.

"The goals in FY95 will be to create jobs, reduce emissions, move technology into the market place and increase U.S. competitiveness and U.S. exports abroad," O'Leary said. "I expect the public to hold us accountable for meeting these objectives. One year from now, I look forward to standing before you to report our progress in achieving these goals."

The total budget request for the Office of Energy Research (headed by former LBL Associate Director Martha Krebs) , the primary funding agency for LBL and all other DOE multi-program energy research laboratories, was down from $3.3 billion to $2.8 billion. Although both basic energy sciences and nuclear physics were slated for substantial cuts (approaching $50 million each), the bulk of the decrease ($460 million) was a result of Congressional canceling of the SSC.

Despite the overall budget reduction for OER, there were some bright spots. Continued construction money was requested for the B-factory ($44 million), RHIC ($70 million), the Environmental and Molecular Sciences Laboratory, and structural biology and human genome facilities, including the Human Genome Laboratory, which will be built at LBL. Start-up construction money was requested for the Advanced Neutron Source ($40 million), and for the Tokamak Physics Experiment ($67 million).

In other areas, high energy physics saw a slight increase, from $617.5 million to $621.9 million. Fusion energy funding went from $343.6 million to $372.6 million, biological and environmental research rose from $412.3 million to $434.8 million, and requested funds for technology transfer were increased from $39.2 to $73.4 million.

Black History Month

Special activities

Christine M. Darden, senior project engineer at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Vir., will speak on "Lowering the Boom" at noon on Thursday, Feb. 17, in the Bldg. 50 Auditorium. Darden says the title of her talk is a play on words describing both the technical area of her work and her attitude in preparing for her career--one in which she tried to prepare for an "unknown" job that would not burden her like a "boom," but would be a joy. Born and raised in North Carolina, Darden will describe her very indirect path to a career she knew nothing of as a child--engineering.

Marijo, African storyteller and playwright, will share tales of African and African-American folklore at noon on Friday, Feb. 18, in the Bldg. 50 Auditorium.

Combustion researcher creates a better flame

By Mike Wooldridge

For years, combustion scientists have known one way to decrease the amount of pollutants released from gas burners: create the burner flame with higher air-to-fuel ratios, allowing for more thorough, cleaner combustion.

Unfortunately, such so-called lean flames are notoriously unstable, and tend to blow out with the slightest cross-current.

Mechanical engineer Robert Cheng, of LBL's Energy and Environment Division, has devised a method to steady such fickle flames with a system that gently swirls the fuel-air mixture as it is released from the burner. The device produces a lean flame that releases much less NOx than conventional burners--fewer than 10 parts per million.

DOE recently slated funding for the technology through the Energy Research Laboratory Technology Transfer program. A Cooperative Research and Development Agreement will be signed soon with Teledyne-Laars in Southern California.

While Teledyne-Laars hopes to develop the device for commercial water heaters, Cheng expects a finished design could also be applied to furnaces, boilers, and other devices that burn natural gas.

"It's very attractive from an industry standpoint since the design increases manufacturing costs very little," he says. "The burner won't require a lot of new, expensive parts."

Cheng originally designed the device not out of a desire to create a green technology, but as a way to do basic research on turbulent combustion.

"Our lab has to have burners that operate over a very wide range of conditions--from very rich flames to very lean flames," he says. "We also want them to be as simple as possible so that we can use lasers to characterize the combustion."

Creating such a multipurpose apparatus required mastering the rather complicated fluid dynamics of flames.

A burning flame involves essentially two competing rates: The flow of the fuel-air mixture being released from the burner device, and a burning rate intrinsic to that particular fuel-air mixture--the flame speed. Both phenomena typically work opposite one another, the fuel-air flow coming out of the burner and the flame traveling down into the fuel-air source.

If the flow rate of a burner is greater than the flame speed, an ignited flame will shoot straight up and blow itself out. On the other hand, if the flow rate is less than the flame speed, the flame will shoot back down--the flashback effect. Creating an equilibrium between flow rate and flame speed in lean burners has been a challenge, and researchers have only succeeded in stabilizing very small lean flames with elaborate lab equipment.

To design his ultra-lean burner, Cheng put to work a rather elementary physics principle. The principle states that a swirling current of air will gradually expand by centrifugal force, its air speed decreasing as it expands. Such an expanding mixture of fuel and air coming from a burner will at some point reach a state where the flow speed and flame speed are balanced. At that point, Cheng discovered, a lean flame will stabilize.

Cheng created the weak swirl system by adding a pair of air injectors near the rim where the fuel-air mixture escapes the burner cylinder. He attached the injectors parallel and off center to one another, so they gently stirred the escaping mixture.

Such an apparatus can create a light blue, almost invisible flame, with a fuel content of only 6 percent. Because of the unique flow generated by the swirling current, the burner flame is disk-shaped. Such a disk-shaped flame has added attractiveness for applications such as boilers, Cheng says, since it spreads its heat over a wider surface area.

Manufacturers have generally lowered combustion emissions with expensive procedures such as catalytic processing, stage combustion, and flue gas recirculation. Such procedures have been too expensive to apply to small heating systems such as water heaters and furnaces.

Cheng's device is a step up from such procedures in that it uses a clean, lean-burning flame in the first place, rather than taking steps to purify dirty, fuel-rich flames.

"People have been able to stabilize lean flames in the past, but never at a power output for practical use," Cheng says. "We've finally done it."

1994 Telephone Directory hot off the presses

The 1994 LBL Telephone Directory is out, with new features to make it easy to use. Changes include tabbed sections, more readable fonts, a cleaner layout, more graphics, and clearer diagrams.

The new design was created by illustrator Paula Laguna and editor Betsy Walsh of the Technical Information Department. Flavio Robles created the cover illustration, which depicts the new Human Genome Laboratory. Illustration supervisor Marilee Bailey oversaw the artwork and the LBL personnel section, which was reformatted by Connie Silva.

The ICS Feature and User Guide is divided into two sections. The second section, Communications and Information, contains information on x.500, the LBL Electronic Post Office, LBL x.400, telex services, Apple Remote Access (new), area codes, international dialing, principal universities and labs, DOE and UC, federal agencies, and FAX numbers.

The rest of the phone book is divided into four sections: Organizational Information, LBL Personnel Listing, Laboratory Information, and Emergency Information.

Linda Smith, Sandra James-Holliday, and Rosemary Haffner of Telephone Services coordinated the information-collecting process. The staff implemented many suggestions from employees, which included improving the readability of several sections, listing the capacity of the conference rooms, and adding a table of contents.

If you have comments or suggestions about the new directory, send them to Sam Gibson, X4234; fax X7000, or Send corrections and updates to Telephone Services, MS 50B-2267, X4440, or

If you have not received your 1994 directory, contact Telephone Services at X6234.

Flavio Robles, Marilee Bailey, Linda Smith, Betsy Walsh, Rosemary Haffner, Loretta Lizama, Sandra James-Holliday, Connie Silva, and Alice Ramirez all worked together to produce the 1994 LBL Telephone Directory, which is currently being distributed to Laboratory


Black History Month activities at LBL

In celebration of Black History Month, the Laboratory's Work Force Diversity Office, in conjunction with the African American Employee Association, is sponsoring activities throughout the month of February. Following is a partial list; other events will be announced as scheduled.

Thursday, Feb. 17, noon - 1 p.m., Bldg. 50 Auditorium

Dr. Christine Darden, Senior Project Engineer

at NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia, will speak on "Lowering the Boom."

Friday, Feb. 18, noon - 1 p.m., Bldg. 50 Auditorium

Marijo, African storyteller and playwright of "Yonder Comes the Day,"

will share tales of African and African-American folklore.

Friday. Feb. 25, noon - 1 p.m., Bldg. 50 Auditorium

Dr. Julian M. Earls, Deputy Associate Director of Lewis Research Center,

Cleveland, Ohio, will give a presentation titled "For Every Action."

DAILY: Enjoy a video art exhibit located in the cafeteria foyer. The exhibit includes photos from the African American Employees Association's induction ceremony as well as work by Black artists such as Aaron Douglas, Jacob Lawrence, Archibald, J. Motley Jr., Miles Davis, William H. Johnson, and many others.

Other Black History science events in the Bay Area

The Exploratorium in San Francisco will present a children's mural and interactive exhibition throughout February on the work of black scientists and inventors.

A mural created by students at the Carver Elementary School in San Francisco will be on display depicting scenes that include inventors such as George Washington Carver and scientists such as Mae Johnson, the first female black American astronaut.

NASA scientist Christine Darden, who speaks at LBL on February 17, will give a presentation at the Exploratorium on February 19 on the challenges and obstacles she has faced as a black woman scientist.

For more information call the Exploratorium at (415) 563-7337.

u The California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park will present "Black Achievers in Science" from February 11 through April 17. The 2,500 square-foot exhibit honors the achievements of more than 100 black scientist, engineers, and mathematicians.

The exhibit describes many of the skills used daily by scientists to encourage young black people to consider careers in science. Each achiever is represented by biographical data, quotes, advice, photos, and an interactive device that covers the basic principles underlying his or her work.

The traveling exhibit was developed by Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry.

For more information call the Academy of Sciences at (415) 750-7145. n

Comprehensive visualization through computer animation

The Technical Information Department of ICSD is now offering computer animation services

Computer animation vividly communicates dynamic and complex physical processes in a clear and comprehensive manner. If your experiments and research allow for real-time observation, an animated sequence can provide an effective and powerful visual presentation of your results.

This technology is being used in a broad range of applications to:

* present experimental data

* test and train

* create virtual walk-through tours in simulated environments.

TID is offering a brief presentation to demonstrate these animation capabilities, including examples from LBL projects. Call X5997 for additional information and to arrange a viewing appointment. Individuals and small groups are welcome.

Surplus chemicals available

The following surplus chemicals are available via the Lab's Chemical Exchange Database. The database can allow you to take advantage of available chemicals and chemical products and locate chemicals needed for experiments and tests. Current chemical lists are available electronically and through your safety coordinator. To access the database, or inquire about an available chemical, contact Waste Minimization Specialist Shelley Worsham, X6123.

2-aminoethanol (ethanolamine) 278

2-Methoxyethanol 277

2-methoxyethyl ether 231

2,3-butanedione 232

4-Methylmorpholine, 99% 285

Acetone 188

Acetone 247

Alkaline Detergent 215

Alumicut 189

Ammonium Hydroxide 166

Ammonium Hydroxide 238

Antimony 249

Antimony Oxide 250

Antimony Oxide 251

Black Lacquer 167

Brushing Lacquer 168

Calcium Chloride 156

Calcium Chloride 159

Chloroform 253

Clear Acrylic 190

Conformal Coating 169

Copper 254

De-Ox-Id 191

Developer and Replenisher (GBX) 281

Diethoxymethane 170

Diffusion Pump Fluid 192

Dinitrophenylhydrazine/ [2,4] 255

DTE 24 Hydraulic Oil 241

DTE 24 Hydraulic Oil 243

Dykem 171

Dykem Blue 172

Enamel 173

Epoxy BY 6005 160

Epoxy GY 508 161

Epoxy Repair 193

Ferric Chloride 256

Fixer and Replenisher (GBX) 280

Formaldehyde-Dimethylacetal 174

Formic Acid 202

Furbish 153

Glass Frosting 194

Gloss White 175

Gloss White 176

Glyptal 177

Hardener HY 956 162

Hydrofluoric Acid 248

Hydrogen Peroxide, 3% 239

Hydrogen Peroxide, 30% 240

Hysol 9309 Part B 178

Indium 258

Indium / [foil] 257

Indium Trifluoride 259

Inhibisol 279

Insecticide 179

Insecticide 180

Insulating Enamel 181

Invoil 940 silicone diffusion pump oil 233

Karl Fisher Reagent 182

Lead Sulfide 167

Lithium Tetrahydrido aluminate (Li Al Ha) 224

LSI Developer 216

Mapp Gas 223

Mercury 230

Mesityl Oxide 260

Mesityl Oxide 261

Mesityl Oxide 262

Methoxy Ethanol 183

Methyl Alcohol 276

Methylene Chloride 288

Molecular Sieve 195

Molybdenum Disulfide 263

Molybdenum Disulfide 264

Molybdenum Disulfide 265

N-Butyl Alcohol 286

Never Seez 196

Nextel Velvet Coating 197

Photographic Developer and replenisher 226

Potassium Cyanide 163

Potassium Ferricyanide 266

Potassium Hydroxide 267

Primer T 198

RP Fix fixer and replenisher 225

Safety Yellow 184

Sana Steel 199

Sanding Sealer 185

Selenium 268

Sodium Chloride 165

Sodium Silicate 186

Strip-X 200

Talc 269

Test 203

Tetrahydrofuran 289

Tetramethylpentane 187

Thallium 270

Tin 271

Tolune 287

Zinc 273

Zinc Oxide 274

Zirconium Nitride 275

v o l u n t e e r s

Science Bowl needs volunteers

The 1994 LBL Regional Science Bowl will be held at the Laboratory on Saturday, Feb. 26. Volunteers are needed as judges, moderators, time keepers, and other positions. Graduate students are especially encouraged to volunteer.

Students from 16 Bay Area high schools will participate in the day-long event. The double-elimination competition will be question-and-answer with buzzers, judges, and time-keepers. Questions will be drawn from a variety of scientific disciplines. The winning team will go to the National Science Bowl, to be held in April in Washington, D.C. Last year's national winner was Albany High School.

To volunteer, contact Karin Levy at X5513.

Volunteer wanted for local school

Camino Pablo Elementary School in Moraga is looking for a volunteer scientist or engineer to assist a classroom teacher with an afterschool science club for 4th and 5th graders. A volunteer would provide mentoring for hands-on activities from 2:45 to 3:45 p.m. once a week using materials based on the Future Scientists and Engineers of America Program. If you are interested and would like more information please call LBL's Center for Science and Engineering Education at X5511.

R&D-100 deadline coming up

There is still time to submit entries to this year's R&D-100 Awards program, sponsored by R&D Magazine. The program selects the top 100 most technically significant commercial achievements of the past year. The deadline for submissions to the competition is March 1, 1994.

For guidance on possible entries, and for entry forms if your division office does not have them, contact David Gilbert, X6096, or A copy of the entry form also is available in his public folder ("David Gilbert" in the "Donner" Zone). n

Apples for students

LBL'S Center for Science and Engineering Education is participating in the Safeway program to acquire Apple computers and software for local schools. LBL employees who shop at Safeway are asked to save their cash-register receipts and forward them to CSEE at MS 938C. Eligible receipts must be dated Sept. 8, 1993 through March 8, 1994. Send your receipts to CSEE no later than March 15, 1994.

Deadline alert!

As eager as we are to get all of your news and events into Currents each week, we have deadlines that we must observe in order to get the paper out on time. As indicated on the bottom of page 6 (in the staff box), the deadline for news and calendar items is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday for each Friday's issue. The deadline for Flea Market items is 5 p.m. Friday for the next Friday's issue. We encourage you to send your news and ads to Currents, and we appreciate your cooperation in meeting deadlines.

Rainfall at LBL

Tom Glimme of EH&S's Environmental Monitoring Unit reports that the year-to-date amount measured in the rain gauge atop Bldg. 75 as of midnight, Tuesday, Feb. 8, was 12.31 inches, indicating rainfall of 1.67 inches in the previous seven days. The current rainy season officially began on July 1, 1993.

[February 14] C A L E N D A R [February 18]

14 m o n d a y


8:30 a.m.-noon, Bldg. 71-280; Radiation Protection - Radionuclides (EHS 430) (concludes 2/16); pre-registration required, X6612


9 a.m.-noon, Bldg. 90-4133; Lockout/Tagout Training (EHS 256); pre-registration required, X6612


3:30 p.m., 120 Latimer; S. Lambert, UCB, "Molecular Thermodynamics of Liquid-Liquid Equilibria in Polymers"; A. Kovscek, UCB, "Laboratory and Simulation Studies of Foam Displacement in Porous Media"


3:30 p.m., 3105 Etcheverry; R. Kiyose, Tokai Univ., "Nuclear Education and Training in Japan," Refreshments, 3:15 p.m.


4 p.m., Bldg. 50A-3107; F. Quevedo, Univ. of Neuchâtel, Switzerland, "Duality Symmetries and Their Applications"

15 t u e s d a y


8 a.m.-noon, Bldg. 70A-3377; Crane/Hoist Operator Training (Level 1) (EHS 211); pre-registration required, X6612


10-11:30 a.m., Bldg. 4-102B; Fire Extinguisher Use (EHS 530); pre-registration required, X6554


12:30 p.m., 375 Le Conte; N. Bahcall, Princeton Univ., "Cosmology with Clusters of Galaxies"


1-5 p.m., Bldg. 66-316; Pressure Safety/Compressed Gases (EHS 230); pre-registration required, X6612


2:10 p.m., 430 Birge; B. Greene, Cornell, "Novel Properties of Spacetime in String Theory"


4 p.m., Bldg. 66 Aud.; D. Kingsley, Stanford Univ., "Genetic Analysis of Form and Pattern in Mouse Skeletal Development"

16 w e d n e s d a y


8:30 a.m.-noon, Bldg. 71-280; Radiation Protection - Radionuclides (EHS 430) (continued from 2/14); pre-registration required, X6612


4 p.m., 2 Le Conte; E. Smelloff, Sacramento MUD, "SMUDS Approach to Planning, Commercializing, and Developing Advanced Renewable Energy Technologies," Refreshments, 3:30 p.m., Bldg. T-4 room 100A


4 p.m., 3110 Etcheverry; E. Zukoski, CalTech, "Entrainment in Buoyant Fire Plumes"


4:30 p.m., 1 Le Conte; M. Field, MIT, "Spectral Diagnosis of Disease: A Physicist's Approach," Refreshments, 4 p.m., 375 Le Conte

17t h u r s d a y


8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Bldg. 66-316; First Aid (EHS 116); pre-registration required, X6554


Noon, Bldg. 50 Aud.; C. Darden, NASA, "Lowering the Boom"


1:30 p.m., Bldg. 66 Aud.; D. Gibbs, BNL, "Structure and Phase Behavior of Pt(001) and Its Vicinals"


4 p.m., Bldg. 50A-5132; M. Bissell, LBL, "What's New and Exciting in Life Sciences at LBL," Refreshments, 3:45 p.m.

18 f r i d a y


Noon, Bldg. 50 Aud.; Marijo, Storyteller of African & African-American Folklore



Banana pancakes

Turkey vegetable [(TM)]

Chicken & dumplings

Hot pastrami [(TM)]

South of the Border


Biscuits & gravy

Chicken corn chowder

Bratwurst & kraut

Wayne's tuna melt

Pork chow mein

2:10 p.m., 430 Birge; B. Greene, Cornell, "Novel Properties ofwednesday

Corned beef hash & eggs

Beef barley

Baked lasagna

Turkey sloppy Joe [(TM)]

South of the Border


Blueberry pancakes

Creamy clam chowder

Savory Salisbury steak

Philly cheese steak

Chicken Caesar salad


Ham scramble

Minestrone [(TM)]

Catfish Creole [(TM)]

Sadie's choice

South of the Border


Flea Market ads may be sent via Lab mail to Bldg. 65B, electronic mail to, or via Fax to X6641. The deadline is 5 p.m Friday.


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CARPOOL, Danville to LBL, flexible hrs., or willing to share rides w/others from further out. Shelly, X6123

VANPOOL, rider wanted, Concord to LBL/UCB, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., M-F. Roger Cochran, X5565


HOUSE TO SIT, female visiting student from France, seeks house/apt nr UCB/LBL, from

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RECORD PLAYER. Kaarin, X4041


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KITCHEN TABLE, wood, 30"x45", like new, $50; 2 chairs, plastic, $10. Waltraud, X7363,


MOVING SALE, 4-pc. matching dresser set w/end tables & chest of drwrs, $250. Ed, 525-5341

MOVING SALE, queen sz futon w/cover, $60; table 30"x60", $30; couch table, 30"x60", $10; couch, $20; 2 armchairs, $40 or $30 ea.; 2 chairs $15; bookshelf, 12"x30"x28", $20; telephone $6; coffee maker, $6; boombox, $50; floor lamp, $15, all prices negot.; mountain bike, Raleigh M30, 21.5" frame w/Kryptonite lock, front & rear flashing lights, rain biking permitting fenders, 1 yr old, $250/b.o. Joerg,

849-3947 (after 7 p.m.)

MOVING SALE, all items 15 mos. old, futon, queen sz, incl. cover, $180; baby bed, incl. mattress, $120; TV, Sony, color, 8", remote, $50; vacuum cleaner, $35; carpet, 9.5x12 ft., $50; tables, 3-pc set, $30; table w/4 chairs, $30; 20-pc dish set $20; following items $10 each: round end table, toaster, coffee maker, hairdryer, sleeping bags (never used), $10 ea. 524-5342

MOVING SALE, dining table, oak, $125/b.o.; lamp, $20; kitchen table, $25; elec. oil-filled heater, $25; crib, $25; full sz. bed, $55; end tables, $25; chest of drwrs, $25, misc. items. Claude, X4823, 236-4748

PERFORMANCE RACING BICYCLE, Suntour Superbe Pro components, Look clipless pedals, Scott handlebars, 20" high (bottom bracket to top tube), $850 new, asking $150; Blackburn Trakstand bicycle trainer, $160 new, asking $70; set of china, white w/metal trim, at least 6 complete place settings, $30; 2 oak side chairs, need to be assembled, $10 ea. 644-4450

RING, diamonds in the shape of a heart, sz. 5-1/2, free adjustment, $150. Victor, 204-9540 (after

7 p.m.)

PAINTING-SCULPTURE, 3'x4', solid wood, nature scene on blk lacquer, $4K value, $495; antique table & 6 chairs, hand-carved solid wood, newly reupholstered, orig. $4500, asking $1K; lg. metal desk, household items, etc. Joseph, 642-2496, 530-3475

SKI BOOTS, Asolo Extreme Plus Telemark boots, size 8-1/2 downsize ~1 size from what you normally wear), exc. cond., used for 1 season, new style ratchet buckles, Black Diamond goretex Supergaitors to fit, exc. cond., $325/b.o. for all. David,


SKI BOOTS, Salomon, fits approx. sz. 8, exc. cond., gd for teenage or intermed. skier, used for 2 seasons, $65. H. Matis, X5031, 339-0584

SPEAKERS for surround sound, Cambridge Soundworks model Surround II, like new, cost $250, sell for $150/pr. Jim Guigli, X7231, 262-0526

TYPEWRITER, Coronamatic, Super-12, SCM Smith-Corona, elec., very gd cond., in hard case, looks like new, $30. M. Aljaradi, X4050, 540-7173

WINDOWS SOFTWARE, Word for Windows 2.0, $50; Excel for Windows 4.0, $50; DeltaGraph Pro 2.03, $75. Steve, X6634


ALBANY, spacious 2-bdrm, 2-bth apt, new & quiet condo bldg., dishwasher, washer/dryer, frpl, w-w carpet, 2 garage, nr trans., non-smoking, no pets, $1100/mo. + utils. 527-2688 (eve. & wkend)

ALBANY, unfurn. 2-bdrm apt, quiet neighborhood, coin-op. laundry, cable TV, sunny, garage parking, no pets, $750/mo. + dep., incl. water & garbage. 222-7403, 785-2733

BERKELEY, furn. 1-bdrm, elegant, spacious, view, $750/mo.


BERKELEY, furn. rm w/sep. entrance, pvt. bth, garden view, kitchen & laundry privs., walking distance from LHS, $495/mo. 549-0510

BERKELEY, suite in lg., new,

2-bdrm apt, all new appliances incl. washer/dryer, dishwasher, refrig & microwave., for share w/present tenant, 10 min. walk from BART/LBL shuttle, avail. 3/1, $400/mo. + exp. Camilo, X6532, 845-5442 (after 9 p.m.)

BERKELEY, lower 2-bdrm flat, front & back yds/garden, parking, garage space, 15 min. walk from UCB/LBL shuttle, avail. 2/15, $825/mo.


BERKELEY, furn. studio unit, skylight, parking, TV, sm. garden, 20 min. walk from UCB/LBL shuttle, 5 min. walk from shops, bus & BART, avail. 3/1, $485/mo. 548-9869

BERKELEY, 1+bdrm flat, Rose at Oxford, walk to everything, kitchen, dining room (or extra room), bay view, garden, deck, sunny, can be rented furn., no smokers, avail 3/1, $1K/mo. + dep. 845-8722

BERKELEY (2 listings), 3-bdrm, 2-bth upper duplex, new bldg., fridge, dishwasher, washer/dryer, 2 frpls, Jacuzzi bthtub, w-w carpets, deck, off st. parking, nr dwntn, $1400/mo.; Rm avail. in house, sep. entrance, quiet area, nr Rose Garden, avail. 3/1, $500/mo. David, 525-4470

BERKELEY HILLS, 2-bdrm, 1-bth home, secluded, oak flrs, redwood inside & out, modern appliances, lg. garden, 5 blks from UCB, $1500/mo. incl. water & gardener. 548-1287

NO. BERKELEY, furn 1+bdrm upper flat, frpl, deck, beamed ceiling in LR, carpet, view, pvt phone line, nice neighborhood, nr trans., 3/4 mi. No. of UCB, owner-occupied bldg., pets negot., no smoking, no off-st. parking, short term OK, $1100/mo. + utils. (415)703-7197(msg.)

EL CERRITO HILL, 2-bdrm house, bay view, washer, garage, frpl, lg. fenced yd w/deck, easy to take bus/BART, no pets, avail. 3/8, $1K/mo. 525-8431

KENSINGTON, lg. furn. rm in 4-bdrm house, bay view, frpl, washer/dryer, nr bus stop & Tilden Park, $425/mo.

528-6953 (eve.)

MONTCLAIR, 1-bdrm in-law unit, teak Jacuzzi, manicured garden, lg. deck & more, $700/mo., incl. utils. Linda, 339-9078


LAKE WILDWOOD, nr Grass Valley/Nevada City, furn. 3-bdrm, 2-bth house, lake view, swimming, fishing, golf, tennis. 352-7709 (eve.)

SO. LAKE TAHOE, deluxe townhouse, all amenities, lakefront, nr all play spots. Herbert Newkirk, 422-8845, 455-5595


CAT, affectionate, gray tiger stripe, 2 yr. old neutered male, very playful, likes attention, to gd home. Melissa, X4748

SOFTWARE for older Macs, early versions of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, misc. graphics, low RAM requirements. Cindy, X4642