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Dance Club
Waltz Lesson
Bldg. 51 Lobby

Yoga Club
Class with Inna Belogolovsky
Bldg. 70-191


10 a.m.
EHS 27
Performing an Effective Safety Walk-Around
Bldg. 70-3377

Life Sciences & Genomics
Regulation of Programmed Alternative Pre-mRNA Splicing in Normal Development and in Human Disease
John Conboy
Bldg. 66 Auditorium

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Morning Editions: Corned Beef Hash with 2 Eggs and Toast
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Breakfast Burrito with Roasted Potatoes
Market Carvery: Sweet and Sour Chicken with Rice
The Fresh Grille: Cuban Sandwich with Fries
Menutainment: Cheese Manicotti with Meat or Marinara Sauce

B'fast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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Nuclear Plant Idea
Takes Hold in Fresno


A group of Fresno businessmen announced last Wednesday that they have formed a corporation and signed a letter of intent with a power-plant developer to explore plans for a nuclear reactor in Fresno. But with a California law banning new nuclear plants until the federal government comes up with a plan for safely disposing of spent fuel, the group's efforts could well be in vain, anti-nuclear groups said. Per Peterson, with Berkeley Lab's Accelerator and Fusion Research Division, said he believed that the increasing recognition by politicians of the threat of human-caused global warming could change opinions about nuclear power. Full story.

ALD Simon Featured
In Computing Q&A

Horst Simon, who has been director of DOE's National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) since early 1996, announced last month that he was stepping down in order to focus his energy on the two other positions he holds at Berkeley Lab. Once a new director for NERSC is hired, Simon will concentrate on his duties as Associate Laboratory Director for Computing Sciences and Computational Research Division Director. Simon took some time to talk about his decision and how he sees his future. Go here to read the full Q&A.

Update Address, Name
Change for W-2 Forms

Employees who have moved or had a name change during the last year and did not inform Human Resources or update the information online should do so before Jan. 16 in order to receive a correct 2006 W2 form. Refer to your most recent paycheck or the Employee Self Service website for the current information on record. You may use Employee Self Service to update your information (LDAP username and password required). Employees with an international address or others without access to the website should contact their HR Center for assistance. Update requests can also be made in writing by mail or e-mail. Go here to view HR Center contacts for each Lab division or department.

Employee ID Badge
Required for Access

Employees who plan to come to the Lab during the holiday break are reminded that they must present their ID badges at the security gate in order to gain access. Also, staff must ensure they have proper access to their buildings, as security is not permitted to grant access through any card reader controlled door. Visitors will be permitted at the Lab during this time.

Wide Area Network
Connection Upgraded

The IT Division will be upgrading LBLnet's wide area network connection tomorrow from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. During this period, traffic between the Lab and the Internet will be interrupted but internal Lab networking will not. For questions, call x4144 or x7913.

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High: 52° (11° C)
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Emergency: Call x7911
Cell Phones: Call 911
Non-emergency Incident Reporting: Call x6999

SECON level 3

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