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July 12, 1996


Lab pioneer leaves legacy of innovation, accomplishment

Wiegand considered genius at building experimental equipment

By Lynn Yarris

Clyde E. Wiegand, one of Berkeley Lab's most accomplished experimental physicists, died at home in Oakland on Friday, July 5, of prostate cancer. He was 81.

Colleagues remember Wiegand as a genius at building experimental equipment. He was perhaps best known for his central role in the discovery of the antiproton in 1955. As a member of the experimental team that included Emilio Segrè, Owen Chamberlain and Thomas Ypsilantis, Wiegand was a key contributor to all phases of the experiment. Segrè and Chamberlain won the 1959 Nobel prize in physics for the discovery of the antiproton. Inexplicably, Wiegand did not share in the award, although Segrè and Chamberlain always acknowledged his critical contributions to the success of the experiment.

Chamberlain had been a colleague of Wiegand since their student days together.

"It was truly an honor and a pleasure to work closely with Clyde Wiegand," he said. "He was unequaled in his ability to put together an experiment and make it work. He frequently opened my eyes to new experimental possibilities."

Wiegand is also credited with being a prolific technical innovator. In the late 1940s, he developed one of the first distributed amplifiers, a precursor of the kind of high-speed electronics widely used today in many fields of science and technology. The unique electronic counters that he designed and built were used to identify antiprotons.

"Clyde Wiegand was among the first to realize the tremendous importance of coupling detection systems and computers," said Herb Steiner, a principal investigator in the Physics Division and one-time graduate student of Wiegand. "It was typical of his ability to come up with clever solutions to technical problems."

Wiegand also spent time at CERN, the European laboratory for particle physics in Geneva, where he set up electronic systems that were crucial for getting the experimental facility there started. In the 1970s, he opened an important new field of physics with his studies of kaonic atoms, an exotic type of hybrid atom in which subatomic particles known as k-mesons are bound to a normal atomic nucleus. This research yielded important information for both nuclear and particle physics.

Although he officially retired in 1980 after 38 years at the Laboratory, Wiegand continued to be an active scientist. In the late 1980s, he developed an electronic cooling system for use with sensitive low temperature x-ray detectors. He was working with the Lab's Measurement Sciences Group (MSG) up until about two months ago, when his illness finally forced him to stop. His most recent work involved the development of state-of-the-art electronics for x-ray and gamma-ray detectors that can be used aboard spacecraft or adapted to terrestrial applications. MSG's Norm Madden, who worked closely with Wiegand, said Wiegand was a valuable "sounding board" for the group, especially in finding the right approach to solving problems in electronic instrumentation designs.

"Despite his years, Clyde was remarkably robust," Madden said. "His suggestions were always very helpful, and he will be missed as a scientist as well as a friend. His death is a loss to our group."

Wiegand was born on May 23, 1915, in Long Beach, Wash. He attended elementary school in Oakland before his family moved to Salem, Ore. He received his undergraduate degree from Willamette University in 1940, and began his graduate work in physics at UC Berkeley in 1941. As a grad student in Segrè's research group, Wiegand went to Los Alamos to work on the Manhattan Project in 1943, and was with Robert Oppenheimer in Alamogordo at the first detonation of the atomic bomb. He returned to the Berkeley campus in 1946 and received his Ph.D. in 1950 under the direction of Segrè at the Radiation Laboratory of Ernest O. Lawrence.

Wiegand was a man of varied interests outside physics. He traveled throughout the world shooting home movies, collecting footage from all seven continents, the Easter Islands, the Galapagos, and other places of interest. He hiked the Himalayas, camping on both Mount Everest and K-2, piloted his own plane, played the organ, and was an avid ham radio operator. He loved listening to Big Band music, watching the Oakland A's, and growing apricots and boysenberries, which he canned for family and friends.

Wiegand is survived by his wife Della and three children: Jeanne of Pinole; Gary of Carmel, and Arthur of Denver.

Services will be private. Friends wishing to make a donation on behalf of Clyde Wiegand may contact Zero Population Growth, 1400 16th St., N.W., Suite 320, Washington, D.C. 20036.


NERSC Center accepting user applications

Computing resources available to Lab researchers

By Lynn Yarris

Have you filed your ERCAP request yet? All principal investigators receiving funds from DOE's Office of Energy Research (ER) are eligible to participate in the Energy Research Computing Allocation Process, or ERCAP. This is the process by which qualified researchers gain access to the high-performance computing resources of Berkeley Lab's National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center at no additional cost.

By now, most of you know that the NERSC Center has been transferred to Berkeley Lab from Lawrence Livermore National Lab. But what does this mean to the scientific community here and at other national laboratories, as well as universities and private industry research organizations?

In recent years, high-performance computation has evolved into an element of scientific investigation that is on par with theory and physical experimentation. For situations where physical experiments are not possible or are too costly, computer simulation or modeling can be a viable avenue of research. There are myriad other applications as well--providing you have the right resources.

The resources at the NERSC Center presently include one Cray C-90 and one Cray J-90 machine. By the end of the summer, a Cray T3E will have been added. Two more J-90 machines are scheduled to arrive by early fall, and a fourth J-90 is due in late fall. The C-90 boasts 16 central processing units with a peak speed of one billion arithmetic operations per second. The J-90 machines are shared memory multiprocessors with eight gigabytes of central memory. The T3E is designed for massively parallel processing. It will initially have 128 processors, but can be expanded up to 512 processors. Each processor has 256 megabytes of memory and a peak speed of 600 million arithmetic operations per second.

This collection of hardware will make the NERSC Center the largest unclassified scientific computing resource on the West Coast. Access to the Center's resources is virtually instantaneous from anywhere in the country through a high-speed network called ESnet. This network can move information at speeds up to 155,000,000 bits per second. Compare this to the 28,000 bits per second transmission speed of the fastest phone modems and it is easy to understand why thousands of ER-funded researchers have enrolled as NERSC Center users in the past.

To determine if these resources can benefit your ER-funded research, and if so, which would best suit your needs, the NERSC Center offers a staff of consultants who may be reached at They may also be reached by phone between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. If calling from the Laboratory, dial X8600. If off-site, the number is 1-800-66NERSC.

The NERSC Center is currently accepting ERCAP requests for FY97 (Oct. 1, 1996, through Sept. 30, 1997). Requests are made for computational time measured in computer resource units (CRUs). Each CRU represents one hour of weighted time on a specific machine. Requests for computational time must be accompanied by requests for archival storage as measured in megabytes. The deadline for accepting ERCAP applications is Friday, Aug. 16.

Qualified researchers may obtain and submit ERCAP requests through the internet via the World Wide Web. Prospective users may check the NERSC Web pages at All the necessary forms and instructions can be found at

Shortly after Aug. 16, all ERCAP requests for FY97 will be sent to the appropriate DOE committees for review. Requests for time on the C-90 or J-90 machines, both of which employ vector architecture and similar user environments, will be reviewed separately from requests for the massively parallel processing on the T3E.

The criteria for judging all requests are the same: scientific merit of the proposed research; potential for significant progress; appropriateness of resources; and record of accomplishments. Those requesting time on the T3E need to answer additional questions. Decisions on the FY97 ERCAP requests will be announced by Sept. 25


Summer Lecture Series

William McCurdy, associate laboratory director for computing sciences, will be the next speaker in the Summer Lecture Series. He will discuss "The Year 2000 and Beyond in Large Scale Scientific Computing" at noon on Wednesday, July 17, in the Bldg. 50 Auditorium.

Prior to joining Berkeley Lab in November 1995, McCurdy was associate laboratory director for computing sciences and director of the National Energy Research Supercomputer Center at Lawrence Livermore National Lab. His principal research interests are dynamic processes and scattering theory, particularly as related to the development of techniques for calculations on electron-molecule scattering and molecular photoionization.

All employees, students and guests are invited to attend these brown-bag, non-technical talks, all scheduled for noon to 1 p.m., Wednesdays:


A fond farewell

CAPTION: Alan Schriesheim, retiring director of Argonne National Laboratory (see Newswire), visited the 88-Inch Cyclotron on June 19 to "kick the tires" of Gammasphere, the nuclear science detector that will be moving to Argonne next year from its birthplace at Berkeley Lab. Schriesheim was given a "farewell" tour of the Lab by Director Charles Shank (center), during which he also shared his perspectives with division directors on his 13 years at Argonne. Gammasphere project director Frank Stephens (right) explained the intricacies of the device to his guests.


UCB Chancellor Tien to resign

Chang-Lin Tien announced July 9 that he will step down as chancellor of UC Berkeley no later than June 30, 1997. By then, he will have served seven years as head of the nation's top-ranked public university.

Tien, 60, is the first Asian-American ever to lead a major American research university. During his first six years as chancellor, he helped raise more than $780 million. Funding for extramural research has grown by 35 percent, to $318 million for the last academic year. This past year a report by the prestigious National Research Council ranked UC Berkeley at the forefront of the nation's research universities.

In a statement to university staff and faculty, Tien said: "I have chosen to leave next year because the campus is at a high point in its history. There is no better time than now for me to pass the baton to a new leader."

UC President Richard Atkinson called Tien "one of the great leaders in the history of the university and the Berkeley campus." He said Tien's departure would be a loss to the University. "Throughout his tenure, Chang-Lin has been a strong and effective advocate for the faculty, a friend and counselor to students, and a supportive colleague to staff," Atkinson said. "He has been the most prolific fund-raiser in Berkeley campus history and has maintained the stellar quality of the Berkeley faculty despite the fiscal difficulties of the past several years."

Tien said he has made no plans for his future beyond returning to his teaching and research at UC Berkeley and spending more time with his wife, Di-Hwa, and their three children, all graduates of UC Berkeley.


In Memoriam--Ransome Camp

Ransome Camp, a contract specialist with the DOE-Oakland Operations Office, died on June 14. He was 42.

A DOE employee since 1979, Camp was a native of Newport News, Va., and a 20-year resident of the Bay Area. He was active in sports and very involved in coaching and officiating youth sports organizations.

Camp is survived by his wife, Irma Aronce-Camp; son Chawn, 20, of Oregon; daughter Nina Nicole, 6; 2-week-old son Nicholas; mother Lottie Camp; and sister Carolyn Camp, both of Virginia.

A trust fund has been set up for his children. Donations may be sent to Irma Aronce-Camp, 500 Westlake Ave., Daly City, CA 94014


A matter of pride

CAPTION: Former Berkeley Mayor Jeffrey Shattuck Leiter ponders one of many questions asked during a Gay Pride Month presentation held here on June 27 in the Bldg. 50 auditorium. Leiter spoke about his experiences as an openly gay man in the local business and political scene. A scion of a prominent East Bay family, Leiter's skills as a mediator and history as a civic leader were central in the city council's decision to appoint him mayor in 1994. He said he his strengths are somehow connected to being gay.

Leiter also discussed his perspective on the divisiveness of Berkeley politics. He has served on numerous boards of directors and trustees, including the UC Berkeley Chancellor's Advisory Council and the YMCA. He is also a past president of the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce. Leiter was introduced by long time friend and city council member Linda Maio, who is division administrator for Chemical Sciences.

Anthony Palmer of the AIDS Project of the East Bay also visited the Lab in June. His talk, "HIV and AIDS: Understanding the Illness," focused on perceptions of the disease and people with it in the workplace. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt


What's hot on the Web

Research Review, several new websites ready for accessing

The new issue of the Lab's Research Review magazine is online, and can be accessed from the Berkeley Lab home page. Published by the Public Information Department, the magazine includes 17 articles, with photos, covering a wide range of Lab research. Featured articles include "Breast Cancer: The Battle Within"; "Science on the Surface: Gearing Up for the Age of Nanotechnology"; "Supercomputing: Berkeley's Beehive of Science"; and "Tiny Metal Libraries: A Big Tool for Materials Scientists."

Since the inception of the Web here, aerogels have been a perennially popular subject with people from all over the world who access the Lab's online information. Responding to literally hundreds of queries, the Microstructured Materials Group, led by the Energy and Environment Division's Arlon Hunt, has created the World Wide Web's definitive aerogel site.

This project, at, provides technical information to the growing community of industry and academic researchers interested in developing this promising featherweight material.

The Structural Biology Division has a new website at The online publication includes a director's message, personnel directory, a catalog of research interests, description of user facilities, and a "survival handbook."

The Laboratory's Community Relations program also has a new website. At, it includes forms for individuals organizations to use to request a tour of the Lab or a visit from a member of Berkeley Lab's speakers Bureau.


Fourth-grade "electrons" charge the Advanced Light Source

How do you explain a synchrotron to a group of eager 9- and 10-year-olds? You dub them electrons and send them whizzing through a virtual ALS obstacle course, making them throw out imaginary beams of light whenever they wiggle through a a series of soccer cones (a "wiggler") or encounter a corner (a "bend magnet").

This was just the beginning of an ALS adventure for 40 fourth-grade students from Cox Elementary School in Oakland. Next on the agenda was a tour of the real synchrotron, highlighted by visits to the accelerator and the control room. The students then had the opportunity to become amateur scientists by making electrons move with magnets and computer monitors and by exploring the nature of polarized light through hands-on activities at a polarization table. Their visit to the ALS literally ended with a bang when they watched "Cool Science" demonstrations on the ALS patio and saw what happens to flowers and racquet balls immersed in liquid nitrogen.

This tour is part of an ongoing educational outreach program at the ALS to inspire young scientists. Other activities include last March's ALS Workshop for Teachers and an upcoming week-long visit to the ALS by the U.S. National Science Bowl Champions. Contributed by Elizabeth Moxon

CAPTION: A polarizing experience--With the help of TEID-ALS team member Donna Dixon (center), fourth-grade students explore the properties of light by noting the differences between polarized and unpolarized sunglasses at the ALS.


More fun facts about the ALS

Here are some more fun and fascinating facts about the Advanced Light Source, as compiled by the TEID ALS team.

How big or how small?

How do you stop the electron beam in an

The electron beam in the machine can be stopped very quickly. This is done by turning off the accelerating chambers (rf cavities), which normally replenish the electrons' energy every time they go around the storage ring. Without this energy boost, but still under the influence of the bend magnets, the electrons will begin to spiral inward and collide with other electrons and the inner wall of the vacuum chamber. Each collision causes the electrons to lose energy until ultimately the beam is completely eliminated. The whole process of stopping the beam takes 10 milliseconds!

How many times do the electrons go around in the storage ring?

They go around it 1.5 million times a second; so in 4 hours the average electron goes around the ring 21.6 billion times.


Lab welcomes new employees

The Laboratory welcomed the following new employees in May and June, 1996:

Clayton Bagwell Jr., NERSC
William Barber, NERSC
Roger Burch, NERSC
Thomas Caronna, Facilities
David Chandler, Chemical Sciences
Berbie Chu, Life Sciences
Philip Coleman, E&E
David Collins, Life Sciences
Judy Fassler, Operations
James Gagliardi, NERSC
Bruce Gribbin, Facilities
Gregory Gruber, Life Sciences
Denise Iles, Facilities
Roy Kaltschmidt, ICSD
Michael Kritscher, Engineering
Stephen Lau, NERSC
Michelle Lee, Life Sciences
Arnold Liao, Life Sciences
Michael Lijewski, NERSC
Steven Lowe, NERSC
James Maher, Life Sciences
Maisie Mok, Life Sciences
Emmy Randol, NERSC
Wolf Read, E&E
Robert Ritchey, NERSC
Richard Schnetz, NERSC
Jacqueline Scoggins, NERSC
Carol Sholin, Life Sciences
Leon Smith, NERSC
Ping Tak Tang, NERSC
Penelope Tucker, Life Sciences
Jack Velasco, Facilities
Sisira Weeratunga, NERSC
Jeffrey Weiner, Directorate
Jinger Xie, Life Sciences


Bldg. 50 auditorium to close for remodeling

The Bldg. 50 auditorium is getting a facelift. The facility will be closed for two weeks, Aug. 5-16, as it receives a new coat of interior paint and a new roof. Questions about the project may be directed to Dave McPherson at X6022. The Bldg. 66 auditorium will continue to be available for use during this time.


Employees' Arts Council to host tour of Thorsen house in Berkeley

Rare opportunity to view Greene and Greene classic

The Laboratory's Employees' Arts Council is sponsoring a docent-led tour of the William R. Thorsen House, a Greene and Greene classic bungalow in Berkeley, at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10, before the residence opens to the public.

Reservations for this rare opportunity to view the house are available from Mary Clary at X4940. Discounted tickets are $13 each; children 12 and under are free and must be accompanied by an adult.

In 1909, Charles Sumner Greene and his brother, Henry Mather Greene, built the Thorsen House at 2307 Piedmont Ave. (at Bancroft) in Berkeley. The commission was the last of the Greenes' "ultimate bungalows," an elaborate wooden residence with furnishings designed and crafted during the Greenes' classic high period. Now owned by the Sigma Phi Society, the house has been a fraternity since 1943.

The exhibition includes all of the Greenes' original furnishings, which have been temporarily re-installed in the house, as well as the original Oriental rugs used by the Thorsen family. This is the only Greene and Greene house of its kind in Northern California and this is the only time the house will be open for viewing with its original furniture. The exhibition runs through August 18.

A concurrent exhibit of Greene and Greene drawings is also on display at the University Art Museum, just two blocks from the Thorsen House.

Additional information on the exhibition and the Greenes is available on the Web at .


Berkeley Lab Family Day Picnic

Sunday, Aug. 25 -- WaterWorld USA

Surf's up! Berkeley Lab employees, family and guests are invited to this year's Family Day, to be held at the newly expanded WaterWorld USA in Concord from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 25.

Waterworld USA features 24 acres of Caribbean-themed wet n'wild attractions. Wild Water Kingdom, which covers more than an acre, features two new shotgun slides and six new mini-slides for the younger set. There is also a multi-level pool featuring such attractions as cargo climbing nets, a toddler area, waterfalls and the cannonball mini-slides. Free inner-tubes are available for all attractions.

There will be a barbecue picnic from 12:30-2 p.m., and unlimited soft drinks from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Experience the Dunk Tank, or a game of volleyball. Other traditional picnic games will be played in the private picnic area, Luau Cove. Visit the East Bay Beach Club for DJ-hosted dancing, contests and much more fun.

Tickets will be on sale at the cafeteria from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. weekdays, beginning July 15. Tickets are $17 each; children 3 and under are free. Tickets are also available by mail.

For more information, contact Employees Activities Association members Rachel McGee at X7831, or Mary Clary at X4940.


No more button pushing needed at Strawberry Gate

Facilities has completed the moderization of the Strawberry Canyon Gate, says Bob Keck of the Electric Shop. Outbound drivers no longer need to push a button to open the gate after hours. Simply pull up to within 4 feet of the gate and it will open automatically


4th annual summer student picnic

All summer students and their mentors are invited to attend the Laboratory's fourth annual summer student picnic, which will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, July 19, on the patio area between Bldgs 2 & 6. The picnic will feature a barbecue and live jazz entertainment.

Organized by the members of the African American Employees Association, the picnic is held to thank all students and mentors for their contributions to the Laboratory and to welcome all those who recently arrived here for the summer. The Laboratory-sponsored event is made possible through contributions from the African American Employee Association, the Work Force Diversity Office, and a number of employees who volunteer their time and cooking skills.


N e w s w i r e


Thomas F. Budinger, head of the Center for Functional Imaging in the Life Sciences Division, has received the 17th Annual Georg Charles de Hevesy Nuclear Medicine Pioneer Award. The award was presented on June 3 in Denver at the annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine. Budinger was honored for his long standing contribution to the field of nuclear medicine and his pioneering application of tomography to magnetic resonance and nuclear medicine imaging.

Another victory for firefighters:

Firefighters Harold Blair, Gary Dunbar and Barry Tweedell celebrated another stellar finish in the bowling competition at the annual California State Firefighters Olympics last month in Sacramento. Blair won a gold medal as overall high scorer for all events, and was a finalist with Dunbar in the doubles competition. Tweedell reached the semifinals in doubles with Gil Luna of Sacramento. Berkeley Lab firefighters have won bowling medals in six of the the last seven years of competition. Proceeds from this year's Twenty-fifth Annual Firefighters Olympics go to the Burn Foundation.

IBM executive named new ANL director:

Argonne National Laboratory has a new director. Dean Eastman, 56, an expert on the electronic properties of materials and spectroscopy, and vice president of technical strategy and development re-engineering for IBM's Server Group, has been named director of ANL, effective immediately. He replaces Alan Schriesheim, who announced his retirement last October after having served as ANL's director since 1983. One of Schreisheim's last official acts as head of ANL was to name Berkeley Lab's Glenn Seaborg an "Honorary Director" of ANL. Eastman has spent 33 years with IBM in various capacities, including director of hardware development in re-engineering and vice president of systems technology and science in the research division. While at IBM, he started up 15 new businesses, a process he says required him to "look at everything a venture capitalist would." Eastman holds bachelor's, master's, and doctorate degrees in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is co-author of 180 publications and holds three patents.


Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events at Berkeley Lab


The Berkeley Lab Calendar is published biweekly here on the World Wide Web and in Currents by the Public Information Department. Employees can list a meeting, class, or event in the Calendar by using this submission form. The deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. on Monday in the week that Currents is published.

In addition to the events listed below, Berkeley Lab's Washington, D.C. Projects office is hosting a Science and Technology Seminars series. 

Scientific Conferences




Classical Group Rehearsal, 5-7 p.m. in the cafeteria, for info. contact Wesley Steele at X7893.





"The Year 2000 and Beyond in Large Scale Scientific Computing" will be presented by William McCurdy of Computing Sciences at noon in the Bldg. 50 Auditorium.


Officer's meeting at 12:10 p.m. in Bldg. 2-100


Folk Group Rehearsal, 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria, for info. contact Larry Bell at X5406.



"Xenobioatic Metabolism By Phanerochaete Chrysosporium, Lignin Peroxidase or Not" will be presented by Seth Kullman of UCD at noon in Bldg. 50A-5132.


"The Ice Bilayer on Pt(111): Nucleation, Structure and Melting" will be presented by Markus Morgenstern of Forschungszentrum Juelich (KFA), Germany, at 1:30 p.m. in the Bldg. 66 Auditorium.


"Review of the Snowmass Workshop" will be presented by Takeo Moroi and Jose Pelaez of LBNL at 4 p.m. in Bldg. 50A-5132; refreshments, 3:40 p.m.



"Scaling Laws in Turbulence" will be presented by Alexandre Chorin of LBNL/UCB, at 10:30 a.m. in the Bldg. 71 conference room.



7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. near Bldg. 77


Classical Group Rehearsal, 5-7 p.m. in the cafeteria, for info. contact Wesley Steele at X7893.



ISS's new Web-based Oracle Data

Warehouse system, IRIS, will be demonstrated at noon in the Bldg. 50 Auditorium by Mark Dedlow.PHYSICS DIVISION


"The Tevatron Collider Beyond Run II" will be presented by Steve Kuhlmann of ANL at 4 p.m. in Bldg. 50A-5132; refreshments, 3:40 p.m.

Wed., JULY 24


"Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Can Policies Make a Difference?" will be presented by Mark Levine of the Energy and Environment Division at noon in the Bldg. 50 Auditorium.


Folk Group Rehearsal, 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria, for info. contact Larry Bell at X5406.



"In Situ Bioremediation at Hanford: The Application of Fundamental Research in Subsurface Science" will be presented by Blaine Metting of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory at noon in Bldg. 50A-5132.




F l e a M a r k e t

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


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ENGINE, Ford 390, w/C6 manual trans., carburetor, headers, etc., like new. 906-9786


CARPOOL, rider wanted, from Vacaville-Fairfield area to LBNL, Mon.-Fri., work hrs. 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m., arrive at LBNL at approx. 6:45 a.m. Mark, X4671

VANPOOL, riders wanted from Larkspur (7:10 a.m.) to UCB (7:45 a.m.)/LBNL (7:50 a.m.), leave LBNL (4:50 p.m.)/UCB (5 p.m.), commuter checks accepted. Nobu, X4585


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CHILD/CHILDREN for our exc. baby-sitter who is looking to expand her working hrs., avail. weekday mornings except Wed., & part of the wkend. Miguel, X6443, 526-5291

EXERCISE BIKE, air or high weight wheel, must be in gd cond. Marek, X5029, 582-5867

FILE CABINETS, 2-drwr or a 4-drwr file cabinet, letter size. X4372

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MCDONALDS STAMPS, need 520 or 512, will split 1/3/negot. Julie, X4583, 232-6919

SOFA or cot, cheap. 644-2372


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MODEM, Hayes Accura 14.4 bps FAX/modem, like new, works for both Mac & PC, orig. Windows software & manuals, $55. Ernesto, 643-8843

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MOVING SALE, queen size waterbed, pine - dark finish, incl. bookshelf headboard, padded rails, heater & 4 yr. old waveless mattress, gd cond., $150; pine roll top desk, hand-finished dark stain, work surface 17" x 41", $50. Henry, X4083, 223-4868

MOVING SALE, 6-pc. sectional couch, russet velour, $200/b.o.; 6' couch, tan/brown, $40/b.o.; twin bed mattress, box spring, frame, $20/b.o.; 4'x6' wall hanging/throw rug, earth tones. $20/b.o. 527-3612

SEGA GENESIS & Sega CD, exc. cond., 2 controllers, 1 CD & 12 games, $150/b.o. Lisa, X5521

SURFBOARD, custom-made 6' Chuck Vinson, quad-fins, grn, w/leash, no dings or soft spots, $75/b.o.; water ski, O'Brien Le Pointe-Radius R, 67", exc. cond., $75. Alan, 763-4224

TANDEM BICYCLE, '96 Montague Tri-Frame folding Tandem, winner of Popular Mechanics '95 Design & Engr. Award, ridden only at the Northwest Tandem rally in Klamath Falls, OR, full sz. tandem that folds at the seat tubes to a 3x3x1 size for easy storage & travel, $2300. Mark, X7472

TV, 25" GE, VCR 4-head, Toshiba, many features, both 1 yr. old, $220 ea. X6878, 528-3408

WASHER & DRYER, Kenmore, gd cond., $300/both. X6836, 673-0505

WATER FILTERS, NSA, sink installation. Marek, X5029, 582-5867

WINDSURFER, O'Brien Sensation beginner board, complete w/rig & barely used sail, $200. Paul, X4192, 215-5708


ALBANY, unfurn. 2 master bdrm condo, sec. garage, nr BART & E.C. Plaza, no pets, no smoking, avail. 8/1, $1030/mo. Mrs. Kim, 524-4199

ALBANY, Curtis St. (between Hopkins & Marin Ave.), furn. 1-bdrm cottage, sublet, 8/12 thru 12/6, no smokers, incl. 2 cats, $700/mo. 527-9046

BERKELEY, Grizzly Peak Blvd., 3-bdrm, 1-bth house, kitchen, living rm, garden, starts betw. 7/24 & 8/1, lease is $1650/mo., incl. garbage, 1 bdrm occupied thru Sept. 642-1463, 843-5942

BERKELEY (2 listings), Thousand Oaks Dist. in-law apt, sm., $650/mo.; rms in Elmwood home, incl. bkfast, $450/mo. 849-2056, 273-9012 (msg)

BERKELEY, Elmwood, furn. 1-bdrm+ apt, sunny, quiet, walk to UCB & public trans., lg. garden terrace overlooking Berkeley Hills, split-level w/lg. windows, linen, dishes, TV, hi-fi, VCR, microwave, for non-smoker, avail. early Aug. (flex.), min. 10 mo., $885/mo. 843-6325 (lv. msg.)

BERKELEY, 1 rm in 3-bdrm, 2-bth condo in new UC faculty/staff complex, non-smoker to share kitchen & dining areas, washer/dryer, semi-pvt. bathroom, $400/mo. X7916

BERKELEY HILLS, furn. 2-bdrm, 1-bth house, washer/dryer, on #8 & #63 AC bus lines, walk to LHS, LBNL & UCB, avail. 8/1, $1350/mo. 841-2837

BERKELEY HILLS, furn. 1-bdrm, 1-bth apt, newly remodeled, nr shopping & trans., non smoker, $875/mo. + utils. 524-8308

BERKELEY HILLS, 5-bdrm house, walk to UCB & LBNL, avail. 7/21 - 8/19, $1500. 704-0538, 845-7929 (FAX)

NO. BERKELEY, in-law apt, avail. early July, pvt. entrance, deck, convenient location, nr public trans. & Solano shopping, non-smoker, $485/mo. (incl. util.) J. Klems, 528-9522

NO. BERKELEY, nr LBNL/UCB, part. furn, 5-bdrm, 3-bth house, 2-story, bay view, frpl, decks, LR, DR, avail. mid-July, $2200/mo. + utils., possibly addt'l studio. 845-2901, 524-4654

NO. BERKELEY HILLS, lg., antique furn. room w/views in shared home, non-smoker, washer/dryer, 1 mi. from UCB, $460/mo. + share util. 527-2123, 233-8040 (eve.)

CASTRO VALLEY, unfurn./furn. 2-bdrm, laundry, kitchen privs., avail. 8/1, $400/mo. + util. Marek, X5029, 582-5867

CROCKETT, 3-bdrm, 2-bth house, secluded w/trees, spacious living rm, lg. wrap-around deck w/Carquinez Strait view, 15 mi. to LBNL, 5 min. to I-80, $1050/mo. Frank, 540-0838

EL CERRITO, 6623 Waldo, 1-bdrm townhouse, convenient loc., pvt. yd, 1 yr. lease, $695/mo. + $1K dep. 235-3983

EL CERRITO, nr Fat Apples, furn. 2+ bdrm, 1-bth house, washer & dryer, garage, yd, no pets. Pat, X4128, Diane, 791-8257

EL SOBRANTE, share spacious, rural house w/pvt bdrm & ofc., 25 min. to Berkeley, lots of yd/shop/storage & living space, pets OK, no smoking, $575/mo. X6129

KENSINGTON, furn. 3-bdrm house, lg. garden, 1 cat, avail. July & Aug., $1200/mo. 526-2007

LAFAYETTE, furn. 3-bdrm, 2-bath apt on cul-de-sac, pool, nr BART, no smoking, no pets, for Aug., $600. Kathleen, X6356

WANTED: 3-bdrm house to rent, prefer Berkeley Hills, for 2 scientists & child, quiet, non-smokers, long-term Berkeley residents, ~$1500/mo. Marc/Karina, 548-1674

WANTED: short term shared housing, apt in Berkeley, for 2 visiting grad students, from 8/13 - 9/26, non smokers, price range $400-500 ea., +39-11-6707342, +39-11-6691104 (FAX)

WANTED: 1-bdrm apt, studio or cottage for 1 mo. rental or sublet to LBNL employee for Aug. Sarah, (202) 233-9094,

WANTED: studio/1-bdrm flat for responsible, clean, quiet female grad student, non-smoker, no pets, for long term rental, starting 8/15 or earlier, prefer safe neighborhood, price range $400-$500/mo. Carla, 525-1756

WANTED: 2-3 bedroom house for visiting Swedish LBNL postdoc w/wife & newborn child from July-Aug. for approx. 1 yr., prefer furn. but will consider unfurn. Mats,, -46-8-7533874, -46-8-158674 (FAX)

WANTED: short term housing for German LBNL/ALS post-doc w/spouse, Aug. only. Winni, (+49)40 4398236, (+49) 5452 665

WANTED: 1-bdrm, cottage, apt or share, unfurn., for LBNL employee. Steven, X6966, 204-9494


BERKELEY, Oregon & Fulton, 2-bdrm, 1-bath townhouse/condo, 1 mi. walking distance to UCB, pvt. yd, $119K/b.o. 235-3983

BERKELEY HILLS, 3-bdrm, 3-bth house, family rm, dbl garage, immediate occupancy, $365K. Stan, X6849, Ruth, 528-2430



KINDLING, 1 or 2 pickup truck loads, you bring truck & I'll help load, in El Sobrante area. Alan, X7700, 758-7104


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