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Today

Noon
Yoga Club
Class with Inna Belogolovsky

Bldg. 70-191

Noon
Dance Club
Fox Trot Lesson

Bldg. 51 Lobby

Noon
EAA
Giants-Dodgers Ticket Sale

Cafeteria Lobby


Tomorrow

9 a.m.
EHS 348
Chemical Hygiene and Safety
Bldg. 70A-3377

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Health Care Facilitator
Onsite Dental Service

Cafeteria Lobby

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
EHS
Computer Mouse Replacement/Evaluation
Cafeteria Lawn

5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Tennis Club
Annual Tournament
Hearst Courts

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Breakfast: Breakfast Quesadilla with Sour Cream, Salsa and Beans
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Pineapple Pancakes with Canadian Bacon
Carvery: Chicken Piccata

Pizza: Pesto with Roasted Eggplant
Deli: Ham and Cheddar Prestini
Grill: Meatloaf Sandwich with Fries
Cultural Cuisines: Pasta Bar

B'fast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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Construction Bids Close
For Helios Building

A final call for construction bids on the proposed Helios building, which will house alternative energy research conducted by Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley, was issued on Friday. Sealed bids are due by 2 p.m. on Sept. 11. Four pre-qualified bidders will be allowed to compete for the building project, which will cost an estimated $160 million, including $125 million in construction costs. As of Friday, DPR Construction, Hunt Construction Group and McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., and Rudolph and Slettin, Inc., had responded to the call. The building, to be located next to the Molecular Foundry, is projected to be open by fall 2010.

Wells, left, Tang, center, and Selkowitz

Senator Boxer Staffers Learn About Lab Research

Two representatives of Senator Barbara Boxer toured the Lab on Friday to learn more about the research that takes place here. Matt Wells, Boxer’s Science and Technology Legislative Assistant, and Jennifer Tang, a Bay Area field representative, heard from Lab Director Steve Chu, Advanced Light Source Deputy Director Ben Feinberg, Steve Selkowitz of the Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Materials Sciences Deputy Director Mark Alper, and Horst Simon, Associate Lab Director for Computing.

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IN THE NEWS

Anderson

Story on ‘Innovators’
Appears on Local TV

Video of a story on two Berkeley Lab researchers who were featured in Friday's edition of Today at Berkeley Lab for their inclusion in Technology Review’s “Top Innovators Under 35” is available on KGO-TV’s website. The piece features Lab materials scientists Rachel Segalman and J. Craig Anderson. Also included in the video is Berkeley Lab life scientist Adam Arkin, in whose lab Anderson works. Go here to watch the video.

PEOPLE


Promotion of Staff
At Site Access Office

Houston, left, and Hernandez

Landmark Protection, the Lab’s new security force contractor, has announced the promotion of Sam Houston to Site Access Manager.   Houston has served as the Site Access Badge Office Administrator for the past four years. His new responsibilities include parking, key requests and approvals, security incident/ theft reporting, and staffing the Lab’s emergency response team security role. Houston fills this role upon the departure of Jim Breckinridge who, after 10 years with the Lab, is pursuing outside career opportunities. Landmark has also announced the promotion of Angel Hernandez, a recent Cal graduate, to the position of Badge Office Administrator. Hernandez has staffed the Badge Office for the past year under the direction of Houston.

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Lab’s Tennis Club
Sponsors Tournament


Staff who enjoy playing tennis are invited to participate in the Lab Tennis Club’s eighth annual tournament tomorrow and Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. Competition will take place on the campus’s Hearst Courts, located near the intersection of Bancroft Ave. and Bowditch St., just opposite the UC Berkeley Art Museum. Lab guests and contractors, as well as employee friends and families, are invited to participate. To register, send e-mail with your name, phone number, playing level (beginner, intermediate, or advanced), and interest in doubles and/or singles here. Doubles partners will be arranged.

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Z-Lot Update: Front Half Now Open for Parking

As work continues on a gas leak in a main pipeline, the “Z” parking lot above the cafeteria will have half of its spaces open for vehicles. Construction will begin in September on replacement of a deteriorating steel pipe with a polyethylene pipe. No interruption of service is anticipated during the work. For information, contact Mike Dong.

‘Mouse to Lunch
Day’ Tomorrow

Environment, Health and Safety ergonomic experts will be in the cafeteria from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. tomorrow to replace computer mouse units, share information and evaluate mouse posture. For more information, call x5818.

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High: 69 (21 C)
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Emergency: Call x7911
Cell Phones: Call 911
Non-emergency Incident Reporting: Call x6999


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