Published weekly for employees of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Friday, June 27, 2003 Vol. 28, No. 25 Israeli expert discusses Steve Hunt, Jens Mahler retire role of state sponsorship in global terror attacks Associate Director For Laboratory Ser- By Stephen Wampler vices Steve Hunt will NEWSLINE STAFF WRITER retire today after a long and illustrious career at State sponsorship is at the core of world terrorism, the Laboratory. Hunt an Israeli counter-terrorism consultant stated this week. has been the associate Yoram Schweitzer, a researcher for the Israeli director for Laboratory Army and a consultant to the Sydney and Athens Services since June Olympics Games, spoke to Lab employees Monday 2001. and Tuesday. “I would like to His talks, one on how terrorists operate and the thank Steve for his other on suicide terrorist attacks, were sponsored by years of service and the Laboratory’s Center for Global Security Research many contributions to (CGSR). The CGSR sponsored the talks as a part of its the Laboratory,” said research in examining various causes and sources of Director Michael Anastasio. “Steve’s See CGSR, page 7 leadership and innova- tive ideas have changed the landscape of Laboratory opera- Controlled East Avenue tions and significantly contributed to mission access set for mid-July success.” Hunt was honored By Don Johnston at a special reception NEWSLINE STAFF WRITER JACQUELINE MCBRIDE/NEWSLINE held in the West Café Thursday afternoon. From left: Steve Hunt is presented with a plaque from the Director’s Controlled access to the East Avenue corri- Glenn Mara, deputy Office by Deputy Director for Operations Glenn Mara. dor between the two national laboratories is director for Operations, scheduled to go into effect in mid-to-late July. cited Hunt’s integrity Installation of the security kiosks at the east and boundless energy, “You’ve touched each and time. Our work styles were different, but our goals and west ends of East Avenue and construction every one of us and made the Laboratory a better were the same. He always sought to do the right of the public bus stop and transfer point for place.” thing for the Laboratory in the long run. He didn’t internal shuttle services at the corner of East Phil Schultz, the Lab’s chief financial officer, Avenue and Vasco Road are nearing comple- said, “Steve and I have worked together for a long See RETIREMENT, page 8 See EAST AVE, page 8 August Symposium seeks to strengthen role of Laboratory Race of a lifetime National Ignition Facility women in UC community contractor and rookie solo racer Rick Ashabranner, center holding his daughter By Linda Lucchetti Megan, celebrates with his NEWSLINE STAFF WRITER wife Irene, to his right, after placing fifth in the Race Laura Gilliom, Laboratory director of the Univer- Across America. He com- sity Relations Program, has taken on the challenging pleted, the 2,690-mile bicy- task of leading the 2003 Women’s Technical Sympo- sium (WTS), organized and run by LLNL women, and cle journey that traverses slated for August 12-13 at the San Ramon Valley Con- the continental United ference Center. States in nine days, 22 With Jan Tulk, Laboratory associate director for hours and 50 minutes. Also the Administration and Human Resources Directorate, pictured are his crew mem- as WTS co-chair, Gilliom is applying her university bers and fellow Lab ties to foster this year’s symposium entitled, “Our Uni- employees, John Illige, far versity of California (UC) Colleagues and Connec- left; Rickey Hines, second tions.” from left;and Tony Lee, right of Ashabranner. SYMPOSIUM, page 7 Power from Interpreting her clusters world — Page 3 — Page 5 — Insert 2 Newsline Friday, June 27, 2003 LAB COMMUNITY NEWS Weekly Calendar IN MEMORIAM Technical Meeting Calendar, page 4 Maria Bartelt Rhoades of Auburn, Claudia Beck of Auburn, Greg Oliver of Newcastle, and Jeff Oliver of Maria Bartelt, physicist and scientific capa- Galt; and 21 grandchildren. A power upgrade is expect- bility leader for Computational Materials Sci- Services were private and were handled by Friday ed to impact Open LabNet ence in the Chemistry and Materials Science Cochrane’s Chapel of the Roses in Roseville. 27 (OLN). The upgrade takes place today from 7:00 p.m. Directorate, died on June 23. Bartlet had been battling non-Hodgkins lymphoma for more Sally Mooney to 2:00 a.m. At that time the than a year. She was 41. AC power distribution in Bartlet started her career as a research Sally Mooney, 66, a resident of Tyler, Bldg. 256 will undergo a major upgrade to assistant at the Universidade de Aveiro in Por- Texas, died June 3. She was 66. enable an increased level of capacity and tugal where she received her diploma in theo- Mooney was born Oct. 3, 1936, in Santa reliability. This work involves the installa- retical solid state physics in 1984 for her work Rosa, to George and Verba Sampson. tion of two new DC-to-AC inverter systems on amorphous systems. She received her mas- She worked at the Lab for 28 years in the and new wiring associated with the ter’s degree in physics in 1989 and her Ph.D. Computation Directorate. She was in the orig- upgrade. Actual disruption to network ser- in physics in 1991 from Clarkson University. inal keypunch computer group at the Lab. She vices is expected to last 30-60 minutes. If She was awarded the Graduate Student Distinc- moved to Tyler in 1980. you have further questions regarding the tion Prize and membership in the FKF Honor She is survived by her husband, R.J.; son, outage, contact Matt Dralle, Open LabNet, Society for her work on surface and size effects Dale Mooney of New Brighton, Pa.; brother, 2-4896. in statistical mechanics, particularly irre- Skip Bradlee of Oakley; an uncle; one nephew; versible adsorption, polymers, and interfaces. nieces; and cousins. The Benefits Office will After receiving her degree, Bartlet became Services were held earlier this month. Monday continue the brown-bag a postdoctoral research associate at Iowa State Donations may be sent to the Tyler Cancer 30 series on how you can enhance your financial University in Ames, Iowa, until 1996. She then became a physicist in the Computational Mate- rials Science Department at Sandia National Center, Attn: Jane Ellen Morris, 910 E. Hous- ton, Tyler, Texas 75702. security by participating in the Tax-Deferred 403(b) Laboratory. She joined LLNL in 2000, where program. The next session will be held she continued her work on dislocation dynam- today from 12:15–1:15 p.m. in Bldg. 571, ics and became increasingly involved in simu- James George Shaw conference room 2301; additional sessions lating the growth of molecular crystals under James George Shaw of Topeka, Kan., died will be held on the last working day of each near-equilibrium conditions from solutions. Monday, June 23, at his home. He was 70. month (excluding November and Decem- Most recently, she was working on a kinetic He was born in Horton, Kansas on Dec. 17, ber) throughout 2003. Attendance is open Monte Carlo approach to predicting the tem- 1932 to Earl A. and Jean Snedden Chalmers and no pre-registration is required. Bring plated nucleation and growth of macromolecu- Shaw. your lunch and your questions. For addi- lar structures formed at nanoscale chemical He graduated from Cal State Hayward with tional information about benefit services or patterns on surfaces. She remained an associ- a bachelor’s degree in mathematics. He worked events, please see the Website. ate scientist for the Institute for Physical at Pacific National Bank in San Francisco Research and Technology at Iowa State. before working as a scientific computer pro- Session 2 of LLESA’s Swim Lesson During the course of her productive career, grammer at the Laboratory. He retired in 1990. Program begins today; space is still Bartlet published more than 70 journal articles, Shaw served overseas in the U.S. Army available for lessons in most levels. book chapters and proceedings, delivered many during the Korean Conflict. He was a member Register in advance for lessons in the invited talks at national and international con- of Faith Lutheran Church in Topeka. LLESA office (Bldg. 415, room 142). ferences, and organized numerous symposia. He is survived by his wife, Mary Tero; a Recreational swimming is available ($4 She was a recognized leader in her field. niece; and a nephew. per person) for Lab employees, LLESA Bartlet is survived by her husband, Tim; her Military graveside services will be held at members, sponsored members and their twin sister, Maria de Fátima Taveira Pires de 10 a.m. today at Mount Hope Cemetery. A families, Monday-Friday, 2- 6:45 p.m. Carvalho; sister, Dalila Carvalho; mother, memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. at Faith For more information, call the LLESA Arcilia Gomes Taveira, and her beloved parrot, Lutheran Church. Office at 2-9402. Spike. Memorial contributions may be made to A rememberance service in her honor is Faith Lutheran Church or the American Heart A Fidelity retirement scheduled for Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. in Association. Tuesday Bldg. 6525 near the Lab’s Eastgate. counselor will be avail- 1 able today, Wednesday and July 15–16 to assist you Joseph Henry Ryland Editor’s note: Obituary information should be sent to email@example.com or faxed to 2-9291. with: Assessing the current state of your retirement accounts, learn- Joseph Henry Ryland, a resident of the Liv- ing how to diversify, planning your asset ermore area for close to 25 years, died Monday, allocation, and identifying income June 16, in Carmichael. He was 84. strategies. If you would like to set up a Ryland was born Dec. 5, 1918, in Los Ange- 1:1 consultation with a Fidelity repre- sentative please call 800-642-7131. les. He served in the U.S. Army during World Newsline War II in the 65th Combat Engineer Infantry When calling, be sure to specify that you Division and in Army intelligence during the Newsline is published weekly by the Internal Communications are an LLNL employee. Korean War. After his service, he frequently Department, Public Affairs Office, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), for Laboratory employees and retirees. attended his division’s reunions to renew friendships. Before moving to Roseville two years ago, Contacts: BROADCAST Media & Communications manager: Lynda Seaver, 3-3103 Ryland lived in Livermore. He worked at the SCHEDULE Laboratory as a coordinator in the Mechanical Newsline editor: Don Johnston, 3-4902 Engineering Department until his retirement in Contributing writers: Bob Hirschfeld, 2-2379; David Schwoegler, 2- 6900; Dale Sprouse; Anne M. Stark, 2-9799; Stephen Wampler, 3-3107; LAB TV 1981. Ryland’s favorite pastime was ballroom Gordon Yano, 3-3117. For an extended list of Lab beats and contacts, see http://www.llnl.gov/llnl/06news/ NewsMedia/contact.html The televised rebroadcast of the Jennet dancing with his wife. The couple enjoyed Photographer: Jacqueline McBride Conant talk on “Tuxedo Park: The dancing so much that they added a dance room Designer: Denise Kellom; Julie Korhummel, 2-9709 Secret Palace of Science That Changed to their home. He also enjoyed gardening. Distribution: Mail Services at LLNL the Course of World War II” will be on Ryland is survived by his wife, Ida May Tuesday, July 1, and the following Tues- Ryland; sister, Mary Jane Appel of Sacramen- day, July 8. Viewing times will be 8am, to; children, Kenneth Ryland of Antioch, Public Affairs Office: L-797 (Trailer 6527), LLNL, P.O. Box 808, Sharon Sayward of Maine, Sandra Lewis of Livermore, CA 94551-0808 10am, 12 noon, 2pm, 4pm, 6 pm and 8pm Telephone: (925) 422-4599; Fax: (925) 422-9291 on Lab channel 2. Nova Scotia, Canada, Clifford Ryland of e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Roseville, Larry Ryland of Vacaville and Lynn Web site: http://www.llnl.gov/PAO/ Parsons of Texas; his stepchildren, Heidi Friday, June 27, 2003 Newsline 3 AROUND THE LAB The Cluster experience Fashionably attired in black “Linux at Liver- more” polo shirts, a crew of Lab computer experts staffed the LLNL exhibit booth at this week’s ClusterWorld conference at the San Jose Convention Center. Pictured from left: computer scientist Chris Morrone, computer system administrator Makia Minich, computer scientist Richard Hedges, and Linux systems programmer Mark Grondona. Technical pre- sentations by Lab personnel included Robin Goldstone discussing “Achieving Order through CHAOS: The LLNL High Power Com- puting Cluster Experience” and Morris Jettte, who described the Lab’s “Simple Linux Utility for Resource Management (SLURM).” BOB HIRSCHFELD/NEWSLINE Livermore heats up with Sizzlin’ Summer Science Looking for something fun, free, and educa- the question-and-answer period follow- Endangered species in your own tional to do with your family this summer? How ing each presentation. This gives audi- backyard” by Michael G. van Hat- about some sizzling summer science to fill up a few ence members the unique opportunity to tem, wildlife biologist, LLNL. sweltering July evenings? interact with the scientists. “We want to After the lecture, don’t miss your Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is get the community excited about science chance to get up close and personal offering a series of four free science lectures in the and the research we are conducting at the with several intriguing animals Livermore High School Performing Arts Theatre Laboratory,” said Mixan. available for viewing. on Wednesday evenings in July. Entitled “Sizzlin’ “Sizzlin’Summer Science” dates and July 30 – “What’s for Dinner? Summer Science,” the series promises to be a total topics include: Avoid toxins lurking in your food” family experience — geared for middle and high July 9 – “The Human Genome Pro- by Dr. Kristen Kulp, cancer school students. Featured topics will cover cutting- ject: What do your genes really do?” by Dr. Joanna researcher in the Biology and Biotechnology edge LLNLtechnology, exciting interactive demon- Albala, senior biomedical scientist in the Biology Research Program, LLNL. Join Dr. Kulp as she per- strations, and basic science concepts everyone can and Biotechnology Program, LLNL. forms demonstrations to illustrate methods used to understand. Dr. Albala will conduct experiments using audi- detect toxins. Learn quick and easy cooking tech- “These science presentations give families an ence participation to demonstrate how a scientist niques you can use to reduce exposure to harmful activity they can do together during the summer- uses genes to make proteins and how proteins are compounds. time,” said Christine Mixan, lecture series coordi- studied to understand cell function. All lectures are held in the Livermore High nator. July 16 – “From CSI to Homeland Security: School Performing Arts Theater, 600 Maple Street, “It’s a great opportunity for students to stay The many sides of forensic science” by Dr. Glenn starting at 7:00 p.m. and ending at approximately involved with science education when school is out, Fox, director of the Forensic Science Center, LLNL. 8:30. There is no pre-registration required. For and it’s free entertainment for the whole family at Get a first-hand look at devices used in forensics as more information, please call (925) 422-3138 or the same time.” Dr. Fox showcases several exciting technologies. visit http://www.llnl.gov/llnl/06news/Community/ A key feature of this summer lecture series is July 23 – “Protecting California’s Wildlife: lecture.html Wild goose chase A pair of Canada geese take their four goslings out for a lunchtime stroll outside of Bldg. 551 West. The gosslings are now seven weeks old. The family was relocated from the balcony of Bldg. 543 to the Drainage Retention Basin.. The family can often be seen commuting from the two locations and throughout the southeast quadrant, so a goose crossing sign has been placed on West Inner Loop. For more information about the geese, go to http://eed-r.llnl.gov/ geese.php MARCIA JOHNSON/IBIS 4 Newsline Friday, June 27, 2003 NEWS YOU CAN USE Summer program events: from counter-terrorism to supercomputers Week of 6/30-7/3 Please contact Barry Goldman at extension Thursday July 3 2-5177 for additional information. With more than 600 summer interns in vari- Local Winery (MARA social activity) ous fields around the Lab, there are numer- Wednesday July 2 Join other interns and Lab employees for ous opportunities to expand on new talent lunch at a local and cultivate existing interests and skills. The Hunt for winery. This Many seminars, tours, and other events are Eric Robert event not only offered daily to train, teach, and inspire new Rudolph provides an realms of thought for summer interns. (Seminar) opportunity to Here’s what’s happening in the upcoming Hear retired experience the week: FBI officer culture and Terry Turchie beauty of the Monday June 30 from the Livermore area, Counterter- but also will be a Molecular Targeted Radiation Therapy rorism Divi- great way to net- Research at LLNL (NSIP semimar) sion speak. work and meet This seminar will be held in the Bldg 155 T u r c h i e other interns. auditorium at 2 p.m. Please Contact Lynda worked as the Summer students at the Searching for Dark Matters Axion Please meet at Allen at extension 2-1748 or visit the stu- Inspector In seminar and tour last year. Bldg 415, room dent bulletin board for more information. Charge of the 221 from 12–1 hunt for Top p.m. and contact Tuesday July 1 Ten fugitive Eric Robert Rudolph, who was Barry Goldman at extension 2-5177 if you wanted in connection with the Centennial would like more information. GRE Feedback/Strategy Workshop Olympic Park bombing in 1996. He will Participants who attended the GRE session speak on his experiences coordinating Introduction to the BlueGene/L Computer on June 24, 2003 will receive feedback relat- counter-terrorism planning and his current (ITST Seminar) ing to their performance on the GRE, as pro- position as SAFE Program Manager, This collaboration between the organiza- vided by a Kaplan instructor. Interested peo- LLNL’s Counterintelligence/Counter-ter- tions of ASCI and IBM is working to con- ple may still attend the workshop even if rorism Program. This event will be held in struct BlueGene/L, a world-class supercom- they did not take the test on June 24, and can the Bldg 543 auditorium at 10 a.m. Please puter that aims to be both fast and inexpen- arrange to take the exam at a later date. This contact Maxine Trost at extension 2-5639 sive. Hardware and software features will be event is located in the Bldg 481 auditorium for more information. discussed, as will possible implications of from 4–6 p.m. Please contact Dianne D. its use in scientific realms. The seminar will Gates-Anderson at extension 3-0447 for Babel (ISCR seminar) be held at Bldg 219, room 163 from 3–4 p.m. more information. This seminar on Babel Technology, which Please contact Linda Bodtker at extension is a language interoperability tool designed 3-0421 or Kim Yates at 4-3642 for more Forensic Science (MARA tour) to mix codes in C, C++, Java, Python, For- information. With the growing threat of nuclear produc- tran77, and Fortran90 in a single process, tion comes the need to determine the capa- will discuss Babel’s solution strategy, com- Enjoy your Fourth of July Holiday! bilities of nations in their present and future paring and contrasting it with other compet- For more information on events or to regis- states. Information relating to the process- ing languages and programs. The seminar ter for upcoming events please go to the stu- ing, procurement, diversion, and dispersion will be held in Bldg 219, room 163 at dent bulletin board online at: http://educa- of special nuclear material, along with a dis- 1:30 p.m. Please contact Linda Bodtker at tion.llnl.gov/sbb/ cussion on chemical and nuclear explosives extension 3-0421 or Gary Kumfert at 4- counter-terrorism will take place in Bldg 2580 for additional information about this You must register online to attend all 132N, room 1639 from 11:05 a.m.–12 p.m. event. seminars and events. Technical Meeting Calendar GLENN T. SEABORG CHEMISTRY & MATERIALS room 1784 (uncleared area). Contact: Friday Monday INSTITUTE SCIENCE, FRONTIERS IN CHEM- Werner Bergman, 2-5227. 27 “An Outline of the Connec- tions Between the Study of 30 ISTRY AND MATERIALS SCIENCE “New Approaches to Warm Wednesday ASTROPHYSICS Isotopic Abundances on Dense Matter,” by Roger Fal- “Collisions and Near-Collisions Small and Large Solar System Materials and Larger Scale Astrophysical Processes,” cone, University of California, Berkeley. 3:30 p.m., Bldg. 235, room 1090 (uncleared area). 2 Among Stars,” by Peter Eggle- ton, LLNL. Noon, Bldg. 319, by Gerald J. Wasserburg, California Insti- Contact: Mike Fluss, 3-6665, or Kristine room 205 (uncleared area). tute of Technology. 2 p.m., Bldg. 155 Ramirez, 3-4681. Contact: Robert Fisher, 2-4302. auditorium (uncleared area). Contact: Lynda Allen, 2-1748. Tuesday CHEMISTRY & MATERIALS CHEMISTRY & MATERIALS Thursday ICF PROGRAM “ Computational Physics and Validation 1 SCIENCE “Using Small Molecular and Pep- tidic Ligands to Control Cell 3 SCIENCE “Organic and Polymeric Materials for Plastic Electronics,” by Zhenan Group in the Flash Center,” “Type II Expression,” by Jeffrey Tok, City Bao, Bell Laboratories. 9:30 a.m., Supernova Models: Made in Germany,” University of New York. 1:30 p.m., Bldg. 155 Bldg. 155 auditorium (uncleared area). Refresh- “Sgr A* and Sgr A East: Intimate Tale of the auditorium (uncleared area). Refreshments will ments will be served. Contacts: Dave Eaglesham, Galactic Center,” by Tomek Plewa, Uni- be served. Contact: Dave Eaglesham, 2-0486. 2-0486, or Julie Sedillo, 3-3506. versity of Chicago. 9:30 a.m., Bldg. 219, room 163 (uncleared area). Contacts: NEW TECHNOLOGIES ENGINEERING Bruce Remington, 3-2712, or Louann “Workplace Aerosol Measurement Research,” The deadline for the next Technical Meeting Arredondo, 2-6710. by Paul Baron, National Institute for Occupa- Calendar is noon, Wednesday. tional Safety and Health. 10 a.m., Bldg. 132S, Friday, June 27, 2003 Newsline 5 NEWS OF NOTE Interpreting the meaning of life after cancer By Anne M. Stark opportunity through her treatment “to just be and NEWSLINE STAFF WRITER not do. I’ve always been a doer. But now I had the opportunity to simply be and not do because once If you could capture Cathy McClain’s energy I started chemo, I didn’t want to do.” and spunk in a vial, you might just find yourself After a long, hard cry after the initial diagno- on the edge of discovering a thermonuclear reac- sis last June, McClain said she started doing tion…or at least an inspirational reaction. research, meditating and reading to keep her mind A little more than a year after being diagnosed off the treatment. Of the two times she said she got and treated for breast cancer, McClain is back at depressed, she would just look at all the gifts and the Laboratory at her post as a sign language inter- cards from everybody. preter and manager of the Disabilities Service Pro- “I would feel the love and it really did make a gram, and is as energetic as ever. On Tuesday, she difference,” she said. “It’s the support and energy shared bits of wisdom during her motivational talk from everyone that gets you through it.” “Who’s on First?” As McClain was going through her treatment, Though she just completed chemotherapy and she would send email updates to friends and fami- radiation in March, McClain was more than will- lies about her progress. She said she started writ- ing to share her recent experience with the disease ing all the time and is even thinking of compiling and how it heightened her awareness of the need those emails into a book. for balance in life. “Writing was very therapeutic for me and Using the Abbott and Costello “Who’s on much cheaper than therapy,” she said. First” routine as an outline, McClain discussed Some of the many lessons learned from the three different phases she went through after her cancer diagnosis and treatment included: pamper- diagnosis and through her treatment and continues ing herself, realizing that less is more, everything JACQUELINE MCBRIDE/NEWSLINE in moderation (this applies to work, too), spread- to live by now. “So, who’s on first?” McClain asked the audi- The Lab’s Cathy McClain earlier this week discuss- ing the word of survivorship, and realizing that ence. “Well, prior to cancer, that was everyone but es her experience and treatment of breast cancer. attitude is everything. me. I was a single parent, caretaker for my sick McClain’s talk was part of the LLNL/SNL aunt, going to school and I was trying to juggle all 2003 Cancer Awareness Campaign and was spon- these roles…but after being diagnosed, I learned right in front of the stranger’s face and says, “It sored by the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Trans- it was OK to put me first. Society allows us the makes a difference to this one.” She continues to gender Association and the Safety and Environ- freedom to step out of our traditional roles.” do the same thing every time she picks up a starfish. mental Protection Directorate. She relayed a story about an old woman walk- McClain pointed out how that starfish story Upcoming Cancer Awareness Campaign ing along the beach strewn with washed up related to her life. “I’m not trying to make this huge events include a talk next Tuesday by Terry Healy starfish. She is slowly throwing the starfish back impact on the world, I’m trying to save one starfish. titled “At Face Value,” a talk July 10 about pros- in the ocean. A passerby comes along and asks the Once I was diagnosed with cancer, I was the trate cancer by Dr. Ted Holman, and a survivors woman what difference she’s making when she’s starfish.” and memorial walk on July 16. For more informa- walking so slowly and throwing only one starfish She said a virtual support group of breast can- tion about these events, contact Mark Costella, at a time. The woman picks up a starfish, places it cer survivors helped her realize that she had an 2-8999, or firstname.lastname@example.org. BRIEFLY Pollution prevention Website serves as becue lighter fluid, which is another big pol- the California Institute of Technology since resource for saving energy, recycling luter. 1955. He is generally credited with developing A new pollution prevention (P2) Web page All passengers using the WHEELS buses high precision geochronology and was award- (http//www-epd/p2/) is now available on the in the Tri-Valley during Spare the Air days will ed the Crafoord Prize by the Royal Swedish Lab intranet. The Web page, sponsored by the ride free of charge. This pilot program is being Academy of Science in 1986 for his pioneer- Environmental Protection Department’s Pollu- conducted in Livermore, Pleasanton and ing work in isotope geology. He is a Fellow of tion Prevention team, is a resource for Lab Dublin because the Tri-Valley, due to wind, the American Academy of Arts and Science and employees on pollution prevention, energy temperature and geographical conditions, con- has been a member of the National Academy efficiency, the reuse and recycling of materi- tinues to exceed federal and state air quality of Sciences since 1971. als, green building and other environmental standards a few days each year. He will present the proposal by Qian and topics. Wasserburg (2003 APJ) that the source of Employees can also use the site to suggest Scheduled power outage set for next week heavy r-process nuclei is not from massive P2 ideas, ask questions about P2 planning and A scheduled power outage in Buildings, supernovae but rather from the formation of implementation and find out about P2 current 615, 616 and 619 is set for Wednesday from neutron stars in binary systems by accretion events. 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. induced collapse. For specific questions about the Web page, All air conditioning, heating and elevators contact Katharine Gabor, 2-9790 or will be affected. This scheduled power outage Course in workplace effectiveness email@example.com. is required to support circuit tie-in for the new offered to employees Truck Inspection Station near the southeast The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Peo- Spare the Air days are here portion of the Lab. ple (ED7384) is a fun and thought-provoking Today has been declared a Spare the Air For questions, contact Mike Minard or workshop that will help you change the funda- Day by the Bay Area Air Quality Management Mark Cardoza at 2-1224 mental way you approach your job, relation- District. Visit www.sparetheair.org/faq.htm to ships with others, and even problems. It will learn more about ozone air pollution and what Talk looks at study of isotopic abun- show you how to break common ineffective individual actions can reduce air pollution in dances on small and large solar system behaviors and tendencies, create high levels of the Bay Area. Internationally renowned scientist Gerald trust, and develop strong interdependent rela- Although automobile use is the largest J. Wasserburg, John D. MacArthur Professor tionships. smog source, there are others as well. Avoid (Emeritus), Geological and Planetary Sciences, The workshop starts off with an hour ori- using aerosol personal care and cleaning prod- California Institute of Technology, will address entation on July 29; the course will be held on ucts. Postpone household painting projects and the Nuclear Science Internship Program at Aug. 14, 19 and 21 at the Training Center. For garden tasks that use gasoline-powered equip- 2 p.m. Friday in the Bldg 155 auditorium. The additional information or to enroll, contact ment such as leaf blowers and lawn mowers. If talk is sponsored by Christine Hartmann- EODD Training at 2-4842. Or you may sign up you barbecue, start the coals in a chimney Siantar of the Glenn T. Seaborg Institute online at LTRAIN (http://www-r.llnl.gov/ starter or with an electric starter. Don't use bar- Wasserburg has been a faculty member at es_and_h/ltrain). 6 Newsline Friday, June 27, 2003 See complete classified ad listings at CLASSIFIED ADS https://www-ais.llnl.gov/newsline/ads/ Micky Thompson Classic II rims for natural and propane gas grill $20, Cloth interior. 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Sunroof, premium wheels, 6 disc Cream colored leather love seat 925-455-5702 1990 - Chevy Silverado Sport, changer 59,000 miles. $11,000 1996 Magic 34ft.off-shore speed- 5.7L, Auto, 1/2t, reg.cab, Flow $60.00/fair condition. Small green 925-447-5455 boat; 200 hrs; twin 454 Magnum, Master Exh., Lumber rack, 206k recliner $20.00.Too much furni- MUSIC INSTRUMENTS miles, $2400 O.B.O 925-846- V berth, sleeping, ture & low on finances. 925-784- 1987 - Saab 900 132K (commut- 9008 sink,couch,stereo CD, VHF radio. 1291 ing) solid car, needs minor work 40ft. triple axle trailer. $79,950 Piano. 1937 Story & Clark butter- 1987 - Mitsubishi Mighty Max (a/c, radio), new tires. $900 o.b.o. 925-634-9399 Turn of the Century Buffet: quarter fly grand. All wood, good condi- Pick-up, 120K miles, good condi- Alameda. 510-521-4266 sawn oak, lead-cut glass doors, tion. You haul. $1000. 925-447- tion, runs great, license/smog 99 Skeeter SX186, fully loaded, carved pedestal cabinet w/ lionís 5576 renewed 6/1/03, $1,300 925-443- 1972 - Jeep CJ5. $3500. 209-239- 130 Yamaha, 2 Lowrance fish find- head & feet. Asking $2,500/OBO. 7531 7888 ers, ZX55 Motorguide, like new, 925-551-8796 PETS & SUPPLIES teal metal flake/white/black 1990 - Chevy Blazer Silverado, full 1993 - Taurus wagon GL 3.8 v6 $12.5K/obo Must sell. 209-840- Trundle bed, blue metal frame. size, loaded, original owner, 97K 177463 miles AT replaced at Adorable kittens, 2 mos old, litter 0166 Excellent condition, Two twin mat- miles. $5500.00 925-634-9547 145000, all power duel air bags box trained, 1 black and 1 calico tresses $100 0b0. 925-455-4807 3rd seat, runs and looks great 925-443-4413 $3250 925-449-7388 ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT Push mower with grass catcher. VACATION RENTALS Rarely used. Less than 2 years old. 2001 - Toyota, MR2 Spider, Silver RECREATION EQUIPMENT $75 925-600-1817 Squaw Valley - 5-Star Ski In/Out 1 w/blk conv top, 5sp, fully loaded, Altec Lansing Mic Mixer w/EQ & bdrm condo available New Years $19,900 obo. 925-550-3809 PA - $250 OBO. Would consider Chest Freezer, 23 cu. ft., white, Camping Tent - Canopy Style week. Sleeps 4. Next to the new donating to charity. 925-371-5203 lockable, works great. $60. 925- sleeps 2 -$40. Ice Skates ladies, village. $2,500 for entire week, 2002 - Jeep Grand Cherokee Limit- 454-0330 used twice, size 8.5 white - $30. including all fees. 925-240-5930 ed, V8, Loaded, 7800 miles, $32K. Portable CD player with earphones Mens size 10.5 black - $30. . 925- Call after 6pm. 209-835-6380 and minispeakers, brand new, Maui, HI - Kahana Reef oceanfront MISCELLANEOUS 447-8415 never opened. $30. 925-447-8415 1BR/1BA condominium. Beautiful 2000 - Dodge Stratus SE- Great two-island view, oceanside pool, Cond. New tires, brakes, battery. Linksys EtherFast Cable/DSL RIDESHARING and BBQs. Low LLNL rates for Power door, window, seat. 10 disk Router 10/100Mbps Model Fridge, 17cuft, white, over/under, $75 OBO Fridge, 19cuft, white, year-round reservations. 925-449- CD-changer. Under transferable No.BEFSR11 ver2. Almost new in 0761 warranty. $8000/OBO 209-678- a box. 20$ 510-728-4381 side/side, $100 OBO 925-371- Express your commute, call 2- 5203 RIDE for more information or visit 2623 SOUTH LAKE TAHOE - 3 Bedroom http://www-r.llnl.gov/tsmp. 2 bath Chalet, nicely furnished, All 1992 - Oldsmobile 88 Royale Lux- GIVEAWAY Kiva design chimnea amenities, Park w/ Lake, tennis etc. (chimney/patio fireplace) still in Stockton - Drive/Ride in carpool to ury Edition A/C, Leather, $1,500. S-300 for the duration of a project Great for family vacation! OBO 925-447-5052 box. Pd $125.00 sell for $75.00 RESERVE NOW FOR SUMMER Oak Benches that look like church for July thru August. 209-473- Have pix. 925-709-1794 OPENINGS! 209-599-4644 1996 - Mercedes E-320 silver, pews, 7ft lg., desks, 15HP motor, 1727, ext. 2-9764 Excellent Condition, leather, moon chalkboard, metal racking, book- Older Beannie Baby collection. Pinecrest - cabine (off Sonora Pass roof, dual air bags, 4-wheel abs, case, table, server case. 925-371- Make offer on all or part. 209-612- SERVICES Road) 3 bdrm/2 bath, barbecue, multi-compact CD, etc... 81K 5203 0231 pool table, large deck, & view up miles, $18,000. 925-831-9865 Sauder corner entertainment cen- No. Fork of Tuolumne, $195/wknd Kenmore side by side refridgera- Thinking about buying or refinanc- (Aug/Sept dates open). 925-449- 1997 - Jeep Cherokee sport,106k ter. Fits 27 inch TV. Light oak fin- tor(white w/black trim) Water and ing a home, I can help identify 5513 mi,Red w/grey interior,tinted win- ish. 925-371-6665 ice dispenser w/light.Bought new whether it is a good move or not. at 1000.00 used for 1yr.A sale at Call me at 800-803-3947 Lake Tahoe - Timeshare for rent dows,6cyl,at,mag rims,new Particle board, unused, two 4-ft x tires.6,500.obo 925-783-5607 500.00 925-783-5607 July 4th week. 4 day min, $90/day 8-ft sheets, 5/8-in thick, must take Drywall repair, wall paper removal 925-829-5890 both, you haul. 925-447-5623 Eucalyptus plants $5 ea. fast grow- and painting. No job too small! 1985 - Pontiac Fiero GT. 4 Spd, Call Enrique. 925-980-1302 2.8L, 160K, $500 As Is 209-952- ing. 925-447-6192 1972 Dodge Dart 4 Door!! Excel- WANTED 5045 lent body, not running, and interior 1982 Ultralight Marine Model Air- Painting, Interior and exterior. needs work. Perfect project car. Quality paint, Quality work. Neat 1993 - Volvo 850 GLT, sedan, red, plane. Vector 610. Great restora- Crazy From The Heart (1991) No Smog Required!! Located and Clean. Free estimates. 925- 96k miles. Original owner, service tion project. $1300 O.B.O. 925- video, starring Christine Lahti and 447-0589 records, runs good. $4500 408- close to the lab. 925-455-0672 606-5315 Ruben Blades, to borrow, rent, or 313-2599 Child Care - New home in Tracy. purchase. Roberta 209-823-1664 Baby Bjorn potty chair, Safety 1st Safe and loving environment. HOUSEHOLD folding booster seat, Dr. Seuss Tod- Wanted. Used NOKIA cell 2001 - Honda CRV SE. Silver 209-832-3428 excellent condition. 22k mi. Has dler software, Playhut schoolbus, phone,to be used as a spare. everything. $16,500 925-455- Freezer, Kenmore, 9 cf, like new, $10 each. Gerry Potty chair, $5. Nothing fancy. $25 range. 209- 925-454-0877 SHARED HOUSING 548-9465 5702 $100; Antique oak table and 4 chairs, 42 inch round, 2 9.5 inch Wanted general handyman to pre- 1993 - GMC Jimmy 4.3 Ltr Vortec, 4 Dave Matthews Band tickets. Pleasanton - Room for rent. Private leaves, good condition, $300 925- pare home in San Ramon for sale. AC, Pwr Everything, CD Player, Lawn seating, Friday August 1 at 7 bathroom plus kitchen and laundry 456-0503 Need someone ASAP for painting, Leather Interior, good tires and in pm, Shoreline Ampthitheatre. $50 privileges; utilities included, cable Loft bed - kids study desk, several each. includes parking. 925-682- intsall doors, floor molding, etc. good condition. 147,000 miles. ready. No pets, smoking or drugs, 2358 925-736-8604 $2150.00 925-381-7395 drawers & selves. good condition. $550.00. 925-426-0675 $350. 925-455-4666 HOT WHEELS from 60s, 70s, or 2003 - GMC Yukon XL, Fully FisherPrice Toddler swing seat livermore - Furnished room avail- 80s. will pay CASH, regardless of loaded, low miles, leather, A/C, 7000BTU, Goldstar, looks $10, Radio Flyer tiny-trike ride-on able for short-term stay. 5-min condition. Please Call 925-325- AT,PS,CD/Cass, Bose speakers, good, $75 OBO, Doctor's scale $10, Keyboard $8, and more tod- walk to West gate. Seperate bath- 1123 PW,CC,Rear air, lumbar, heat $30 OBO, Table & Chairs $30 dler/preschool toys. 925-454-0877 room, house privileges. $650 seats, 3rd seat, $33K OBO 925- OBO 925-371-5203 includes utilities. Non-smoking. Pool table wanted (pref. $300 or NEW!! Never Used. BRIGHTON 925-449-0611 less) and / or ping-pong table. 925- 361-5105 Pompeii Pebble purse (chocolate 24 inch Gas Log set. Excellent 447-0363 condition, only used once. Paid colored). Has remained in its box Livermore - furnished room for 1994 - Chev. Suburban, 1500 $280, asking $100 925-443-4413 since purchase. Paid- $270.00 rent. Clean/quiet. Wanted: a recumbent exercise Sport Utility, 5.7 Liter V-8, Four $550.00/month. Long term pre- Sell- $185.00. 209-832-0474 bike in good, working condition. Wheel Drive, Leather Seats, Runs ferred. Share utilities 1/3. Tan kitchen triple sink, under 925-243-0728 Great, Asking $8,900.00. 209- Used 12 ft 3-legged wooden pick- Deposit. Mature adult. 925-449- counter mount, like new, $50.00 845-9077 ing or pruning ladders in good 1128 Harvest Valley Church in Salida, 925-443-2271 condition. $20.00 each. 209-892- CA is looking for an indivudual to Double Pane Windows-used, fits Livermore - Upscale/Quite drive a full size bus on Sundays in AUTOMOBILE ACCESSORIES 6993 3br/2.5ba THouse with FireP. Pool many Sunset homes with Interna- the AM. Call Anthony with leads or tional Co. Alum frames. Six to Selling Two SF Giants Tickets for table Yard 2CarG & Com- interest. 209-543-6349 16 inch Wheels and Tires, four for July 7 vs St. Louis Cardinals. Sec- Pool/Jacuzzi. We split rent $900 choose from, $2 each. 925-447- I will buy old Direct-TV card. Do the price of one, P245/75/R16, tion LB112. Face value. Have more 925-449-0603 8415 not throw card away when DTV 80% tread, 6-bolt pattern, fits in August. 925-382-2918 Select Comfort sleep number bed. sends new one. Sell me your card GMC/Chevy Suburban, Yukon, TRUCKS & TRAILERS Tahoe, etc.- $250 FIRM 925-455- Queen size, 2 years old, like new. with football man on it. $40 cash 6174 dual remote.paid $1500 will sell 925-321-3988 1995 - GMC Yukon, 4WD, 5.7L V- for $900. 925-449-9096 8, 150K Mostly Freeway Miles, Due to space limitations, Newsline may withhold ads that have already run. They will still appear on the Web. Friday, June 27, 2003 Newsline 7 SYMPOSIUM Lab women, seeking their opin- agement arenas. Each will organize ses- Continued from page 1 ions on the value of, and pro- sions, drawing from external invited pre- posed audience for, a technical sentations and abstracts submitted by conference. Gilliom learned LLNL staff. The three session tracks The registration deadline for this year’s sympo- much from her research, includ- include: sium is Wednesday, July 16. ing some history behind LLNL’s Track I. Science and Technology— As University Relations director, much of women’s symposiums, spawned intended to be technical, for an audience Gilliom’s work centers on enhancing collaboration a decade ago, first as a purely of experienced Ph.D./M.S. scientists and between LLNL and the universities and continuing technical conference, then as a engineers. (Chairwomen: Lisa Stubbs, effective relationships with the UC Office of the Presi- broader conference showcasing Claire Max, and Dona Crawford.) dent and the UC campuses. Lab technical women’s accom- Track II. Mission and Program— Admitting that her symposium involvement plishments. The last was held in intended to be technical, for an audience seemed like a natural fit, along with a way to achieve 2000. with significant technical experience and many objectives, Gilliom stated,“ I feel deeply about The questionnaire feedback interest in mission-oriented programs the concept of networking opportunities at this Labo- reflected interest in a 2003 both at the Lab and within the University ratory. I accepted the symposium co-chair position, women’s symposium, enough to of California. (Chairwomen: Ellen because I felt I could utilize my particular role as the make this year’s event a “go.” Raber, Christine Hartmann-Siantar, and Lab’s University Relations Program Director, as well Many of this year’s conference Melanie Elder.) as provide some personal insight into organizing a tech- principles will be based on the Laura Gilliom is leading this year’s Track III. Management and Admin- nical conference.” findings from the questionnaire. Women’s Technical Symposium. istration—intended to interest technical For instance, some who respond- and administrative managers, who must Building links with the UC community ed hoped a conference would offer a specific focus and balance competing requirements to assure and max- Gilliom cites a major purpose of the symposium present a better ”return on investment,” lending value imize the success of their respective institutions as “building links with the UC community, ” adding to the Lab community. and enterprises. (Chairwomen: Susan that this is the perfect time for such an endeavor, in light To such concerns, Gilliom replied, “We want the Houghton, Jan Tulk, Rokaya Al-Ayat, and of the current dialogue and self-reflection occurring event to be purposeful, not just a ‘get together.’ We’re Laura Gilliom.) within the University and the national labs. planning a highly interactive conference, this time The symposium will be open to LLNL 200 The primary goal of the conference is to strength- around, with the majority of the attendees participat- series and 196/197 administrative series staff, en the role of LLNL professional women as members ing by spoken or poster presentations. It will be heavy regardless of gender. (A limited number of of the UC community, bringing together professional on participation and networking, rather than audience spaces will be reserved for attendees from other women from across the UC system — senior faculty, focused, with a smaller number of attendees in a more LLNL classifications, upon self-nomination or young faculty, research scientists, senior administra- informal environment.” nomination by associate directors.) All atten- tors and sister lab scientists and engineers — all poten- Gilliom’s hope is to model the symposium, in a dees must pre-register. Attendance will be lim- tial collaborators with LLNL. broad sense, after the style of the “Gordon Confer- ited, in order to preserve a more participatory A secondary goal is to invite participants from the ence,” a science-conference format first used by Dr. setting. All LLNL attendees are encouraged to broader UC community to learn about contributions of Neil Gordon of Johns Hopkins University in the submit abstracts for presentations and posters. LLNL women—in research, programmatic, and man- 1920’s. This approach emphasizes intense informal “I’m personally excited about this conference and agerial areas. Gilliom hopes to enlist between 25–40 discussions and free exchange rather than communi- to have this opportunity to meet professional women external attendees, including women from each of the cation through large presentations. from across the UC system. I believe that my LLNL ten UC campuses, the UC Office of the President, Los colleagues will share my energy in this regard,” Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), and Lawrence Variety of tracks offered Gilliom said. Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). Along with a plenary session, both days will offer For more information and to register, go to the Prior to determining the UC focus for the sympo- three distinct topic areas or “tracks” led by session Women’s Technical Symposium Website at sium, Gilliom distributed questionnaires to a subset of chairwomen from LLNL’s science, research, and man- wts.llnl.gov. Deadline for registration is July 16. CGSR bassa hotel and Israeli civilian aircraft, and the attack on a “ Continued from page 1 nightclub in Bali, Schweitzer global terrorism. said. “The Palestinians in the ’60s “Al Qaida participates in and ’70s could not have succeed- If we handle these these operations by sending money through couriers. If Al ed and international terrorism asymmetric Qaida wants to be directly become a major player in inter- national relations without state attacks prudently, involved they will send a spe- cialist in bomb-making one sponsorship,” Schweitzer told employees. there is no doubt that month before the attack.” The Palestinians operated we will prevail. In Schweitzer’s assessment, bin Laden wants to be an Islam- terrorist enterprises with support from many Arab nations, while ic caliph ruling the world. “He the Shiite extremists have been supported by Iran, Schweitzer said. “It costs them almost noth- ing to support state-sponsored terrorism and is an effi- cient tool of policy if you want to achieve something,” the third phase, in the ’90s, the Afghan Alumni became the dominant group in the world terror ranks. – Yoram Schweitzer ” won’t be satisfied until he’s killed or ruling the world.” Today’s terrorists are now operating without restraints, he said. “I don’t have any doubts that Al Qaida and its affiliates can still do many things.” he said, adding that the balance of the calculation needs He warned that it is only “a matter of time” before The Afghan Alumni, Schweitzer said, are the vet- to be changed. shoulder-launched surface to air missiles are used to erans of the 1979-89 war and the estimated 7,000 to Although Schweitzer cited both Syria and Iran as attack civilian passenger planes. 15,000 young recruits who went to Afghanistan from principal state sponsors of terror, he said Iran is the An Al Qaida ground-launched missile attack on Muslim nations around the world. leader and that its use of terrorism is very sophisticat- an Israeli civilian aircraft in Mombassa in Decem- The Muslim extremists involved in the Afghan ed. ber, 2002, was not stopped by any technology, but war, in effect, later translated their victory into Islamic Most recently, Iran and its Hezbollah operatives by an “act of God,” missing the plane by about 1.5 terms — that they defeated a Christian Empire (the have been less active, instead using training camps in seconds, Schweitzer said. Soviet Union) and superpower, causing its collapse, Lebanon and Iran to improve the skills of their terror- He identified two main goals of suicide attack- Schweitzer said. ists, he said. ers: expelling foreign military forces and obtain- Unemployed following the war, some soldiers The co-author of a book (“The Globalization of ing political independence. returned to their native countries and joined local ter- Terror”) due to be published next week in the U.S., During the past two decades, the world has rorist organizations. Others, noted Schweitzer, went to Schweitzer outlined three phases of terrorism during seen 400 suicide attacks carried out by more than nations where Muslim minorities are fighting, such as the past four decades. 700 perpetrators from about 25 terrorist groups on in Chechnya. In the first phase, from the late 1960s to the early four continents. Through a 1998 edict, Osama bin Laden estab- 1980s, non-religious Palestinian terrorist organiza- While suicide attacks are spreading to new lished Al Qaida as a “roof organization” for other ter- tions, such as Black September and the Popular Front areas, Schweitzer indicated that the phenomenon rorist groups and later merged it with Egyptian Islamic for the Liberation of Palestine, staged hijackings, took is not new, dating all the way back to the 11th to Jihad, according to Schweitzer. hostages, blew up airliners in the air and attacked air- 13th centuries in Persia. While Al Qaida affiliates conduct some terrorist line check-in counters. Considering the worldwide terrorism epidem- operations on their own, other attacks are guided and During the second phase, in the ’80s, the Shiite ic, he noted: “If we handle these asymmetric directed by Al Qaida headquarters. Some “directly extremists joined in the terrorist movement with help attacks prudently, there is no doubt that we will commanded” terrorist acts have included the attack by from Iran and introduced suicide bombing attacks. In prevail.” “Shoe Bomber”’ Richard Reid, the attack on a Mom- 8 Newsline Friday, June 27, 2003 RETIREMENT Continued from page 1 take short cuts. I’m going to miss him as a colleague and as a friend.” Bernie Mattimore, currently deputy associate director for Plant Services, will stand in as acting associate director for Lab- oratory Services until a replace- ment for Hunt has been selected Steve Hunt Bernie Mattimore Jeff Williams Jens Mahler and is in place. Mattimore has 40 years of joined the Laboratory in 1986 after a 20-year career ratory.” experience in the business of facilities, mainte- with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). See the Jeff Williams, currently deputy associate nance, and infrastructure and joined the Laboratory March 21 edition of Newsline for more on director for Mechanical Engineering, will in 1987. He also has held major leadership positions Hunt’s career at the Lab. resume the role of acting associate director for in Plant Engineering, including department head, In other retirement news, Acting Associate Engineering until a permanent associate direc- where he was personally responsible for a variety Director for Engineering Jens Mahler will be tor is selected and in place. of operational and organizational innovations that retiring today as well. Mahler delayed his Williams has been at the Lab for more than improved customer service, reduced costs to the retirement last year to serve as acting associ- 30 years and has held several leadership roles institution, and improved the manner in which the ate director but now can focus on his personal ranging from group leader to division leader Laboratory’s maintenance budget is prioritized to commitments. to deputy associate director. Williams also has meet key facility and infrastructure needs. “We are most grateful to Jens for assuring held a key programmatic assignment in NIF. Mattimore has a bachelor’s degree in engineer- continuity of leadership in Engineering,” Williams has a bachelor’s and a master’s ing and applied physics from Harvard University. Anastasio said. “In a distinguished career, degree in mechanical engineering from He has agreed to accept this responsibility through Jens has made many contributions to Engi- UC/Davis. this interim period. neering’s success and shown exceptional lead- Williams has agreed to accept this respon- Hunt announced his retirement in March. He ership at a time of rapid change for the Labo- sibility through this interim period. EAST AVE. Continued from page 1 tion. An interim truck inspection station serving both laboratories will also open at the east end of East Avenue when controlled access begins. Controlled access to the East Avenue cor- ridor will bring about some changes to public bus service to the laboratories. WHEELS buses will drop passengers at the turn-around area at the southeast corner of Vasco Road and East Avenue where they will transfer to lab shuttle buses. As with any vehicle, passengers will be checked for valid badge or access permit at the kiosk. During morning and afternoon com- muter hours a shuttle bus will serve points along East Avenue, a service provided for both laboratories. During regular, non-commute business hours, taxi service will be available by phone from the transfer drop-off/pick-up area. JACQUELINE MCBRIDE/NEWSLINE WHEELS has announced that because of a Construction progresses on East Avenue as the Security Protection kiosks are nearly complete at route change the 20X express bus from the the southwest corner of the Lab. Controlled access is scheduled to start in mid-July. Dublin/Pleasanton BART station will no longer serve the Laboratory’s east gate. How- badges will be issued for each visit. The kiosk ever, the 20X bus will serve the new transfer will serve both Sandia and LLNL. An officer area and stops on the west side of Vasco Road stationed at a larger “super-kiosk,” located at in the morning and east side of the road in the the west portal, will work through the Badge PAID NON-PROFIT ORG. PERMIT NO. 154 LIVERMORE, CA afternoon. The route will be changed in an U.S. POSTAGE Office to establish contact with an individual effort to increase ridership on the return jour- to properly authorize unannounced visitors. ney to BART in the mornings. For information about badging visitors for SMART vehicles, carrying a badged driver non-work related activities at LLNL, such as and personnel, will be allowed through portals at LLESA events or classes, call LLNL’s East either end of East Avenue. Additional information Avenue Badging Desk at 422-7455. Procedures on bus and shuttle schedules and routes will be for all work-related visits to LLNL are published in Newsline and NewsOnLine as the unchanged and must be made through the time approaches. Westgate Badge Office, 2-0717. In concurrence with the National Nuclear When controlled access goes into effect, all Security Administration, the labs have desig- truck delivery traffic for both labs will be rout- nated the area along East Avenue as the East ed to a truck inspection station at the east end Avenue Corridor Property Protection Area. of East Avenue near Greenville Road. Truck Access will be limited to those with an official traffic will only be allowed to enter the labs Livermore, CA 94551-0808 Sandia, LLNL, contractor, DOE or NNSA from Greenville Road using the east end of badge or those on an authorized access list. East Avenue. A temporary inspection station Those individuals authorized to add names of will process delivery trucks until the perma- family members and visitors to the access list nent facility is completed in October. include: LLNL Protective Force officers will operate PO Box 808, L-797 • Employees holding a DOE/NNSA stan- the truck inspection station and Sandia security dard badge (Q, L or P). officers will staff the control point kiosks at each • Cleared (Q or L) Lab and Sandia subcon- end of the East Avenue corridor. tractor employees. Though discussed for 20 years, controlling Quick pick-up of access permits will be access to East Avenue to enhance security became UC-LLNL Newsline available at any of the vehicular lanes (kiosks) a high priority in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist by people, such as those participating in attacks. The project to upgrade security and to con- LLESA-sponsored activities, who are already trol access to East Avenue was jointly developed on the access list. Special self-expiring paper by Sandia and LLNL.