Lab sites will reopen at 10 a.m. to those who are authorized to work under Pilot 2b. Severe weather forecast for the Bay Area dissipated early and inclement conditions are not expected to occur. If you were scheduled to come on site, talk with your supervisor. https://stratcomm-elements.lbl.gov/2020/08/24/lab-opening-at-1000-a-m-today-august-24-for-approved-pilot-2b-personnel/
PG&E has canceled the announced Public Safety Power Shutdown due to a change in weather conditions. The Lab’s main site remains open on Tuesday. All gates are accessible. The Lab’s main site will be open on Wednesday for operations as normal. Continue to check status.lbl.gov for more information.
PG&E has restored power but the Lab’s main site remains closed today while Operations teams safely restart building systems, with a goal of re-opening the site on Wednesday, Oct. 30. No final decision about reopening has been made. Visit status.lbl.gov for updates. https://stratcomm-elements.lbl.gov/2019/10/29/main-site-remains-closed-offsite-locations-open/
Have you ever come across an Elements story that makes you proud to work at the Lab, or would be of interest to others? Elements makes it easy to share these posts via email or social media. This video provides easy step-by-step instructions. https://youtu.be/dyukQU4hd9M
PG&E restored power to the Lab’s main site yesterday afternoon. It will take 36-48 hours to return to safe, stable operations. The Lab’s main hill site will remain closed today (Oct. 11). An optimistic estimate for the site to reopen is on Monday. Watch for announcements today and over the weekend. https://sites.google.com/a/lbl.gov/status/home-1?pli=1
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Tuesday from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. The Fire Department is actively monitoring conditions in the hills around the Lab. https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=37.86988000000008&lon=-122.27053999999998#.XP6zatNKiL8
The Administration sent its FY 2020 President’s Budget Request to Congress on Monday. This is the first stage of a months-long and complex budget process. https://stratcomm-elements.lbl.gov/2019/03/13/92/
According to SF Gate, the Richmond-San Rafael bridge is closed in both directions due to falling concrete. The CHP is working with Caltrans to determine the cause of the falling concrete. No estimated time of reopening has been provided. Be sure to check 511.org or other traffic monitoring sources to assess your best commute route.