SPATS

Berkeley workshop information

April 2007

 

Schedule

Apr 10 Delia and Kalle arrive at SFO 4:24pm

                        Freija arrives at SFO 6:10pm

Apr 18 Rolf arrives at SFO 4:24pm

Apr 23 Freija departs 11:00am

                        Delia, Kalle, and Rolf depart 7:20 am

 

Directions

 

From airport to YMCA

(1)  Airport shuttle: ~$30 each, ~1 hour.  Ask at the information desk or follow signs to the shuttle queue outside.

(2)  Bay Area Rapid Transit (http://www.bart.gov/) train ~6$ each, ~1 hour.  Follow signs inside the airport to the BART terminal.  Take Dublin/Pleasanton train.  At Balboa Park, transfer to Pittsburg/Bay Point train.  At 12th St. Oakland City Center, transfer to Richmond train.  Get off at Downtown Berkeley.  On April 10 and April 18, Dublin/Pleasanton trains depart the airport at 4:38pm, 4:53hm, 5:08pm, 5:23pm, 5:38pm, 5:52pm, 6:07pm, 6:22pm, 6:37pm, 6:52pm, 7:16pm, …

 

From BART station to YMCA

The YMCA (http://www.baymca.org/index.php/downtown.html) is at 2001 Allston Way in downtown Berkeley.  It has a shared kitchen, internet access, and a gym and swimming pool.  The Y is 2 blocks from BART; see map below.

 

From YMCA to physics department

Campus is 3 blocks from the YMCA.  The department is in 3 connected buildings: LeConte, Old LeConte, and Birge.  My office is at Old LeConte 300 but you need to enter through LeConte or Birge.  15 minute walk from YMCA; see map below.

 

Justin’s contact info

Office: Old LeConte room 300, 510-643-1548

Mobile: 510-847-9198

 

Food and entertainment

Here’s a nice guide to restaurants in Berkeley: http://www-rnc.lbl.gov/Restaurants/Restaurants.html

The East Bay express has a good searchable guide to restaurants in the East Bay and another for entertainment: http://www.eastbayexpress.com/

The San Francisco Chronicle has food and entertainment for San Francisco and the whole Bay Area: http://www.sfgate.com/

The Chronicle also has a list of top 100 Bay Area restaurants: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/04/03/CMTOP100.DTL

 

More links

City of Berkeley: http://www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/

City’s visitor info page: http://www.visitberkeley.com/

UC Berkeley: http://www.berkeley.edu/

University visitor info page: http://www.berkeley.edu/about/index.html#visiting

Google maps: http://maps.google.com/

 

Maps

San Francisco Bay Area:

 

BART:

 

City of Berkeley (http://www.google.com/maps?q=Berkeley,+CA,+USA&sa=X&oi=map&ct=title):

 

BART station to YMCA:

 

Campus (interactive form at http://www.berkeley.edu/map/, full-resolution version at campus_map.gif):