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A man sought after the stabbing of a 76-year-old North Berkeley woman Tuesday morning was picked up in Pinole on Wednesday, authorities report.
To make castings for customers, workers at Pacific Steel Casting melted scrap metal until it was molten, and then poured into into molds.
The closure of the city's last big "smokestack" factory means the end of well-paid union jobs. But it also means neighbors will no longer be bothered by a 'burnt pot handle' smell.
This lemon cornmeal cake, draped with a layer of tart apple slices and speckled with fruity, bittersweet pink peppercorns, makes for a symphony of flavors.
Celebrating her 70th birthday, Linda Tillery is taking over Freight & Salvage Friday and Saturday with a far-flung roster of guest artists.