NEWS FROM : Business & Lifestyle  

Questo Consolato Generale d'Italia a SAN FRANCISCO rende nota la pubblicazione di un avviso per l'assunzione di un impiegato a contratto a tempo indeterminato da adibire ai servizi di collaboratore amministrativo nel settore traduzione e interpretario. Le domande di ammissione alle prove per l’assunzione dovranno essere presentate entro e non oltre...

It all started with a lunch in St. Moritz with Splendid’s creative director Pamella Protzel-Scott, but last night it was the Lower East Side that got a dose of la dolce vita thanks to Margherita Missoni. The granddaughter of founders of the Italian fashion label was in town to celebrate her newest effort, a capsule collection with the Southern Cali...

illy, the third-generation family-owned coffee company from Trieste, Italy, committed to offering the highest quality, most ethically sourced coffee to the world, today opened its first permanent University of Coffee (Università del Caffè) in the U.S., adjacent to its illy caffè location at 220 Montgomery Street in San Francisco. The worldwide coff...

It’s not surprising on any given weekend to see a variety of exotic cars parked along the main drags in Calistoga, St. Helena, or Yountville in the Napa Valley. What is surprising is to see 40 Ferrari sportscars in a resort parking lot. The occasion was an event put on by the Italian sports car maker to give its loyal and select clientele a chance...

“Ho vissuto in Italia fino quando avevo nove anni e ora purtroppo l’italiano lo capisco ma non lo parlo bene”. Niccolo De Masi, la “o” accentata si è persa per strada, lo racconta al telefono mentre si sta recando a lavoro a Palo Alto in California. Doppio passaporto, 36 anni, ha già una lunga esperienza di Silicon Valley. E’ il presidente di quell...

Italian leather furniture maker Natuzzi is opening a Natuzzi Italia store in South Coast Collection, a high-end shopping district in Orange County, the company said. Natuzzi Italia will open by the end of the year in 11,000 square feet of the space formerly occupied by kitchen designer Surfas Culinary District, joining 70 other food and retail tena...

Are 17 Isotta Fraschinis too much of a good thing? To the average car lover, the answer likely is “Yes.” The luxurious Italian classics, however, were not too much for wealthy Americans - including Hollywood’s finest - who craved them in the years before the Great Depression and provided a new market for the Milan-based auto maker. Visitors to the...

The best advertisement for the former Perlongo’s Bakery was to simply prop open the door and let the aroma of fresh baked goods do the rest, according to Mary Perlongo, daughter of Josephine and the late Salvatore Anthony Perlongo. The fresh baked bread, beerrocks, pizza, cookies and cakes made the bakery locally famous. Sal, as he was known to eve...

You’ve read the book, now see the exhibit! "Transatlantic Style: A Romance of Fins and Chrome," is a celebration of Italian/American automotive style that is open through Sept. 30 at the Blackhawk Automotive Museum in Danville, California. The exhibit was originally supposed to be held at the Palm Springs Art Museum in conjunction with last year’s ...

In the classic 1950 Hollywood film “Sunset Boulevard,” the Isotta Fraschini driven by actress Gloria Swanson played a crucial part in her character Norma Desmond’s acting comeback. The iconic car also helped re-create the world of silent film stars that the film was set in. On Thursday, some 13 automobiles of that Italian motor brand graced Ocean A...

Dopo Washington, dove ha incontrato Sonny Perdue, neo Segretario all'Agricoltura dell'amministrazione americana, il Ministro per le politiche agricole e alimentari Maurizio Martina è volato a San Francisco dove ieri ha visitato il campus universitario di UC DAVIS. Qui, spiega Martina sulla sua pagina facebook, è stata “ufficializzata la firma del p...

Ten years after Chiara Boni La Petite Robe was created, the company is gearing up to open its first U.S. store in Los Angeles next month. The Italian ready-to-wear label started its expansion in 2010 and is counting on the new Melrose Avenue location to further fuel sales. The 860-square-foot boutique at 8470 Melrose Place will be the third for Chi...