NEWS FROM : CALIFORNIA  

Vino lovers, mark your calendars! On May 25, we're making your wine dreams come true with a variety of wine events during our first-ever Vino Day. From market offers to complimentary tastings and classes, read on to learn what you can expect during our wine extravaganza. Starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, you can shop our entire wine shop — fe...

Il Consolato Generale d'Italia in San Francisco organizza un concorso per assumere 1 impiegato a contratto nel settore consolare. Si ricorda che i candidati devono essere residenti negli USA da almeno DUE ANNI e devono possedere un valido permesso di soggiorno degli Stati Uniti (permanent resident card OPPURE cittadinanza statunitense/passaporto US...

The Newport Hospitality Commission is excited to announce the return of world-renowned classical guitarist Diego Campagna to Newport for a special concert to benefit the City’s music programming at Thompson Middle School. Campagna, a native of Imperia, Italy, will help kick off Memorial Day Weekend with a performance on Thursday, May 23rd at St. Ma...

It took a former film finance pro to figure out how to bring back to life the space that once housed Café des Artistes, a favorite Hollywood hangout throughout the ’90s and ’00s. After the cozy restaurant closed in 2011, the spot sat empty until first-time restaurant owner Francesco Zimone bought rights to open the first U.S. location for Naples’ f...

On Saturday, California State Senator Anthony J. Portantino, who represents Pasadena in Sacramento, was awarded with the prestigious Ellis Island Medal of Honor Award by the Ellis Island Honor Society. He joined 92 awardees from around the county “whose accomplishments in their field and inspired service to our nation are worthy of commendation.” S...

Emilia-Romagna is considered one of the richest gastronomic and winemaking regions of Italy. It is commonly known for its egg and filled pastas made with soft wheat flour as well as for balsamic vinegars and cheeses. On the occasion of Los Angeles Times Food Bowl, experience the wine and food of the Emilia-Romagna region during an event led by Giam...

San Diego's Little Italy is home to a vibrant Italian-American community. It's an historic neighborhood where San Diegans can experience the passion and artistry that inspires the Italian-American experience. Now, San Diego residents and visitors can immerse themselves in the history of where the San Diego Italian-American experience began. Convivi...

The San Francisco Italian Athletic Club held its third annual High School Awards Banquet on Monday night, honoring athletes and coaches across generations and providing one of the rare occasions in which all three main San Francisco athletic leagues were connected under one roof. Honorees from the Academic Athletic Association, Bay Counties League...

La senatrice Francesca Alderisi (FI), eletta nella Circoscrizione Estero, ripartizione Nord e Centro America, ha preso parte alla riunione dell'Intercomites USA, che lo scorso sabato si è tenuta a San Francisco presso la sede dell’Italian Community Services, all'interno dell'edificio storico di Casa Fugazi, da oltre un secolo punto di riferimento p...

La visita in Nord America della senatrice Francesca Alderisi (FI) prosegue alla volta della California. L’eletta nella Circoscrizione Estero è stata ricevuta nella giornata di ieri dalla Console Generale d’Italia a Los Angeles, Silvia Chiave, e dal suo staff. Durante il positivo incontro, avvenuto nella sede del Consolato Generale d'Italia alla pre...

Al Bernardi, a longtime veteran of the tomato industry, died April 25 at his home in Green Valley, AZ. He was 92. Mr. Bernardi was born Jan. 8, 1927, in Firebaugh, CA, to Joe and Yolanda Bernardi, and spent his early years in Merced, Le Grand, and Madera, CA. At age 17, Mr. Bernardi lost his father and he was responsible for raising the family toma...

Hollywood is a tough industry to break into. So many people make the pilgrimage to epicenter of the entertainment industry only to be rejected time and time again. It’s a tough place to try and make it and it is definitely not for the faint of heart. It takes a strong backbone and an even stronger will to make it. It is important to acknowledge tha...