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Jennie Hiltel, the daughter of Italian immigrants, was severely shaken by the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968. The Martin Luther King Jr. High School Memorial Scholarship Fund, which Jennie had helped start the year after King’s death, and its annual barbecue fundraiser were as important as ever in 1992. Jennie, then in her late...

Surprised to learn that public schools in San Francisco still celebrate Columbus Day, the Board of Education scrubbed the holiday off the academic calendar on Tuesday to appease Native American students in the district. Far less radical school districts than the San Francisco Unified School District have ditched Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous...

Si chiama così: «La Scuola». In italiano. Difficile non notarla a San Francisco, a poche centinaia di metri dalla sede principale di Twitter. Nata solo pochi anni fa come piccola scuola per gli espatriati italiani che non vogliono fare perdere ai propri figli il bagaglio culturale d’origine, La Scuola, anche grazie all’applicazione del metodo di Re...

Al via il prossimo 6 febbraio la 1ª edizione di Filming in Italy a Los Angeles, un evento di promozione dell’Italia come set cinematografico nato grazie a un accordo tra Agnus Dei Production di Tiziana Rocca, l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Los Angeles e il suo Direttore Valeria Rumori, e il Consolato Generale d’Italia a Los Angeles. La prima edi...

It can be easy to take a restaurant for granted. Downtown Upland’s fortunes ebb and flow, but Caffe Allegro has hung in there for nearly two decades. It opened in 1998, five years after the original location debuted in La Verne, and both are still operating today. I’ve been to the Upland version perhaps a half-dozen times, both in the early days an...

When: Saturday, February 11 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Where: Musco Center for the Arts, Chapman UniversityCosts: *$8 General Admission  The many pathways of Italy’s music, art and culture come together in a single event! Appreciate the harmony that inspired Dante’s immortal masterpieces, and explore the diverse voices of Italian music, from the Rena...

Pappalecco has opened in Del Mar Highlands Town Center, bringing a true taste of Tuscany to Carmel Valley. Now with his sixth San Diego location, Pappalecco's Chef Lorenzo Bucci credits his success to the simplicity and authenticity of the food – from gelato to panini and pastries – and the welcoming smiles of his staff. Bucci, who co-owns the res...

Dean Martin's life and works will be celebrated at the 12th annual L.A. Italia Film, Fashion and Art Festival to mark the centennial of the 'King of Cool's birth. Martin, who died in 1995, is considered one of the most popular Italian-American icons of all time. The festival will showcase a complete retrospective of Martin's films, as wel...

The Italian Cultural Center of San Diego requests the pleasure of your company at the Fundraising Dinner for Montemonaco (AP) devastated by the October 30th earthquake. This event, "Three Chefs for Montemonaco", will be held on Friday, February 3, 2017 at the Our Lady of The Rosary Church Hall located at 1654 State Street, San Diego, CA, from 6: 00...

By Shaena Engle As executive chef at Circa 55, the signature restaurant at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Alberico Nunziata is also in charge of the cuisine for the parade of red carpet events hosted annually at the hotel — most recently the 74th Golden Globes. Nunziata began cooking when he was 14 and attended culinary school in Sorrento i...

Borse di studio per giovani italiani per la frequenza di corsi intensivi in Entrepreneurship and Management della durata di tre mesi presso la Santa Clara University, California, nella Silicon Valley. A concederle – almeno tre – per l'anno accademico 2016/17 è il programma BEST, promosso da Invitalia – agenzia nazionale per l'attrazione degli inves...

By Laurie Lucas It was only a matter of time before the man of many restaurants, Gary Romano, alighted in downtown Riverside.Except for his namesake Italian joint in downtown Redlands, Romano's six other eating places are in Riverside: one in Mission Grove and the other five in Canyon Crest, although his pizza place, Canyon Crust, is temporarily c...