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The Mediterranean Diet as a model of proper eating, as a balanced and sustainable lifestyle for both health and environment, was the main topic of the third edition of The Week of Italian Cuisine in the World. Promoted by the Consulate General, the event was held from November 12 to 18 and offered a rich calendar filled with masterclasses, workshop...

For a much admired work by a major director, “Senso” has taken a long time to get to Los Angeles theaters in a form close to its original shape. Now that it has, we can see both what we’ve been missing and why it’s taken so long. Directed by Luchino Visconti, released in Italy in 1954 and now playing at the Nuart in West Los Angeles in a new digi...

A catchy Italian pop song by Lucio Dalla cuts through the stillness at lunchtime at Oliver’s Osteria in Laguna Beach. The dining room is otherwise quiet, leaving me alone to contemplate the elegance of my cacio e pepe. It is the most stunning plate of pasta I’ve eaten in a long while. The pasta are rigatoni, toothsome and nicely chewy, slicked with...

Powered by an all-new, fuel-efficient turbocharged engine and wrapped in head-turning Italian design, the new 2019 Fiat 500X will debut at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show. The 2019 Fiat 500X features an all-new, standard-equipped 1.3-liter turbocharged engine with the latest iteration of the FCA exclusive MultiAir (called MultiAir III) valve-actuati...

San Diego-The San Diego Italian Film Festival(SDIFF) has announced a lineup of eclectic films to be presented as part of its monthly series at the Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park through September 2019. Carefully selected by Artistic Director and film professor Antonio Iannotta, these films represent a selection of the wide variety of mo...

Over the past 17 years, Bella's Pizza Villa has been serving up quality pizza and Italian food to its customers as well as the community it calls home. "We care about taking care of the community," LaDonna Olson said, who along with her husband Bill, are the owners and operators of the restaurant. "We've grown with the city, and we just love it her...

Italian singer, songwriter Andrea Bocelli will be making four U.S. concert dates, starting at the Golden 1 Center on June 15. The tour is following Bocelli’s release of his number one album, “Si.” He will stop in the Sacramento and Denver areas, marking the first time Bocelli has played back-to-back performances on the west coast. The Sacramento Ph...

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles stole the show at this year's MotorTrend Car, Truck and SUV of the Year Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. Sergio Marchionne, the former head of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles who died earlier this year, was honored as Person of the Year while two of Fiat Chrysler's products — the Ram 1500 pickup and the Jeep Wrangler — earned Tru...

LITTLE ITALY TREE LIGHTING Saturday, December 1st; 6:30pm, Piazza della Famiglia. This will be the 20th Anniversary of Little Italy's Tree Lighting! To create the best possible experience within our consistently limited budget, we need the community's help in making this year's event that much more spectacular. The best part: you still have time to...

“Our 44th season ‘Travelogue: Musical Postcards from Around the World’ is an exciting one that celebrates music from all around the globe. The repertoire is sure to please all musical tastes and audiences of all ages,” says Executive Director Laura Mason. The Angeles Chorale’s concert season will take you on a musical journey through Italy, France...

We believe the best way to learn about wine is to drink it. And what better way to learn about wine than from the winemakers themselves? On Thursday, November 28, join us at Terra to discover the wines of Musella Winery. We are especially excited to welcome Musella Winery winemaker & Owner, Maddalena Pasqua di Bisceglie, who will join us to chat ab...

At least four current and former big city mayors are thought to be considering a bid for the White House when voters go to the polls in 2020. These candidates range from representatives of the progressive left like Bill de Blasio to more business-oriented mayors like Michael Bloomberg, who preceded de Blasio as mayor of New York City. Whether they...