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Giorgio Tavecchio’s story is one of those stories that should be told to youngsters. His story is an example of how tenacity and grit in sport, and especially in life in general, can really help dreams come true. Much has been said and written about how he fought to play in the NFL, America’s top-flight American football league, and succeeded in be...

2017 has been a stellar year for San Francisco, Italy, so much so that I’ve coined the phrases, “Italy by the Bay” and “Bay Area, Italy.” This past year offered the Bay Area Italian community a continuous, sparkling and varied array of events highlighting all facets of Italian culture. In spring of this year, I sat down with San Francisco Italian C...

LA Clippers present Italian Heritage Night: Monday, January 22, 2018 vs Minnesota Timberwolves at 7:30PM. Order your tickets online, use promo code “ITALIAN”, and receive a commemorative T-shirt. We look forward to seeing you at the game! 300 LEVEL: $24. 200 LEVEL: $42. 100 LEVEL: $83. Get Tickets! Tickets Include: A commemorative Italian Heritage...

Wednesday, January 17 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm. Amici House, Little Italy, 250 W. Date Street (Date and Union Streets, at Amici Park). Please get your FREE ticket by January 9. Seating is limited, so reserve your spot today! Italian Rights: Property, Inheritance, and Citizenship. Presented by Sonia and Anthony Alioto of Italian Legal Language Services. Le...

Jake’s Italian Bistro and Brew has been the local hot-spot bistro in Uptown Yucaipa since September 2011. Owners, Steve Babbitt and Jake Litras, uncle and nephew, are two of the most friendly people in town. If you stop by, you may even catch Litras in the back cooking up a storm, or you may spot Babbitt working behind the bar.  When it comes to th...

Sylvester Stallone gave himself a very personal gift this Christmas. The 71-year-old Rocky actor, sources told TMZ, plunked down more than $400,000 for a statue of his iconic cinematic character, Rocky. The statue - which stands at nine-feet-tall and weighs 1,800 pounds - was a backup produced for the 1982 installment in the boxing anthology, Rocky...

La Befana is an Italian holiday tradition taking place on the Epiphany Eve (January 5). Legend has it that La Befana is on a quest to find baby Jesus, so she visits every child's home and leaves small gifts in good children's stockings and fills naughty children's stockings with coal.La Befana will be traveling to Little Italy SJ, and your children...

For Karina Kravalis and Marco Provino, love blossomed over a plate of spaghetti di mare. The seafood dish — a specialty by Provino, a chef — proved to be the key that unlocked Kravalis’ heart. “This is the pasta that when we started dating, Marco was always making for me,” she says. “I’m a seafood person. He cooked it for me, and then I invited my...

Twenty years ago this week, Sonny Bono went missing. He was a Palm Springs icon, born Salvatore Phillip Bono to a Sicilian peasant and a second generation Italian-American whose marriage was arranged when his mother was 14. In Washington D.C., he was the Honorable Sonny Bono, Republican member of the House of Representative for California’s 44th Di...

Il nome di Amadeo Peter Giannini campeggia sulla piazza a lui intitolata nei pressi del Financial District di San Francisco, la città che deve la sua rinascita proprio a questo gigante di origine italiana, quasi del tutto sconosciuto in Italia e meno famoso ahimé, di Vito Corleone! Eppure basterebbe da solo il simbolo della città di San Francisco,...

Downtown’s Italian food scene gets a further boost this week with the arrival of Dopolavoro, a casual side-concept from the Terroni team. The Italian deli and marketplace looks to open on Wednesday, some two-and-a-half years after first being announced. Dopolavoro sits just a couple of doors away from Terroni on Spring Street, inside the same large...

Andare in Silicon Valley per fare esperienza sul campo, lì dove si concentrano il maggior numero di opportunità e conoscenze nei settori più avanzati e innovativi, dall’Ict ai servizi web, tornare in Emilia-Romagna per crescere, sviluppando la propria idea d’impresa. A due anni dall’avvio dei progetti negli incubatori tecnologici dell’area californ...