The celebration season continues for Mission’s historic Division 3 state-championship boys basketball team.The Bears — along with NCAA championship soccer coach Stephen Negoesco — will be special guests at the inaugural High School Sports Awards banquet put on by the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club on May 8 at its North Beach clubhouse on Washi...

The Italian Catholic Federation will hold a special screening of the film “Processions of Faith: The Story of St. Peter’s Italian Catholic Church, its Parishioners and their Saints” at 6 p.m. Fri., May 5 at St. Julie Billiart Church parish hall, 2475 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. The screening will include a catered Italian pasta meal and a Q&A with...

Massimo Maracci, Director of Cultura Italiana, Italian Language School of Bologna, Italy, will lead a conversation with Mary Tolano-Noyes, author of the book Bologna Reflections: An Uncommon Guide, about the developmental elements of the Etruscan city and its influence on the Roman and Medieval city. The event will be followed by wine and refreshme...

A.G. Ferrari, a small chain of Italian markets that’s been in the Bay Area for almost 100 years, is closing its four remaining cafe-delis on May 1 to focus on its import business. Founded in 1919 by Annibale Giovanni Ferrari as an Italian store called Parisian Delicatessen, the company in more recent decades had as many as 13 retail stores in the B...

The Department Of French And Italian Announces The Italian Language Teachers’ Second Annual Workshop At The University Of Southern California “From Best Practices To Best Lessons” In Los Angeles, CA, Saturday, October 21, 2017. Planning, identifying learning goals and objectives, time constraints, sequencing, differentiating instruction based on st...

When: Saturday, May 13, 2017 From 10:30 am To 1:00 pm - When: Italian Cultural Institute, 1023 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024 Organized by : Lingua Viva & IIC - Entrance Fee: $50.00 (IIC members)/$55.00 (non-members) *To register please call (310) 824-7408 Alessandra “Ale” Gambini is a LA-based Italian food blogger, recipe developer, host home...

Con un ricevimento al Consolato generale d’Italia di San Francisco organizzato dal Console Generale Lorenzo Ortona si è conclusa la visita turistica di Gianpiero Ventura, ct della Nazionale di calcio, e della consorte Luciana nella Bay Area. Presente al ricevimento anche Rino Bertini, che oggi ne dà notizia, spiegando che i coniugi Ventura sono giu...

The Order Sons of Italy in America Weed Lodge #1269 scholarship application is now available for high school seniors planning to graduate this spring and enroll in college or trade school in the fall of 2017. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for high school credit courses through seven consecutive semesters; and have a parent or grandparen...

Fourteen California eateries have landed on a well-respected list of the top 50 Italian restaurants in America. Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego area restaurants all earned spots on The Daily Meal’s 2017 ranking of America’s 50 Best Italian Restaurants, which was released last week. The Daily Meal said it assembled the ranking by building a...

It was their belief in hard work and an unbreakable family bond that enabled the Italian immigrants to build a new life in America. “Grazie America” (Thank you, America) is not only an exhibit that conveys their gratitude for such opportunity but also a testament that showcases the success of the America dream. In the exhibit, looking at the faces...