Every year the County of Santa Clara CA USA/Province of Florence, Italy Sister County Commission offers scholarships to university students from Santa Clara County who are participating for an academic year in a University approved International Program in Florence, Italy. Applications are available at: www.sccgov.org/florencescholarships Completed...

The controversial Christopher Columbus statue located inside San Jose's City Hall building was removed and placed into a hall of the Italian American Heritage Foundation on Saturday, according to the City Hall building manager. At the City Council meeting on Jan. 30, Mayor Sam Liccardo and the City Council decided on a six-week deadline to remove t...

When: Sun, March 25, 2018 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM PDT - Where: Little Italy San Jose, 323 West Saint John Street, San Jose, CA 95110 Come out and enjoy an old fashion Easter Egg Hunt in the Piazza in Little Italy San Jose! There will be 2 age groups. Children will receive their own Easter basket to go hunting for hidden eggs. Live music by David B...

Another day, another historic statue comes down. This time in California, to no one’s surprise. On Tuesday, the San Jose City Council voted to remove a Christopher Columbus statue from City Hall. The California city joins a long list of other municipalities that have considered removing Columbus statues or have abolished Columbus Day in favor of In...

Another day, another historic statue comes down. This time in California, to no one’s surprise. On Tuesday, the San Jose City Council voted to remove a Christopher Columbus statue from City Hall. The California city joins a long list of other municipalities that have considered removing Columbus statues or have abolished Columbus Day in favor of In...

A Christopher Columbus statue that’s been the subject of repeated vandalism and an impassioned campaign to oust it from San Jose City Hall may finally find a new home after this week. The City Council on Tuesday will vote on whether to fork out $12,000 to remove the 6,000-pound marble monument, which activists have long decried as a symbol of genoc...

In one of the most diverse cities in the country, San Jose leaders Tuesday debated the fate of the Christopher Columbus statue standing in the City Hall lobby — a symbol that has ignited a storm of controversy and launched a petition drive for its removal. “I think everyone’s been twisting themselves into pretzels to avoid hurting people,” said May...

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...

The Bank of Italy office building, deemed by experts to be downtown San Jose’s most iconic tower, has been bought by investors based in Menlo Park and Manhattan, according to public records that indicate WeWork has taken an ownership interest in the high rise. Through several transactions in December and October, two investment groups that are work...

Blaming the holidays and the “complexities and sensitivities” of removing a controversial Christopher Columbus statue from San Jose City Hall, city leaders are asking for more time. In an informational memo, Public Works Director Barry Ng said he expects to bring the issue before the City Council in January. Over the past three months, the city’s f...