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The San Francisco Italian Heritage Parade is proud to announce its return to the streets of San Francisco on Sunday, October 9, 2022. Last year, the Italian Heritage Parade was the first major parade to take place in the city since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and this year the parade once again expects to host vibrant crowds coinciding with...

The sudden shouts shattered the eerily quiet night on February 12, 1976. "Oh, no! Oh my God! No! Help me, please!" reverberated through the small apartment complex just off West Hollywood's Sunset Strip around 9:15, according to the Los Angeles Times. A neighbor ran out to see what the commotion was and found an Academy-Award nominated actor lying...

Returning Sunday October 2nd, 2022! 5th Annual Little Italy San Jose Street Festival: enjoy 14 Italian Food vendors, Top Notch Italian Entertainment from both the East & West Coast, Wine Tasting and stroll the expanded park footprint to view our Italian luxury cars and Arts & Craft vendors. 100% of the proceeds go toward the current construction of...

Thursday, September 22, 2022. 6:30PM TO 8:30PM. The Little Italy State of the Neighborhood will return this year for an in-person eveny and take place in Little Italy’s Piazza della Famiglia. The State of the Neighborhood provides the community an opportunity to learn about Little Italy’s history, current happenings, upcoming projects and new initi...

Gran Gala sul Mare aboard the Sir Winston is the 2nd Annual LILAA Gala fundraiser benefiting the cultural and community efforts of Little Italy of Los Angeles Association (LILAA). The Sir Winston will be open for boarding at 6:00pm on October 1, 2022 in Downtown San Pedro, CA. The yacht will depart at approximately 6:30pm and begin a tour around th...

They wanted to celebrate holidays, not debate them. But as Palo Alto officials prepare to adopt policies to formally recognize Juneteenth, Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta Day and to commemorate days of remembrance for the Holocaust and Armenian genocide, they are running into a thorny question: What should they call the second Monday in October? Th...

When: Wed, September 21, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM PDT - Where: Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069 Join us for an evening wine reception celebrating Domus: Patterns of Living, an exhibition at the PDC Design Gallery. Atelier Manferdini is pleased to present Domus: Patterns of Living, an exhibition featuring desi...

The California state legislature passed a bill removing Christopher Columbus’ name from the portion of the Interstate 10 freeway that crosses Los Angeles on Wednesday, drawing praise from Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell Thursday. O’Farrell, the first Native American to serve on the council, said in a statement that he was “pleased and g...

Hidden for decades, a mosaic that is a "key part of Rome's history" was located and returned to the Italian government, the Federal Bureau of Investigations said in a news release on Friday. In 2020, an attorney contacted the FBI Art Crime Team on behalf of an anonymous client who was in possession of an enormous "mosaic of the mythological figure...

The 89th  Festa Italia, celebrating Monterey’s Italian heritage and cultural traditions, will be held on September 9-11, 2022.  Join us for this special festival honoring the local fishermen of Monterey, both past and present. This popular family friendly free event shares the sights, sounds, food and culture that make the Italian experience so spe...

Even for those without a series of colliding vowels in their last name, North Beach was open to all comers Saturday for the Festa Coloniale Italiana, an event showcasing how San Francisco is continuing to find its way back from the darkest days of the pandemic. Beyond a chance to knock back Aperol spritzes in a packed Washington Square Park, or wat...

Saturday August 27, 2022 at San Francisco Italian Athletic Club (SFIAC - 1630 Stockton Street, San Francisco, CA) (11am - 6pm). FESTA COLONIALE ITALIANA is now in its second decade. The event takes place on Stockton St., adjacent to Washington Square Park, in the heart of North Beach. The Festa Coloniale Italiana is the only authentic traditional I...