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September 26th; 6:30PM - 8:30PM. Piazza della Famiglia, Little Italy, San Diego (CA). Our annual State of the Neighborhood event will take place in Little Italy’s Piazza della Famiglia; the 10,000-square-foot public space playing host to the community as we hear Chief Executive Administrator of the Association, Marco Li Mandri, present on the past,...

Tuesday, September 24, 2019. 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM PDT. Italian Community Services, 678 Green St #3, San Francisco, CA 94133. Join us for an educational evening focused on Italian music: from folk to songs of resistance and emigration to Pop music of the 60s to today.Sara Marinelli, producer and host of Italian Frequency Radio, a weekly show of Italian...

If this year’s Monterey’s Annual Festa Italia is any indication, the three-day festival that’s rooted in the city’s Sicilian history and that of its local fishermen, still runs deep. In its 86th year, as one of the oldest running festivals in the state, it featured Italian cuisine, music, dancing, raffles and a bocce ball tournament. It also includ...

Guido Oppizzi immigrated to America from Italy only three years ago, bringing a deep love for traditional cooking from his homeland. But if you assume that means Oppi’z Bistro & Natural Pizza — his new State Street restaurant located in the longtime, though long-empty, home of Palazzio — is serving standard versions of pizza and pasta, think again....

Celebrating 20 years next month, this wonderfully cluttered family-operated favorite evokes New York, Italy, and a bygone era when independent pizzerias were the heart of the community. Rocco’s thin yet sturdy and chewy, well-toasted crusts with puffy edges make the old nostalgic and the young ecstatic. On our recent visit, we went all in with pizz...

A memorial service will be held on Friday for George P. Schiavelli, 71, a retired judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court and the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, and a beloved and respected figure in the Los Angeles legal community. Schiavelli, who died on the night of Aug. 31 from the after-effects of a stem cell transp...

«Non mollare mai e fallo sempre con il sorriso stampato in faccia». È questo il segreto di Fabrizio Capobianco, imprenditore di successo in Silicon Valley, che ieri ha firmato la sua exit: TOK.tv, l’app che permette a 40 milioni di persone di vedere le partite commentandole con gli amici che stanno dall’altra parte dell’Oceano, è stata acquisita da...

"Dai monopattini elettrici ai razzi: il futuro della mobilità alternativa": è questo il tema del convegno che si terrà il 10 ottobre prossimo a Los Angeles nella sede dell’Istituto Italiano di Cultura. L’evento rientra nell’ambito delle iniziative organizzate da MEET Italy, associazione che si pone come luogo di incontro della comunità italoamerica...

Louis DaMassa, Oroville High School class of 1921, is being inducted in memoriam into the Oroville Union Hall of Fame. This 2019 inductee passed away in 1975 but is remembered with respect and admiration by his family and friends as an honorable man who always looked for ways to serve his community. During World War II, DaMassa served as an Air Rai...

Dominic Tringalli would not stop proposing. The 29-year-old crab fisherman was obsessed with marrying Nellie DiMaggio, the oldest daughter of fellow San Francisco fisherman Joseph. He’d proposed over and over, but Nellie kept turning him down. This, he decided, wouldn’t do. The morning of June 19, 1917, Nellie was walking to work with a friend. At...

A novel new gelato shop is primed to take over along a busy stretch of West Hollywood soon. It’s called Gelato Festival, and just as the name implies it’s tied in with the decade-old international gelato festival founded in Florence, Italy. Gelato Festival (the event) is a near around the clock, around-the-world party, having launched over 100 even...

The Los Angeles Office of the Italian Trade Agency (ITA) is seeking 1 full-time Administrative Assistant. The position is temporary (12 months: further 12 a possibility). The general tasks will include mainly organization and legal-administrative activities inherent to existing contractual relationships or to be developed with organizations and ass...