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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is partnering with Silicon Valley startup Aurora Innovation Inc. to develop and deploy a fleet of self-driving commercial vehicles in a bid to catch up with other automakers that have invested heavily in the technology. The two companies signed an agreement to integrate Aurora’s self-driving platform into Fiat Chrysler’...

NeoRealismo: The New Image in Italy, 1932–1960 explores Italian Neorealism in photography, as it documented Italy’s economic and social conditions in the mid-20th century and its rise as a democratic nation. Originally used for Fascist propaganda, the camera in Italy became a tool for artists to reveal the poverty and oppression of their country an...

There is no chef Oliver at Oliver’s Osteria. It’s chef-owner Erik De Marchi who leads an all-out defense of faithful Italian fare at his tidy Laguna Canyon tavern. As for Oliver? He’s De Marchi’s first child, born on the restaurant’s opening day in October.  Wedged into an oddball retail center that has seen its share of restaurants come and go, Ol...

San Diego is having an Italian moment. Still, despite having a “Little Italy” and a Gaslamp District once silly with Italian joints, local Italian food offerings over the past several decades have been disappointing.  And while some recent high-profile Italian openings have promised change, it’s an unheralded one that might just steal the show: Caf...

Celestino Drago, the most beloved chef of Hollywood stars is the new chef Ambassador Gustoso Sicilian food excellence, premium brand of Sicilian high quality excellences in the food and beverage sector, with the aim of promoting authentic Sicilian cuisine, culinary traditions and culture in the US market. An important business that will soon see th...

Thursday, June 6th marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day. 95-year-old Bernie Trifoso of Laguna Niguel walks with the help of a cane. But time has not dimmed the sparkle in his eyes, the spirit of his conversation. He told us he couldn't believe 75 years had passed since the Normandy invasion. "It seemed like it was yesterday", Trifoso said. For Bern...

Sunday, June 23, 2019. 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT. Piazza Piccola Italia (Behind Bel Bacio and Paesano Ristorante), 350 W Julian St., San Jose, CA 95110. Last years Boss of the Sauce was a HUGE such a success, congrats to last years winners Il Sogno and Campo Di Bocce! $25 includes a passport to try pasta from all of our participating restaurants and a...

illycaffè presents the new illy Art Collection designed by Olimpia Zagnoli, globally recognized Italian illustrator known for her colorful, minimalist and retro graphic art, an homage to futurism and the Beatles. The iconic illy cups, designed by Matteo Thun in 1991, continue to be a canvas for artists to share their creativity to the world.   In t...

Millie Santilli saw the writing on the wall for St. Brigid Church, of which she had been a parishioner for more than five decades. She led the committee charged with raising money in an effort to help the church – which became a mission of St. Rocco Church in July 2018 – keep its doors open. She said she knew for quite some time that the parish was...

Shot in Matera. A Film Retrospective Celebrating Matera. 2019 European Capital of Culture. Free Admission | RSVP Required. IIC SF: 601 Van Ness Ave, Suite F (Opera Plaza), San Francisco (CA); BAMPFA, 2155 Center Street, Berkeley (CA) Jun 23, Jul 5, Aug 8 | IIC SF - CHRIST STOPPED AT EBOLI - Dir. Francesco Rosi - Bay Area Premiere Full-Length Digita...

LA's Little Italy is a neighborhood undergoing change. From corporate stores to hipster salons, foreign food trucks to gay bars. "Little Italy, Los Angeles" follows the interconnected lives of the community's diverse residents, led by its last original Italian, Frank the Barber, as they learn to adapt to its' inevitable transformation. Winner of Be...

Pisana, 27 anni da compiere a giugno,Giulia Becatti ha vinto una borsa di studio di 10mila dollari intitolata ad Amelia Earhart, l’aviatrice statunitense del secolo scorso diventata simbolo di emancipazione femminile. Dopo la laurea in ingegneria aerospaziale, la dottoranda dell’Università di Pisa è attualmente al Jet Propulsion Laboratory della Na...