NEWS FROM : CALIFORNIA  

ISSNAF (Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation), is pleased to announce the appointment of Monica Veronesi as Executive Director as of January 1st, 2015. Monica has over 20 years experience in management, strategic communications, institutional relations, crisis management and public affairs. Prior to joining ISSNAF, Monica wa...

E&J Gallo Winery continues its North Coast wine property acquisition activity with plans to purchase the large Asti Winery and 275 acres of surrounding vineyards in northern Sonoma County as well as the Souverain wine brand. The acquisition agreement with Treasury Wine Estates, announced late July 20, includes one of Sonoma County's oldest and...

Today, Sanpellegrino Sparkling Fruit Beverages will bring to life its "The Life Deliziosa™" campaign by way of a pop-up citrus grove built in the heart of New York City. The event will transport guests to the sunny Italian coast as they walk through groves of citrus trees while sipping on refreshing Sanpellegrino Sparkling Fruit Beverages.  ...

by Sherrie Moore   There is no better way to enjoy a glass of California wine than sitting out amongst the vines. For the 17th season, AAUW of Pleasant Hill-Martinez welcomes you to experience an evening in the vineyard sampling a variety of wines, followed by an Italian Dinner.   Mark Saturday, Oct. 10, as a night to relax with frien...

di Paolo Giaccio   Per uno startupper italiano che voglia presentare il suo progetto nella Silicon Valley il primo ponte da attraversare è quello gettato da Marco Marinucci e Alberto Onetti. Si chiama Mind the Bridge. È una fondazione che aiuta le startup che vogliono uscire dai propri confini, organizzandogli corsi, incontri, presentazioni....

By Sarah Fritsche   With this evening's (Wednesday, January 27) grand opening of Fiorella, Boris Nemchenok, owner of Haight Street wine bar and pizzeria Uva Enoteca, is set to bring cozy neighborhood Italian eats to the Richmond District.   The centerpiece of the 40 seat restaurant, which is located in the former Shimo space on Clemen...

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 At 6:30 pm Organized by : IIC In collaboration with : LHUCA, Texas Tech University, e l'Archivio Ezio Gribaudo Entrance : Free Surliuga currently serves as an Associate Professor of Italian at Texas Tech University. She is a scholar of contemporary Italian poetry, modern and contemporary Italian art, Italian cinema as w...

Farmers' markets are the perfect place to interact with local vendors and discover fantastic products. They're also perfect for Instagram-worthy weekend outings when all you really want to do is eat.   Little Italy Mercato goes above and beyond. Every Saturday from 8 AM to 2 PM, W. Cedar Street in Downtown San Diego is bursting with vendors...

Little Italy San Jose has raised $277,500 towards the purchase of a historic home and surrounding property in our Italian district to be converted to a Cultural Facility & Museum. We still have $82,500 to reach the $360,000 mark to purchase this property outright. We will utilize this building for the following~ A permanent Italian American mus...

By Mauro Battocchi Fabrizio Capobianco knows a thing or two about software. Ten years ago he founded Funambol, which grew to be the world's leading open mobile source company, and recently his newest venture TOK.tv promises a new social dimension to television watching where friends can talk to each other while watching TV.   Indeed from yo...

Damaged by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D., an over-life-size bronze statue of Tiberius (ruled A.D. 14–37) was discovered in 1741, during the first years of excavation at Herculaneum. The subject of a recent conservation project at the Getty Villa, the sculpture— on loan from Museo Archeologico Nazionale in Naples—provides the occasion to explo...

By Jonathan Gold   On a warm January night in Los Angeles, one of those evenings when we have trouble visualizing what the phrase "wind-chill factor" might even mean, the patio outside Maccheroni Republic is one of the most pleasant places downtown, a long, alley-narrow space, all greenery and soft air. The financial district's glass towers...