NEWS FROM : CALIFORNIA  

By design, Francesco Ragazzi's Palm Angels feels more Californian than it does Italian. It takes its name from Ragazzi's Rizzoli publication of Golden State skaters, after all. Still, Ragazzi hasn't forgotten his roots. Thus, Palm Angels' new Missoni collaboration is a coming-home affair, of sorts, translating the luxury house's flashy knitwear int...

50 Top Pizza, la più importante guida di settore, online e fruibile gratuitamente, ha stilato una classica delle migliori 50 pizzerie negli Stati Uniti, il nazione dove, dopo l’Italia, la pizza ha preso maggiormente piede. Al primo posto di 50 Top USA 2021 – Prosecco DOC Award, c’è Tony’s Pizza Napoletana, insegna di San Francisco (California) del...

July 13 - October 3 - Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049. North Pavilion, Plaza Level. Get here free tickets to the Getty Center. Paolo Veneziano led the premier painter’s workshop in late medieval Venice, producing work ranging from large complex altarpieces to small paintings intended for personal devotion. This focused...

This fall, one of the most venerated traditions in all of Italian history will be observed right here in humble North Beach: the Statuto Race. The fourth oldest foot race in the United States, the Statuto was originally scheduled to mark its one hundredth year in 2020. Of course Covid had other plans for us, and the race had to be canceled last yea...

The closure of Chef Christian Caiazzo’s Osteria Stellina in Point Reyes last August marked the beginning of a particularly challenging period for local restaurants. Several already had closed due to the pandemic and as wildfire smoke once again filled the air, those that remained open were forced to pivot to takeout as they shuttered outdoor dining...

With gentrification on the rise comes the not always aesthetically pleasing money-over-culture approach to L.A.’s historically rich and beautiful architecture. As a result, old craftsman homes and California bungalows are becoming contemporary buildings planted like markers of systemic racial inequalities within Los Angeles neighborhoods. However,...

The Italian Consulate General in SF has the great pleasure to share the 6 episodes of the podcast "Letters to Italy" created and directed by Sara Marinelli for Comites SF. The project was funded by the Directorate General for Italians Abroad of the Italian MFA. The stories told in the podcast regard the impact of Covid 19 on the Italian Community o...

Ballet superstar Roberto Bolle brings his celebrated show, Roberto Bolle and Friends, to Napa for the annual Festival Napa Valley Dance Gala, an event that invariably ranks among the year’s Festival highlights. A principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre from 2009-2019, a principal dancer étoile at La Scala Theatre Ballet, and a guest artist with...

La Scuola International School is excited to announce the expansion of its unique blend of Reggio Emilia, Language Immersion, and International Baccalaureate program with the opening of La Scuola Peninsula, a Preschool Early Childhood campus in East Palo Alto. La Scuola Peninsula will open with preschool classes in January 2022, and continue to exp...

Italians may have invented gelato, ice cream’s lower-fat, less-aerated cousin, but people enjoying the luxurious frozen treat in Rome or Florence would be hard-pressed to find the types of flavors that Los Angeles gelaterias are producing. The city’s culinary diversity is hard to match, and three shops in particular draw inspiration from global dem...

The cities of Napa, California, and Montalcino, Italy are proud to formally announce a long-term sister city partnership between the two communities. The sistership will strengthen the dialogue between the citizens of Napa and Montalcino to promote cooperation and exchange. Through the sister city partnership, Napa and Montalcino will look to foste...

Here’s a Luca you can mention in Sacramento without fans getting worked into an agitated and argumentative lather: Luca Urlando. He’s a swimmer, an All-American sophomore-to-be for the Georgia Bulldogs by way of McClatchy High School with a global reputation for how fast he can zip through water. He is not to be confused with another Luka of global...