Little Italy is likely one of the trendiest neighborhoods in San Diego. It’s crammed with posh eating places and bars. Residents pay high greenback to reside there. But it wasn’t at all times this manner. Back within the Seventies, Little Italy went by means of a interval of decline. News 8 profiled Little Italy in 1986, throughout a time when many...

Longtime patrons of Oliveto, the 35-year-old Oakland Italian spot that closed with great fanfare at the end of last year, got a surprising message in their inboxes in recent days. “OK, it’s not actually over,” the email began. According to the message, the restaurant’s cafe operation quietly reopened last week, an unexpected coda for a restaurant t...

The Bank of Italy building, home to The Independent newspaper and a cornerstone of the downtown Livermore landscape, will be honored this month in a centennial celebration. The historic Italian Renaissance Revival building on the corner of First Street and South Livermore Avenue was built in 1921 as the 13th branch of the Bank of Italy. The Bank of...

Cori Trattoria Pastificio, a multiple award-winning Italian restaurant led by Chef Accursio Lota and located in San Diego’s thriving North Park community, has received the Tre Gamberi from Gambero Rosso. According to Gambero Rosso, Italy’s premier food and wine rating group – similar to France’s Michelin Star Awards and the James Beard Award in the...

According to Head of School Valentina Imbeni, PhD., Italian-immersion La Scuola is delighted with its new campus in the Mission, but would’ve preferred to have stayed in Dogpatch, where its pre-kindergarten program is located. Established in 2002, La Scuola is a co-educational day school with 300 preschool through eighth grade students split betwee...

Eurovision 2021 winners and global rock sensations Måneskin have been announced as one of the acts for this year’s Coachella festival, which will be held over two weekends in April at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. The world-famous music festival, which began in 1999, is returning this year after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. T...

After deciding to drop its ship logo, the Santa Maria Joint Union High School District Board of Education has hired a consultant at a cost not to exceed $75,000 to create a replacement. On Wednesday night, the board unanimously agreed to hire Zeste Consulting, a Studio City-based firm. In September, the board heeded calls from some in the community...

California became the state of migration for Italians during the Gold Rush. By the late 1890s, the number of Italians in California exceeded those in New England. By the time these Italian-Americans were able to save money from mining, they started to spread throughout California and establish homes for their families.  One area of interest was Nor...

7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 25. 2 and 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 26. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert, CA. Tickets here. Steve Solomon is back with an all-new show—and the McCallum Theatre favorite is bringing My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & I’m Still in Therapy to Palm Desert for three performances: at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan....

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) is pleased to present a new exhibition, Woven Lives: Exploring Women’s Needlework from the Italian Diaspora, which examines the significance of needlework in the lives of Italian American women, their families, and communities from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. On View: January 29 – Oc...