Italian Community Services (ICS) is a small but mighty nonprofit with deep roots in San Francisco serving the Italian American community. We’ve been around for 100+ years and we continue to evolve and adapt to the needs of our community. We are looking for someone to join our team who wants to serve our volunteers, our clients, and our donors. This...

To celebrate this year’s Festa della Repubblica, the Consulate General of Italy, along with the Little Italy of Los Angeles Association (LILAA), has organized the Italy Run LA, a 5K race taking place Sunday 5th of June at 8 a.m. close to the ocean, in charming San Pedro. “Italians and Italian-Americans are an integral part of what makes Los Angeles...

Juventus centre-back Giorgio Chiellini has been offered a contract by MLS side LAFC, sources have told The Athletic. Chiellini, 37, still has another year left to run on his Juventus contract but one source has said he could move to the MLS in time for the 2023 season which begins next spring.  LAFC did not offer Chiellini a designated player contr...

The new COM.IT.ES, the groups representing Italian expats all over the world, officially formed a few months ago, opening a new chapter for many cities and areas in the world that will last five years. As their main task, the COM.IT.ES work on identifying social, cultural, and overall needs of the Italian community and bring requests in front of lo...

More than 30 years ago, George Unti—the son of a logger and farmer who emigrated from Tuscany—began planting his Mediterranean wine dream in Sonoma’s Dry Creek Valley. Unti, who had learned to prune vines and make wine with his dad in grade school, had a successful, decades-long career as a California supermarket executive. But when he bought a hou...

If you blink, this popular Italian vegetable will already be gone. Even though the growing season for agretti is less than a month long, the plant leaves behind flavors and memories that linger forever. Agretti—one of the most mouth-watering, bitter spring veggies—has always been extremely desirable in the Lazio and Umbria regions of Italy, but now...

Standing on San Pedro’s new waterfront promenade, before a crowd of about 300 on Friday, May 6, Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino recalled that it was this development that motivated him to run to represent the 15th District a decade ago. While it’s not finished just yet, Buscaino’s 10-year run as the area’s councilman is now just months awa...

An acclaimed Italian restaurant is getting ready to open a second San Francisco location. Montesacro Pinseria is expected to open before spring is over in the Marina at 3317 Steiner Street just a few steps north of the busy Chestnut Street corridor. It will be taking over the spot that formerly housed the Burmese restaurant Karaweik which announced...

When it was announced that former Team Italy manager Gilberto (Gibo) Gerali was appointed the director of the newly-created Parma and Crocetta Baseball Development Academy on the same day as the Italian American Baseball Foundation (IABF) Gala in Brooklyn, New York on December 2, 2021, Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball (FIBS) President Andrea...

Dinner at Tramonti is everything that’s wonderful about Italian dining. Vivacious, atmospheric, unpretentious—and above all, delicious. Friends kept telling me about their memorable meals at this Seabright hot spot. I found out why as I and my companion (who spent several years in Rome) fell under the spell of the swift, warm service and rustic out...