The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles seeks one qualified undergraduate student, preferably inthe fields of History, Art History, Social Science, Urban Planning, Museum Studies and other relevantareas of study, to serve as a summer intern funded by the Getty Grant Program. ABOUT THE ITALIAN AMERICAN MUSEUM OF LOS ANGELES (IAMLA)Italian Americ...

On occasion of Italian Republic Day, last June 2nd, 2014, the Friends of the USA Pavilion Milano 2015 joined Italian representatives at the San Francisco Yacht Club, the oldest one West of the Mississippi in North America, to celebrate the 68th anniversary of Italy's Republic.   This special day also marked the official launch of the USA Pav...

By Donna Littlejohn   Only close family and friends — which included some lifelong acquaintances from Torrance along with Hollywood stars — were invited to attend Louis Zamperini's funeral Sunday at Hollywood Presbyterian Church. But the city of Torrance, where Zamperini grew up, is now planning its own send-off for the hometown hero....

Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM (PDT) Piazza Piccola Italia (Behind Bel Bacio and Paesano Ristorante)350 W Julian St - San Jose, CA 95110 View Map   Come celebrate Little San Jose with a Gala Celebration under the evening stars! This event will feature music by Italian Tenor Pasquale Esposito & Band. The Gala...

di Roberto Natalini   Gli autentici aromi e i sapori della più grande isola d'Italia si diffondono nella West Coast americana a partire da San Francisco. Tre giorni interamente dedicati alla scoperta di tre cantine, rappresentative di aree di produzione diverse, in tre città simbolo di altrettanti stati americani della costa ovest: San...

Goalkeeper Carlo Cudicini looks set for a fresh start in America after Tottenham announced they have reached an agreement to sell the goalkeeper to the Los Angeles Galaxy. The Galaxy say the 39-year-old Cudicini's move to Major League Soccer has been secured "pending the receipt of his International Transfer Certificate and work visa as well as Cu...

The Italian American Studies Association-Western Regional Chapter (IASA-WRC) is pleased to offer a one-time award of $500 for a graduate student or recent graduate-degree recipient whose research focuses in a significant way on the history and culture of Italian Americans in the West. We welcome all disciplinary approaches to the field of study. De...

by David Wharton   After months of missteps, bickering and tragedy, the America's Cup got down to some real racing Tuesday. As expected, Luna Rossa Challenge from Italy defeated Artemis Racing of Sweden in the first race of a best-of-seven semifinal on San Francisco Bay.   Three international teams – including a New Zealand entry...

One steady and reassuring fact of our troubled times is that good fathers still produce good sons. There are exceptions to every rule, of course, but a father who cares will generally produce a good 'un who makes him proud.   As a member of various fight groups and boxing associations, I regularly encounter the sons of former boxers, trainer...

Clima perfetto per la Gran Fondo Giro d'Italia a Beverly Hills domenica scorsa, con quasi mille partecipanti nella capitale del lusso mondiale. I partecipanti hanno seguito due percorsi alternativi, uno nelle montagne di Santa Monica e l'altro nell'area di Topanga Canyon. I due percorsi hanno avuto termine di fronte alla City Hall di Beverly Hills...