This has been a banner year — a green, white and red banner, to be exact — for Italian food in San Diego. Seemingly every month has been marked by the opening of another impressive Italian eatery. The mini boom started earlier in the year with Cesarina in Point Loma, Ciccia Osteria in Barrio Logan, Il Dandy in Bankers Hill, and later Il Dandy’s sin...

Walter Vincenti, professor emeritus of aeronautics and astronautics at Stanford University, laid the engineering groundwork for flight at the speed of sound and helped develop the more efficient swept-wing airplane design still in use today. Vincenti died in Palo Alto on Oct. 11 of complications from pneumonia. He was 102. “Walter is probably one o...

Pasquale Esposito performs at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center Saturday, Oct. 19. If you don’t have your tickets yet, you best get moving. Esposito lends his voice in concert to benefit the Bear Valley Community Healthcare Foundation. Tickets were still available at press time and can be purchased online at www.citybigbearlake.com. Search u...

An Italy-United States Innovation Forum will be held in California at Stanford University on October 18, 2019. The event is organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and by the Italian Trade Agency with the support of Confindustria, and in collaboration with the Schools of Materials Science and Engineering and Medic...

Santa Clarita abounds in enticing Italian restaurants. Here are three of your best options for a feast just like mama used to make. Being an international melting pot, Santa Clarita is well known for its range of great restaurants. And since Italian fare is at the top of the list of most food enthusiasts, the city offers plenty of options for aperi...

Former Team Italy catcher Tyler LaTorre is the new pitching coach at California State University, Sacramento. It should come as no surprise to learn how catchers later blossom into some of the game’s best pitching coaches. Former backstop Dave Duncan, one of the most respected and successful pitching coaches of all-time, was credited for the succes...

The Italian Trade Agency (ITA) in Los Angeles would like to announce the following: Job announcements The Los Angeles Office of the Italian Trade Agency (ITA) is seeking 1 part-time Accountant Assistant. Work location Italian Trade Commission 1900 Av. of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA, 90067. You have time until November 4, 2019, find out more clicking...

Italian director Lina Wertmuller, the first female director nominated for an Academy Award, will be feted at numerous celebrations during an upcoming trip to Los Angeles, where she is scheduled to receive an honorary Oscar at this year’s Governors Awards on Oct. 27 and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame the following day. In 1976, Wertmuller beca...

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of San Francisco and Assisi joining together as Sister Cities, and the 800th anniversary of Saint Francis’s visit to the Holy Land, Maestro Cosimo Prontera will offer two organ concerts, in San Francisco and in San Jose. With the support of the Consulate General of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute of San Fr...

Looking for a yummy Italian meal near you? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Sacramento, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fulfill your urges. 1. Sampino's Kitchen At Joe Marty's Topping the list is Sampino's Kitchen at Joe Marty's. Located at 1500 Broadway i...