Join the Italian community in the East Bay for the A's Italian Heritage Night on Friday, August 7th at 7:05PM at the Oakland A's Coliseum. A ticket to the festivities includes a pregame event in the Eastside Club (a new perk this year), an Athletics branded Italian heritage scarf, complementary Italian food and a reserved ticket at Field Level. &n...

by Flora Tsapovsky   The trend of lucrative collaborations has reached an unexpected frontier – charcuterie! The superstar of everything Italian Mario Batali and Belcampo Meat Co, the prime Northern Californian destination for prime cuts, announced a gourmet 'collection' of collaborative salumi called "Belcampo by Mario Batali".   The...

Centered on her ongoing investigations into the politics of technology, Rhonda Holberton's multimedia installation, The Italian Navigator has Landed in the New World, imagines the body as seen by the machine on the other side of the screen.   Utilizing the austere aesthetics of digital semantics found in image recognition algorithms, the wor...

In a sudden, surprise announcement Friday morning, U.S. secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, is resigning.   She is set to become the first woman president of the University of California's "10-campus," education system in its "145-year history," the L.A. Times reported.   Read more   Source: http://www.bizpac...

Get your group together and come enjoy cari amici, great food, Fratellanza vino, joyful music and song, fun time and happy memories to cherish. Co-hosted by the Fratellanza Men and Women   Chaired by: Rich and Mary AnnSaturday SEPTEMBER 20, 2014Cocktails 6:00pm Dinner 7:00pmDance Music by George Campi Band   Read more   Source...

The questioning didn't go well for the plaintiffs in American Express vs. Italian Colors today, and that could mean the U.S. Supreme Court is about to give companies another powerful tool for reducing class-action litigation against them. The justices expressed strong skepticism about the central premise of the case, which is that antitrust lawsui...

The great American Italian restaurant has changed in style probably more than any other genre of restaurant over the past several decades.   Even as recently as 50 years ago, the term "Italian restaurant" conjured images of red and white checkered tablecloths, carafes of middling chianti, and a red sauce-heavy menu with classics like chicken...

Have you ever heard the Italian language praised as one of the great romance languages in the world? Of course you have! I like to call it La Dolce Lingua. It is both beautiful to hear and even more charming to speak.   There are several ways to expand your Italian language expertise. One, of course, is to attend formal Italian language clas...

When Italian-born executive chef Donato Scotti decided to open a second venue to complement his home-country regionally inspired four-year-old Donato Enoteca in Redwood City, he settled on Old Oakland.   His new restaurant, Desco, which translates from Latin as "dinner table," adds to Oakland's growing list of destination spots worth the sho...