Air Italy has added 10 new destinations to its network through the signing of a Special Prorate Agreement with Alaska Airlines. The new interline agreement start the airlines’ partnership with 10 destinations across the US and Mexico: Anchorage, Honolulu, Las Vegas, Seattle, Portland, Palm Springs, San Diego, Newark, San Jose (CA) and Guadalajara (...

San Diego is having an Italian moment. Still, despite having a “Little Italy” and a Gaslamp District once silly with Italian joints, local Italian food offerings over the past several decades have been disappointing.  And while some recent high-profile Italian openings have promised change, it’s an unheralded one that might just steal the show: Caf...

Millie Santilli saw the writing on the wall for St. Brigid Church, of which she had been a parishioner for more than five decades. She led the committee charged with raising money in an effort to help the church – which became a mission of St. Rocco Church in July 2018 – keep its doors open. She said she knew for quite some time that the parish was...

Thursday, June 6th, 4:00pm-6:00pm at Our Mother of Confidence, 3131 Governor Drive, San Diego, CA 92122. 2019 marks 500 years since Leonardo died. Students of the Italian American Academy will guide you through the life and works of the genius of the Renaissance with humor and wit. They'll tell you interesting facts about his life, describe his wel...

San Diego's Little Italy is home to a vibrant Italian-American community. It's an historic neighborhood where San Diegans can experience the passion and artistry that inspires the Italian-American experience. Now, San Diego residents and visitors can immerse themselves in the history of where the San Diego Italian-American experience began. Convivi...

We are Viktoria Rusnakova and Samuele Bagnai. In our early twenties, we moved from Europe to opposite coasts of the United States. Today, we both live in San Diego, California, where a sequence of peculiar coincidences, three years ago, brought us together. We recently published daringly authentic books, where we have recounted our multicultural ex...

This Thursday the San Diego Italian Film Festival (SDIFF) will showcase the neorealist classic, “Rome Open City” ("Roma città aperta") at the Museum of Photographic Arts in honor of Italian Liberation Day. The neorealist movement began after World War II as Italian filmmakers looked to telling stories of ordinary people struggling to survive in a c...

After six years of planning and three years of construction, Ciao Ristorante Italiano in Vista is finally finished with its vast expansion project. Since 2016, the popular family-owned restaurant at 2015 E. Vista Way has been undergoing a gradual expansion that has quadrupled its size from 3,000 to 12,000 square feet. Along the way, the original r...

Thursday, April 4th 2019 at 7:00 PM PDT. Amici House, 250 W Date St., San Diego CA, 92101. Get tickets here. Valentina Ranalli is an Italian jazz singer and songwriter from Naples. She is noted for her purity of tone, phrasing, intonation, and improvisational ability. Valentina sings in English, Italian, Neapolitan, French, and Portuguese. She stud...

Monday, April 8, 2019. 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT. Location: Our Lady of the Rosary Parish Hall (upstairs). 1654 State Street, San Diego, California 92101. Reserve your seats here. Back by popular demand is Roger Sabbadini's presentation of the compelling true story of his father - an Italian Jewish refugee, Alessandro (Alex) Sabbadini, who escaped Fasc...