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The smell of spaghetti and meatball sandwiches wafted through South City Park as Paesano Days was celebrated Friday and Saturday at South City Park.  This was the second year the Sons of Italy festival was held at the park ever since a bocce ball court was built there in 2016. Aside from other fare food such as Italian sausage sandwiches, pasta bow...

A 25-year-old woman was arrested Friday in connection with the vandalism of a controversial Christopher Columbus statue at City Hall, San Jose police confirmed on Sunday. The suspect, Gina Darlene Gonzales, was arrested, issued a citation for vandalism and released at the scene, according to police Sgt. Enrique Garcia, a spokesman for the departmen...

We are pleased to invite you to IALOC’s annual cooking demonstration at Il Barone. We are excited to see the recipes and skills of masterful Chef and Owner Franco Barone. Social Hour to begin at 6:00PM with monthly meeting and cooking demonstration to follow.Space is limited so register quickly. This event is subject to sell-out and will be availab...

Dear San Gennaro Community, we regret to announce that we will not be having the Feast of San Gennaro in Los Angeles this weekend. Unfortunately, we were not able to provide the same level of service we always aim to deliver when hosting our annual street festival in Hollywood and are exploring options to bring the Feast back to the community again...

"That was stepping off the cliff and falling in," L.A. restaurateur Jerry Greenberg says of his decision to have a kitchen in Italy for Uovo, his new restaurant in Santa Monica. Greenberg and partner Lele Massimini, who was born and raised in Rome, had been talking about opening a pasta restaurant for the "better part of a decade." After eating aro...

Il San Diego Italian Film Festival (SDIFF) ritorna anche quest’anno dal 4 al 15 ottobre, presso il Museo di Arti Fotografiche (MoPa) di Balboa Park e al Le Paloma Theatre di Encinitas. La rassegna, giunta alla sua undicesima edizione, è organizzata in collaborazione con il MoPa e l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Los Angeles, affiancati nel support...

Please join us for the 2nd edition of the Italian Street Food Fest on October 1st in Alameda! You may find more details about the event on Facebook. Where: 677 West Ranger Avenue, Alameda, California 94501. When: Sunday October 1st, 11am-3pm. What: Great food (Gnocco FRITTO by Gnocco BELLA and Gelato by Almare), wine and cocktails, live music, kids...

A controversial Christopher Columbus statue is set to be removed from City Hall — but how soon and where it ends up is anyone’s guess. A City Council committee Wednesday voted unanimously to gather public input, in partnership with San Jose State, about where the statue should go and what should replace it. The council committee will discuss the st...

Questo Consolato Generale d'Italia a SAN FRANCISCO rende nota la pubblicazione di un avviso per l'assunzione di un impiegato a contratto a tempo indeterminato da adibire ai servizi di collaboratore amministrativo nel settore traduzione e interpretario. Le domande di ammissione alle prove per l’assunzione dovranno essere presentate entro e non oltre...

It all started with a lunch in St. Moritz with Splendid’s creative director Pamella Protzel-Scott, but last night it was the Lower East Side that got a dose of la dolce vita thanks to Margherita Missoni. The granddaughter of founders of the Italian fashion label was in town to celebrate her newest effort, a capsule collection with the Southern Cali...

Why: For lunch, I give you the Godmother. Squeeze it, chomp it, then absent-mindedly swipe your mouth with your sleeve. Some sandwiches you consume. Others consume you. What:  As with all great sandwiches, you realize you’re onto something special by the crackle the bread makes when you grab it. The Godmother fits in your hand like a football – you...

Eureka’s Sons of Italy organized a celebration of Italian culture Sunday, and made a special dedication to one of their own. The family friendly festa italiana took place at Redwood Fields, and all those who appreciate Italian traditions were invited to take part in food, music and a bocce tournament. During the event, attendees paused to remember...