NEWS FROM : CALIFORNIA  

As director of minor league operations for the Los Angeles Angels, Mike LaCassa says that yes, of course, developing players for Major League Baseball is the goal. “Each time a player moves up a level and especially when they make their Major League debut, it really makes us feel proud of all the work they put in, because none of it comes easily,”...

Milana’s is Downtown’s New York-style pizza staple—actually, they’re Long Beach‘s New York-style pizza staple. And one thing that has always stuck with me is something its owner, Adriel Fasci, told me years ago when they first opened: “Y’know, if a plain cheese slice can’t hold up on its own, then it isn’t good pizza. Period.” Forthright with a thi...

On June 3rd 2019 the Italian community of LA celebrated the historic day, back in 1946, when a pivotal referendum decided the fate of Italy about being a Monarchy or a Republic. The actual day of celebration was on Sunday June 2nd but, due to a strategic choice based on local habits, it’s been postponed to the day after. The celebration took place...

Thursday, June 20, 2019. 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM PDT. SF Italian Athletic Club, 1630 Stockton Street, San Francisco, CA 94133. Hai lavorato in Italia e hai domande sulla pensione come residente all'estero? La conferenza si terra' all' Italian Athletic club in San Francisco e verra' anche trasmessa via teleconferenza. Registrazione all'evento e' necessari...

The Gold Country Lodge No. 2705 Sons & Daughters of Italy in America awarded three scholarships at the annual dinner meeting May 21 in El Dorado Hills. For 19 years lodge members have recognized graduating high school seniors attending El Dorado Union High School District campuses. A $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a student of Italian decent. Ade...

Indigenous Peoples' Day is replacing the Columbus Day holiday in cities around the country, and South Lake Tahoe could be next. During their meeting on Tuesday, June 18, the City Council will vote on a resolution to rename the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples' Day in South Lake Tahoe. The first city to rename the holiday was Berkeley...

For the 73rd time in their history, Italy and Italians celebrated the Festa della Repubblica, with events across the globe aiming to underline the relevance of what happened in the country in 1946. June 2nd became a public holiday only in 2000 though, when Italian President of the Republic, Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, decided to make a National Day of ce...

Thirteen protesters demanding removal of the Christopher Columbus statue from the rotunda at California's Capitol were arrested Monday, authorities say. The protesters were members of the California Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, according to the group's Twitter page. The group was given a permit to assemble near the wes...

There is a universal post-Pride feeling on the streets of West Hollywood, a buzz you hear at LGBT events all over Los Angeles and online that this year’s LA Pride was perhaps the best ever. Euphoric is a good word to describe the praise. And that’s not even over the top. What is everyone so gaga about?  It seems to boil down to outstanding executio...

Nel pomeriggio del 4 giugno all’Ames Research Center della Nasa di Mountain View in California si è tenuto un convegno volto a rafforzare la cooperazione nel settore dello spazio tra Italia e Stati Uniti e a celebrare nell’occasione il ruolo di Matera, sia come Capitale Europea della Cultura sia quale città strategica delle tecnologie spaziali ital...

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 | 6:30-8:30pm. Studio M, 10 Arkansas Street, #M, San Francisco. A Happy Hour for the Collaborative Creative. Hosted by Studio M in the garden with wine, music and a workshop. Organized by SF Design Week. Admission $10. Buy Tickets   Serena Clizia, architect, interior / furniture / consumer products & fashion designer, will pr...

What happens when the team behind the hottest restaurant in San Francisco decides to open an offshoot of its insanely popular and wildly delicious eatery? Naturally, a grand slam is hit out of the park. Such is the case with Che Fico Alimentari, the recently opened little sister restaurant to Che Fico. From partners, David Nayfeld, Angela Pinkerton...