Here’s a Luca you can mention in Sacramento without fans getting worked into an agitated and argumentative lather: Luca Urlando. He’s a swimmer, an All-American sophomore-to-be for the Georgia Bulldogs by way of McClatchy High School with a global reputation for how fast he can zip through water. He is not to be confused with another Luka of global...

This position is a part-time position as an Associate Instructor to teach Italian in the World Language Department at West Valley College. West Valley College is a public California Community College offering exceptional preparation for transfer to four-year colleges and universities, dynamic career programs for today’s job market, AA/AS degree pro...

The future as we imagined it by watching science fiction movies could be closer than we believe. In particular, a project created in 2012 from a vision of entrepreneur Elon Musk, who hypothesized a super speed ground-level transportation system, in which people could travel in a hovering pod inside a vacuum tube at a very high speed, could soon bec...

Fri, June 18, 2021. 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM CEST. ONline event. Organized by the Italian Cultural Center of San Diego. SDIFF Artistic Director Antonio Iannotta will be in conversation with "Luca" director Enrico Casarosa (of Pixar's 2011 Oscar-nominated short "La Luna), producer Andrea Warren ("Lava," "Cars 3"), actor Marco Barricelli (voice of Massimo i...

While we wait for Italian Design Day, we are pleased to showcase the program organized by Milano Design Film Festival. 1891, 1917, 1935, 1983. These are the respective years of birth of Gio Ponti, Ettore Sottsass, Jr., Tobia Scarpa and Antonio Aricò. The show organised by Milano Design Film Festival draws an ideal and real line for bringing some of...

Chula Vista, the second-largest city in San Diego County, is a remarkably vibrant minority-dominant city as far as American cities go. Its population of 270,000 is 59.8% Hispanic, 85% of whom are Mexican Americans. The median family income in 2019 was $81,727 and the poverty rate just 9.6% — half of California’s 18.2%. By contrast, McCallen, Texas,...

A few days ago, the Taste Awards 2021, often called “the Oscars of Food, Fashion and Lifestyle Media”, were assigned. For the the fourth time an Italian chef, Ale Gambini, has been recognized by The Taste Awards commission as creator, host, and chef of online food programs (A Queen in the Kitchen, Estate Italiana, Eatalians-Fresh Up Your Life).  If...

Ultra-seasonal, wildly inventive chef Matthew Biancaniello from Eat Your Drink is half Italian and half Greek and draws from both backgrounds—and so many more—when building cocktails and bites. He earned early acclaim at the bygone Library Bar in the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel before hosting roving pop-ups across L.A. The devastating 2018 Woolsey Fi...

When 12-year-old Tuscan trattoria Corso closed in November 2020, its patrons were shattered, with Nosh readers flooding our comments to mourn the loss. According to owners Roscoe Skipper and Wendy Brucker, the financial strain of the pandemic was too much to bear, and their only option was to shutter Corso and sell its sister spot, Rivoli. But next...

If she had to choose the perfect setting for her food, Alice Gregori would probably say Sunday food feast. Gregori, founder of Caponatina Lab—a catering and private dinner service in Menlo Park—aims to welcome guests into a lively dining room filled with casual tables, loud and fun conversation, and food that’s outspokenly Italian. Essentially, her...