Dopo Washington, dove ha incontrato Sonny Perdue, neo Segretario all'Agricoltura dell'amministrazione americana, il Ministro per le politiche agricole e alimentari Maurizio Martina è volato a San Francisco dove ieri ha visitato il campus universitario di UC DAVIS. Qui, spiega Martina sulla sua pagina facebook, è stata “ufficializzata la firma del p...

“When I first received the call from Lorenzo Ortona, I could not believe it. I was senza parole, I mean totally speechless.” As we kicked off the conversation, that’s the first thought that Angela Alioto shared with me about the honorific title as Cavaliere della Repubblica Italiana she received in June. The ceremony was hosted by the Consul Genera...

In the month of June, Italy’s Republic Day, the historic Statuto Race, and the 63rd annual North Beach Festival are celebrated as only San Francisco knows how. Red, white and green are proudly displayed throughout the month as these crowd-pleasing events turn the City’s streets into festive feste. Italy’s Republic Day 2017 was June 2 but was celebr...

In light of the extremely high volume of requests for passports during this summer period, this Consulate General has authorized under exceptional circumstances the opening of 54 additional passport appointments from 12 June 2017 through 07 July 2017 at 9:20am, 10:00am, and 10:40am. These appointments are available on a “first come first served” ba...

Un pezzo di Toscana è stato portato a San Francisco dal lucchese Rino Bertini, colonna portante della comunità italiana nella Bay Area, insieme al Consolato generale d’Italia e con la sponsorizzazione del Banco del Monte di Lucca. In occasione della Festa della Repubblica sono arrivati a San Francisco molti rappresentanti degli Sbandieratori di Luc...

Italian Ambassador, Armando Varricchio, visited the Bay Area in May, for the second time since he presented his credentials as Italy’s ambassador to the United States last year. During his five days in California, Ambassador Varricchio managed to meet and talk to some expats who represent Italy’s best talents in America. He took some time to visit...

It’s already possible to register to be part of the AmCham delegation which will fly to San Francisco in mid-June. The Business Mission, scheduled from June 14th to June 18th, includes a meeting with the Italian Consul General Lorenzo Ortona, and visits at some of the most renowned American companies, such as: Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, Google, Te...

Con un ricevimento al Consolato generale d’Italia di San Francisco organizzato dal Console Generale Lorenzo Ortona si è conclusa la visita turistica di Gianpiero Ventura, ct della Nazionale di calcio, e della consorte Luciana nella Bay Area. Presente al ricevimento anche Rino Bertini, che oggi ne dà notizia, spiegando che i coniugi Ventura sono giu...

Si comunica che il Consolato Generale d’Italia a San Francisco effettuerà una missione di funzionario itinerante a Seattle, WA per l’acquisizione delle impronte digitali e le foto dei i richiedenti dei passaporti. DATE:Giovedì 04 maggio 2017Venerdì 05 maggio 2017Sabato 06 maggio 2017 DOVE:Consolato Onorario d’Italia23718 Bothell-Everett Hwy, Suite...

"All Roads Lead to Rome," an extensive exhibit at San Francisco Airport's International Terminal, lifted off on Saturday, March 11, with a big, Italian styled opening. The Italian Consul General, Lorenzo Ortona, talked of the connections between Rome and San Francisco, while Piraneseum partner, Lucia Howard gave an introduction to the show. With pr...