Seventy years and counting. The Leonardo da Vinci Society of San Francisco celebrates its birthday after its creation in 1949. Three women - Countess Lillian Dandini, Mrs. Dobbins D’Anneo, Mrs. Louis Piccirillo - wanted to form a non-profit, not-political organization to promote a broad and deep understanding and appreciation of Italian contributio...

The Italian National Tourist Board & Air Italy launched the second and much anticipated nonstop flight from California to Milan. After Los Angeles, San Francisco was next. On Wednesday April 10 the inaugural flight took off from San Francisco International after a ribbon cutting ceremony at the presence of the Consul General of Italy in San Francis...

La senatrice Francesca Alderisi (FI), eletta nella Circoscrizione Estero, nella ripartizione Nord e Centro America, ha proseguito la visita negli Stati Uniti recandosi a San Francisco, seconda tappa del coast to coast iniziato lo scorso fine settimana a New York. “In questa parte del Paese, importante meta dell'emigrazione italiana, si respira una...

Il presidente della Regione Toscana Enrico Rossi, su invito dell'Università di Berkeley, sarà in California da oggi al prossimo 1° febbraio. La visita, organizzata in collaborazione con il Consolato Generale d'Italia a San Francisco, prevede una fitta agenda d'impegni, a cominciare dall'incontro "L'Italia e l'Europa di fronte alle sfide della globa...

Principale appuntamento nella città californiana è stata l’annuale manifestazione fieristica Winter Fancy Food Show che ha visto la partecipazione, in collaborazione con ICE, Federalimentare, Cibus, Tuttofood e Vinitaly, di oltre 50 società italiane attive nel settore agro-alimentare. Domenica 13, accompagnato dal Console Generale Ortona e dal Dire...

This year, 2018, marks the 90th anniversary of San Francisco’s premier Italian cultural club, Il Cenacolo. This impressive and important milestone was celebrated on December 7th with a stunning Christmas Gala at the St. Francis Yacht Club. In attendance were members, their spouses, and several notable guests including San Francisco Italian Consul G...

We had the honor of attending to the Conference of Italian Consuls in the World, held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. There we were able to see and greet the Consuls General in New York (Francesco Genuardi), Chicago (Giuseppe Finocchiaro), San Francisco (Lorenzo Ortona) and Los Angeles (Antonio Verde), and meet the new ones we had not yet had t...

Un grande successo di pubblico per il side event “Laudato Sì – from theory into practice, cities for a sustainable future”, organizzato dalla Città di Assisi con il Ministero dell’Ambiente e della Tutela del Territorio e del Mare nella giornata di giovedì 13 settembre presso il Consolato Generale d’Italia in San Francisco nell’ambito del Global Cli...

San Francisco has always been an important location for the Italian emigration. History is mixed with innovation, and both tell the story of how Italian hard work and creativity are rewarded by the entrepreneurial spirit that finds a perfect welcome in San Francisco and its surroundings. Consul Lorenzo Ortona heads the Italian Consulate General in...

On June 5th, Jeff Capaccio and the Silicon Valley Italian Executive Council (SVIEC) hosted a great evening in Redwood City where Institutions and Entrepreneurs came together to meet and exchange ideas.  MEET ITALY was invited to give a brief update on the activities we are nurturing in Southern California and to strengthen the link between the hi-t...