On January 20, 2015, at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, over 200 members of the Italian Community, families and organizations joined together to greet the new Italian Consulate General in Los Angeles Antonio Verde, as he begins his four year term of service to the community.   This was his first visit to Orange County and to the Bowers Museu...

by Elisabetta Russo "Bruno Serato is a wonderful helper, he works at a restaurant called the White House." "He is a loving, caring man, who helps people in need. He loves kids and also gives them food." "Bruno Serato is a chef, who cooks the best pasta ever!" "I met him because he helped me and my family." "Bruno Serato cooks spagh...

The Italian American Opera Foundation, that for the past two years has produced the Italian Opera Festival ™ (IOF) in Orange County, has announced today the program for its expanded 2014/2015 season, with a preview concert on October 26th at the Performing Art Center of Soka University, in the marvelous City of Aliso Viejo, and ...

Orange County is ready for a tribute to Carnevale, the most famous Venetian Festival, celebrated in Italy every year since antiquity.   The event is a partnership between the Orange County Medical Association, a non-profit voluntary physician member organization designed to promote "the art and science of medicine, the protection of public h...

by Silvia Simonetti "To serve our university's mission we need, as a learning community, to do all we can to build, nurture and sustain the most vibrant, exciting, involving and challenging intellectual environment where we treat each other with dignity and respect."   These are the values, underpinning James L. Doti's vision of Chapman Uni...

The Central Orange County Italian American Association donated 25 Thanksgiving turkeys to the House on the Hill Agri-Business Child Development Center in Goshen.   House on the Hill provides child care for more than 50 agricultural working families in Orange County. Pictured are House on the Hill's Director, Sister Jean Graffweg, with associ...

On Tuesday, April 28th 2015 the 16th annual Newport Beach Film Festival will present its Italian Spotlight, an evening celebration of Italian cinema and culture. The event will feature the Orange County premiere of the highly acclaimed film, Do You Remember Me? (Ti Ricordi Di Me) (2014), followed by a festive post-screening gala. Director Rolando...

The Italian American Lawyers of Orange County - Lex Romana is pleased to invite you to our September Meeting and Special Event featuring Chef Sir Bruno Serato, the owner and founder of Anaheim White House Restaurant and Caterina's Club on September 8, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.   Inspired by his mother, Sir Bruno Serato founded Caterin...

The Italian Spirit is alive and well, and it was in full swing at the city of Orange. International Fair. This past Labor Day weekend, despite the scorching summer heat, the Fair turned out record crowds.   With musicians playing everything from Salsa to Rock, people of all ages cruised Orange circle and its adjoining streets, buying everyt...

Melissa Marino was selected for the 2016 Italian Studies Council Academic Excellence Award. The award is intended to recognize students who demonstrate outstanding achievements in Italian Studies and who are dedicated at integrating the study of Italian within their career plans.   The Italian Studies Council is a philanthropic group whose g...