Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM (PDT) Piazza Piccola Italia (Behind Bel Bacio and Paesano Ristorante)350 W Julian St - San Jose, CA 95110 View Map   Come celebrate Little San Jose with a Gala Celebration under the evening stars! This event will feature music by Italian Tenor Pasquale Esposito & Band. The Gala...

by Gary Singh   Last week, San Jose's Little Italy project officially dedicated a monumental 31-foot gateway arch at the intersection of N. Almaden and Julian, right in front of Paesano Ristorante Italiano, at the other end of the block from Henry's Hi-Life.   Constructed of marble, steel and other elements, the arch took years to com...

by Little Italy San Jose   For the past 6 months, Little Italy representatives participated in a series of meetings with other stakeholders, City of San Jose Staff, consultants, and leaders of the Guadalupe River Park Conservancy to put together a thorough plan to bring improvements to the Guadalupe Park from Julian to Santa Clara Street. Th...

Frank Fiscalini is a man who defies labels. He's served as both vice mayor and a city councilman for San Jose; as CEO of Alexian Brothers Hospital; as superintendent of the East Side Union High School District, which added 10 new schools during his tenure; as a teacher at James Lick High School and Bellarmine College Preparatory; and as a ment...

Capriotti's Sandwich Shop, born in Delaware 40 years ago, has just started roasting turkeys and piling Italian cold cuts atop submarine rolls at its second Northern California outlet.   The new location, at the Verdant complex in North San Jose's tech corridor, is open now but will celebrate with a grand opening on Saturday, April 2. That da...

With less than a week until the primary election, a new KPIX 5 / SurveyUSA poll found two candidates for San Jose mayor are separating themselves from the crowded field of candidates.   Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese is among those who have broken away from the pack, with 26 percent of the vote. "Always makes me a little nervous...

A project of LITTLE ITALY SAN JOSE FOUNDATION This historic home is about to be demolished for a high rise building in San Jose. Please help us save this home by moving it to LISJ! This historic home is about to be demolished to make way for a high rise building in San Jose. Please help us save this home by moving it to Little Italy San Jose....

Irene Dalis, the beloved Grande Dame of the South Bay arts scene who reached the lofty heights of international stardom as a mezzo-soprano opera star before returning home to found Opera San Jose, has died. She was 89.   Dalis was a towering figure in the local artistic community and remained the driving force behind Opera San Jose until ret...

  WTI Magazine #68    2015 September, 18Author : Cookie Curci      Translation by:   My grandfather was never a man of many words, but when he spoke we listened. Though his words were few they were filled with wisdom. He would often say to us: "Pray for the things you want, but work for the things you need". If grandpa said that phrase once, he...

Check back here regularly to find out what's going on at the Festa. For more information contact pr@italianfamilyfestasj.org.    Press ReleasesItalian Family Festa to Lend a Hand - Italian American Heritage Foundation Joins in Helping to Preserve California HistoryAdrian Nestor, of the Romaggi Adobe Association, will present the story...