San Francisco

LEST WE FORGET, the message echoing around the San Francisco City Hall was clear: nobody should ever forget the Holocaust and the pain and suffer it caused to the Jewish community and to the world.   The project, by German-Italian …

A celebration, a moment to reflect and an opportunity for the future. Between October 17th and 19th, President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella, was welcomed by the community in the Bay Area as part of his US visit. As …

A celebration, a moment to reflect and an opportunity for the future. Between October 17th and 19th, President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella, was welcomed by the community in the Bay Area as part of his US visit.  As …

October in San Francisco has now a different feeling: the local Board of Supervisors just unanimously approved Supervisor Catherine Stefani’s resolution recognizing October as Italian American Heritage Month. 
The announcement took place a few days before the 151st edition of …

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 …

Starting November 17th, San Francisco will be home to a series of events about Italian music, food, cinema, and opera. There will be an opportunity for every Italy’s lover to listen to an outstanding Italian singer,  to attend the opera …

For the 73rd time in their history, Italy and Italians celebrated the Festa della Repubblica, with events across the globe aiming to underline the relevance of what happened in the country in 1946. June 2nd became a public holiday only …

In honor of the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death (1452-1519), the San Francisco Bay Area will host numerous events, exhibits, and presentations honoring this Italian genius. One tribute is a stunning book about da Vinci titled Leonardo’s Knots, …

“Welcome Air Italy:” this announcement – showing on the SFO website homepage at the beginning of April – might have caught some travelers by surprise. Surely not the Italian American Community who had been waiting for a direct flight between …

Fifty years have gone by since Mayor Joseph Alioto got a call from the Consiglio Comunale di Assisi announcing that the proposal to make San Francisco and Assisi Sister Cities had been approved. That decision marked a crucial moment in …