San Francisco

A long-time favorite of locals and tourists alike, Caesar’s Restaurant announced Saturday that it will close its doors on August 31st.    The restaurant was known not only for its world-famous crab cioppino, but for its place as a regular …

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How do you keep a 95-year-old organization up to date? This is the question that the members of the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club (SFIAC) are bent on answering.   To that very purpose they’ve done much in the last …

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Ferragosto is not only the mid-point of summer and a time to enjoy the warm weather; it’s also time to begin to prepare for the cooler days of autumn and the many fall events in the Italian Community.  The largest …

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Arata Fine Art Gallery is hosting a new art show, as part of the North Beach First Fridays event for the month of July, exhibiting works from the private collection of Alessandro Baccari.   Mr. Baccari was born and raised …

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SAN FRANCISCO – June 16-17, 2012 – People flooded the streets of North Beach, that many locals and tourists call San Francisco’s  “Little Italy,” to take part in the longest running street festival. Featuring over 150 arts and crafts booths, …

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On June 10, the opening night of the new permanent art display “Toscana”, an exhibition of oil painting by Tuscan artist Domenico Monteforte  was presented at The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco, in California. Among the participants at the …

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The San Francisco Italian Athletic Club (SFIAC) will be holding its first annual “Race Day Raffle” on Sunday, August 12th.  Of course, every non-profit organization holds raffles to raise a few bucks, but this year the SFIAC decided to kick …

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The Grand Lodge of California of the Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) held its 76th annual convention at the Peppermill Hotel in Reno, Nevada this past week, on June 28th, 29th and 30th.  With delegates from the Grand …

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Law enforcement officials would declare that the tentacles of New York City’s five organized crime families (Gambino, Genovese, Lucchesse, Columbo and Bonnano) have been severed or at least its criminal enterprises are on life support.   No matter the hypothesis, …

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The San Mateo Italian American Social Club Foundation announced eleven winners of its 2012 Scholarship Awards.  Each of the graduating high school seniors was awarded $1,000 cash payable upon college registration.   The respective eleven winners are: Grant Cecil and …

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