| Mar 15, 2012
| 7:46 AM
Italian police arrested a Moroccan man early Thursday on suspicion of plotting an attack against a Milan synagogue, while authorities in Britain detained a woman possibly linked to the alleged plot.
The chief suspect, identified only as a 20-year old...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 6:20 PM
Leo Svete remembers the day he found out like it was today. There's no forgetting something like this."My dad," Svete said, "was like, 'Well Leo, you might be going to Italy'. And I'm like, 'what?' He goes, 'Yeah, you were selected for the US National...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:17 AM
It's busy season at the Baltimore Liquor Board.
Every April, right before all liquor licenses are due for renewal in May, the Liquor Board docket swells up with protests of renewal. This year, 12 hearings on license renewals have been set for April 19...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:58 PM
Students studying Italian at Franklin Elementary were paid a visit Wednesday by Paola Ebranati, the education director for the Italian consulate in San Francisco.
The Milan-born Ebranati, who was raised near the Alps in northern Italy, toured the...
| May 5, 2012
It's been years since Alto Palato closed, yet I can't drive down La Cienega past STK steakhouse without remembering the late Mauro Vincenti's last restaurant. I still see Vincenti in a cashmere golf sweater fussing over details. Danilo Terribili...
| May 15, 2012
| 9:00 AM
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Garden in San Marino announced Tuesday that it has acquired a 16th century sculpture titled "St. Georgeand the Dragon" that it is attributing to the Renaissance artist Giovan Angelo del Maino.
| Nov 5, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Elliott Carter, one of the preeminent American composers of the past century, has died at 103. He died of natural causes at his home in New York, according to his close friend and assistant Virgil Blackwell.
A prolific composer who won two Pulitzer...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 5:48 PM
In life, we hear the word “can’t” a lot but at the Disabled US National Water Ski Championships, that word doesn’t exist.
The competition is happening on Shortline Lake in Elk Grove August 24 and 25.
Disabilities range from...
| Sep 3, 2012
Italian Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, a rare and often outspoken liberal within the highly conservative Catholic Church hierarchy who was nevertheless often mentioned as a candidate for pope, died Friday. He was 85.
Martini, a Jesuit and former...
| Sep 9, 2012
If you think camouflage is just the stuff of old beat-up military uniforms and cheap thermals lying around dusty army-navy shops, you're missing out on the biggest hiding-in-plain-sight trend in cutting-edge menswear this fall.
Camo, as fashion folk say,...
| May 30, 2012
| 7:05 PM
A city agency is apparently persuaded that Milan looks, swims, and quacks so much like a nightclub that it's probably a nightclub. But, it says, Milan has no business being one.
The establishment's opponents from the get-go have claimed that Milan was...