Rome Court Defends Murder Convictions Of Bay Area Schoolmates In Killing Of Police OfficerA court in Italy is defending its conviction of two young tourists from the Bay Area for the 2019 murder of an unarmed Italian plainclothes police officer on a Rome street, dismissing arguments of self-defense as patently implausible.
SF Somellier Shares The Art Of Drinking ProseccoConsulting Sommelier at 'Frances' in San Francisco, Iris Rowlee shares a few of her favorite bottles of prosecco with Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego and explains the art of this much-loved sparkling Italian white wine.
Students Say Prestigious Fulbright Program Abandoned Them In Italy Amid Coronavirus OutbreakThe prestigious Fulbright Scholar program was accused of leaving its United States students scrambling to financially pay for their way back home, after suspending the program amid the Coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus Outbreak In Italy Nixes U.S. Tour Plan For Bay Area Rock ViolinistWhile the coronavirus outbreak in Italy seems like it's a long way from the Bay Area, a local artist says related travel restrictions are wiping out her income and a great opportunity.
Santa Rosa Student Home From Coronavirus Stricken-Italy Is Sleeping In His DrivewayA student from Santa Rosa studying in Italy, who was able to leave before the flights ended, is just glad to be home. Well, almost home. He's living in his driveway under self-quarantine.
Life Under A Coronavirus Lockdown; Bay Area Woman Checks In From RomeWhen Sarah Frank moved to Europe from San Francisco, she didn't know the city would've prepared her for a massive coronavirus outbreak in Italy.
Bay Area Travelers Come To Crossroads Over Coronavirus As Spring Break ApproachesThe U.S. State Department on Wednesday rolled out new travel advisories for Italy, as the country heads into the spring break travel season, amidst sharp rises in coronavirus cases.
PHOTOS: Emotions Run High For San Francisco Teen's Parents In Rome CourtroomAfter months in a Rome jail, a pair of boyhood pals from the Bay Area went on trial Wednesday, accused of murdering an Italian policeman.
Travis Coronavirus Cases Treated In Contra Costa, Sonoma Counties As CDC Warns Of PandemicHealth officials in Contra Costa and Sonoma counties on Tuesday confirmed four cases of coronavirus were being treated at local hospitals as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned of the growing risk of a global pandemic.
Coronavirus Forces Cancellation Of Bay Area Metal Bands' Milan Tour StopA concert by Bay Area thrash=metal bands Testament, Exodus and Death Angel scheduled for Milan in Italy Tuesday night has been cancelled due to coronavirus concerns in the region.
Travis Coronavirus Cruise Ship Victims Warned To Be Ready To MoveFederal health officials were scrambling Monday to find a medical destination to send Diamond Princess evacuees, who are quarantined at Travis Air Force Base, for treatment when they are diagnosed with the coronavirus.
Good Cook? AirBnB Will Fly 100 Home Cooks To Italy For Intensive Culinary Experience Airbnb is launching a global search for 100 top home cooks and treating them to a trip to Italy to learn how to refine their recipes. Applications close December 23.
Trial Set For Bay Area Teens Charged In Killing Of Rome Police OfficerThe lawyer of one of the two Bay Area teenagers jailed in Rome over the slaying of a Carabinieri police office says their trial has been fast-tracked and will begin early next year.
Lawyers For Bay Area Teen Held In Italian Police Killing Drop Bid For ReleaseThe lawyers of one of two Bay Area teenagers being held in the slaying of an Italian police officer have dropped a request for their client to be released.
Lawyer For Bay Area Teen Jailed In Italian Officer's Killing Seeks FootageRoberto Capra said his 19-year-old client, Finnegan Lee Elder, detained for allegedly stabbing to death officer Mario Cerciello Rega, is aiming to shed greater light on what happened.