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CVII • N. 41-42 • THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2015 • GIOVEDÌ 15 OTTOBRE 2015 FACEBOOK.COM/ITALOAMERICANONEWSPAPER Professional Genealogist Mary Tedesco italoamericano.org $ 2.25 D AT E D M AT E R I A L - D O N O T D E L AY Tracing your Italian Ancestry with Mary Tedesco I f it were not for her nonna, Mary Tedesco would not be doing the work she is doing t o d a y : h e l p i n g p e o p l e f r o m a r o u n d t h e w o r l d f i n d t h e i r Italian roots. A professional genealogist, Mary established ORIGINS ITALY, an Italian genealogy research firm, after an investigation of her own Italian r o o t s , f u e l e d b y h e r g r a n d m o t h e r ' s e n t h u s i a s m , i g n i t e d a p a s s i o n f o r SILVIA DONATI Founded in 1908 Published by L'Italo American Foundation The #1 source for all things Italian since 1908 PO Box 1287 Monrovia, CA 91017 - Tel: (626) 359-7715 . . .. . .. . . . . . LOS ANGELES Transportation of the Future in L.A. Page 6 SAN FRANCISCO From Capra to the Coppolas Page 10 ALL AROUND ITALY Gorizia: the charm of a border town Page 18 LA BUONA TAVOLA My Mom's Passatelli Page 20 Wired's Founder Louis Rossetto PG. 2 reconnecting people of Italian d e s c e n t w i t h t h e i r f a m i l i e s ' histories. Mary is also featured on the PBS television series "Genealogy Roadshow." A s w e c e l e b r a t e I t a l i a n American Heritage Month in O c t o b e r , i t s e e m s f i t t i n g t o discuss Italian ancestry research. M a r y , h o w d i d y o u r journey of discovery begin? I had been listening to my Italian grandparents tell stories about their relatives since I was a l i t t l e k i d . M y g r a n d f a t h e r a l w a y s t a l k s a b o u t h o w h i s grandmother saw Garibaldi pass through his hometown and other beautiful stories. When I found out that I could pursue Italian dual citizenship, I began writing to Italy for documents, with the help of my grandmother. I also f o u n d m y g r a n d p a r e n t s ' passengers list of their trips to America online, and, when I showed them, they were really enthusiastic and wanted to learn more, so we kept writing to Italy to get more information about FEATURES Matt LeBlanc on his Italian roots A month-long celebration Italian Heritage festival with Ciao Italia Santa Monica PG. 16 PG. 8 PG. 21 LIFE & PEOPLE LOS ANGELES L'EDITORIALE PG. 5 L'Italo Americano I l Columbus Day celebra ogni anno l'incontro tra due mondi ed è quello che servirebbe fare oggi con le due Italie. Dal Columbus Day alla riscoperta dell'altra Italia

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