Meet Robert

Dr. Robert Garcia, 38, is an accomplished educator and the 28th Mayor of Long Beach. Mayor Garcia has taken a leadership role in economic development and investing in technology. He is committed to moving Long Beach forward by attracting tech and green jobs, creating new educational partnerships, and making government more efficient.

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The Olympics in Long Beach

Sep 22, 2016
It's official: Los Angeles has included Long Beach as an event venue in its bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. If the Games come to LA, Long Beach will host multiple events! Sailing races will happen along the...

The Future of the Queen Mary

Sep 22, 2016
Developing the land around the Queen Mary and restoring the ship is a top priority for me and the City and extremely important to our community. That's why, last year, we initiated the Queen Mary Land Development Task Force to make sure...

A Responsible and Balanced Budget

Sep 14, 2016
Last night, the City Council adopted our budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2017. This budget is not only responsible and balanced, it also increases funding for infrastructure and public safety, as well as libraries and parks, and increases our reserves. This...

A New Strategy to Reduce Homelessness

Sep 12, 2016
Across the State of California, urban cities like San Diego, San Francisco, Oakland, Fresno, Sacramento, and Los Angeles, are experiencing new challenges when it comes to a growing and transient homeless population. In fact, there are also reports of homelessness...