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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Let's Make All Americans Safe

Jun 15, 2016
The shooting in Orlando this weekend has left many of us in a state of grief and shock. As we mourn the 49 lives lost, as well as the 53 people who were injured, we should also think about how...

Major Blue Line Improvements Move Forward

May 26, 2016
Making the Blue Line safer and more enjoyable for residents, commuters and visitors has been a top priority for me as Mayor. Today I’m pleased to announce, that after many months of advocacy and lobbying, the Metro board voted to...

The Most Walkable City in Southern California

Apr 28, 2016
We just got fantastic news about our efforts to make Long Beach more pedestrian friendly and support sustainable modes of transportation.  Long Beach made the top ten list of the Most Walkable Cities in the United States – and became...

Long Beach Unemployment at a New Low

Apr 22, 2016
This week, Long Beach got great news about our economy. Unemployment has declined steadily for more than five years and has now reached a new low of 5.5 percent! This rate is the same as it was in June 2007,...