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 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,...

Congratulations and Thank You

Apr 18, 2016
Today, the City Clerk completed the final count of ballots from last week’s primary election. A huge congratulations to Sixth District Councilmember Dee Andrews and Eighth District Councilman Al Austin, who both won reelection by receiving more than 50% of...

Remembering Tom Hennessy

Apr 04, 2016
By now, you’ve probably heard the sad news that long time Press-Telegram columnist Tom Hennessy passed away this weekend. He was 80. Though illness had kept Tom out of the public eye for the past few years, he was truly...