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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Volleyball World Series Celebration & Movie Night

Aug 22, 2016
Tomorrow, one of our city’s most exciting annual events begins. It’s the ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball, featuring the best volleyball players in the world, including many of the athletes who have just finished competing at the Olympics in...

Launching the Mayor's Book Club

Aug 15, 2016
As Mayor and as an educator, supporting our libraries and promoting literacy are both very important to me. That's why I'm inviting you to join the Mayor's Book Club, which will feature local writers and an annual conversation and event. 

Best in the Business

Aug 10, 2016
This Friday, I’m hosting the first ever Mayor’s Long Beach Business Awards. 50 business leaders will be recognized for outstanding contributions to Long Beach. 

A Responsible Budget – that Restores Public Safety

Aug 01, 2016
Yesterday, along with City Manager Pat West, I presented my proposed budget for fiscal year 2017. Tonight, the City Council will begin deliberating the budget, which must be adopted by September 15.