Meet Robert

Dr. Robert Garcia, 37, 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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What is Long Beach Doing About Climate Change?

Nov 09, 2015
Today, in a brief ceremony at the Cesar Chavez Park Children’s Garden, I signed the Compact of Mayors to join the world’s largest coalition of city leaders addressing climate change. More information about the Compact is here: The City...

Lowest Water Use Since 1963

Nov 03, 2015
We just got word that Long Beach met, and exceeded, our water conservation goal again last month. Despite the hottest October on record, our city cut water use by a little more than the state-mandated 16% compared to 2013, using...

Charge Up in Long Beach

Oct 28, 2015
Creating a more sustainable economy is one of my top priorities and one way we can do that is by expanding the electrical vehicle infrastructure here in Long Beach. That’s why this Tuesday the Council will consider my request that...

America's Best Port

Oct 20, 2015
I am writing to you from Tokyo, Japan, where I’m traveling with our team from the Port of Long Beach to meet with trading partners, secure future port business, and learn about emerging technologies that will ensure sustainable growth at...