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Olympic gold-medalist Misty May-Treanor to be honored with Key to the City 4/11/2017 Mayor Robert Garcia will honor Olympian Misty May-Treanor’s contributions to athletics and to the City of Long Beach with a key to the city on April 18, 2017.
Mayor Garcia Calls for Special Council Study Session on Homelessness in Long Beach 9/12/2016 Mayor Robert Garcia has called a special study session for the City Council to discuss homelessness in Long Beach for October 4, asking city staff to update the Council on the current s...
Mayor Garcia Announces Choices for Measure A Citizens’ Oversight Committee 7/25/2016 Mayor Garcia has announced his picks for the Measure A Citizens’ Oversight Committee, which will provide oversight of the funds from the sales tax approved by voters in June.
Mayor Garcia Highlights Accomplishments of Two Years in Office 7/18/2016 In a press briefing at City Hall today, Mayor Robert Garcia highlighted the accomplishments of his first two years in office, emphasizing economic development gains, quality of life impro...
Long Beach Announces Innovation Initiatives to Help Businesses Start and Grow 5/5/2016 Mayor Robert Garcia today announced a series of initiatives to help small businesses start and grow in the City of Long Beach. The initiatives, which were driven by the city’s Innovation ...
Mayor Garcia's Statement on Victory in BNSF Lawsuit 4/1/2016 Mayor Robert Garcia releases the following statement regarding the City of Long Beach prevailing in its lawsuit challenging the proposed BNSF rail yard project in the City of Los Angeles....
Garcia Hosts 6th Annual Go Long Beach Awards Tonight 3/29/2016 Mayor Robert Garcia will host the 6th annual Go Long Beach Awards tonight at the offices of Keesal, Young and Logan, honoring 40 community members for outstanding contributions to Long Be...
Mayor Garcia, Health Department Host Enrollment Drive for President Obama’s “Healthy Communities Challenge” This Saturday 1/28/2016 Mayor Garcia, Health Department Host Enrollment Drive for President Obama’s “Healthy Communities Challenge” This Saturday
Long Beach City Council Adopts $13 Minimum Wage With Pathway to $15; Mayor Garcia Will Sign into Law 1/20/2016 Long Beach City Council Adopts $13 Minimum Wage With Pathway to $15; Mayor Garcia Will Sign into Law
Mayor Garcia to Present Three with Keys to City Next Tuesday at 5pm 12/1/2015 In his first presentation of keys to the city, Mayor Robert Garcia will honor former California Governor George Deukmejian, his wife, the philanthropist Gloria Deukmejian, and Long Beach ...
Mayor Garcia Requests Commission Report on Electric Vehicles 10/28/2015 Mayor Robert Garcia wants the city to expand the electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure, and is asking the Sustainable City Commission to take the lead. Mayor Garcia has asked the City Coun...
Mayor Garcia to attend Pope Francis Visit at White House 9/24/2015 Mayor Robert Garcia is travelling to Washington, D.C. this Tuesday and Wednesday on the invitation of President Obama to welcome his Holiness Pope Francis to the White House. Mayor Garcia...
Mayor Garcia Releases Statement on Voting Rights Act 50th Anniversary 8/7/2015 Garcia Releases Statement on Voting Rights Act 50th Anniversary Hails law as crucial guarantor of freedom and equality for all Americans
Mayor Garcia's Statement on Proposed Minimum Wage and Business Incentives Study 8/3/2015 Mayor Robert Garcia Mayor Garcia released a statement on the City Council's proposed minimum wage and business incentives study
City Deploying Public Safety Continuum in Response to Recent Increase in Crime 7/22/2015 he City of Long Beach announced today the efforts underway from the Long Beach Public Safety Continuum in response to recent increases in crime. In 2014, the City achieved the lowest repo...
Mayor Garcia Pledges End to Veteran Homelessness in 2015 City has achieved 70% decrease since 2011, housed more than 500 veterans 5/29/2015 Mayor Robert Garcia Mayor Robert Garcia, accompanied by Long Beach Veteran Affairs Healthcare System Director Michael Fisher, today announced that the City of Long Beach has committed to ending veteran homel...
City of Long Beach to Develop New Taxi and Rideshare Regulations Innovative Pilot Program First of its Kind in Nation 5/13/2015 Mayor Robert Garcia In an effort to bring up-to-date the regulations that govern taxis and new ride share services, the Long beach City Council last night directed staff to develop a pilot program to allow t...
Mayor Garcia releases statement on the retirement of Long Beach Water Department Director Kevin Wattier 5/12/2015 Mayor Robert Garcia Mayor Robert Garcia released the following statement on the retirement of Long Beach Water Department Director Kevin Wattier...
Mayor Garcia at White House today at invitation of President Obama; will also update administration on City’s progress on President's initiative to end veteran homelessness 5/5/2015 Mayor Robert Garcia Mayor Garcia is in Washington, DC today at the invitation of the President for a reception tonight at the White House with mayors, members of Congress, and cabinet secretaries. He is also...
Mayor Garcia Launches Effort to Review and Update City Welcome Signage and Landscaping 4/17/2015 Mayor Robert Garcia In an effort to project a positive image of Long Beach, Mayor Robert Garcia has introduced legislation that will direct the City Manager to conduct a study of the signage and landscaping ...
Mayor Garcia statement in response to Florida Governor Rick Scott 4/13/2015 Mayor Robert Garcia Mayor Robert Garcia released the following statement in response to Florida Governor Rick Scott’s attempt to persuade shipping companies to move their operations from California to Florid...
Mayor Garcia to honor 28 individuals and organizations at Go Long Beach! Awards tonight 4/10/2015 Mayor Robert Garcia Long Beach: Mayor Robert Garcia will honor 28 community leaders for their outstanding contributions to the City at the Go Long Beach Awards, tonight in Downtown Long Beach. The event is s...