For the recall effort to move forward, 10% of the city’s registered voters must sign the petition, which means the campaign to recall Mayor Robert Garcia requires 26,503 verifiable signatures within 160 days.
Mayor Robert Garcia’s mother has worked in the same clinic for 25 years, he said, and “is incredibly careful and understands the seriousness of this virus.”
The brutal killing of George Floyd was horrific and we as Americans have a right to be outraged.
There has been much speculation about the future plans of Garcia, 41, who is in his second term as mayor.
Garcia is visiting Phnom Penh as well as Singapore and Vietnam over nine days as part of a trade delegation from the Port of Long Beach to Southeast Asia.
Housing and homelessness top the list of issues the mayor said the city needs to tackle in the coming year.
Officially marking his third year in office Saturday, Mayor Robert Garcia took time this morning to meet with members of the media where he highlighted achievements made in the city, focusing on education, civic innovation, economic development and livability.
It was a momentous 4th of July holiday for Mayor Robert Garcia and his partner of nine years, Dr. Matthew Mendez, as Garcia popped the question aboard the Queen Mary Tuesday night.
Mayor Robert Garcia unveiled a new non-profit Thursday which has aims of fundraising to supplement educational programs in the city. The Mayor’s Fund For Education will initially try to tackle the task of increasing access to early childhood education opportunities before addressing some of its broader goals.
A story by the New York Times today listed Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia as part of the “Next Class of California Political Leaders,” alongside State Senator Toni Atkins of San Diego, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Senator-Elect Kamala Harris, Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, to name a few.