Neff Park Tree Planting Event - Beautifying the city is a priority...

Right-Turn Lanes Added at

Imperial / LM Blvd. + Telegraph

Gardenhill /Biola Stop Signs for Safety

Supporting Youth in the City with Programs

Drive-by Birthdays During Covid Pandemic

Lowest Crime Rate in the Surrounding Cities

Anti-Street Racing Programs with LAPD

Taking On Street Racing

Honoring Law Enforcement Officers as Mayor

Taking On Street Racing Issues in the City

Drive-Thru Events for the Holidays....!

Supporting Small Business as Mayor with Proclamation of Small Business Saturday

NEW Vacant Commercial Property Ordinance Spurs Economic Development

Capital Improvement Projects

Working with the Senator on Local Issues

City Property Values Rise Faster Than surrounding Cities 

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Senior Care Package Program with Grocery Outlet and Supervisor Hahn's Office.

Helping Seniors in the Community

Creating Education Programs for the Community on Local Issues!

Supporting Small Business

Honoring our Veterans who sacrificed all for this Country

One of Many Projects to Help Traffic Flow

Supporting Businesses During Lockdown

Serving Our Residents Needs


La Mirada History Tour

38th Safest City in California 

Voted Most Business Friendly City - TWICE

Assessing the needs of Local Businesses 

Supporting Businesses 

New Community Gardens Coming Soon!

Communicating with Residents

Safest City and Higher Property Values

Upgrading Infrastructure Citywide

 Passed Business Grants for Small Business 

New NIGHT MARKETS at the concerts

Sheriff Dept. Commendation for making Public Safety a Priority




  • The City continues to have the lowest crime rate in all the surrounding cities.

  • The City was determined to be the 38th Safest City in California by Safewise who uses the FBI crime data to report on the safety of all California Cities.  

  • Since 2017, the City has moved from the 75th safest city in California to the 38th safest city in the state in 2021.   See

  • The part 1 and part 2 crimes have been significantly reduced in every tract in District 1 in La Mirada since 2017.  (Foster Park, Gardenhill, and Biola tracts)

  • As Mayor, I was awarded a commendation by the Sheriff’s Dept. during my tenure for placing Public Safety as a priority for the City

  • New stop signs installed at the crosswalk of Biola/Gardenhill for the safety of Gardenhill school kids.

  • Rebate Program for public safety incentive. 

  • Working with local agencies on Anti-Street Racing Programs for alternatives to street racing. 


  • The City has received the Award of Excellence by the Government Finance Officers Association for its financial practices for 30 consecutive years.

  • The City was found to be in the top 6% of all financially sound cities in California by the California State Controller’s Office.

  • The City was found to be in the top 8% of all financially stable cities in California by Senator John Moorlach’s report.

  • The City La Mirada was ranked #11 by the State Auditor as one of California's most financially stable cities and received an S&P long-term rating of AA+, reflecting our strong commitment to responsible governance and fiscal discipline.

  • The City does not assess any City or utility taxes.

  • The City has passed balanced budgets every year.


  •  The City has been AWARDEDMost Business Friendly City” TWICE by the LA County Economic Development Corp, including as recent as Winter, 2020.

  • The City regularly performs a commercial center assessment review to ascertain the number of vacancies and any basis for the vacancies to assist and support the local businesses and restaurants. 

  • The City has an economic development team that regularly contacts businesses and restaurants to consider relocating into the City. 

  • Created and passed an Outdoor Dining Ordinance for our restaurants to operate successfully,


  • The center median landscaping improvements and upgrades on La Mirada Blvd., Rosecrans, Valley View, and Alondra Blvd., have been completed in the past four years.

  • Splash! Aquatic Center has added a new six-lane mat rider attraction.

  • The Waterfall/Fountain at the Civic Center has been reviewed for upgrades.

  • Almost all residential streets have been resurfaced along with new sidewalk and curb repairs.

  • The City won the Energy Action Award for approved energy efficient upgrades of all city facilities including solar panel parking covers in the parking lots at the civic center, electric charging stations at the civic center, solar heaters for Splash, and LED upgrades for all city facilities in 2022.

  • Every street lightin the City has been upgraded to high efficiency brighter LED lighting.

  • A new Comedy Club will be added to the La Mirada Theatre upper deck for more entertainment for residents.

  • A new Patio Dining Cafe will also be added to the La Mirada Theatre for use when theater is open.

  • New playground equipment has been added to every park in the City (with equipment) along with new sport court resurfacing. 

  • New right-turn Lanes have been added to the intersections at LM Blvd./Imperial Highway and Telegraph/Imperial Highway to improve traffic flow. 

  • New right-turn lanes will be added to Southbound Valley View at Alondra Blvd. and Valley View at Rosecrans Avenue to improve traffic flow. 

  • New Traffic signal upgrades have been added to most major streets to improve safety and traffic flow in the city.

  • New Traffic signal installation approved at Telegraph / Wicker (Walmart Grocery) and   Burgess / Imperial Highway for safety and traffic flow. 

  • A block wallrepair / replacement low interest loan program.

  • Creek Park Master Plan is approved for major upgrades to the park, bridges, walking track, outcrops, etc.   

  • ​La Mirada History Tour Sign Posts and Updates  + walking and bicycle map.

  • Traffic BoxArt Contestfor painting La Mirada History on local traffic boxes. 


  • My La Mirada App-for use by the residents for easy access to City Services and notifications

  • New weekly Farmers Market coming to the Civic Center in March, 2022.

  • Farmers Markets were added to the Summer Concerts.

  • Community Gardens coming to Frontier Park in January, 2022.

  • Instituted Community grants for residents, businesses and restaurants for Covid relief.

  • Passed Small Business / Restaurant Relief Program for local businesses 

  • Created and passed Resident Mortgage / Rental Relief Program for the residents.

  • Restaurant Incentive Program for attraction of new restaurants to the City.

  • Created and Passed a Vacant Commercial Property Ordinance for commercial owners to register with the City if the Property is not rented or sold in one year. This has led to the redevelopment of blighted buildings in the community. (National Lumber / Grand Cafe, etc.)

  • Developing a new ordinance to attract new industries to our City. 

  • Drive-Thru Holiday Events for the Kids During Covid 2020 (Easter, Halloween, Christmas) 

  • Senior Care Package Program through Grocery Outlet for seniors in the community