Thanksgiving Turkey and Essential Food Giveaway

I cordially invite you to attend our Thanksgiving Turkey and Essential Food Drive-Thru Giveaway on November 20 in Bell Gardens Ford Park. The first 1,000 families that register for a time slot will receive a turkey.

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Assemblymember Cristina Garcia Responds to City of Bell Verdicts

(Sacramento) -- In response to the multiple Guilty Verdicts found against former City of Bell Councilmembers, Oscar Hernández, Teresa Jocobo, George Cole, Victor Bello and George Mirabal, Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) has released the following statement: 

“After a long, painful ordeal that has taken its toll on the City of Bell and its residents, I am cautiously optimistic. I am happy that justice has prevailed and that these public officials must finally pay the price for their criminal activity.”

Assemblymember Cristina Garcia Invites Nominations for “Woman of the Year”

(Artesia) – Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (Bell Gardens) announces that her office is now accepting nominations from the community for nominees as “Woman of the Year,” for the 58th Assembly District.

March has been designated as Women’s History Month and each year California State Legislature encourages Legislator’s to highlight and honor deserving women for service to their community.

Assemblymember Cristina Garcia Introduces First Legislation; Bill to Punish “Cyber-Bullies”

(Sacramento) – In a move to update state law dealing with student bullying, on and off of the school campus, Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) has introduced as her first legislative proposal, Assembly Bill 256.

Current law defines bullying as harassment or threats that are used to intimidate students, disrupt the classroom, invade the right of the students and create a hostile educational environment.  Students in grades 4-12 who perpetrate such behavior can be suspended or expelled if the bullying occurs while traveling to and from school, on campus during school hours or during or traveling to a school sponsored activity.