Who is Mike Garcia? | “The Family Man”

Mike Garcia standing with wife Rebecca and son Preston and carrying son Jett on his shoulders.

It is an absolute blessing to be a father of two beautiful boys, Preston and Jett. In 2009, I moved back to Santa Clarita, and I was able to prioritize being a dad and family man. It was a new life, but a life that I enjoy. To me, being a dad is one of […]

Who is Mike Garcia? | “Post-Military Experience” (2002-2020)

Mike Garcia speaking at Red Talk with the red sign behind him.

While flying jets was my childhood dream, my passion in adulthood has been real estate. In real estate, if you do things correctly, you know you’ve made money at the time of the purchase. I love working with the professionals in the business, from real estate agents to mortgage brokers to insurance agents, because they […]

SCV Signal Endorses Mike Garcia for Congress

Mike Garcia wearing a grey suit smiling with a garden behind him.

SCV Signal : Our View | Endorsements: City Council and 25th DistrictOctober 10, 2020 “Republican Rep. Mike Garcia is off to a solid start in Congress, having won the special election in May to fill the remaining term of former Rep. Katie Hill, who resigned a year ago. “Upon his election, he hit the ground […]

Who is Mike Garcia? | “The Tip of the Spear” (2001-2009)

Mike Garcia standing on Naval Ship in flight suit.

By the time I arrived at Naval Air Station Lemoore in March of 2001, I was a qualified Naval Aviator. After 2 years and $3,000,000 of training, I knew how to fly tactical jets, I knew the fundamentals of being a good wingman and I knew how to land a plane on the boat. The […]

Who is Mike Garcia? | “Training” (1994-2001)

Mike Garcia in uniform posing in front of a red and white jet.

At the age of 17, I began my application for the United States Naval Academy. The admissions process for Annapolis is grueling and includes several written portions, a number of physicals, extensive physical fitness testing, and a congressional nomination. After completing all of those steps, the Service Academies will look for well-rounded young leaders that […]

Who Is Mike Garcia? | “My Childhood” (1976-1994)

12 year old Mike Garcia speaks at his 6th grade graduation.

While it was the beginning of an amazing life journey, my life as a kid was a relatively standard experience. I was born in Granada Hills in 1976 during the year of our nation’s bicentennial celebration, and as a first-generation American (my dad immigrated from Mexico in 1959), I was exposed to the diverse cultures […]

SCV Signal | Leadership Needed at Crossroads

Mike Garcia speaking on a panel.

“When my father came to America from Mexico with his family at the age of 9, neither he nor anyone in his family knew if they could actually achieve the ‘American Dream,’ but with hard work, my father was able to provide that dream to my siblings and me. “It is that grit and determination I […]

Garcia Campaign Releases First Ad of General Election: Run

Mike Garcia walking down a street in Antelope Valley with a U.S. Air Force plane behind him.

“Where I come from, we flew towards the fight. Career politicians run from it.” Mike Garcia Valencia, CA – The Mike Garcia for Congress campaign today released the first ad of the November general election. “Run” highlights Mike Garcia’s family’s history as first generation Americans and his service as a Navy fighter pilot, flying over […]

Early Numbers Show Garcia Ahead in Campaign Finance Totals

Mike Garcia speaking at a podium.

Signal: July 8, 2020 “Ahead of the filing deadline next week, readily available federal data showed Wednesday that newly elected Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, is the lead fundraiser against Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, for the second quarter of 2020 before their face-off in November for the 25th Congressional District race. “Books closed on […]

Mike Garcia Sworn Into Office

Mike Garcia wearing a grey suit smiling with greenery behind him.

The Signal: House welcomes Garcia after special election win “After more than a yearlong campaign, Republican Mike Garcia joined the House on Tuesday as California’s newest 25th Congressional District representative — but the work is just beginning, and it will start with constituent services, he said. “On Tuesday, joined by his wife and two children […]