Hello San Bernardino,
I'm John Valdivia, And I Want To Be Your Next Mayor.
Official Announcement Video
LIVE STREAM of July 6th Announcement
After careful consideration and conversations with many city and regional leaders, it is clear San Bernardino needs a new direction.

I love San Bernardino. It’s my hometown and where my wife and I raise our 2 young children. This city is filled with a rich history, and I am hopeful, now more than ever, that no matter what tragedies or obstacles stand in our way, together we can turn this city around.

City Hall implemented some positive changes addressing challenges our city faced. But, we have also missed several opportunities to create jobs and make it safer for our families.

Watch the full announcement video & the LIVE STREAMED announcement below.
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Supporters cheer Valdivia as he announces he will run for the Office of Mayor of San Bernardino.
Supporters hold Valdivia for Mayor signs with John Valdivia.
John Valdivia announces in front of a large crowd of supporters he will run for the Office of Mayor of San Bernardino
"I support you, John!
Keep up the great work - San Bernardino is counting on it."
- Senator Jim Brulte
Senator Jim Brulte, Emcee Elizabeth Espinosa, and The Valdivia's
300 of Valdivia's biggest supporters and donors at the Valdivia Annual Luncheon
Council Member Bessine with
Rialto Mayor, Deborah Robertson
Why Valdivia?
  • Saved taxpayer money with CA Proposition 1B road improvement funds to repair dozens of roads
  •  Helped create hundreds of jobs by supporting a new Aldi grocery store, the expansion of the Amazon facility and Burlington Coat Factory, and attracted developers to build the Golden Corral
  •  Helped revitalize Lytle Creek Park with a ¼ mile walking track, improved irrigation and new park benches and outdoor fitness stations
  •  Sponsored Oak Tree row planting on Arbor Day
  •  Created the Quick Community Response program to fix streetlights
  •  Found federal Community Block Development Funding to replace and repair dozens of light poles throughout the city
  •  Collaborated with local businesses, healthcare agencies and private donors to sustain the Paul Villasenor Library for children and families
  •  Improved safety for students and residents by resolving chronic parking problems in the Valley College area
  •  Held countless town hall and neighborhood meetings and appointed City Ambassadors throughout San Bernardino
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