In The Tropics: Tropical Storm Elsa

A month after the start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, South Florida is in its first cone of uncertainty. Hurricane Elsa has formed in the Atlantic. Although the storm is still days away from being a threat, it is important…

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Coral Gables Fire & Police Continue Assisting In Surfside Rescue Efforts

As crews enter the fifth day of search and rescue efforts to find the 150 people still unaccounted for in the partial building collapse of the Champlain Towers South building in Surfside, crews from around the world have made their…

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Latest Coral Gables COVID-19 Numbers

Numbers provided by the Florida Department of Health – May 17, 2021. Cases: 8,520

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COVID-19: A Year Later

On March 22, 2020, the first four cases of COVID-19 were reported in Coral Gables residents. Since then, an additional 7,594 residents have tested positive for COVID-19, including the City’s Mayor, ranking it 48th out of 410 municipalities in the…

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DeSantis: Vaccine Age Eligibility Moving To 40+ On March 29 And 18+ On April 5

On Thursday, March 25th, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced changes to COVID-19 vaccine eligibility. The Governor announced that beginning Monday, March 29th, the State of Florida’s eligibility based on age will be lowered to all residents 40 years of age…

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Coral Gables Fire Department Approved To Distribute COVID-19 Vaccines

The City of Coral Gables Fire Department entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with Miami-Dade County and the State of Florida Department of Health approving the Fire Department as a point of distribution for the COVID 19 Vaccination. The Fire…

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UPDATE: Mayor Receives First Negative Result For COVID-19

Coral Gables Mayor Raul Valdes-Fauli who had been diagnosed with COVID-19 on Sunday, December 6th, has received his first negative test result. The Mayor reported only mild cold-like symptoms throughout his 14-day quarantine, during which he continued to serve as…

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Flag Raised At New Public Safety Building

After several years of planning and construction, the flag has been raised at the Coral Gables Public Safety Building. A project that did not come without controversy, following debates over its small size, difficulty of use for large response equipment…

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Mayor Recovering From COVID-19

On Sunday, December 6th, Coral Gables Mayor Raul J. Valdes-Fauli received results of his routine COVID-19 test and was informed he had tested positive. Valdes-Fauli, 77, had most recently participated in the city’s tree lighting ceremony on Friday, December 4th,…

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BREAKING: Coral Gables Mayor Valdes-Fauli Tests Positive for COVID-19

Coral Gables Mayor Raul J. Valdes-Fauli has tested positive for Covid-19. Valdes-Fauli, 77, most recently participated in the city’s tree lighting ceremony on Friday. Sources at City Hall informed Gables Insider that the Mayor is not experiencing any major symptoms…

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