Harrah’s Resort SoCal Names Martin Short New Mayor of Funner, CA

Funner Mayor Martin Short

FUNNER, CA – Harrah’s Resort Southern California has announced that comedian and actor Martin Short will be sworn in as Funner, California’s next mayor on Monday, May 13, 2024. Succeeding past officials Jane Lynch, Rob Riggle, and David Hasselhoff, Short will serve a two year term.

Officially renamed to Funner, CA by the Rincon Tribe on August 1, 2016, the city name reflects the the resort’s mission to promoting fun as the underlying guide for all business practices within city limits.

“As the Mayor-elect of Funner, I promise to be more than just a spokesperson dressed in purple from head-to-toe, but instead, the best mayor in the whole darn state,” said Mayor-elect Short. “It’s my goal to make every part of the already fun Harrah’s Resort SoCal even Funner, and I can’t wait to share my plans with all of my constituents in just six short weeks.”

On May 13, Mayor-elect Short will take an oath of office, be given the key to Funner, and announce his plans for the city.

Funner is located in North San Diego County, CA. The destination was established on August 1, 2016, by the Rincon Tribal Council, the elected governing body of the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians of the Rincon Reservation in California. Located between San Diego and Los Angeles, in a mountain valley along the San Luis Rey River, Funner is home to Harrah’s Resort SoCal, the Rincon Reservation Road Brewery, a mini waterpark with a swim-up bar, restaurants of all flavors and fanciness, including California’s first and only Hell’s Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay.