Property taxes, congested sidewalks, a deteriorated boardwalk, traffic, illegal rentals, and a stronger police presence in the West End. These are some of the replies Patch readers offered when we posed the same question six months ago: What issue in Long Beach tops your list of problems that need fixing?
To those who replied to this question back in June, have you since changed your mind? Is there another issues that tops your list? There have certainly been some changes in the past half year, from the city's finances, to Quiksilver's surfing competition and the decision not to return next year, to the change in administrations at City Hall, and much more. All readers are invited to share their (civil) thoughts in the comments below.