|English: An official image of California State Controller John Chiang (江俊輝) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
Check it out: https://bythenumbers.sco.ca.gov/ and insert the City of Long Beach. Watch how property tax revenues have skyrocketed since 2003 yet the City still has fire stations without equipment, a reduced gang unit in the Police department and about 600 less police on the street.
This is an eye opener and one that I tried getting while on City Council.
Go Open and Transparent Long Beach! Because you have the right to know.