1. Long Beach Female firefighters won their discrimination lawsuits against the city Monday, the Orange County Register reported. The suits alleged that the city failed to provide the women with adequate facilities and safety equipment.
2. Long Beach police arrested a suspect Sunday in the stabbing death of a 24-year-old Long Beach man. The victim, Raul Sanchez, was stabbed in the torso Friday in the West Gateway neighborhood and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
3. Moonlight Movies on the Beach will continue with a screening of the film “The Avengers” at Granada Beach, 5101 E. Ocean Blvd.
4. On this day in 1977, the Voyager 2 space probe was launched by NASA to study the outer solar system. The still-operational spacecraft also carries a 12-inch copper phonograph record containing greetings in dozens of languages, samples of music and sounds of nature. At a distance of 101.75 astronomical units, it is the one of most distant man-made object, according to NASA.
5. Today is National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day. Where in Long Beach can one find chocolate pecan pie?