Jade Hernandez
Jade Hernandez is a general assignment reporter for ABC7 Los Angeles.

Jade came to ABC7 from our sister station in Chicago but has spent more time telling stories in California than anywhere else in the country. She says, "California's diversity in both landscape and people keep pulling me back to the Golden State."

During her 20-year career in journalism, Jade has reported in San Francisco, Atlanta, and Kansas City, Missouri.

A third-generation Mexican-American, Jade began reporting in Topeka, Kansas, where she was born and raised, and where she developed her Midwest values.

A closet fashion enthusiast, Jade says she's just now learning the art of cooking -- taking to heart the motto from the animated film "Ratatouille" ... anyone can cook.

She applies another quote from the movie to life in general, "If you focus on what you left behind, you will never be able to see what lies ahead."

Jade spends her extra time hiking the local trails, chasing her young child through the sand and surf, and trekking back and forth across the country visiting family and friends.

Her husband, youngest son and Corgi, Zuma Luz, are all California natives.

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Jade's Stories
LAX: Sunday sees rush of travelers as Thanksgiving fliers return home
Sunday was expected to be among one of the busiest travel days of the year at Los Angeles International Airport as Thanksgiving flyers return home.
Recent SoCal smash-and-grab robberies bring out more security and patrols for Black Friday
As Southern California shoppers headed out the door to stock up on Black Friday deals, police had safety in mind, adding more officers in high-profile areas.
Fight erupts between passengers on Delta flight bound for LA - Video
A man was arrested at an Atlanta airport after video captured a brawl between passengers on a plane bound for Los Angeles.
Roscoe's Chicken N' Waffles dedicates day to give back
Not only did Roscoe's Chicken 'N Waffles proclaim Oct. 20 as National Chicken and Waffles Day, the popular food spot is using the day to give back.
Shipping container crushes parked car as port backlog spills into LA neighborhoods
A backlog at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is seeping into nearby neighborhoods, where residents have been dealing with increased truck traffic.
Record number of container ships waiting to enter ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach
The major backlog of container ships at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is the worst its ever been, with 100 ships waiting to enter and unload as of Tuesday.
Woman injured in shooting by school safety officer near Millikan High School in Long Beach
A woman was wounded and critically injured after a school safety officer fired his weapon near Millikan High School in Long Beach, officials say.
Malibu Triathlon raises funds for cancer research at Children's Hospital Los Angeles
About 5,000 triathletes swam, biked and ran their way to the finish line this weekend, all while raising money for Children's Hospital Los Angeles' Pediatric Cancer Research Program.
SoCal man given last rites now recovering from COVID after 3 months in the ICU
Ruben Gonzalez was told if he hadn't gotten to the hospital when he did, he would have died. He was given his last rites, but somehow survived - all that while still grieving his son's death.
SWAT team arrests father, son at East LA home in connection with 3 cold case murders
A man and his father were arrested at a home in East Los Angeles in connection with three separate murders that date back as far as 2014, authorities said.