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
Environmental consumer group wants product concerns heard by 99-Cents Only Stores
An environmental consumer group wants its concerns heard by a discount retailer that they say has not proven products they sell to consumers do not contain harmful, toxic products.
Meet Maxwell 'Bunchie' Young, the 'Super Bowl kid' from LA who won over viewers
When Maxwell 'Bunchie' Young is not attending school in Los Angeles, the 13-year-old is starring in Super Bowl commercials.
OC coach killed in Calabasas helicopter crash honored during candlelight vigil in Huntington Beach
Loved ones gathered in Huntington Beach Saturday to honor the memory of Christina Mauser, one of the nine people killed in a helicopter crash that also claimed the life of Kobe Bryant.
XFL's Los Angeles Wildcats hold block party in Carson
Fans met Los Angeles' new XFL team during a block party Saturday at Dignity Health Sports Park, complete with autographs and photo opportunities.
Pasadena Half Marathon: Group helps at-risk kids train, improve their lives
More than 12,000 runners took part in the Pasadena Half Marathon this weekend, including a group that helps at-risk teens improve their lives.
Women's March Los Angeles 2020 draws thousands to downtown
Thousands of people descended on downtown Los Angeles for the fourth annual Women's March, demanding that the next president have a clear agenda to advance women's rights.
LAPD trying out non-lethal BolaWrap device to subdue suspects with cord
It looks like a superhero gadget: The LAPD is testing the BolaWrap which shoots out a Kevlar cord that wraps around a suspect in place of using lethal force.
Mountain lion seen prowling Simi Valley neighborhood after 1 dog killed, another attacked: Video
A mountain lion was seen prowling the streets of a Simi Valley neighborhood, the day after two dogs were attacked, one fatally, in the same area.
Simi Valley residents on high alert after mountain lion reportedly attacks 1 dog, kills another
Police warned Simi Valley residents Thursday to keep their pets indoors after several reports of a mountain lion that is suspected of attacking two dogs, including one that was killed.
19 passengers report illness aboard Norwegian cruise ship at Port of LA
Nineteen people disembarked from a cruise ship at the Port of L.A. after they reported falling ill one week after a similar incident on the same boat.