Jade Hernandez, ABC7 Eyewitness News

Jade Hernandez

ABC7 Eyewitness News

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Jade:

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. → Read More

LAUSD board votes to require COVID-19 vaccination for most on-campus students 12 and older

The Los Angeles Unified School District's school board has approved making it mandatory for most students age 12 and over to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend in-person classes. → Read More

LA County watching trend of COVID-19 cases among unvaccinated kids as LAUSD reports 14 outbreaks

With schools beginning their third week of in-person instruction, L.A. County health officials are concerned about a trend of rising COVID case rates among children who aren't yet eligible to get vaccinated. → Read More

Pasadena Unified School District welcomes students back to campus with COVID guidelines in place

Pasadena Unified School District campuses are set to welcome back students for in-person learning, with multiple guidelines in place to protect them and their teachers from the spread of the coronavirus. → Read More

Long Beach encouraging students get vaccinated for fall school year amid rise in child COVID cases

Long Beach is partnering with its education officials to get K12 and college students vaccinated against COVID-19 before the fall school year begins → Read More

Compton's East Side Riders Bike Club helps 30 underprivileged kids with back-to-school shopping

Each kid was given $100 to spend at Foot Locker, a grocery store shopping spree, a laptop and a haircut. → Read More

Orange County ambulance wait times getting longer amid COVID surge

The Orange County Health Care Agency warned that ambulances are waiting longer than normal to offload patients at a rate not seen since the winter surge. → Read More

Businesswoman found slain at her Reseda home, prompting investigation

A 48-year-old woman was found murdered at a Reseda home Thursday morning, and police are seeking help from the public in identifying a suspect. → Read More

Bike ride held to raise funds, honor 1st LAPD officer who died from COVID-19

A memorial bicycle ride was held Saturday in Mission Hills to honor the first LAPD officer to die in the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Compton shooting: Mother whose son allegedly killed brother says he needed mental health services

A mother whose son is accused of murdering his brother says she believes they would both still be with her if her son, who is now in jail, had gotten the mental health treatment he so obviously needed. → Read More

Elderly woman killed, man hospitalized after car crashes into Crenshaw home at end of chase

One woman is dead and a man is hospitalized after an SUV crashed into a home in Crenshaw at the end of a police chase Saturday morning. → Read More

Award-winning songwriter saves final missing cow found in El Monte after escaping slaughterhouse

Pico Rivera officials say Grammy Award-winning songwriter Diane Warren stepped in to help save the final cow that was found Thursday after escaping with a herd from a slaughterhouse. → Read More

Raging Waters welcomes back guests over Memorial Day weekend after 18-month closure

After more than a year, Raging Waters in San Dimas welcomed back guests just in time for Memorial Day weekend. The reopening of the water park after 18 months concluded the longest off-season in the park's history. → Read More

Through 3 generations and pandemic, South Bay family members devote themselves to health care field

A South Bay family of health care workers has bravely faced the pandemic and experienced their own tragic loss due to COVID. Still, the three generations are committed to the field and hopeful for the future. → Read More

101 Freeway to remain closed in downtown LA this weekend for 6th Street Viaduct construction project

A 2 1/2-mile section of the 101 Freeway was completely closed in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday morning to allow crews to construct two arches for the replacement Sixth Street Viaduct. → Read More

LA-based veterans group reaches out to encourage SoCal vets to get vaccinations

A veterans group is going the extra mile to help veterans across the Southland get their COVID-19 vaccinations and solve the problem of vaccine hesitancy. → Read More

Magic Mountain vaccine site closes, will be replaced by 2 other community-bases sites

The COVID-19 vaccination site at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia will close and stop providing the shots on Saturday, but it will be replaced by two new sites. → Read More

Ralphs, Food 4 Less locations shutting down in Long Beach over 'hero pay'

Two grocery stores in Long Beach will permanently close Saturday after Kroger said it couldn't afford the city's "hero pay" law. → Read More

SoCal filmmaker fundraises $750K to create sculpture honoring Apollo 13 astronauts; art to be placed at NASA's Houston Space Center

Apollo 13 was the seventh crewed mission in the Apollo space program. Now, Commander Jim Lovell and pilots Jack Swigert and Fred Haise are being remembered with a clay and bronze sculpture that's headed to NASA. → Read More

SoCal rallies, outreach efforts seek to combat rise in anti-Asian violence

Rallies and outreach efforts were held across the Southland this weekend to combat a rise in hate crimes against Asian-Americans. → Read More