Elizabeth Hernandez, East Bay Times

Elizabeth Hernandez

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Recent:
  • East Bay Times
  • San Jose Mercury News
  • The Denver Post
Past:
  • Pioneer Press
  • The Press-Enterprise
  • Boston Herald
  • The Cannabist
  • Center for Public Integrity
  • Grist

Recent articles by Elizabeth:

The ghost Nextdoor: What to do if your apartment is haunted

The apartment at the center of the activity — which has driven the roommates to sleeping in the same room out of fear of being alone with what goes bump in the night — is located on the… → Read More

The ghost Nextdoor: What to do if your apartment is haunted

The apartment at the center of the activity — which has driven the roommates to sleeping in the same room out of fear of being alone with what goes bump in the night — is located on the… → Read More

The ghost Nextdoor: What to do if your Denver apartment is haunted

Denver Uptown Square, the apartment at the center of the activity -- which has driven the roommates to sleeping in the same room out of fear of being alone with what goes bump in the night -- is located on the site of the former St. Luke's Hospital. → Read More

Tire stuck around Colorado elk’s neck removed after 2 years

An elusive Colorado elk with a tire stuck around its neck for at least two years was freed of its appendage Saturday night when state wildlife officers tranquilized the bull and cut its antlers to remove the obstacle. → Read More

“Rage is so taboo”: Coloradans look to counseling, activism and smashing things — safely — to deal with anger

Whether it’s through “rage rooms,” therapy, wellness activities such as meditation and exercise, or channeling anger into activism, many Coloradans are in search of better ways for the mind and body to cope with that seething, searing fire inside them. → Read More

Denver International Airport warns travelers to arrive early Friday due to long security lines

Denver International Airport is warning travelers to arrive to the airport at least two hours before their flights due to busy security lines, according to a Friday morning news release. → Read More

Where the sidewalk ends: Denverite turns to TikTok to spotlight precarious pedestrian walkways

Jonathon Stalls is using his platform on the wildly popular social media app to highlight crumbling sidewalk infrastructure, a problem Denver has been grappling with for years → Read More

“A guardian angel”: Colorado woman comes forward in daughter’s quest to find 7 strangers her father helped on 9/11

When Emilio Martinez’s plane, bound for Denver from Ohio, was grounded at the Omaha airport, he immediately rented the largest van he could find, scrawled out that he was Denver-bound on a piece of… → Read More

As 9/11 drifts into history, Colorado has no statewide standards on teaching kids about it

With 9/11's transition to an increasingly distant historic event, The Denver Post asked Colorado educators and students how they think textbooks should address the life-altering terror attacks and the complex events that led up to that day and emanated from it. → Read More

Did a man give you a ride to Denver from the Omaha airport on 9/11? His daughter is looking for you.

A woman has taken to the internet fo find seven strangers from metro Denver that her late father helped on Sept.11, 2001, hoping to connect around the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks to honor her dad's memory. → Read More

New Colorado program helps employers in fields from construction to education address workers’ mental health

Since the pandemic, almost half of U.S. workers, 46%, admitted to suffering from mental health issues, according to a survey of more than 1,400 American workers conducted by StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. → Read More

Grieving over climate change? Colorado experts offer hope amidst the haze

As the impacts of climate change increasingly upend our everyday lives — mudslides closing our roads, poor air quality impairing our health, hotter days fueling ever-larger wildfires and raising our energy bills — climate experts and mental health professionals agree it’s natural to feel despair about the state of the planet. → Read More

How you can help Afghan refugees headed to Colorado

Coloradans hoping to help Afghan refugees after the collapse of Afghanistan's government have multiple options to lend a hand, ranging from giving material goods, money or their time. → Read More

Hands-free on a whole new level: Driverless shuttles debut on Colorado School of Mines campus

The school known for its focus on science and engineering says it's the largest fleet of electric autonomous shuttles in the nation. → Read More

Dog tests positive for plague in Teller County, experts urge caution

A dog tested positive for plague after a likely exposure near the Divide Trail Loop in Teller County's Hayden Divide Park, according to a Monday news release from El Paso County Public Health officials. → Read More

Search for remains at Colorado’s Native American boarding schools to proceed slowly, respectfully

At least two former Indian boarding schools in Colorado — Fort Lewis College’s old campus in Hesperus and the defunct Teller Indian School in Grand Junction — will be investigated for remains of Native children who attended those institutions. → Read More

CSU to invest millions in rural Colorado, funding 4-H for seniors, mental health resources for farmers and 5G

The CSU System Board of Governors recently voted to devote $8.58 million over the next three years to better support rural Coloradans. → Read More

“Thanks be to Glory”: Remembering the 1998 All-Star Game’s Beanie Baby craze

The All-Star bears named Glory sent collectors into a frenzy, coming during the peak of the Beanie Babies fad -- considered one of the world's first internet sensations. → Read More

Listen: Trevor Story greets DIA travelers headed to MLB All-Star Game

Keep your ears open for a new voice welcoming travelers flocking to Denver International Airport ahead of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. → Read More

Why can’t Colorado millennials afford to buy a house? Hint: It’s not all that avocado toast.

The reasons why millennials aren't purchasing homes at the same rate as their parents are nuanced. However, soaring education and student debt costs, rising healthcare prices and an explosive housing market outpacing wages and inflation are contributing factors, according to researchers and economists. → Read More