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Edward P. Hernández is a California State Senate member representing the 24th district since 2010. Previously he served in the California Assembly, representing the 57th Assembly District from 2006 until he was term-limited in 2010. The district includes the cities of Azusa Baldwin Park Covina, La Puente, and West Covina. He is a Democrat. Hernández served as President of the California Optometric Association in 2000 and 2001. Prior to serving in the Assembly, he was President of the California Board of Optometry. Hernández is a native of La Puente and he attended Bassett High School. Hernández earned his bachelors degree from California State University, Fullerton and he earned his optometry degree from Indiana University.
Hernández has stated that his main legislative priority is working toward to provide health insurance for the uninsured in California. He has donated his time and skills from his training to the community by providing free eye care to low-income children and working with the local schools to examine the eyes of thousands of school children. He also has given free care to at-risk diabetic patients.
Hernández is married to Diane, also an optometrist, and they have two daughters. The Hernández family resides in ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Senior Star at Weber Place hosts book signing
2014-07-08
Thomas Hernandez, local-based author of "Chocolate Cows and Purple Cheese and Other Tales from the Homefront," for a book reading and signing. Refreshments will be served. ... The event is at 600 South Edward Drive, Romeoville. RSVP by July 10.
(The Herald-News)
  1. Senior Star at Weber Place hosts book signing by local author

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Revs let late leads slip away in 14-inning loss to Blue Crabs
2014-06-23
Revs reliever Edward Paredes (1-3) was charged with the loss, giving up one run in 3.1 innings, his longest appearance since the 2009 season. York's offense managed only an infield single in the five extra innings, after totaling 14 hits in the first ...
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  1. Moss sac fly wins marathon game for Crabs

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Woman gets 45-years in murder of Woodlynne bakery owner
2014-06-20
Superior Court Judge Edward McBride sentenced Latasha Baker, 34, of Woodlynne, to 45 years in jail for felony murder, robbery and conspiracy. Baker also must ... A jury convicted Baker in April for her part in the October 2009 shooting of Oscar Hernandez.
(Cherry Hill Courier Post)

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    When Doctors Need Advice, It Might Not Come From A Fellow Human
    2014-06-02
    “It's not the greatest time to talk about” health records on the web, given security scandals such as the Edward Snowden leaks and the Heartbleed bug, said Dr. Russ Altman, the director of Stanford University's biomedical informatics training program ...
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    1. Advice to Docs Might Not Come From a Fellow Human

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    Doctors turn to artificial intelligence when they're stumped
    2014-06-02
    BY Daniela Hernandez, Kaiser Health News June 2, 2014 at 11:47 AM EDT. Photo by Rebecca Emery/Getty Images. Long Island dermatologist Kavita Mariwalla knows well how .... “It's not the greatest time to talk about” health records on the web, given ...
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      Today in History: Author Franz Kafka, 40, died near Vienna.
      2014-06-01
      ... 40, died near Vienna. In 1937, Edward, The Duke of Windsor, who had abdicated the British throne, married Wallis Warfield Simpson in a private ceremony in Monts, France. ... Singers Gabriel and Ariel Hernandez (No Mercy) are 43. Actor Vik Sahay is 43.
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        Maya Angelou dies at 86; John Kerry challenges Edward Snowden to return ...
        2014-05-28
        Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez pleaded not guilty today in a Massachusetts courthouse to two counts of first-degree murder following the 2012 homicides of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado. (USA Today). Delaying medical care to ...
        (The Plain Dealer)
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        Nat'l triathletes show wares
        2014-05-26
        Edward Jared Macalalad and Mariah Villegas Garcia reigned supreme in the juniors side while duathlon, an event making its first appearance in the PNG, produced winners in James Allado (16-19 years old), Robeno Javier (male 20 years old and above ...
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          Man Dead, Wife Injured After Overnight Standoff In Harford County
          2014-05-20
          “Our negotiations with the suspect went on all night long. At times the suspect would talk to us. At times he wouldn't.,” said Edward Hopkins, Harford County Sheriff's Office. Instead, police say 37-year-old Luis Arturo Hernandez forced his 28-year-old ...
          (CBS Local)
          1. Harford hostage situation ends with suspect dead, woman flown to trauma center

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