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Jose Hernandez

Bringing A Latino Astronaut to Class

Mercury News | Sharon Noguchi | Posted 03.27.2013 | Latino Voices

SAN JOSE -- At a bilingual charter school in Southeast San Jose, teacher Victoria Ramirez is working to better the odds for her first-graders -- to se...

Paul Blumenthal

'Dark Money' Floods 2012 Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Four conservative nonprofits and the business industry's lead trade association have spent nearly $300 million on political efforts over...

Janell Ross

Romney Slips With Latino Voters In National Polls in Middle of "Agressive" Pursuit

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 09.25.2012 | Latino Voices

Last week, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's aggressive pursuit of Latino voters kicked into a higher gear. After taking his standard m...

Hispanics Looking For November Gains In U.S. House

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 06.26.2012 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON -- Jose Hernandez worked in farm fields with his Mexican-immigrant parents before becoming an astronaut. Iraq War veteran Julius Melendez i...

Janell Ross

Why Politicians Love Cinco De Mayo

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 05.05.2012 | Latino Voices

With the intersection of Cinco de Mayo and an election year in which Latino voters are likely to play a definitive role, President Barack Obama’s qu...

He Can Say He Was An Astronaut, Says Judge

AP | Posted 05.30.2012 | Latino Voices

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A congressional candidate in California's Central Valley can note on ballots that he used to be an astronaut. A Sacramento...

Q: When Is An Astronaut - Not? A: When He Is Running Against A Republican

Patty Hughes | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics
Patty Hughes

Supporters of first time Congressional candidate Jose Hernandez are responding to those who are questioning his ballot designation as "astronaut" with cynicism and vows to overcome the obstacles thrown up against Hernandez' candidacy.

GOP Lawyers Challenge Dem Candidate's 'Astronaut' Title

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics

A Sacramento law firm has filed a lawsuit challenging Democratic congressional candidate Jose Hernandez's use of the title "astronaut" on the ballot f...

Amanda Terkel

Former Astronaut Announces Bid For Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's Awards Gala on Sept. 14, former astronaut Jose Hernandez found himself backstage chatti...

It's Time Washington Saves the American Dream

Jose Hernandez | Posted 12.11.2011 | Latino Voices
Jose Hernandez

The son of migrant-farm workers, I was able to rise from the fields of California and touch the sky on the Space Shuttle Discovery as an Astronaut, a lifelong goal I was able to achieve thanks to the promise of the American Dream.

They're Not Dolls! They're Action Figures--and Art! DesignerCon Plays Around in Pasadena

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Lisa Derrick

Vinyl toys are some of the hottest collectibles around. Some feature obscure anime and manga characters, some are creatures from myths old and new; ...

Why We Should Welcome McConnell's Demand for Hearings on Rescinding 14th Amendment

Rep. Luis Gutierrez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Luis Gutierrez

The pro-life, pro-family Republicans are now pro-neonatal detention and deportation. It isn't enough to drive out the people not born here, now they want to drive out the ones that were.

Words: Words Parents Use Can Make a Difference for Life. Words Can Send You into Space or Tear You to Pieces

Ramon Resa, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ramon Resa, MD

Say positive things about your children. Tell them you believe in them. If you let them know that they can accomplish anything if they put their minds to it, they will.