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The Co-Host of Take Two, A Martínez is an L.A. native who grew up in Koreatown, attended Daniel Murphy High School, and played baseball at L.A. City College before getting a journalism degree at Cal State Northridge.

A is well known to sports-talk radio listeners in Los Angeles as host of 710 KSPN’s "In the Zone." He’s done pre and post game shows for most of L.A.’s major professional and college sports teams, and is especially known as the long-time host of "Dodger Talk" and "Laker Line."


Stories by A Martínez

Here's one of the wackiest holiday displays in SoCal; what's your favorite?

The drive along the 5 freeway between L.A. and Orange County is usually pretty dull, but during the holidays there's an unlikely bright spot along the way: the Christmas decorations at Dunkel Brothers Machinery Moving in La Mirada.

The guy who hunts down hackers for big companies

What happens when a big company is hacked and has a bunch of personal information stolen? Some call George Kurtz, CEO of CrowdStrike to hunt down the evildoers.

On the Lot: Sony hack and 'Into the Woods' drama

It's time for On the Lot, our weekly peek behind the scenes in Hollywood. Rebecca Keegan from the Los Angeles Times joined A Martinez in studio to chat.

Eight years on, New Horizons probe almost at Pluto

NASA launched the New Horizons probe nearly nine years ago. And finally, it's almost at its destination, which is located in the corner of our solar system... Pluto.

Tuesday Reviewsday: Mary J. Blige, TriBeCaStan and more

It's time for Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. This week we've got new music from Mary J. Blige, TriBeCaStan, Tētēma and Whitey Morgan.

Protests in Berekely turn violent on second night

On the second night of protests in Berkeley, California over the Eric Garner decision in New York, a small group of protesters broke windows and looted stores.

On the Lot: hungry hungry Hunger Games

The hungry Hunger Games ate up the box office this weekend, Bradley Cooper plays the Elephant Man on Broadway and the first glimmers of awards season start to glow.

From punk to mariachi: The story of Mariachi El Bronx

Mariachi El Bronx isn't from the Bronx, and they don't have a deep mariachi background. They're a former punk band - and the mariachi community loves them.

NASA's Orion completes first test flight

NASA's Orion spaceIt was a no go for NASA's Orion spacecraft yesterday thanks to bad weather, but in the early morning hours today there was lift off!

Exploring the limits of human performance

Usain Bolt, Ueli Steck, Alberto Contador - are all athletes that have redefined what humans can do in sport, but how much better can we perform, as humans?

FaceHaus, Drybar and the beautiful business of single-service salons

Drybar broke expectations by being a hit despite only offering blowouts. Salons like FaceHaus are following suit by just doing facials.

Bugs eat a lot of the trash that we throw on the ground

Scientists studied just how much food bugs eat within a small area of New York City and they found that it could be the equivalent of 600k potato chips per year.

New music from Willie Nelson, Jimmy Greene and more

This week on Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment, journalist Steve Hochman joins us to talk about the latest from Willie Nelson, Bessie Smith and more.

On The Lot: Sony gets hacked and Star Wars comes back

Sony Pictures got hack, we get a taste of the new Star Wars movie and much more this week in "On The Lot," our weekly peek behind the scenes in Hollywood.

EPA proposes cuts to ozone emissions

After a long delay, the Obama Administration proposes cuts to Ozone emissions by about 7 to 13 percent