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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

New law allows divorced couples to live under one roof

Divorce comes with many problems. Including having to find a new place to live before you can be legally separated. But a new bill is set to change that.

How Airbnb plans to 'go beyond what the law requires' to address discrimination

A comprehensive look at how Airbnb is taking action against the claims of racism highlighted in the popular hashtag #AirbnbWhileBlack.

Is California Clinton's poster child for the Democratic Party?

California holds a prestigious designation at this week's convention: as a prime example of effective Democratic policies.

Dudamel on LA Phil concerts: 'This is a place of inclusion'

Gustavo Dudamel is a product of El Sistema, Venezuela's state-run music education program. He now hopes to inspire a new generation of classical music lovers.

Heat, wind, drones: The challenges in the Sand Fire fight

Gustavo Medina, inspector for LA County Fire, explained the main obstacles in battling the massive blaze.

'I've got nothing but acceptance from the party,' says Latino Trump delegate

Two Latino Republicans: two very different views on the state of the party. Take Two spoke to both.

Meet DC Comics' Midnighter: Violent, sarcastic and openly gay

Midnighter and Apollo is the new series set to be released by DC comics in the fall. Writer Steve Orlando joined Take Two to discuss the future of the series.

Donald Trump's tough talk on terror could help him in November

Recent violence at home and abroad could attract voters to Trump's "tough guy" persona, but one expert says too much tenacity could be a liability.

How exactly will Donald Trump 'make America work again?'

If the Republican presidential nominee hopes to win over undecided conservatives, the Cleveland Convention may be his best and last chance.

#StopBuzzThieves: Plagiarism in the digital age

Buzzfeed video is at the center of dozens of plagiarism claims. But how do you define 'plagiarism' in the digital age where many ideas are shared?

One of California's youngest delegates arrives at Republican convention

UC Berkeley senior Claire Chiara is a Trump delegate and proud of it. The reason? His views on the LGBTQ community.

3 reasons why Trump-Pence is a thing now

Hint: It was a unique and strategic choice for presumptive nominee Donald Trump and Indiana Governor Mike Pence.

Terror factors in France not very different from US, expert says

The truck attack in Nice, France that left scores dead highlights the challenges that come with protecting the nation's many soft targets.

Millennials head to RNC and DNC to 'crash the parties'

The presumptive nominees, delegates, party leaders and reporters will be at the conventions. Along with them will be two millennials to "crash" the parties.

SBPD officer Darren Sims on being black with badge

Darren Simms is an officer with the San Bernardino Police Department. He says that when fatal police shootings occur, tension on the job gets heightened.