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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

Is there another Earth out there? Maybe — and it's not far

Astronomers may have found a planet that resembled Earth. Take Two’s A Martinez spoke with Bruce Betts of The Planetary Society.

Though homes are lost, residents affected by the Blue Cut fire are 'resilient'

It's burned roughly thirty-seven thousand acres in San Bernardino County, but firefighters now say the Blue Cut Fire is eighty-nine percent contained.

Comment sections might not be the best place to talk about race or religion

Take Two assembled a multi-ethnic panel from the world of digital media.

Have humans reached their physical limits?

If Olympic athletes can't do it, is it even humanly possible to break that two-hour barrier? Or have people reached their physical limits?

Comics Empower brings comic books alive for the blind

One comic book lover has started an online comic book store that caters to the blind.

Desiree Linden, Team USA marathon runner, places seventh

All summer we've been following the journey of Olympic marathoner, Desiree Linden. On Sunday, she took on 26.2 miles and impressively placed seventh.

'Welcome to the Last Bookstore': The story behind the iconic bookshop in DTLA

A look at the story behind The Last Bookstore, the wildly popular book shop in LA. If you haven't been there yourself, you've definitely seen Instagram photos of it.

SoCal artist uses Pee-Chee style to depict police use of force

"It's so much content to work with; it's incredible," artist Patrick Martinez says. "I can just keep on doing these things."

Dragon ants: Another species gets a 'Game of Thrones’ treatment

Dragons do exist! Well, at least ant-sized ones. A look at two new species of ants and why they got the "Game of Thrones" treatment.

Young GOP: One is for Donald Trump. The other isn't. Can she be convinced?

Claire Chiara and Mary Perez are two passionate young Republicans. Claire was a Trump delegate; Mary is a member of #Never Trump. They sat down with Take Two.

Super spouses: Examining the evolution of presidential plus-ones

Candidate spouses and the role they play on the campaign trail has evolved in recent decades: each must find a balance between personal and political.

Carmelo Anthony unites Team USA, youth and law enforcement

In between training for the Rio Olympics Carmelo Anthony organized a meet-up for the youth of LA to hear from Olympians and LAPD affiliates

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.