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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

Facebook helps blind users 'see' photos

The social media giant has added Automatic Alternative Text, a new function that describes images to blind Facebookers

The guy who made Marvel's 'Black Panther' a reality

Axel Alonso talks about the importance of featuring characters of color and what it took to bring Ta-Nehisi Coates into the fold.

Calif nursing home populations skew younger

An investigation of California nursing homes revealed that mixing young and old residents with diverse needs can create a "dangerous mix" for residents and staff.

Panama Papers implicate thousands of the world's wealthy, but few Americans

Just 211 US addresses have been found in the data — a small sliver of the massive data dump, which raises the question: Where are Americans putting their money?

Twitter wins NFL live stream bid

This fall, NFL Thursday night games will have a new home on Twitter. The NFL made the announcement today that the social media company won out in a bidding war against other big names tech companies like Yahoo and Amazon.

Tuesday Reviewsday: Fitz and the Tantrums and more

Music writer Nic Harcourt comes by for our weekly music installment - Tuesday Reviewsday. Also on his list: Darling James, The Rubens and Black Mountain.

Riots, scuffles, billy clubs: Contested conventions can get pretty wild

What happens when a presidential candidate doesn't have enough delegates to win the nomination? A look back at the two conventions that changed American politics.

International criminals, politicians could have a rough week, thanks to the Panama Papers.

A massive data leak from a Panama-based law firm is shining new light on a secret financial underworld.

Can having unlimited access to porn negatively affect you?

Accessing and streaming porn has become much easier now, but that ubiquity may have serious effects on some of the men who grew up with unlimited access to porn.

That awkward moment: 4 campaign trail gaffes that stymied White House bids

If you listen closely, you can hear the door of opportunity closing on each candidate's hopes and dreams.

Rookie Dodgers manager sets his eyes on the World Series

The Dodgers season opener on Monday will be the national stage debut for manager Dave Roberts, who so far has limited experience managing.

5 days trapped after avalanche; survivor shares story

The deadliest avalanche in US history hit California's Sierra Mountains 34 years ago. Survivor, Anna Allen shares her story.

Is UConn's winning streak bad for women's b-ball?

That and the leaked video that has the Lakers livid with marquee rookie D'Angelo Russell in our sports chat this week with Andy and Brian Kamenetzky.

North Korea could face famine of biblical proportions, state newspaper warns

The announcement follows a fresh wave of sanctions, leveled by the UN after several nuclear tests by the North.

FBI unlocks Apple iPhone, avoids legal showdown

FBI drops case against Apple, but questions of national security and privacy remain. A look at who really won this legal battle.