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The 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
Nearly 100 runners set off this morning on the run of their lives, racing to cover 135 miles of desert and mountains in two days for the Badwater 135 Ultramarathon.
For decades, the message was pretty clear: Pot. Is. Bad. But now that recreational marijuana is legalized and regulated in states like Colorado and Washington, what do drug educators say now?
For a long time, cyber-security experts assumed that the financial sector in the US was prepared to take on hackers. But, as they found out four years ago, they were wrong.
Banda music is exploding in both Mexico and the US right now and it has to do with a bunch of young artists coming up that are ditching old school rules.
A local rapper creates a strange brew of psych, kraut and prog music and we bid farewell to jazz legend Charlie Haden, it's Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly music segment.
What happens to Brazil now that the World Cup is coming to an end? Mauricio Savarese joins A Martinez, from Brazil, to discuss.
A blind pianist, a country music legend, the reboot of a Latin label in New York and an Argentinean electro-pop band. It's all about the new music here on Tuesday Reviewsday.
As a lead up to all the grilling that'll be happening on the fourth, last week, we announced that we wanted you to tell us which restaurant had the best sausage in Southern California.
Perhaps you just opened up your mailbox to find an invite for your first gay wedding, wondering if there's a specific set of etiquette and rules to follow. Some tips.
We have music from a guy who says that James Franco's character in Spring Breakers is based on him and a woman who's been rocking in LA since she was 12 years old.
Sony and Microsoft are in a league of their own, going to war over hardcore gamers. While Nintendo is trying to figure out how to pull in a bigger audience.
Oliver Wang of Soul-Sides.com and music supervisor Morgan Rhodes join Take Two to run down the latest releases you need to know about.
Tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong poured into the streets today to mark the 25th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square. But in Beijing, Chinese authorities sharply restricted access to the site and enforced a virtual blackout online.
California's housing market is one of the most expensive in the country, and it's not getting any better for the states poorest residents, according to a new report.
"...It turns out that when you eat ice and melt it, that takes energy. Ultimately what this leads to is that ice is a negative calorie food."