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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
Joining A Martinez in studio this week is Justino Aguila, Associate Editor of Latin at Billboard Magazine and Oliver Wang from Soul-Sides.com.
For years, musician Kawehi struggled to succeed in LA, so eventually she moved to Kansas. That's when things started to change for the better for her career.
A Martinez speaks with James Gunn, the director/writer of "Guardians of the Galaxy" about what it was like creating the biggest movie of the summer.
Years of struggling with budgets and poor administration has left the system in a crisis. That's according to the Parks Forward Commision, which just released its findings.
It's time for Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. This week we're joined by experts Steve Hochman and Justino Aguila.
After kids crossing the US border, illegally, get scooped up by the US government, they're brought to detention centers. Now, scammers are contacting families of the kids trying to extort them for money.
A woman rented out her Palm Springs, CA house on Airbnb hoping to pick up some extra cash. What she picked up was a big problem. A squatter who won't leave.
Music supervisor Morgan Rhodes and Oliver Wang from Soul-Sides.com join A Martinez in studio for another episode of Tuesday Reviewsday.
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.