A Martínez Host, Take Two

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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

Diane Guerrero's decision to stay in the country she loves

"Orange is the New Black" star Diane Guerrero on her memoir, in which she details her life and struggle after her family was deported back to Colombia.

Eurovision finally lets the U.S. in on the fun

The song-contest with a global audience of more than 200 million is finally going to be broadcast on U.S. television this weekend.

Making California’s communities of color ‘Feel the Bern'

The Golden State could present Bernie Sanders’ biggest challenge yet, as one of the most diverse electorates in the country.

The history of racial representation in Japanese media

Scarlett Johansson starring in the live-action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell has drawn accusations of white-washing. But that's not as cut and dry as it seems.

Donald Trump and Paul Ryan meet in Washington

Paul Ryan and Donald Trump have been on icy terms for most of the primary season, but now there are signs that relations may be starting to thaw.

Lab Notes: The daffodil might hold secrets to building skyscrapers

Hello, science my old friend. On this week's Lab Notes: daffodils and skyscrapers, reading things online vs. on paper and probiotic supplements.

1,284 more planets confirmed to exist in our galaxy

Griffith Observatory director, Ed Krupp, breaks down breaks down why having so many new neighbors in the milky way is so exciting.

LADWP says Watts's dingy water is safe to drink

The water in the area ranges from brown, beige, or yellow, but not clear. LADWP says that the water is safe to drink, but that it's looking into the discoloration.

It's very clear, drought regs are here to stay

Governor Jerry Brown has issued an executive order that will make some California drought regulations permanent.

Does the word 'moist' make you cringe? Here's why.

Why do some words repel and disgust us? A recent study highlighted word aversion, specifically "moist" and took a look at why it elicits such a visceral reaction.

#BernieOrBust Democrats will probably vote Clinton come November

Some Sanders supporters say they won't vote for Clinton in the general election. But that could change in the coming months, says one analyst.

Clinton's California director has 'no doubt' the Democratic party can be unified

With the Democratic nomination all but in the bag, the Clinton campaign is confident they will mend fences with Sanders supporters.

What immigration looks like for Hollywood's entertainers

The O-1B visa program is being increasingly used by Hollywood, and it's being compared to a fast pass for the immigration process.

Study: How to convince others to act on climate change

New research finds that people are more likely to make a change in the name of climate conservation if they believe they're helping the public good.

#FreeBritney: The law and reasoning of conservatorships

The campaign to get Britney Spears released from her conservatorship has gained a lot of attention, but is she being taken advantage of as many of her fans believe?