A Martínez Host, Take Two
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
Carla Marinucci, the senior writer for Politico's California Playbook and Jack Pitney, professor of politics at Claremont McKenna College, joined Take Two to discuss.
President Donald Trump's nominee, Neil Gorsuch, has been likened to former Justice Antonin Scalia. Here's what his nomination could mean to the Golden State.
The San Bernardino Police Chief says the Trump travel ban would not have prevented the 2015 shooting there, and doesn't make people any safer now.
Understanding how conflict is dealt with in South LA and how the community had adapted to dealing with interracial conflict and violence.
The president's order suspending refugee admissions has Republicans split along ideological lines. Here are two perspectives.
All eyes were on tennis's most famous sibling duo as they competed for the Australian Open title on Saturday... even for the next generation of talent in California.
It's been a rough few days for US-Mexico relations. Tweets have been tweeted, meetings have been cancelled, and it's not just the price of guacamole that's at stake.
Border walls have long been part of the political discourse in America. Motivations may have changed, but one expert contends the outcome hasn't.
President Trump signed the first in what is expected to be a series of executive actions aimed at beefing up national security and curbing immigration today.
District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced Tuesday that her department would not charge the officers who killed Ezell Ford. She reflected today on Take Two.
Trump's relationship with the truth sometimes puts him at odds with those keeping track of the things he says — like the press. Turns out there's a word for that.
Congresspersons Brad Sherman and Judy Chu have made two different decisions when it comes to the swearing-in ceremony. Each shared their take with Take Two.
The Chargers planned move to LA is the source of much discussion among football fans. Not because of the game, but the logo. Listeners weighed in with suggestions.
The outgoing president and his VP share a bond that is unmatched in politics. So what's the difference between a friendship and a "bromance"?
Governor Jerry Brown braces for a budget deficit, dueling Attorney General hearings on opposite coasts, and a fight erupts over a painting on Capitol Hill.