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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

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?

Standing firm: Young GOP-er calls Trump a ‘con man,’ won’t vote for him

USC student and Take Two regular, Mary Perez has been against Donald Trump’s candidacy from the start and said that won’t change anytime soon.

The San Andreas fault is, 'Locked, loaded and ready to roll'

Tom Jordan, director of the Southern California Earthquake Center, reminds us that the state needs to be ready for when the infamous fault finally lets loose.

Why millennials care about politics

Who's doing the best job of appealing to the millennial voting bloc?

Why millennials are speaking up for social justice

Why is Gen Y one of the most active generations in half-a-century?

6 dating insights from the 'Millennial Love Expert'

Not #foreveralone: Samantha Burns explains why she's optimistic about love for the millennial generation.

A look at how architecture and burglary go hand-in-hand

Architecture is an art form associated with design and beauty...but what about crime and burglary? According to author Geoff Manaugh, the two go hand-in-hand.

Coming to terms with Trump: Holdout Republicans might finally be accepting their frontrunner

Donald J. Trump might not be the presidential candidate Republican voters want, but more seem to realize he’s their best hope.

Stanford's map center is home to thousands of gems

The David Rumsey Map Collection at Stanford is officially open to the public. The extensive collection is the first of its kind on the West coast.

Presidential candidates and their Westerosi counterparts

A look at the current presidential candidates through the Game of Thrones lens. Who would they be in the land of Westeros and Essos?

Musical inheritance: Why we pass our favorite music to the next generation

It turns out the songs we love might tell them a lot more about us than we can.

How Prince showed black kids it was OK to be who they wanted to be

Music in the Eighties mostly fell into two camps - black or white. Yet the Purple One, Prince, blurred all kinds of lines: with his music, his sexuality ... and race. 

What comes after the Paris climate accord signing

World leaders, including California's Governor Jerry Brown, gathered in New York today to sign a landmark climate agreement.

Can California save the race for Bernie Sanders? Probably not. Here’s why.

A win in California might not save the Sanders campaign, but could be enough to scare Clinton, one expert explains.