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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

Deportation near CSULB raises concerns ahead of commencement

As Cal State Long Beach's commencements gets started, University president assures undocumented students that Campus PD will not be reporting to ICE.

The Raiders to Las Vegas? The idea has momentum.

The Raiders are looking for a new home outside of Oakland.That search may soon lead them to a place with no professional sports to its name.

The problems that arise if remittances to Mexico are blocked

Roughly $20 billion are sent from Mexicans who work in the U.S. If those funds are confiscated, U.S. and Mexico officials are worried about the consequence.

California’s ‘modified’ primary system is kinda complicated

You might want to double-check your voter registration.

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.