A Martínez

Host, Take Two

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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

Water recycling risks drying up the LA River, study says

The Los Angeles River can replenish the groundwater supply in the San Fernando Valley. But in doing so, the river itself could dry up.

How will Mexico's earthquakes affect SoCal?

When Mexico quakes California could shake.

Costa Mesa trying to make public restrooms more available

Costa Mesa in Orange County is considering a few different bathroom options to address concerns surrounding growing homeless issues.

Latest DACA lawsuit brings a human side to the issue

Twenty state attorneys general and the University of California have filed lawsuits over DACA's ending. The latest to join the legal battle? Dreamers themselves.

What the signing of the 'sanctuary state' bill means

A bill passed Saturday by lawmakers puts California on track to become the country's first so-called "sanctuary state."

Is the NFL a bad match for Los Angeles?

Low turnout at both the Rams and Chargers' games over the weekend could be a bad omen for the NFL future of Los Angeles. Or are we speaking too soon?

Goodbyes are always hard: A Cassini engineer looks back

After 20 years, you can’t blame those involved with the mission for feeling a little sentimental about it ending — even engineers who weren't there from Day One are sad to see it go.

SOA: Bill deadline, Trump's DACA dinner, Dems' rising star

Up in Sacramento, lawmakers are in high gear.

Why P-22 is making Angelenos care about local wildlife

P-22 is L.A.'s most famous mountain lion. His journey from the Santa Monica mountains to Griffith Park has inspired many and shed a light on L.A.'s wildlife.

After 2 years, students still find themselves in junior college. Why?

Santa Monica College has the highest transfer rate in California. Here's what they say ensures student success.

What's actually going on with Trump and Democrat lawmakers?

A cavalcade of confusing messages surrounding DACA followed a dinnertime meeting between President Trump and Democratic leaders.

Mexico and US: Neighboring countries at a breaking point

Recent events have put a strain on an already fragile relationship between the two nations with a long history of distrust. One former Mexican diplomat gauged it where it stands now.

​ Expert: Mexico would welcome Dreamers with open arms

But the former presidential advisor says that it would be best for DACA participants if they were allowed to stay in the US.

How strength in numbers affects California's DACA lawsuit

State Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a lawsuit Monday over President Trump's decision to end the DACA program.

State of Affairs: DACA decision, Trump, Pelosi make a deal

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions set off a political shockwave in California after announcing a wind-down to DACA Tuesday. State lawmakers scrambled to protect Dreamers.