Jacob Margolis Associate Producer, Take Two

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Jacob Margolis is an Associate Producer on KPCC's "Take Two" show. Jacob joined "Brand & Martinez" in June, after working at KZSC in Santa Cruz, and at the mid-day news at KPFK. When he's not working, or trying to convince his bosses to do pieces about food, he's obsessing over food, or dressing up in scantily clad spandex and riding his bike. He's still in college at UC Santa Cruz, and plans on graduating with a BA in Politics, and a minor in Latin American and Latino Studies.

Stories by Jacob Margolis

App Chat: How to see a doctor from your couch

This week on App Chat: see a doctor from your couch, navigate the healthcare system better, track other sick people and get better sleep

Hackers try to solve LA's data problems in a weekend

This weekend, hackers got together to try and build apps to help Los Angeles and its residents, and they were able to come up with some useful things.

Can including ice in your daily diet help you lose weight?

"...It turns out that when you eat ice and melt it, that takes energy. Ultimately what this leads to is that ice is a negative calorie food."

National Hamburger Day: VaKA Burger has the best burger in SoCal

The people have spoken! They voted VaKA Burger, best hamburger joint in Southern California for National Hamburger Day. So, we went down to Vaka to check out the story behind the scenes.

Tuesday Reviewsday: Le Butcherettes, Sharon Van Etten and more

It's Tuesday, which means that it's time for Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. This week we're joined by music critic Steve Hochman and Associate Editor of Latin at Billboard magazine, Justino Aguila.

Why Landon Donovan was left off the US World Cup team roster

The US announced their roster for their World Cup team yesterday, but one notable name was missing... Landon Donovan.

After 20 years, War's back in the studio

Celebrate Memorial day with a little War... we're talking about the band of course. Lead singer Lonnie Jordan talks about releasing their first album in 20 years.

Who has the best burger in Los Angeles? You vote!

National Burger Day is coming up and we want to hear from you as to what your favorite burger is. If your nomination wins, we'll feature it on the show.

App Chat: 4 apps to help you enjoy the great outdoors

Do you really need apps to enjoy in the outdoors? No, but they can still be helpful. That's why we have apps to help you find campgrounds, trails and more.

The big business of live streaming video gameplay

Believe it or not, watching people play video games online is a huge business. The biggest company behind live streaming video game matches is Twitch Interactive.

US charges Chinese military operatives with economic cyber-espionage

The US charged members of the Chinese military with cyber espionage. They allegedly stole trade secrets by hacking into computers and lifting information.

Tuesday Reviewsday: The Black Keys, Swans, Joseph Arthur and more

It's time again for Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. This week, Hollywood Reporter music editor Shirley Halperin and Spin Magazine senior writer Chris Martins are back with some new tunes.

Jill Sobule mines her junk drawer for concept album, 'Dottie's Charms'

LA based singer/songwriter Jill Sobule's newest album is based on something she found in her junk drawer... a charm bracelet. She joins Alex in the studio to talk about "Dottie's Charms."

App Chat: Mother's Day edition

Maybe you forgot that the day for the most important woman in your life is coming up. Don't worry. We've got you covered this week on App Chat.

In 'Carter Girl,' Johnny Cash's stepdaughter pays tribute to her musical family

Carlene Carter was destined to make music. Related to June Carter Cash and Johnny Cash, she's out with a new album called "Carter Girl." She joins Alex Cohen to talk about her family's legacy.