José Martinez OnCentral Reporter
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José Martinez covers South Los Angeles for KPCC's OnCentral website.
José graduated from Loyola Marymount University in 2011, where he majored in theology and worked as the editor in chief of the college newspaper, the Loyolan.
An L.A. transplant originally from San Diego, Martinez is a huge fan of improv and stand-up and does not believe in the Oxford comma.
Stories by José Martinez
St. John's Well Child and Family Center launched its first mobile medical unit on Wednesday in a new partnership with a gang intervention organization.
We asked a Los Angeles dietitian to clear up any misconceptions folks may have about the nutritional value of certain foods.
What connection is there between the Endeavour shuttle and a military tradition that involves free drinks?
The cop flick is set in the LAPD's Newton Division — so we asked a sergeant who works there in real life how the movie stacks up to the reality.
According to new statistics, nearly 24 percent of adults in L.A. County are clinically obese – and that doesn't count those who are just overweight.
Councilman Bernard Parks, who introduced the motion to approve the reward, said he hopes security cameras are installed at the park where Caruthers was killed quickly.
The CEO of L.A. Care says the Care Harbor clinic at the L.A. Sports Arena is a chance to teach people what the Affordable Care Act means for them.
The Care Harbor clinic, which opened Thursday, expects to serve just under 5,000 patients over its four-day stint at the L.A. Sports Arena.
Local residents and police say the victim, Patrick Caruthers, was not involved with gangs.
Care Harbor LA is a four-day health care clinic that will provide 4,800 folks with free medical, dental and vision care starting Thursday.
Doctors say spending 30 minutes walking every day is a great way to stay active. Here are some places close to home where you can make it happen.
Around 65 percent and 62 percent of teenage females and males, respectively, reported experiencing dating violence.
And only 56 percent of parents believe social exclusion of a student, which may be linked to school violence and teen suicide, merits school intervention.
Researchers find that tattoo removal has a pretty high success rate, depending on the ink's color, location and whether a person smokes.
Kelli, a 36-year-old domestic violence survivor, spent 15 years in prison on manslaughter charges for killing the man who beat her often.