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
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.
The report says homicides comprised about a quarter of violent deaths in 16 states that were surveyed.
A wild police chase that began with an armed bank robbery ended at a South L.A. intersection late Wednesday morning with the capture of two men who had hurled cash out the window.
South L.A. residents who were in grade school on 9/11/01 reflect on the tragic day that happened in their youth.
A new study looked at Italian patients and doctors and found that physician empathy was associated with better medical outcomes for the patient.
Latinos tend to store more fat in their pancreas, say researchers, thus hindering insulin production.
Telemedicine's rapid growth in urban communities is one innovative way providers are expanding access to health care.
A new report from the federal health agency says more than 35 million Americans don't have their hypertension under control.
Researchers looked at six ways of providing community clinic patients with specialty care and tried to determine which one was best.
A new study says a restaurant's atmosphere can affect customer's caloric intake – the nicer it is, the less they'll eat and more they'll enjoy themselves.
A study on mice indicates that it's conceivable that a version of the Pill for males could be on the market within a few years.
Women who were screened didn't see an improvement in health or safety, according to researchers.
Community clinics think reporting patients' occupation to the government is a good idea, but want to make sure that data doesn't get into the wrong hands.