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
Police say there were no signs of foul play and confirmed that the body was not that of missing FBI agent Stephen Ivens.
The pit bull was one of two that had attacked a woman who was walking her dog in North Long Beach on Saturday evening.
A 40-member team from the L.A. County Sheriff's Department is assisting about 100 FBI officers in the search for Stephen Ivens, who was reported missing on Friday.
The head of the San Diego chapter of a national motorcycle club was shot and killed on Friday.
Two men were shot, one fatally, on Sunday morning at an art colony in Lincoln Heights where Pabst Blue Ribbon once made its beer.
Journalist and humorist Joel Stein talks to KPCC about his newly-published book about trying – really hard – to become a man.
The conclusion followed a review of all the available data from the past 35 years.
Lindy De Jesus accidentally got pregnant at 17. Ten years later, she and her daughter Jasmine grapple with the challenges of living in South Los Angeles.
The U.S. secretary of Health and Human Services announced over $122 million in grants to California community health clinics on Tuesday – two of them in South Los Angeles.
A new study says doctors may need to be more aggressive fighting type 2 diabetes in adolescents and teenagers.
New model will put students too young for regular kindergarten in the same classroom as regular-age kinder students.
Two different arguments at two different parties over cake and music, respectively, led to a total of four people being stabbed Saturday night.
A gruesome scene met Long Beach police after they answered a call from a passerby about two bodies in an area parking lot.
Education officials in California are worried about a method of cheating on standardized tests that could be happening online.
When club-goers tried to stop police from arresting three women, three arrests quickly turned into seven.