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

How men can disrupt the culture of sexual harassment

"They don't say anything or do anything, not because they agree with the behavior, but because of all kinds of dynamics within male peer cultures."

Dodgers are 4 wins away from the World Series

Starting Saturday night, the Dodgers host the defending champion Chicago Cubs in a best-of-7-game series. The winner will play in the World Series.

State of Affairs: Feinstein's reelection run

Senator Dianne Feinstein announces she'll run for re-election in 2018. At 84, Feinstein is oldest senator. Also, President Trump has yet to tweet about wildfires.

How 'atypical' winds in Nor Cal 'drive the fire off the ridges'

And one expert says more wind is expected later this week.

How to prepare your home before fire strikes

What to do inside and outside a home that could help keep you, your family and your property safe.

Do Christians have a moral obligation to push for stricter gun controls?

"Thought and prayer only matter if it translates to action," one pastor says.

Ned Colletti, former Dodgers GM, talks about his time in ‘The Big Chair’

Ned Colletti helped turn the Dodgers into a winning team during the tumultuous era of the McCourts. He talks about his new book, "The Big Chair."

Burbank's Blizzard Arena gives e-sports a bigger stage

The 50,000 square-foot space boasts three studios, two control rooms and other amenities designed to make gaming more of a spectator sport.

State of Affairs: Feinstein's bump stock bill, CA goes full sanctuary

Senator Dianne Feinstein took some of the first political action just days after a deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas — and Republicans are paying attention.

An uncertain future looms for local DACA recipients

As the end of DACA approaches, we talk with three local DACA recipients about how they and their families are preparing for an uncertain future.

Do strict gun control laws make us more safe?

California has some of the toughest gun laws in the country — but do they make the Golden State safer?

For LA's homeless, caring is the most valuable currency

Walk almost anywhere in L.A. and you'll see signs of those struggling with homelessness. A new photo series strives to get their message out.

UC pres: 'The First Amendment doesn't have an exception for obnoxious speech'

UC President Janet Napolitano talks freedom of speech and how the system is navigating a politically contentious time on college campuses.

OC undersheriff after Las Vegas shooting: Orange County 'is a target-rich environment'

A number of Southern Californians were at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas Sunday night, including local law enforcement officers. 

SOA: CA's pres. primary, SCOTUS considers unions

Governor Brown signed a bill Wednesday, moving California's presidential primary from June to March — but don't celebrate yet.