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

One of California's youngest delegates arrives at Republican convention

UC Berkeley senior Claire Chiara is a Trump delegate and proud of it. The reason? His views on the LGBTQ community.

3 reasons why Trump-Pence is a thing now

Hint: It was a unique and strategic choice for presumptive nominee Donald Trump and Indiana Governor Mike Pence.

Terror factors in France not very different from US, expert says

The truck attack in Nice, France that left scores dead highlights the challenges that come with protecting the nation's many soft targets.

Millennials head to RNC and DNC to 'crash the parties'

The presumptive nominees, delegates, party leaders and reporters will be at the conventions. Along with them will be two millennials to "crash" the parties.

SBPD officer Darren Sims on being black with badge

Darren Simms is an officer with the San Bernardino Police Department. He says that when fatal police shootings occur, tension on the job gets heightened.

Asian Americans 'need to stand up, show up for BLM'

Betty Hung, policy director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice, tells more about how Asian Americans in LA are getting involved in the Black Lives Matter movement.

Baseball diamonds are a girl's best friend

One minor league team has made the jump to sign Stacy Piagno and Kelsie Whitmore to play professional baseball. They'll discuss what's next

Before you catch them all: Pokemon Go safety and privacy

The franchise that stormed into pop culture in the 1990s has been re-energized as a mobile app that allows players to find Pikachu and others in the real world.

Cal State Fullerton marks 40th anniversary of mass shooting

Seven people were killed in the incident, which happened in 1976. Patricia Almazan, the daughter of one of the victims, has helped organize a memorial for Tuesday night.

Balancing being black with the right to bear arms

Many insist that Alton Sterling and Philando Castile were not extended the same right to bear arms without prosecution as other white citizens with the same rights.

Local AME minister: ‘Division and separation have never brought healing’

Questions of race and the value of a single life have taken center stage after a polarizing week of bloodshed and frustration in the country.

Director David Gibney on the classification of cyber warfare

In his latest documentary, 'Zero Days,' director David Gibney takes a close look at Stuxnet, the malware that he says people still son't understand the danger of.

After sniper attack, how do police move forward?

L.A. County Sheriff Jim McDonnell and retired police captain Greg Meyer discuss the reaction to Dallas from local law enforcement officials.

Minnesota in the aftermath of an officer involved shooting

Last night Philando Castile was fatally shot by a police officer in Minnesota. We'll check in with a reporter from Minnesota Public Radio for the latest.

No full US troop drawdown in Afghanistan during Obama presidency

Obama promised to end the war in Afghanistan by the end of his presidency. Now, any future decisions will fall to his successor.