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

Can having unlimited access to porn negatively affect you?

Accessing and streaming porn has become much easier now, but that ubiquity may have serious effects on some of the men who grew up with unlimited access to porn.

That awkward moment: 4 campaign trail gaffes that stymied White House bids

If you listen closely, you can hear the door of opportunity closing on each candidate's hopes and dreams.

Rookie Dodgers manager sets his eyes on the World Series

The Dodgers season opener on Monday will be the national stage debut for manager Dave Roberts, who so far has limited experience managing.

5 days trapped after avalanche; survivor shares story

The deadliest avalanche in US history hit California's Sierra Mountains 34 years ago. Survivor, Anna Allen shares her story.

Is UConn's winning streak bad for women's b-ball?

That and the leaked video that has the Lakers livid with marquee rookie D'Angelo Russell in our sports chat this week with Andy and Brian Kamenetzky.

North Korea could face famine of biblical proportions, state newspaper warns

The announcement follows a fresh wave of sanctions, leveled by the UN after several nuclear tests by the North.

FBI unlocks Apple iPhone, avoids legal showdown

FBI drops case against Apple, but questions of national security and privacy remain. A look at who really won this legal battle.

Sanders sweeps weekend caucuses: So what's next?

Alaska, Hawaii and Washington State have helped Sanders cut Hillary Clinton's pledged-delegate lead by 20%.

Batman's nerdy crusade: From the Batusi to Kevlar suits

In Batman vs. Superman, the caped crusader is at his dark and grittiest. A look at the dark knight's 70-year long history and his impact on nerd culture.

CA NAACP Chair: Marijuana is a civil rights issue

Many people of color are being locked out of the financial riches weed can bring, according to California NAACP President Alice Huffman.

Inside the data-driven world of the LAPD's air division

Reporter Geoff Manaugh discusses how the nation's largest aerial surveillance program is changing policing and crime in Los Angeles.

Dems come to SoCal: Sanders rallies in K-Town, Clinton raises cash in Santa Monica

Democratic presidential candidates converged on California this week.

How traumatic stress from home enters the classroom

When children feel helpless from stress at home and community violence, education becomes secondary over the need to feel safe.

Foster parents face uphill battle to keep part-Choctaw child

Six year-old Lexi has been under a Santa Clarita couple's care since she was a baby. Now she's in a legal dispute involving the Indian Child Welfare Act.

Why Belgium?

Georgetown University’s Bruce Hoffman says the European nation is a wellspring for terrorism, and law enforcement faces an uphill battle.