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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."
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It's time for Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. This week music journalist Steve Hochman joins A martinez in the studio to chat.
The Oscar-nominated live-action short film 'Boogaloo and Graham" is a poignant, funny tale of two young boys and their beloved pet chickens, set in 1978 Belfast.
Ahead of her Feb. 1 appearance at Forest Lawn, Dr. Mae Jemison, the first woman of color in space, talks about the space shuttle Endeavor and inspiring young minds.
With the advent of new fantasy sports sites, sports fans are betting and losing tons of money on everything from the NFL to the MLB, all year long.
This week on Tuesday Reviewsday, Chris Martins and Shirley Halperin talk about new music from The Lone Bellow, George Ezra, Howlin' Rain and Cotillon.
Champion boxer Manny Pacquiao is the subject of a new documentary, released amid speculation over a possible matchup of Pacquiao with Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
When food writer Lucas Peterson reported about an elote vendor in Lincoln Heights, it became a "corn"-troversy about race, gentrification and "columbusing."
In rural Mexico, there are too few people to make it worth while for telecom companies to install cell networks. So, they're doing it on their own.
In the '80 surfer Tom Carroll was at the top of his game, but then a drug addiction took hold. The struggle has been chronicled by Tom's brother Nick in their recently published book.
Songs like "Young Gifted and Black" and "Lift Every Voice and Sing" have served as inspiring protest music in the African American community, but is that changing?
Music journalist Steve Hochman joins A Martinez in studio with some new music, for this week's edition Tuesday Reviewsday.
What do a hair brush that helps you take selfies, a belt that tells you when you gain weight and an internet connected home have in common? CES.
"The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" continued its domination of the box office this weekend, while "The Interview" lost steam.
A Martinez visits a bunch of the floats at the Phoenix Decoration Company, just down the street from KPCC's studios in Pasadena.
We've got a special version of Tuesday Reviewsday for you this week. We hear from our critics about some of their favorite music from 2014.