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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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Earlier this week, we talked on air about how to make biking and mass transit "cool." But many KPCC listeners wrote in to say why they're sticking to their cars.
This week on Tuesday Reviewsday, Oliver Wang from Soul-Sides.com and music supervisor Morgan Rhodes, join us to talk about the latest in music.
A new study out today from UCLA's Anderson School paints a somewhat grim picture of California's economy.
Tech giants Apple and Samsung are back in court fighting over patent issues and the outcome of the case could change the face of the lucrative smartphone market.
It's time for Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. This week, we have journalists Shirley Halperin and Roy Trakin from The Hollywood Reporter.
Moses Sumney is one of the most talked-about LA musicians of 2014 and he hasn't even released an album yet. To understand why, check out a video of his live performance.
Well, Candy Crush isn't exactly on the stock market. It's King, the game's parent company, that began trading on the New York Stock Exchange today at $22.50. However, after only a couple of hours the stock had already dropped a couple of dollars.
LA Metro unearthed several fossils in preparation of the Purple Line extension. These fossil tell a story of an LA once covered by the ocean.
Here's a scenario: You're out at a coffee shop, and people at the next table start talking in a foreign language...about you. Maybe you can only tell based on how they look at you. Or maybe you caught them because you know the language.
A. Martinez spoke with NPR Saturday, running down his picks for the Super Bowl, and some insights on the 2013/ 2014 season, and offered thoughts on the NFL and NBA.
Jamzilla is coming! But remember 2011's Carmaggedon? Who's coming up with these names? Turns out, the LA MTA is taking over that responsibility
In France, a judge will decide tomorrow whether 32 Hopi artifacts can go up for sale at an art auction. However, the Hopi tribe say those objects contain the spirits of their ancestors, and selling them as commercial art is illegal.
Winter break is quickly approaching, and one option many parents have to keep their kids preoccupied is taking them to the movies.
When you play a game like World of Warcraft, you're not only playing with dwarf paladins and goblin mages, but human spies, too. The New York Times and ProPublica report on how spy agencies have been monitoring communications on MMORPGs.
There is a lot of eating on Thanksgiving. There's turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing and pie. There's vegetables and maybe some quinoa or tofu for your vegan cousin. Whatever's on the table you will no doubt be stuffed to the gills.