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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
Travis Allen wrote a provocative piece criticizing a new law aimed at treating child sex workers as victims, writing "teenage girls (and boys) ... will soon be free to have sex in exchange for money."
Major league baseball players are increasingly showing off their style with custom cleats. Some are turning to 15-year-old Wes Burton, who paints shoes to order.
It was a tumultuous year for communities of color across the country, and there is little to suggest that 2017 will be much better, activists say.
Former Governor Pete Wilson and a young conservative discuss what the next four years may hold for the weakened California GOP.
A truck attack on a Christmas market in Berlin, Germany left 12 dead and injured scores more Monday.
For people recently released from prison, it can be tough to get a job, and finding employment is one of the major factors that keep the formerly incarcerated from ending up behind bars again.
Over the years, a handful of direct-to-consumer genetic testing kits have come on the market. You take a swab, run it inside your check, send it to to a company, and they send back a breakdown of your genes.
TV movies like "A Very Merry Mix-Up" and "Matchmaker Santa" may not qualify as classics, but they've got a pretty loyal fanbase and can rake in some serious ratings.
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has been chosen to head the EPA. Pruitt has ties to the fossil fuel industry and has denied the severity of climate change.
Traveling can be stressful, especially during the holidays. San Francisco airport's WAG brigade has therapy animals to help. Meet their newest member: LiLou the pig!
At least five video games starring President-elect Trump have come on the market this year. Some carry a very pro-Trump message; others are decidedly anti-Trump.
California lawmakers, Assemblyman Rob Bonta and state Sen. Bob Hertzberg announce plan to reform bail bonds system.
Streamlined collaboration between local and federal law enforcement is helping authorities to detect and foil plots more effectively than before.
The new peace accord could give immunity to thousands of guerilla fighters. According to one expert, that could lead some civilians to turn vigilante.
Existing problems, such as inadequate health care and legal aid could be "very strongly exacerbated" by a ramp up of private sites, says Charis Kubrin of UC Irvine.