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

Lab Notes: The daffodil might hold secrets to building skyscrapers

Hello, science my old friend. On this week's Lab Notes: daffodils and skyscrapers, reading things online vs. on paper and probiotic supplements.

1,284 more planets confirmed to exist in our galaxy

Griffith Observatory director, Ed Krupp, breaks down breaks down why having so many new neighbors in the milky way is so exciting.

LADWP says Watts's dingy water is safe to drink

The water in the area ranges from brown, beige, or yellow, but not clear. LADWP says that the water is safe to drink, but that it's looking into the discoloration.

It's very clear, drought regs are here to stay

Governor Jerry Brown has issued an executive order that will make some California drought regulations permanent.

Does the word 'moist' make you cringe? Here's why.

Why do some words repel and disgust us? A recent study highlighted word aversion, specifically "moist" and took a look at why it elicits such a visceral reaction.

#BernieOrBust Democrats will probably vote Clinton come November

Some Sanders supporters say they won't vote for Clinton in the general election. But that could change in the coming months, says one analyst.

Clinton's California director has 'no doubt' the Democratic party can be unified

With the Democratic nomination all but in the bag, the Clinton campaign is confident they will mend fences with Sanders supporters.

What immigration looks like for Hollywood's entertainers

The O-1B visa program is being increasingly used by Hollywood, and it's being compared to a fast pass for the immigration process.

Study: How to convince others to act on climate change

New research finds that people are more likely to make a change in the name of climate conservation if they believe they're helping the public good.

#FreeBritney: The law and reasoning of conservatorships

The campaign to get Britney Spears released from her conservatorship has gained a lot of attention, but is she being taken advantage of as many of her fans believe?

Standing firm: Young GOP-er calls Trump a ‘con man,’ won’t vote for him

USC student and Take Two regular, Mary Perez has been against Donald Trump’s candidacy from the start and said that won’t change anytime soon.

The San Andreas fault is, 'Locked, loaded and ready to roll'

Tom Jordan, director of the Southern California Earthquake Center, reminds us that the state needs to be ready for when the infamous fault finally lets loose.

Why millennials care about politics

Who's doing the best job of appealing to the millennial voting bloc?

Why millennials are speaking up for social justice

Why is Gen Y one of the most active generations in half-a-century?

6 dating insights from the 'Millennial Love Expert'

Not #foreveralone: Samantha Burns explains why she's optimistic about love for the millennial generation.