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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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To help us plan our weekend, KPCC's social media producer Kristen Lepore joins Take Two with her top picks on fun things to do on the cheap.
Feel like you can't keep up with what's new in music? Every week we bring in our music experts to tell you what you should be listening to in one short segment.
It's time for Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. A Martinez sits down with music journalist Steve Hochman to chat about what he's been listening to.
A teacher in Hayward, California, explains why he asked Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry not to visit the students at his high school.
Jack Lerner and Selena Mooney, aka Missy Suicide, explain the impacts of Richard Prince's move to make other people's Instagram selfies into art.
Maybe you remember, a couple of years ago when the Space Shuttle Endeavor made its way through LA. Well, it looks like we'll get to experience that again.
Today, FIFA is holding elections in Zurich to elect its next president
Susanna Hoffs talks about why The Bangles broke up and got back together, her favorite songs to perform, and how it was partying with The Go-Go's in Las Vegas.
It's looking more and more like El Niño will visit us this year, but what does that mean for the drought? And what sort of impact will have on the rest of the world?
Tuesday means it's time for new music here on Take Two. This week, music journalist Steve Hochman joins A Martinez for a chat about his picks.
Nail salon workers in California, like their New York counterparts, are also vulnerable to unfair wage practices and exposure to hazardous chemical.
Shirley Halperin joins A Martinez to talk about music on Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. This week, Snoop Dogg, Django Django and more.
For police officers who've lost all trust from the community, PR expert John Guilfoil says departments need to change from within and be more open.
It's time for Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. Oliver Wang and Morgan Rhodes join A Martinez in the studio to talk about the latest releases.
We sit down with three Vietnamese American artists who are using art to explore new territory: family, memory, silence.