Martha Ross, San Jose Mercury News

Martha Ross

San Jose Mercury News

San Francisco Bay Area, CA, United States

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  • San Jose Mercury News
  • East Bay Times
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  • The Daily Democrat
  • Santa Cruz Sentinel
  • Times-Standard
  • O.C. Register
  • L.A. Daily News
  • Vacaville Reporter
  • ChicoER
  • Pasadena Star News
  • Boston Herald
  • Oakland Tribune
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Recent articles by Martha:

Five years after firing, Matt Lauer blames Katie Couric for losing ‘trust’ in others, report says

Lauer's level of trust in others 'diminished' after Couric wrote about his sexual misconduct allegations in her 2021 book, a source close to the disgraced ex-'Today' host told People. → Read More

Meghan Markle rejects ‘Real Housewives of Montecito’ idea: ‘There will be no reality show!’

'Real Housewives' producer Andy Cohen told Meghan Markle on her Archetypes podcast that there had been speculation that she and Prince Harry would join the franchise after they moved to California. → Read More

Nicole Kidman still silent on Balenciaga scandal after Kim Kardashian torched for ‘insincere’ response

Nicole Kidman and Kim Kardashian remain at the center of the controversy over luxury house Balenciaga using young girls in an ad campaign featuring BDSM imagery and a reference to child porn laws. → Read More

Naomi Biden’s Vogue wedding photos incite new White House controversy

A new White House scandal has erupted over Naomi Biden's special day, with prominent reporters complaining that Vogue got access to the bride while other media were barred from covering the ceremony. → Read More

Holiday lights 2022: The Bay Area’s 24 best and brightest displays this season

New and longtime Bay Area lights displays are getting ready to shine this holiday season, some more wonderfully over-the-top than ever. → Read More

Kanye West’s new low: Showed explicit pics of Kim Kardashian to staff, bullied female employees, report says

Former employees told Rolling Stone that the fashion mogul frequently showed porn and used other sexualized tactics to intimidate staff, while sometimes targeting women. → Read More

Harry and Meghan receiving Kennedy award for heroic stand against royal ‘racism’

Kerry Kennedy, president of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights nonprofit, said Harry and Meghan will receive an award named in her father's honor for challenging 'structural racism' in the U.K. monarchy. → Read More

Elizabeth Holmes faces ‘terrifying’ separation from toddler, newborn in prison

Experts say Elizabeth Holmes could be sentenced to multiple years in prison Friday, which means she’d be separated from her 16-month-old son and the child she’s now expecting. → Read More

Pete Davidson has special ‘energy’ that attracts Emily Ratajkowski, other stars, Howard Stern says

Howard Stern said this week that 'everyone knows about' Davidson's special attribute that has made him attractive to stars like Kim Kardashian, Ariana Grande and Kaia Gerber. → Read More

Pete Davidson has special ‘energy’ that attracts Emily Ratajkowski, other stars, Howard Stern says

Howard Stern said this week that 'everyone knows about' Davidson's special attribute that has made him attractive to stars like Kim Kardashian, Ariana Grande and Kaia Gerber. → Read More

Lori Loughlin’s crimes rehashed in Candace Cameron Bure’s ‘traditional marriage’ controversy

'Where are the Great American Family values' in a network that employs Lori Loughlin, people are asking in response to Candace Cameron Bure's claims that the GAF network upholds 'traditional' values. → Read More

Barron Trump thrust into spotlight, with Ivanka, Don Jr. no-shows at dad’s 2024 launch

Now 16, Barron Trump appeared more self-assured at Trump's 2024 campaign announcement than he has in the past as he helped show family support for his father's desire to retake the White House. → Read More

Barron Trump thrust into spotlight, with Ivanka, Don Jr. no-shows at dad’s 2024 launch

Now 16, Barron Trump appeared more self-assured at Trump's 2024 campaign announcement than he has in the past as he helped show family support for his father's desire to retake the White House. → Read More

‘Sick’ Weinstein lawyer slammed for asking Jennifer Siebel Newsom to show faking ‘pleasure’

Gavin Newsom's wife angrily responded, 'This isn't When Harry Met Sally' as Harvey Weinstein's attorney subjected her to an aggressive cross-examination during the former producer's rape trial. → Read More

‘Sick’ Weinstein lawyer slammed for asking Jennifer Siebel Newsom to show faking ‘pleasure’

Gavin Newsom's wife angrily responded, 'This isn't When Harry Met Sally' as Harvey Weinstein's attorney subjected her to an aggressive cross-examination during the former producer's rape trial. → Read More

A Tri-Valley restaurant bucket list for lovers of global cuisine and vineyard views

From sangiovese in Livermore Valley to handcrafted ice cream, South American bites and Indian fusion fare → Read More

Harry and Meghan, Alec Baldwin and anti-vax Robert F. Kennedy Jr. feature in humanitarian award drama

Kennedy family rifts and the presence of Alec Baldwin form a backdrop to the controversial choice to honor Harry and Meghan with an award named for Robert F. Kennedy. → Read More

Steph Curry could ‘lose big’ from FTX collapse; Michael Lewis set to write book

With FTX, Curry said in a commercial for the collapsed exchange, ‘I have everything I need to buy, sell and trade crypto safely.’ → Read More

Ivanka Trump strangely crops Kimberly Guilfoyle out of Tiffany Trump wedding photo

What message was matron of honor Ivanka Trump trying to send by removing Donald Trump Jr’s fiancée from a photo that she shared on social media from her little sister’s wedding? → Read More

Dominic West is fine being told he’s too ‘hot’ to play Prince Charles

Many fans of ‘The Crown’ say the rakishly handsome West is miscast in the Netflix show as the future King Charles III. → Read More