Elliott Almond, San Jose Mercury News

Elliott Almond

San Jose Mercury News

San Jose, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • San Jose Mercury News
  • East Bay Times
Past:
  • Santa Cruz Sentinel
  • ChicoER
  • LB Press-Telegram
  • The Daily Democrat
  • Vacaville Reporter
  • Mercury-Register
  • Marin IJ
  • Nieman Storyboard
  • L.A. Daily News
  • The Sun
  • and more…

Recent articles by Elliott:

Turning a page on Big Sur and the rugged journey into writers’ imaginations

Remote and rugged Big Sur has attracted writers like Robinson Jeffers, Henry Miller and Jack London, providing them with a landscape to create their prose. → Read More

Sighs of relief and hope as more Bay Area businesses prepare to reopen

Bay Area businesses are welcoming the implementation of early Phase 2 reopenings in San Francisco and San Mateo counties. → Read More

On first day racing resumes at Golden Gate Fields a thoroughbred horse dies

A 7-year-old-gelding was euthanized after suffering an injury on the first day of live racing at Golden Gate Fields since April 2. → Read More

Recruiting in a pandemic: Coronavirus leaves athletes, coaches playing guessing game

From Cal to Stanford, De La Salle to Archbishop Mitty, COVID-19 has flipped recruiting upside down. → Read More

Elon Musk’s latest fight with Alameda County follows familiar path

Tesla co-founder Elon Musk has never been shy about challenging government officials as in the case of re-opening the Fremont plant. → Read More

Personal tragedy doesn’t keep Berkeley woman from helping homeless amidst the filth, feces and rat-infested squalor

Andrea Henson, a Berkeley homeless activist, has continued to help the unhoused despite the death of her oldest daughter April 1 and the risks of the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Specialized Bicycles uses business contacts to help deliver masks during pandemic

Specialized bicycles of Morgan Hill takes advantage of long relationships with Asian manufacturers to get masks for hospital workers. → Read More

Specialized Bicycles uses business contacts to help deliver masks during pandemic

Specialized bicycles of Morgan Hill takes advantage of long relationships with Asian manufacturers to get masks for hospital workers. → Read More

Menlo Park rector on leave as Episcopal leaders investigate funds misuse

A Menlo Park rector was placed on leave for misusing at least $125,000 in church money, parish officials announced Sunday. → Read More

San Francisco health officials see 20 new coronavirus cases

San Francisco health officials announce 20 more confirmed cases of coronavirus. → Read More

San Francisco health officials see 20 new coronavirus cases

San Francisco health officials announce 20 more confirmed cases of coronavirus. → Read More

Playing point on bad intel, Stanford great Kate Starbird works to dispell coronavirus myths

Kate Starbird left Stanford University in 1997 as one of the school’s all-time great basketball players but now finds herself in the middle of the trying to decipher misinformation in the mid… → Read More

Bay Area holds to Easter Sunday traditions as well as it can amid pandemic orders

From clergy to parishioners, Bay Area residents found their own ways to celebrate Easter Sunday during the public health crisis caused by the coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

Anna Wilson (‘I’m more than Russell’s sister’) looks back at Stanford but also to future

Anna Wilson, who applied for a fifth-year of eligibility, says in an ESPN essay that her Stanford career is over and that she is more than Seattle QB Russell Wilson’s sister. → Read More

The day San Jose helped Major League Soccer get off the ground

American soccer took a monumental turn on April 6, 1996, with Major League Soccer's first game, held before a sellout crowd in San Jose. → Read More

The day San Jose helped Major League Soccer get off the ground

American soccer took a monumental turn April 6, 1996, with Major League Soccer’s first game, held before a sellout crowd in San Jose. → Read More

San Mateo County reports 17 new coronavirus cases

San Mateo County saw 17 new cases of coronavirus Sunday, bringing the total of confirmed infections in the county to 555 cases. → Read More

San Mateo County reports 17 new coronavirus cases

San Mateo County saw 17 new cases of coronavirus Sunday, bringing the total of confirmed infections in the county to 555 cases. → Read More

Cruise ship nightmare: Family shocked by one parent’s COVID-19 death must care for another

Wilson Maa of South San Francisco died late Saturday night from complications of the coronavirus and then family members frantically worked to get his wife off a cruise ship docked in Miami. → Read More

Cruise ship nightmare: Family shocked by one parent’s COVID-19 death must care for another

Wilson Maa of South San Francisco died late Saturday night from complications of the coronavirus and then family members frantically worked to get his wife off a cruise ship docked in Miami. → Read More