Elliott Almond, San Jose Mercury News

Elliott Almond

San Jose Mercury News

San Jose, CA, United States

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Past articles by Elliott:

Trekking California’s mysterious Bigfoot trail

Sasquatch has an irresistible hold on the public’s imagination. Now we’re trekking through California forests with a group of believers seeking a Bigfoot sighting. → Read More

Wish Book: Offering refuge for those fleeing their homeland

Armina Husic, 57, has spent the past quarter-century using the experience of her escape from Sarajevo to help refugees who come to California. → Read More

Artist and author Obi Kaufmann crafts a new way to look at the Golden State

If Muir, Darwin, Emerson and Van Gogh had been cross-pollinated with a 21st-century sensibility, the result would be this naturalist, artist, philosopher and writer. → Read More

The docks of Pillar Point Harbor offer a fresh approach to the fish market

Craving fresh seafood? Look beyond the pumpkins of Half Moon Bay and head down to Pillar Point Harbor to buy fresh fish directly from the boats. → Read More

Beijing Winter Games arrive in six months with Olympic-sized questions

Just as the Tokyo Games come to a close the Winter Olympics in Beijing are scheduled to open in six months with lots of questions. → Read More

U.S. women’s basketball team goes big to win seventh consecutive gold medal

The U.S. women defeated Japan to win their seventh consecutive gold medal at the Tokyo Games come to a close. → Read More

Historic Olympic repeat for Kenyan marathoner Eliud Kipchoge

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge becomes the first man in four decades to defend an Olympic marathon title. → Read More

U.S. women down Spain to win third consecutive water polo gold medal

Maggie Steffens of Danville knew winning a third consecutive Olympic gold medal in water polo Saturday would be special for the U.S women’s team. The former Stanford star had been with her te… → Read More

Maddy Price and Canada come up just short in medal quest at Tokyo Games

Menlo School's Maddy Price has a strong Olympic debut in leading Canada to fourth place in the women's 4X400 relay at the Tokyo Games. → Read More

Maddy Price and Canada come up just short in medal quest at Tokyo Games

Menlo School’s Maddy Price has a strong Olympic debut in leading Canada to fourth place in the women’s 4X400 relay at the Tokyo Games. → Read More

U.S. women’s basketball team looking to make it seven in a row at the Tokyo Games

The U.S. women's basketball team is going for its seventh consecutive Olympic gold medal when playing Japan on Saturday night in the Tokyo Games. → Read More

Notre Dame runner is a surprise medalist in the women’s Olympic marathon

Notre Dame’s Molly Seidel becomes the third American woman to win an Olympic medal in the marathon, placing third at the Tokyo Games. → Read More

California duo sweep to beach volleyball gold medal at the Tokyo Games

April Ross and Alix Klineman win the Tokyo Games beach volleyball gold medal. → Read More

Olympic viewing guide: Which events to watch (and why) for the Tokyo Games’ final weekend

If you’ve missed much of the action so far, you can still catch plenty of gold-medal competition in the final days of the Tokyo Olympics. → Read More

Olympic viewing guide: Which events to watch (and why) for the Tokyo Games’ final weekend

If you've missed much of the action so far, you can still catch plenty of gold-medal competition in the final days of the Tokyo Olympics. → Read More

Carli Lloyd shines in Olympics one more time for U.S. women’s soccer team

Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe end their Tokyo Games on a high note as the United States defeats Australia 4-3 to win the bronze medal. → Read More

Rush for gold on for U.S. women’s beach volleyball team at Tokyo Games

Stanford’s Alix Kleinman and partner April Ross steamroll Switzerland 2-0 to reach the Olympic gold medal game in beach volleyball. → Read More

Has the Bay Area’s Olympic track and field pipeline dried up?

The Bay Area's former track stars lament that the region has lost its punch. → Read More

Olympic odyssey: Simone Biles leaves a lasting imprint on the world of sports

Simone Biles won a bronze medal to end the Tokyo Games, but stepping aside during the meet should have a bigger impact on society. → Read More

East Bay weightlifter sets American record in his Olympic debut

Wes Kitts set an American weightlifting record on the way to finishing eighth at the Tokyo Games. → Read More