Articles by Scott Thomas Anderson


Hard lessons

Two-time teacher of the year in legal battle with Twin Rivers over retaliation claims When Mohamed Bashamak immigrated from Ethiopia in 1981, it started him…



One tunnel, same distrust

Environmental, tribal and Delta groups who initially lauded Gov. Gavin Newsom’s decision to downsize California WaterFix are worried again State water officials offered an early…


Exiled from asylum

Despite judicial protection order, gay asylum-seeker was deported to a country where his sexuality is illegal. It was 8 a.m. when a groggy Charlie Remsen answered…


Taking back the power

Small governments make their stand against PG&E The last light of the year is rising as trucks exit the gates of Nevada Irrigation District, turning toward…


The future reloaded

Amid growing concern over 3D-printed firearms, one tech start-up sets out to help authorities detect them The shooting happened so fast that three off-duty officers…


A doorway to distant comfort

The gumbo at Tori’s Place brings Gulf Coast greatness to the Capital City For nearly three centuries, gumbo has been warming mouths and spirits across Louisiana’s…


After the storm

Local scientist recalls harrowing moment in voyage to chart how plastics destroy the oceans Kimberly Wooten was in the hull of a sailing ship, watching…


The last minute gouge

Disabled vet in Rancho Cordova among many hit with no-cause evictions on the eve of new law On Halloween, a disabled veteran named Richard Scott sat…