Articles by Scott Thomas Anderson

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…



Symposium of sin

Sacramento Public Library hosts True Crime Mini-Conference Sacramento isn’t just the capital of California: For decades it has been known to crime aficionados as the…


Bull by the tail

Pain and perseverance at the bloodless Portuguese bullfights of the Delta  With dying sunlight shifting through the town of Thornton, Donald Alcino Mota lays back…



The twilight zones

This is what it’s like to live through a PG&E blackout Nearly 80 people crowded into a makeshift outpost in a quiet corner of Grass Valley,…



Tenants demand statewide rent cap

More than 100 renters marched the halls of the state Capitol, promising to vote out any legislator who opposes AB 1482’s statewide rent cap San…


Unbreakable bond

Former state boxing champion Richard ‘Trino’ Savala emerged from a criminal past to become the region’s most unique youth advocate and bail bondsman Richard “Trino”…


Collapse of a coalition

Has political orthodoxy and the threat of big money broken up Sacramento’s grassroots renters’ alliance? On a February evening, two women sat next to each…