Articles by Scott Thomas Anderson

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…


Pure preservation

Torchbearers of New Orleans jazz flash a searing side of themselves in Folsom Local crowds have flocked to bands offering a little taste of New…


Tenant turning point?

After nearly three years of Sacramento housing advocates imploring leaders to pass rent control and other tenant protections, a grand bargain of sorts was announced…


Recovering the wild

Could a reimagined Sacramento Zoo be an innovator for animal wellness, sanctuary and habitat protection? An okapi is smacking on his food, his nostrils flaring, the…


Out and alone

Three-day eviction notice puts disabled man into homelessness as city’s rental crisis intensifies Anthony Orcini says a 30% rent hike put his developmentally disabled brother…


Slap and go

Sacramento County hits pro-tunnel state agency with restraining order The standoff between Sacramento County and the California Department of Water Resources over the Delta’s future took…




Sacramento clubs are watching you

City requires popular entertainment venues to collect customers’ personal information, but doesn’t require disclosure Privacy advocates are worried the city of Sacramento is making its…


Distant callings

Renowned fiddler from Scotland helps Gold Rush territory find its past There’s still an echo of Celtic wanderers who poured their dreams into the American…