Robert Gammon

Robert Gammon

Robert Gammon is the news editor of the Express, Oakland and Alameda magazines, and The East Bay Monthly. He joined the Express staff in 2004 after spending six years as a reporter for the Oakland Tribune. He also writes the Express column Seven Days, along with a feature-cover story now and then.


Corruption Bust Rocks Oakland Cash for a city contract? FBI busts Jerry Brown acquaintance in shakedown of local businessman. Councilman Ignacio De La Fuente involved. September 13, 2006
Reinventing the Wheel Reinventing the Wheel Oakland police previously dismantled the very system the chief now sells as a crime solution. March 07, 2007
Maurice Himy Convicted For Lying, Not Extortion Maurice Himy Convicted For Lying, Not Extortion Plus Perata confidant fired, senate leader bags a contribution, and guns still on the street. February 20, 2008
A Mayor Who Doesn't Pay Taxes A Mayor Who Doesn't Pay Taxes Emeryville's Ken Bukowski disagrees with a city tax and is behind on property taxes. And that's just part of his problems. November 19, 2008
FBI Visits City Hall FBI Visits City Hall The federal investigation of local political boss Don Perata closes in on Oakland City Hall as councilmembers are questioned. March 15, 2006
City Hall Shake-Up City Hall Shake-Up The recent scrap between a prominent developer and local lobbyist shows how much has changed in Oakland politics. July 18, 2007

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