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Kyle Heise

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Born and raised in the East Bay, and a fifth-generation San Franciscan, Kyle has studied and worked on three continents and lived in eight countries. He’s marched with Chilean student protesters, sailed the coast of Rio de Janeiro, nourished his brain and gut at the Forte Prenestino of Rome, and filmed a documentary in Spain. He lives and works in San Francisco.

Alphabet Workers Union Wins Settlement for a Suspended WorkerBusiness

Alphabet Workers Union Wins Settlement for a Suspended Worker

Alphabet Workers Union (AWU) won a settlement filed against Google and its contractor, Modis E&T for Unfair Labor Practice. The
In Conversation With Long-Time Socialist Tom GallagherCalifornia

In Conversation With Long-Time Socialist Tom Gallagher

The San Francisco Independent Journal recently had the pleasure to talk with long-time socialist and DSA member Tom Gallagher. The
Catch up with District 5 Supervisor Dean PrestonBay Area

Catch up with District 5 Supervisor Dean Preston

Recently, the SFIJ had the opportunity to meet and catch up with San Francisco’s District 5 Supervisor Dean Preston. Dean,
Supervisor Preston Proposes Public Bike Share for the CityBay Area

Supervisor Preston Proposes Public Bike Share for the City

Public transit like many City functions is in flux: Muni is running at a skeletal pace and the cable cars
Chat with Alphabet Union Spokesman Alex GorowaraBusiness

Chat with Alphabet Union Spokesman Alex Gorowara

Last month, workers representing Google announced the formation of the Alphabet Workers Union(AWU), culminating years of worker activism at one
Newsom Chooses Insider Lobbyist as New Chief of StaffCalifornia

Newsom Chooses Insider Lobbyist as New Chief of Staff

Effective January 1, 2021, Governor Newsom’s team announced that Jim DeBoo will serve as Executive Secretary and lead the ​Office
Meet Newly-Elected Assemblymember Alex LeeBay Area

Meet Newly-Elected Assemblymember Alex Lee

Last week, we had the pleasure of stealing some time with newly elected State Assemblymember Alex Lee. Lee was elected
Grocery deliverers face first mass layoff of the Prop-22 eraCalifornia

Grocery deliverers face first mass layoff of the Prop-22 era

Prop-22 is already making the gig economy worse. Following the year praising “essential workers” who worked under vulnerable viral conditions,
SF Slow to React to Racial Disparity in COVID Response, Grants Free TestingBay Area

SF Slow to React to Racial Disparity in COVID Response, Grants Free Testing

San Francisco has done well to curb the virus and slow infections, but has been unable to escape a disparaging
New Muni Arrival Time System On The WayBay Area

New Muni Arrival Time System On The Way

The closed Metro Muni is making moves for improvement. The system reportedly secured a new contract of $89 million to