Leslie Hackett

Writer

After graduating from San Diego State in 2005, Leslie Hackett started working for The San Diego Union-Tribune as a newsroom page designer. Since then she has moved through different positions at the company, including Content and Product Manager in advertising, Editor of DiscoverSD.com and now works on both the print and website products for PACIFIC magazine as Editor-in-Chief and Digital Director.

Recent Articles

  • San Diego: This Weekend (March 23-26)

    San Diego: This Weekend (March 23-26)

    From the laughs at Brian Posehn's comedy show to a totally groovy Mustache Bash and a festival that highlights local brews and music, there's so much to do this weekend in San Diego. 3.23-25 Brian Posehn "I love Portland so much, but I could not live up here - because I own a purebred dog. Pretty...

  • Feel-better foods for when you're sick

    Feel-better foods for when you're sick

    For those days when it's even more difficult than usual to get out of bed. Those days when you just want to Netflix and chill (and no, not in that way) with a box of tissues and the blinds closed tight. These are the foods to find comfort in - the ones that will, with any luck, have you feeling...

  • San Diego: This Weekend (March 16-19)

    San Diego: This Weekend (March 16-19)

    There's so much to do in San Diego this week including the World Baseball Classic , Harrah's Beer Fest and Jay & Silent Bob. 3.16-19 World Baseball Classic Baseball stars from around the world batter up in San Diego for the second round of action in the World Baseball Classic. In the first game...

  • San Diego: This Weekend (March 9-12)

    San Diego: This Weekend (March 9-12)

    From late night shopping at North Park After Dark to San Diego's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Irish Festival and a Will Ferrel-approved beer festival, there's so much to do in San Diego this weekend. 3.9 North Park After Dark Head to North Park tonight where shops and restaurants are staying...

  • Raising a pint for women in brewing

    Raising a pint for women in brewing

    Some celebrated by wearing red, some didn't go to work, but for the craft beer industry in San Diego, at many breweries, women took center stage for International Women's Day on March 8. The day happened also to be International Women's Brew Day, an event started by unitebrew.org, where "the aim...

  • It's time to March for Meals

    It's time to March for Meals

    Throughout the month of March, various events around San Diego will help support Meals on Wheels San Diego. The 15th annual national March for Meals event helps back the charity organization that is dedicated to providing year-round visits and safety checks, plus a nutritious meal, to America's...

  • San Diego: This Weekend (March 2-5)

    San Diego: This Weekend (March 2-5)

    From Circus Vargas to comedian Dave Attell and the two-day CRSSD Festival, there's so much to do in San Diego this weekend. 3.2 "eXit PARTy > Steinkamping" Artist Jennifer Steinkamp's video installation focuses on Marie Curie, the Nobel Prize -winning scientist.  - Lisa Deaderick Museum of Contemporary...

  • Old school restaurants that live on in San Diego

    Old school restaurants that live on in San Diego

    Throw out the idea of seasonal, always evolving menus. In a world where change is constant and restaurant turnover is high, these mainstays not only bring history and longevity to San Diego, but also throwback style and hearty food that brings a bit of familiarity to the table. 94th Aero Squadron...

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