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 (Nov. 16-19)

    San Diego: This Weekend (Nov. 16-19)

    Events in San Diego this weekend include the San Diego Ramen Festival, comedian Heather McDonald, and a holiday cooking class. 

  • San Diego: This Weekend (Nov. 9-12)

    San Diego: This Weekend (Nov. 9-12)

    Events around San Diego this weekend include BBQ Fest, Collabapalooza, San Diego Veterans Day Parade and the Escondido Tamale Festival. 11.9-11 Bobby Lee “You know what I’m tired of? People who go into detail about their ethnicity and nationality. I don’t give a f***k what you are. People who go...

  • Quartyard breaks ground on new location in East Village

    Quartyard breaks ground on new location in East Village

    On Nov. 1, Quartyard 2.0 broke ground on its new location at 1301 Market St. in East Village. Like its predecessor, the new site will have a coffee shop, restaurant, dog run, and craft beers and cocktails. When news broke last year that Quartyard, on the corner of Park and Market streets, was closing...

  • California beer industry tops economic impact among U.S. states

    The brewer's association recently released data on all 50 states (plus the District of Columbia), and the impact of craft beer in each, and California comes out on top. The numbers, based on state craft beer sales and production statistics from 2016 has California in the lead for both number of...

  • Taco 'bout It

    Taco 'bout It

    My interest and love for food hasn't always been so. I grew up in a small town in Northern California where adventurous eating in my family was considered going to the nearest chain restaurant. Memories of unlimited soup, salad and breadsticks, Bloomin' Onions, loaded potato skins and cheddar biscuits...

  • San Diego: This Weekend (Oct. 26-29)

    San Diego: This Weekend (Oct. 26-29)

    Top events around San Diego this weekend include Mac & Cheese Fest, CicloSDias and Laidback Luke. 10.25-26: Eleanor Kerrigan "I have six brothers; I was always hanging out with them. Like, I didn't know I was a girl until like a week ago. Mostly cuz I'm still waiting to develop. I am wearing three...

73°