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 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...

  • Rally to celebrate America's Finest City

    Rally to celebrate America's Finest City

    There has been a lot of strife among San Diego sports fans - particularly Chargers fans - lately. But a rally on Saturday, with some big names in attendance, hopes to bring the city together in celebration. The free public rally will feature appearances from Hall of Fame former Padres reliever...

  • Te amo: The most romantic spots in San Diego

    Te amo: The most romantic spots in San Diego

    You can buy all of the gifts in the world for the one that you love, but even research has shown that experiences more than material goods are what make us happy. With that in mind, we have rounded up the most romantic places in San Diego (a good majority of which are free to participate in - with...

  • Taco Fights return to The Blind Burro for round 5

    Taco Fights return to The Blind Burro for round 5

      It's time once again to name the champion of San Diego tacos. Starting Feb. 2 and continuing every Thursday in February chefs will go head-to-head in a cooking challenge where guests in attendance get to taste the tacos and help crown the winner.   Taco Fights will take place from 7 to 9 p.m....

  • Get lost in The Big Easy at House of Blues

    Get lost in The Big Easy at House of Blues

    Go big (easy) and celebrate Fat Tuesday every week during the month of February at the House of Blues San Diego. The weekly Tuesday event will featured a special "Big Easy" Cajun-inspired menu, Mardi Gras-themed specialty drinks, entertainment from the Cajun Playboys and prize giveaways. Starting...

  • Go long: Top places to watch Super Bowl LI

    Go long: Top places to watch Super Bowl LI

    Whether you're in it to watch the commercials, the halftime performance or the action on the field, these San Diego bars are where you need to be for Super Bowl Sunday on Feb. 5. Pacific Beach Moonshine Beach and Cerveza Jack's, Pacific Beach Super Bowl LI will be the inaugural bash for neighboring...

  • Go for the golf, stay for the fun at Farmers Insurance Open

    Go for the golf, stay for the fun at Farmers Insurance Open

    Sure, the primary goal of heading to a PGA golf tournament is to see some great shots on the green (and in the case of this year's Farmers Insurance Open, the goal is to see Tiger Woods as he returns to the course), but the event is so much more. Here's the rundown on this year's extracurricular...

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