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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

  • Wild night in PB for popular actor

    Wild night in PB for popular actor

    On Monday, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported that around 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, actor Miles Teller ( Whiplash, Fantastic Four, Divergent) was arrested and charged for public intoxication. The 30-year-old was reportedly approached by officers who said he had trouble standing on his own and nearly...

  • Arts & Amps plays on at Karl Strauss

    Arts & Amps plays on at Karl Strauss

    Arts & Amps will have a little something for everyone this summer at Karl Strauss Brewing Company. Now in its third year, the annual event features artists, musicians and ice cold brews.  "Nothing goes better with handcrafted beer than music and art, and San Diego is full of awesome artists of...

  • San Diego: This Weekend (June 15-18)

    San Diego: This Weekend (June 15-18)

    It's a busy weekend in San Diego with activities that include THE Margarita Month Grand Tasting, Tony Gwynn 5.5K run and comedy from Steve Byrne. 6.15-18 San Diego International Boat Show Whether you're a seriously salty sailor or just like to dream of partying like a rapper on a 100-foot yacht,...

  • Coconut bras and grass skirts optional at summer Sunset Luaus

    Coconut bras and grass skirts optional at summer Sunset Luaus

    Transport yourself to a tropical paradise without having to leave shores of San Diego. Starting June 30, the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa on Mission Bay welcomes the return of its 16th season of annual Sunset Luaus. Enjoy entertainment from the Pride of Polynesia, a local group that provides...

  • San Diego: This Weekend (June 8-11)

    San Diego: This Weekend (June 8-11)

    Stay busy in San Diego this weekend with events that include the Marine Corps Mud Run, Opening Day of Polo and Toast of the Coast. 6.8 Full moon yoga Say namaste or howl at the moon during this yoga class hosted by the County of San Diego. This is a BYOM (bring your own mat) class, which starts...

  • San Diego: This Weekend (June 1-4)

    San Diego: This Weekend (June 1-4)

    It's going down this weekend with New Kids on the Block and Paula Abdul in town, plus the start of the San Diego County Fair and Art Around Adams. 6.1: "Artist as Producer: An Artist Talk by Huai Li" UC San Diego visual art lecturer Huai Li will discuss and demonstrate the sweeping lines and artistry...

  • Pink boots are marching into San Diego

    Pink boots are marching into San Diego

      These (pink) boots are made for walking, and this week, for the first time, they're headed to San Diego. The Pink Boots Society, a mostly volunteer-run organization that assists, inspires and encourages women beer professionals, is marking its 10th anniversary with a conference titled "Brewing...

  • San Diego: This Weekend (May 18-21)

    San Diego: This Weekend (May 18-21)

    It's going to be a busy weekend in San Diego with events that include Bike to Work Day, North Park Festival of Arts, OMBAC's OTL Beer Festival and San Diego Taco Fest. 5.18 Bike to Work Day Promote biking as a better way to get around by pedaling to work, and swing by any of the 100 pit stops throughout...

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