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

  • Work out (for free) on the streets of downtown

    Work out (for free) on the streets of downtown

    There's nothing quite like free to get you motivated to work out. From 8:30 a.m. to noon on April 1, head downtown where a block of B Street (between Sixth and Seventh avenues) will play host to a variety of workouts, plus a live DJ and prize giveaways - all for free. This is the third installment...

  • San Diego: This Weekend (March 30-April 2)

    San Diego: This Weekend (March 30-April 2)

    It's difficult to get bored in a city with so much going on. This weekend's top events include Nero at Bassmnt, a Silent Disco in North Park and the San Diego Crew Classic.   3.29 Excision Jeff Abel, the Canadian DJ/producer also known as Excision, is the founder of Rottun Recordings. Through the...

  • Going country has never been easier

    Going country has never been easier

    If you like to get some two-steppin' in while enjoying live music from rising country stars, then you'd better take note - and quick. From country music venues Moonshine Flats downtown and Moonshine Beach in Pacific Beach comes the Moonshiner Card. The card, which can only be purchased until March...

  • Crawl for a cause through the Gaslamp

    Crawl for a cause through the Gaslamp

    Don't worry, this is NOT an April Fools joke. Hop from bar to bar (five to be exact) during the inaugural Gaslamp Pub Crawl from 2-6 p.m. on Saturday, April 1. Not only is this a great chance to sip some cocktails at some of the neighborhood's top bars, but also 100 percent of the proceeds will...

  • 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...

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