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

  • Padres baseball returns April 4

    Padres baseball returns April 4

    The 2016 MLB season kicks off on April 4 and the Padres will be in San Diego to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers . San Diego will be led by its rookie manager, 38-year-old Andy Green, who will have a handful of new faces among some seasoned veterans to battle the touch National League West this...

  • Meat March Madness 2016: Round 2 voting

    Meat March Madness 2016: Round 2 voting

    Make sure to vote in all four polls to help your favorite meat-centric spots in San Diego advance to the next round of Meat March Madness 2016: BBQ Bracket Butcher Bracket Steakhouse Bracket Specialty Bracket Source: DiscoverSD

  • Top DiscoverSD covers in 100 publications

    Top DiscoverSD covers in 100 publications

    July 9, 2015: Comic-Con International Source: DiscoverSD

  • The making of a DSD cover

    The making of a DSD cover

    Our No. 1 goal when putting together a DiscoverSD magazine cover each week is to make sure it's eye-catching. Since we don't have subscriptions or include the magazine in any home delivery, we have to make the magazine appealing for readers to pick up from newsstands or from stacks at local coffee...

  • Meat March Madness 2016: Round 1 voting

    Meat March Madness 2016: Round 1 voting

    Make sure to vote in all eight polls to help your favorite meat-centric spots in San Diego advance to the next round of Meat March Madness 2016: BBQ Bracket Butcher Bracket Steakhouse Bracket Specialty Bracket Source: DiscoverSD

  • Breweries to pair beers with Girl Scout Cookies

    Breweries to pair beers with Girl Scout Cookies

    Did you know there is a National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend? Well there is, and to celebrate, San Diego craft brewers Mike Hess Brewing and Stone Brewing Co. are each hosting Cookies on Tap from noon Friday through 10 p.m. Sunday. For $15, adult lovers of Girl Scout Cookies will get a flight of...

  • What's happening in wine

    What's happening in wine

    The official National Drink Wine Day may be on Feb. 18, but you don't have to put down your wineglass when it ends. San Diego has several events around the county to help you celebrate wine through the weekend and beyond. Feb. 18 Sip & Support 4-11 p.m. Thursday. Vinavanti Urban Winery, 1477 University...

  • Grab your dog for the Bow Wow Brunch Cruise

    Grab your dog for the Bow Wow Brunch Cruise

    What's cuter than a pet in costume? A whole boat filled with them. On Sunday the Hornblower will host its seventh annual Bow Wow Brunch Cruise with brunch (including a special doggie buffet), Halloween-themed canine costume contest and a cruise around the San Diego Bay. A portion of each ticket...

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