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

  • Cocktail star from Mexico City brings spirits to Happy Hour

    Cocktail star from Mexico City brings spirits to Happy Hour

    George's Level2 has been hosting semi-regular Happy Hour guest mixologist events for sometime now, but on Monday, they're bringing a big shaker to town. Jose Luis Leon is a star in the bar scene of Mexico City. For the past five years he has been the manager of Licorería Limantour, a Mexico City...

  • San Diego: This Weekend (Aug. 3-6)

    This weekend's events around San Diego include funny man Joel McHale, the 8th annual Farm to Bay and the start of the  Oceanside International Film Festival. 8.4 Cash'd Out Don your best black outfit and head out for an evening outdoors listening to the tunes of Johnny Cash cover band Cash'd Out....

  • Off to the races

    Off to the races

    Heading out to watch the races at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club these days is so much more than just watching ponies stride around the track. Aside from betting and cheering on the jokey with the cutest jersey, a day at the racetrack means great food, killer music and great parties. Here's a look...

  • San Diego: This Weekend (July 27-30)

    San Diego: This Weekend (July 27-30)

    Another busy summer weekend in San Diego with events that include Supergirl Pro Surf Competition, Zedd at Omnia, KAABOO Discovery Tour, and HessFest. 7.27: Elephante  Michigan-born, Harvard grad Tim Wu quit a high-paying consulting job to make music full-time. In less than five years, Wu has amassed...

  • San Diego: This Weekend (July 20-23)

    San Diego: This Weekend (July 20-23)

    It's San Diego's most crowded weekend, with Comic-Con drawing hundreds of thousands of people and celebrities downtown. Weekend activities include some Comic-Con related events and, for those leery of crowds, some away from downtown. 7.20: W00TSTOCK 9.0 Mythbuster Adam Savage joins comedic musicians...

  • Celebrities expected to be at 2017 Comic-Con

    Celebrities expected to be at 2017 Comic-Con

    For one wild and crazy long weekend, San Diego turns into Tinsel Town. Here's a list of celebs who are rumored to be making the trip to America's Finest City for Comic-Con . Sean Astin From adventures to the Two Towers to fighting crime turtle style, actor Sean Astin - who voices Raphael in the...

  • San Diego: This Weekend (July 13-16)

    San Diego: This Weekend (July 13-16)

    It's a busy weekend in San Diego with several Pride festivities, Bocce and Over the Line tournaments, plus jokes from Pauly Shore. 7.13: Dusky  After working with other labels for years, London-based DJ duo Dusky (aka Alfie Granger-Howell and Nick Harriman) started their own, 17 Steps, in 2014....

  • San Diego: This Weekend (July 6-9)

    San Diego: This Weekend (July 6-9)

    If you aren't too tired from Fourth of July activities, there's plenty more to do around San Diego this weekend, including BLVD Market Summer Block Party,  Tour de Fat, SheFest 2017 and the annual OTL Tournament. 7.6: Kettner Exchange and Napa's Cakebread Cellar dinner Kettner executive chef Brian...

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