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 chefs nominated for Zagat 30 Under 30 list

    San Diego chefs nominated for Zagat 30 Under 30 list

    Since 1979, Zagat has been on the forefront of identifying top restaurants and chefs in the United States. This year, the dining guide is changing course and launching a national list of 30 Under 30 hospitality professionals, a roundup of which has been focused only on select regions since its...

  • San Diego: This Weekend (June 22-25)

    San Diego: This Weekend (June 22-25)

    It's a busy weekend in San Diego with activities that include comedian Adele Givens, the annual OB Chili Cook-off and Arts & Amps. 6.23: Borgeous After releasing his debut LP, "13," last year, the Miami -based DJ also known as John Borger has had an incredibly busy 2017. He's already released a...

  • Firehouse American Eatery + Lounge celebrates 10 years

    Firehouse American Eatery + Lounge celebrates 10 years

    It may not look as it did when it first opened - especially after a major makeover in 2015 - but the original heart and soul of Firehouse American Eatery + Lounge remains as the Pacific Beach mainstay celebrates its 10th anniversary. Adjacent to working San Diego Fire Station 21, Firehouse brings...

  • 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...

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