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: This Weekend (May 11-14)

    When there's so much to do around San Diego, it's hard to let May gray get you down. Top events this weekend include Gator by the Bay, Hillcrest Craft Beer Crawl and Mother's Day . 5.11: Cheat Codes The L.A.-based DJ trio of Kevin Ford, Matthew Russell and Trevor Dahl teamed with Demi Lovato on...

  • Enjoy cooking at home like chef Richard Blais

    Enjoy cooking at home like chef Richard Blais

    While we already got to spend some time in celebrity chef Richard Blais' home kitchen this year, now you can too - sort of. Blais, who won Top Chef: All-stars and is known around San Diego for his restaurants Junper & Ivy and Crack Shack, is poised to release his second cookbook titled So Good:...

  • San Diego: This Weekend (May 4-7)

    San Diego: This Weekend (May 4-7)

    It's time to get up and get active. Events coming to town this weekend include comedian Gabriel Iglesias, Cinco de Mayo, Festival of Colors and the Spring Sprint Triathlon & Duathlon. 5.4: Mashd N Kutcher The Australian DJ duo released their latest single, "Pretend (feat. Park Avenue)" on Universal...

  • Enjoy Burgers & Brews at the San Diego Museum of Man

    Enjoy Burgers & Brews at the San Diego Museum of Man

    Things are getting Crazee (Burger) at the San Diego Museum of Man on Thursday, May 18. During this museum summer kickoff event from 6-8 p.m., enjoy after-hours entrance, giant lawn games, craft brews and exotic burger sliders from North Park 's  Crazee Burger. Breweries that will be on hand include...

  • 11th annual Dine Out for Life supports LGBT Community Center

    11th annual Dine Out for Life supports LGBT Community Center

    You're going to need to eat on Thursday, so why not dine out and help support the LGBT community in San Diego. The 11th annual Dining Out for Life San Diego goes down all day at more than 75 restaurants around the county. Of the participating restaurants, 12 are donating 50 percent of the day's...

  • Neighborhood celebrates 10 years with big anniversary bash

    Neighborhood celebrates 10 years with big anniversary bash

    Ten years ago, when East Village was at the beginning of its current transformation, Arsalun Tafazoli (now co-owner of Consortium Holdings) opened the doors of Neighborhood. Since then, the beer-forward bar and restaurant has won numerous awards, including a nod in 2009's "Top 200 Best Beer Bars...

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

    San Diego: This Weekend (April 20-23)

    This weekend is jam-packed with activities including Life In Color, comedian Lil Duval and Earth Day festivities. 4.21: Gary Owen "If you're a white guy and you're sleeping with a black girl, there's only one way you know if you're putting it down like you should. Don't listen to 'Oh, you're the...

  • Help clean up San Diego County for Earth Day

    Help clean up San Diego County for Earth Day

    A variety of organizations are coming together to celebrate Earth Day on April 22 (and one on April 23) with one goal in mind: To help clean up San Diego. Whether the beach is your home away from home or you prefer to stick to the neighborhoods, here are some local events where you can volunteer...

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