University Heights to Note 125th Anniversary

Quasquicentennial Means Let’s Party Like it’s 1888

Next August marks University Heights’ 125th birthday and plans for its celebration include a street fair along Park Boulevard, bands and whatever else it takes to have a Quasquicentennial good time.

“The purpose of the event is to showcase University Heights as one of San Diego’s best places to live and visit, increase community involvement and enhance community pride,” said Carol Neidenberg, vice-president of the University Heights Community Association (UHCA) the event’s sponsor.

Committee members include: Mary Anne Stevens, Cassie Morton, Daniel Hernandez, MaryBeth Chruden, Suzy Holts, Tommy Cope, Filly Gaines, Kristi Edmonds, Paul Farris, Refugio (Will) Rochin, Greg Sorini, Oz Blackaller and Bernie Horan.

“UHCA welcomes suggestions from residents and also is looking for volunteers to help in the event’s planning and organization,” said Neidenberg. Those interested can contact UHCA at

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