City of San Ramon News & Information Update
Thursday, May 11, 2023
Apply Now: San Ramon Advisory Boards, Committees & Commissions
Parks and Community Services Commission
Open Space Advisory Committee
The City of San Ramon is currently recruiting for several Advisory Boards, Committees and Commissions.
Applications for the following Commissions close Sunday, May 14 at 11:59 p.m.:
- Parks and Community Services Commission
- Planning Commission
Applications for the following Committees close Monday, May 29 at 11:59 p.m.:
- Housing Advisory Committee
- Open Space Advisory Committee
Applications for the following are open until filled:
- Architectural Review Board
- Library Advisory Committee
- Transportation Advisory Committee
Learn more and apply at the link below.
> More Info & Applications
Maya Bazaar Returns this Weekend!
Saturday, May 13, 11 a.m.–7 p.m.
2700 Camino Ramon
This Saturday, May 13, the AIA Maya Bazaar 2023 will take place at 2700 Camino Ramon (behind City Center) from 11 a.m.–7 p.m. Don’t miss out on the Mirch Masala street food festival, craft bazaar, Bollywood concerts, carnival ride & more!
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Weekend Rec Swim Starts this Saturday at San Ramon Olympic Pool!
Fin-tastic news! Spring Swim Hours are in effect at the San Ramon Olympic Pool & Aquatic Park (9900 Broadmoor Drive).
Rec Swim is back on Saturdays starting this weekend, May 13, Sundays starting May 28, and on Memorial Day (Monday, May 29), all from 1–4 p.m.
Lap swim and swim lessons are also available throughout the entire week.
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Bike to Work Day is Thursday, May 18
San Ramon Energizer Station Open 7–10 a.m.
Bike to Work Day is Thursday, May 18! More than 40 Energizer Stations in Contra Costa will welcome riders with free canvas totes, snacks, and good vibes as they bike to work – or wherever. Whether you’re an everyday rider or trying a bike commute for the first time, everyone is welcome.
> Find Your Energizer Station
Biking in San Ramon on May 18? Stop by San Ramon’s Energizer Station from 7– 10 a.m. at Iron Horse Trail at Bollinger Canyon Road (south side)!
Need help getting ready? Check out 511 Contra Costa’s Bike to Work Day prep tips and the 511CC Bike Mapper. The Bike Mapper lets you plan a route based on elevation and your preference between the most direct or more bike friendly routes. Plus, enter to win a $20 Starbucks card by taking the Bike & Drive Safely Quiz – 20 winners will be selected on May 31.
Iron Horse Trail Bollinger Canyon Road Overcrossing
Thursday, May 18 at 10 a.m.
Iron Horse Trail at Bollinger Canyon Road
The City of San Ramon, in partnership with Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA), Contra Costa County (CCC), and East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) will break ground on the Iron Horse Trail Bollinger Canyon Road Bicycle and Pedestrian Overcrossing on Thursday, May 18 at 10 a.m. on the Iron Horse Trail at Bollinger Canyon Road (north side). Members of the community are welcome and encouraged to attend.
The purpose of the Iron Horse Trail Overcrossings Project is:
- To improve safety by eliminating conflicts between pedestrians/bicycles and vehicles;
- Improve vehicular traffic flow by removing the at-grade crossings;
- Eliminate unsafe crossing maneuvers by pedestrians and bicyclists;
- Enhance safety by providing an environment that encourages pedestrian and bicycle usage along the Iron Horse Trail; and
- Increase trail use by nearby schools by improving safety at the Bollinger Canyon Road and Crow Canyon Road crossings.
Construction on the Overcrossing at Bollinger Canyon Road is expected to take 18–24 months.
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Coming Soon: San Ramon Art and Wind Festival
Sunday, May 28 & Monday, May 29
at San Ramon Central Park
“Let’s go fly a kite!” at the San Ramon Art & Wind Festival, the BEST festival in the East Bay.
The Art & Wind Festival returns Sunday, May 28 and Monday, May 29 at San Ramon’s Central Park (12501 Alcosta Blvd), from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days. Admission is free!
This annual event features fine arts, crafts, specialty food vendors, three entertainment stages headlining international music, party bands and variety entertainers, children’s shows, gourmet food courts, family amusement zones, professional choreographed kite flying demonstrations, free kite making workshops, and more!
> More Information
San Ramon Memorial Day Program
Monday, May 29 at 9 a.m.
Memorial Park (5001 Bollinger Canyon Road)
Please join us for the San Ramon Memorial Day Program on Monday, May 29 at 9 a.m. at San Ramon’s Memorial Park (5001 Bollinger Canyon Road). The San Ramon Memorial Day Program will bring special recognition and honor to those who served our country and made the ultimate sacrifice.
A Commemorative Field of Flags will be located at San Ramon Memorial Park on the lawn during the Memorial Day Program. Complete a flag request to have a temporary flag placed in honor of a fallen service member or deceased Veteran.
Register Today for San Ramon Summer Camps!
Summer vacation is just around the corner! San Ramon offers a robust lineup of camps each summer for preschool-aged children to teens! So what type of camp are you looking for? Full day, half day, in-person, virtual, field trips, teen center hang outs, and staying cool in the pool are just some of the many formats you can choose from. Camps offerings include Enrichment, Sports, Visual and Performing Arts, Aquatics and more!
The Spring/Summer Camp 2023 Recreation Guide is now available, and there are lots of options for registering for summer camps!
Help Name Those Chickens!
Help name the four newest residents of Forest Home Farms—these beautiful Buff Orpington spring chickens arrived this week and are egg-cited to be named!
In honor of San Ramon’s 40th Anniversary, we selected ’80s themed names AND Star-Wars themed names in honor of “May the 4th Be With You”!
> Take the “Name Those Chickens!” Poll Today
City of San Ramon Annual Report 2022
Ever wonder how the City of San Ramon’s General Fund Revenue compares to other area cities? Find this and more in the City’s 2022 Annual Report, available online, and in person at San Ramon’s Community Centers and libraries.
> View 2022 Annual Report
Job Opportunities with the City of San Ramon
The City of San Ramon is hiring! Current job opportunities include:
- Activity Manager / Assistant Activity Manager – Teen Center
- Assistant Activity Manager – Adult Sports
- Building Attendant I / II
- Recreation Leader I / II for After School Teen Center
- Recreation Leader II for Sports Program
- Recreation Therapy Intern
- Seasonal Maintenance Worker
- Police Officer – Lateral
- Police Officer – Academy Participant or Recent Graduate
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Call City Hall at (925) 973-2500 or email email@example.com