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Weekly Update: July 8, 2021
Posted on 07/08/2021

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City of San Ramon News & Information Update

Thu, July 8, 2021

Dive-In Movie: The Secret Life of Pets 2
Fri, July 9 at 7 p.m.

Dive-In Movie

Friday, July 9 from 7-10 p.m. 
Dougherty Valley Aquatic Center (10550 Albion Road)
Admission: FREE

What is the best way to enjoy a movie during the summer? It's poolside with friends and family! Free Recreation swim starts at 7 p.m., so be sure to bring your pool floats and enjoy everything the pools have to offer. Once the sun starts to go down, settle into your deck chair, get cozy on your blanket, or watch the movie from the pool, beginning at 8:30 p.m. It’s sure to be a splashin' good time!

In The Secret Life of Pets 2, Max and his friends continue their adventures while their owners are away. Max attempts to overcome his fears, Gidget goes on a rescue mission to a cat-filled apartment when she loses Max’s precious toy, and Snowball sets out to help rescue a white tiger cub. Rated: PG. Runtime: 1 hour, 26 mins.

> More information about Dive-In Movies


Summer Concert in the Park: Mercy & The Heartbeats
Sunday, July 11 at 5:30 p.m.

Photo of six band members with an orange couch and tan suitcases

San Ramon's popular Summer Concert Series is back! This Sunday's concert will feature Mercy & The Heartbeats (pictured) playing pop favorites from the '70s to today.

The concert begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Central Park Amphitheater (12501 Alcosta Blvd). Admission is free; food, wine, beer, soda, and water will be available for purchase. Bring a blanket or low-back lawn chair and be ready to rock the night away!

The Summer Concert Series is sponsored by the City of San Ramon, Chevron, and the San Ramon Arts Foundation. Concerts run weekly on Sundays at 5:30 p.m. from July 11–August 8 at Central Park Amphitheater (12501 Alcosta Blvd), featuring some of the Bay Area’s best live bands. 

Upcoming Concerts:

Sun, July 18
CC Seger
Tribute to Bob Seger & Credence Clearwater Revival

Sun, July 25
Classic Rock & Today’s Hits

Sun, August 1
Bollywood Music

Sun, August 8
Mustache Harbor
Yacht Rock

> More Information on Summer Concerts

Below Market Rate Home Ownership Program: 12 New Units Released
Apply by 5 p.m. on Monday, July 12

Rendering of a row of homes in the Preserve community

Twelve (12) new Below Market Rate (BMR) units in The Preserve community have been released as part of San Ramon’s Affordable Home Ownership program, including six (6) Low income category household units and six (6) Very Low income category household units.

The deadline to enter the opportunity drawing lottery for the twelve (12) units is July 12, 2021 at 5 p.m.  Applicants must enter the appropriate opportunity drawing by visiting the HouseKeys website. Additionally, the deadline to submit all supporting files for the opportunity drawings is July 21, 2021. Future opportunity drawing lotteries for the remaining BMR units will be forthcoming, based upon the construction time period.

For more information about applying for BMR opportunities or registering with the City, please visit the City's dedicated HouseKeys website, call 1-877-460-KEYS (5397), or email

Celebrate Parks Make Life Better! Month in July with Agents of Discovery at Monarch Park and the OuterSpatial Trails App

Agents of Discovery

The City of San Ramon Parks & Community Services Department is celebrating July as Parks Make Life Better! Month. Summer fun is for everyone with the Agents of Discovery® in San Ramon’s Monarch Park.

Agents of Discovery is a fun, interactive app where players assume the role of a secret “Agent” on a “Mission” as they complete site-specific, geo-triggered Challenges. Agents of Discovery® is an educational tech platform and app that uses the latest in augmented-reality to get youth and their families active and engaged with the world around them!

You are encouraged to visit Monarch Park (8502 North Monarch Road) and play the app with your family and friends. You will find a series of challenges that are family-friendly and get you to move around the park. Monarch Park is also connected to Monarch Loop Trail—download San Ramon's trail app, OuterSpatial, for a guide around the hiking trail!

Learn more about Agents of Discovery 

> Download Agents of Discovery on Google Play

> Download Agents of Discovery on the Apple App Store

Learn more about San Ramon's OuterSpatial trails app

> Download OuterSpatial on Google Play

> Download OuterSpatial on the Apple App Store


Middle School Pool Party
Wed, July 28 at 7 p.m.

Middle School Pool Party

Wednesday, July 28 from 7–9 p.m.
San Ramon Olympic Pool (9900 Broadmoor Drive)
Admission: $12

Are you entering the 6th, 7th or 8th grade? Then end your summer with a pool party! Play games, listen to music, win prizes, race on the Splash N’ Dash, take a dip in the play pool, float on an inner tube, and more! Relish this great opportunity to meet your fellow middle schoolers and make new friends!

> More Information on Middle School Pool Party

Mobile COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Available by Request for Groups of 5 or More

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Businesses and community organizations in Contra Costa can request visits from Contra Costa Health Services' (CCHS) mobile COVID-19 vaccination van to workplaces, community centers and other locations where five or more members of a group want to receive vaccine.

Any business or organization can request a mobile vaccination clinic using an online form or call 1-833-829-2626 if they are in the county, and CCHS will send a mobile health van to provide free vaccinations on site within one week after completing the request. 

Clinics operate weekdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will only travel to locations within the county, though they will vaccinate anyone eligible regardless of where they live. There is no cap on the number of people who can be vaccinated during a visit.

> Read the Full Press Release from CCHS

> Request Mobile Vaccine Service

Draft Plan Bay Area: Public Comment Period Open Until 5 p.m. on July 20

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After more than three years of public discussion and technical analysis, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) have released Draft Plan Bay Area 2050.

Defined by 35 strategies that strive for resilient and equitable outcomes, this 30-year plan charts a course for a Bay Area that is affordable, connected, diverse, healthy, and vibrant for all its residents through 2050 and beyond. Draft Plan Bay Area 2050, along with drafts of the Implementation Plan and various supplemental reports, are all available for review and comment.

All comments must be received by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 20, 2021.

Several virtual workshops or virtual public hearings will be held, where residents can learn more, ask questions, and offer comments on the draft plan.

Read Draft Plan Area 2050

View a list of Virtual Workshops or Virtual Public Hearings

More Information on Webinars, Workshops, Hearings and Meetings

Email Your Comments: 

Submit a Comment Online

Call City Hall at (925) 973-2500 or email