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Weekly Update: March 16, 2023
Posted on 03/16/2023

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City of San Ramon News & Information Update

 Thursday, March 16, 2023

San Ramon Planning Commission Recruitment
Apply by Sunday, March 19

 Planning Commission Applications

The City of San Ramon is currently recruiting for 1 Regular Member for the San Ramon Planning Commission, for a term to end in June 2027.

The Planning Commission advises the City Council on land use matters related to growth and development. The Planning Commission provides ongoing input on the provision and delivery of carrying out the General Plan.

The Planning Commission meets at 6 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of every month, with additional meetings scheduled as necessary.

Applications are due Sunday, March 19 at 11:59 p.m.

For more information and to apply, please visit the links below:

> San Ramon Planning Commission
> Planning Commission By-laws
> Apply Now  

Registration Open for Spring & Summer Swim Lessons
San Ramon Olympic Pool & Dougherty Valley Aquatic Center

Swim Lessons 2023

It's time for swim lessons! Learn to swim in a fun and safe environment close to home at the San Ramon Olympic Pool (9900 Broadmoor Drive) or Dougherty Valley Aquatic Center (10550 Albion Road).

Lessons are available for all ages, in group or private lessons.

Registration is now open at the link below!

> Register for Swim Lessons

Spring Fashion Show & Tea
Saturday, April 1 from 2–4 p.m.
San Ramon Community Center

Early Bird Pricing Ends Friday, March 17

Spring Fashion Show and Tea 2023

Welcome the spring season with an afternoon of fashion, food, and fun for all ages! There is still time to register and attend the Spring Fashion Show & Tea on Saturday, April 1.

Fabulous door prizes and opportunity drawings will be included. Don't miss this amazing community event benefiting the San Ramon Senior Center.

Tickets are $25 each through Friday, March 17, then $30 until March 24 (space pending). Registration must be done in person at the Alcosta Senior and Community Center (9300 Alcosta Blvd) during business hours (Mon–Fri, 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m.). 

> More Information

San Ramon Arts Summit
Thursday, March 23 at 5 p.m.
San Ramon Community Center
RSVP by March 17

Arts Summit

The community is invited to participate in the San Ramon Arts Summit on Thursday, March 23 from 5–7 p.m. at the San Ramon Community Center (12501 Alcosta Blvd). The San Ramon Arts Summit is a gathering of the arts community to develop a vision for arts in San Ramon. We are inviting artists, teachers, students, business owners, arts patrons, and arts stakeholders to this event.

At the Arts Summit, we will hear from some of our local arts leaders and provide opportunities to discuss topics in small groups that are of interest to you. Your feedback in these discussions will impact the future of arts in San Ramon. Please be prepared to participate and share your ideas.

If you are interested in attending, please RSVP by Friday, March 17 at the link below. When you RSVP, you will be asked a few questions that will help direct the conversations at the Arts Summit.

We hope you will participate, and we look forward to enhancing the arts in San Ramon

> RSVP by March 17

FREE St. Patrick's Day Concert
San Ramon Community Chorus
Friday, March 17 at 7 p.m.
Alcosta Senior and Community Center

St Patrick's Day Concert 2023

The San Ramon Community Chorus is performing a free St. Patrick's Day Concert on Friday, March 17 at 7 p.m. at the Alcosta Senior & Community Center (9300 Alcosta Blvd).

This annual show will also feature performances by the McBride School of Irish Dance. We hope to see you there!

World Poetry Day Open Mic
Monday, March 20 at 6 p.m.
San Ramon Community Center

World Poetry Day 2023

San Ramon Poet Laureate Jenyth Jo invites you to celebrate World Poetry Day on Monday, March 20 at an open mic event from 6–7 p.m. inside the Terrace Room at the San Ramon Community Center (12501 Alcosta Blvd).

Bring your poetry or read one of your favorites to share with the audience!

> More Info

Friday Foreign Film Series: Salaam Bombay!
Friday, March 24 at 7 p.m.
Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center

Salaam Bombay!

The San Ramon Arts Foundation is hosting their next Friday Foreign Film on Friday, March 24 featuring Salaam Bombay! From acclaimed director Mira Nair, Salaam Bombay! follows Krishna, an 11-year old boy who sets fire to his older brother's motor bike as retaliation for being constantly bullied. To pay for the bike, Krishna is sent to a traveling circus, but soon winds up in the streets of Bombay's poorest slums. Salaam Bombay!  is the winner of the Audience Award at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival, and the second film from India to be nominated for Best International Feature at the Academy Awards.

The show will begin at 7 p.m. at the Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center (10550 Albion Road).

Tickets are $10 and available at or the Box Office.

The movie is not rated.

Middle School Teen Center Registration Opens Monday, March 27

Teen Centers 2023

The Middle School Teen Centers provide a safe, supervised place on campus after school. Registration for the 2023–2024 school year begins on Monday, March 27.

> More Information & Registration

Street Smarts Video Contest: Submissions Open
Submission Deadline: Monday, April 3 at 4 p.m.

Street Smarts Video Contest

Submissions are open for the annual Street Smarts "Be Reel!" Video Contest, which offers students in grades 6–12 the opportunity to educate the community on traffic safety issues through original videos.

Prizes include up to $500 in Amazon gift cards, and video submissions will be shared online and presented at San Ramon Valley Elementary and Middle School Traffic Safety Education Assemblies.

Submissions are due by Monday, April 3 at 4 p.m.

> More info and entry details

City of San Ramon Summer Jobs - Apply Today!

Summer Jobs 2023

Looking for a summer job? The City of San Ramon is currently recruiting Recreation Leaders, Assistant Activity Managers, Cashiers, Office Assistants, and Lifeguards for summer programs.

> Learn More and Apply

511 Contra Costa's Winter Walk Challege Continues through March!

Winter Walk Challenge 2023

511 Contra Costa’s 2023 Winter Walk Challenge is underway, with more than 2,300 walkers on the move. It’s not too late to join the fun, so invite your friends and neighbors.

New walking challenges arrive by email each week to motivate you to step out and explore your neighborhood. Send 511 Contra Costa photos from your walks to earn entries in our Monday drawings for $20 Amazon gift cards.

Bonus: Walking is a great, pollution-free way to get around and an easy way to get exercise and spend time outdoors. When you register for the Winter Walk Challenge, you’ll be automatically entered in the iPad Grand Prize Drawing.

Register now at the link below!

> Sign Up for 511 Contra Costa's Winter Walk Challenge

City of San Ramon Annual Report 2022

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

San Ramon Jobs

The City of San Ramon is hiring! Current job opportunities include:

  • Office Assistant 

  • Cashier 

  • Lifeguard I / II 

  • Senior Lifeguard 

  • Assistant Pool Manager / Pool Manager 

  • Summer Camp Assistant Activity Manager / Activity Manager 

  • Summer Camp Recreation Leader I / II 

  • 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

More Information

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