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Welcome to, your best resource to finding answers to your questions about living at River Islands.

Find information regarding setting up utilities, important phone numbers to keep in your contacts, a community events calendar and more!

We will also keep you up to date with the latest information from the River Islands Development Team!


  • Open Letter from Susan Dell'Osso

  • Holiday Activities Throughout the Community

The Giving Tree​

Light Up the Islands

Annual Holiday Car Parade

  • Sprouts Arrives on February 3rd!

  • Receive The Currents Via Email

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Important Announcements

4/5/23 - SURVEY

To All River Islands Residents – San Joaquin County Regional Transit District (RTD) provides bus service from SaveMart in Lathrop to the BART station in Pleasanton/Dublin.  RTD is asking our residents to participate in a survey to determine the demand for having shuttle bus service from River Islands to SaveMart.  Please use the following link to take this important survey.  Thank you.

Upcoming Events

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River Islands Farmers Market

Starting JUNE 3rd, the Farmers Market will be located in the parking lot of RI Tech Academy (1175 Marina Drive)
from 8:30am to 12:30pm!

Kids at the Drive-in

Drive-In Movie Night

Bring the family and join us for another Drive-In Movie Night on JUNE 17th!

Movie will be announced soon!


Park in the lot located behind the Welcome Center at
1401 River Islands Parkway which will open at 7pm and the movie will begin at dusk.

Pedestrian Path

The 209 Heart and Stroke Walk is coming to River Islands!


River Islands is excited to announce that the American Heart Association's
209 Heart and Stroke Walk on October 7th is taking place on our very own riverfront walking trail!


The American Heart Association is known for having walk teams that bring spirit and fun to help raise awareness for this event. Represent your neighborhood and become a Walk Coach! Then, lead a team of your neighbors and we'll all work together towards a community goal which will provide funding for life-saving heart and brain health research!

If you are interested in becoming a Walk Coach for your neighborhood, please send an email to or click the button below!


Dell'Osso Farms invites Islanders
to become harvesters!

Dell'Osso Family Farms had such a successful cherry-picking event in May that Ron and Susan Dell'Osso are going to share the bounty of their fruit trees all Summer and into the Fall!

Islanders will have an exclusive opportunity to access the farm during a harvest! The Dell'Osso family is providing access to the farm without charge, however, we will charge a flat fee as a donation to Second Harvest Food Bank.

Because weather conditions control when the fruit is ripe for picking, you'll want to sign up for texts to be alerted about the dates and picking donation for each event.

Text the keyword ISLANDERS to 30120 to sign up now!

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You're invited to
The Islanders' Circle

Have you popped open the bottle of Priest Ranch Wine that was included in your River Islands welcome basket and LOVED it?
Here's some great news:

Priest Ranch, which shares a parent company with River Islands, has created a wine club just for Islanders, with plans for deliveries to be made to our community three times per year, accompanied by fun
pick-up parties!

Along with a special discount on all wines, members will receive three customizable shipments per year, be invited to the tasting room in Yountville for a complementary wine tasting once a year, first-access to winery-exclusive wines and MORE!

For details and to sign up, click here!

Essential Resources


Join us to support Second Harvest Food Bank of San Joaquin County!

If you would like to contribute unopened and unexpired non-perishable food items, we have placed donation bins in the following locations:

Welcome Center (1401 River Islands Pkwy)

Fire Station #35 (19001 Somerston Pkwy)



Want to have a picnic with your family or enjoy the recreational sports areas for an afternoon? The City of Lathrop's guidelines make neighborhood parks within River Islands available to residents on a first come, first serve basis.

Although there aren't any dedicated areas within the community that can be reserved on a regularly-scheduled basis, here are some things to keep in mind:

  • Neighborhood parks are intended for walk-up use by residents.

  • Fire Station #35 at 19001 Somerston Pkwy has a community room available upon request. The Lathrop Police Department building also has a community room.


To review the formal guidelines, please click here.


When you meet someone who tells you they live in Drake’s Bend, do you know where that is? Did you know that Lakeside is not 360 Lakeside? Wouldn’t you love to have a map that shows all of the River Islands neighborhoods, by name?


This is not a street map, but a neighborhood map, to help you navigate around the community as you put down roots.

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