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09/29/2017 - Local Film "Common Ground" Nominated For Numerous Awards
West Point, CA...When filmmaker and award-winning writer, Lisa Michelle, of West Point, decided to bring her screenplay, Common Ground, to life, she knew that Calaveras County was the perfect location. The rural atmosphere and the children who reside in West Point, Wilseyville, and Rail Road Flat represented the authenticity in the story that Michelle wanted to tell. The supporting characters and extras were cast entirely from Calaveras County residents.

The multiple award-winning screenplay offers insight into the increasing hostilities and bullying in our schools through the perspective of the film's main character, Jeremy, played by Gabrielle Hale. Hale has been nominated for several awards for his portrayal of the tormented second-grader.

“Common Ground suggests audiences be conscious of their preconceived notions based on what someone looks like or the clothes they wear. We all do it–not just kids,” says Pat Russell, one of the film's producers.

According to, 77% of students experience bullying in some form: mental, verbal, or physical. Every seven minutes, a child gets bullied and the after effects can last a lifetime. When Common Ground's film festival circuit concludes, Michelle plans to design an interactive program that parents, teachers and group leaders can use to educate children about bullying.

“Children model what they see. We need to support each other in making bullying an unacceptable behavior,” says Laurie Kubiac, a retired Amador County school teacher.

Common Ground will be showcased in the 2017 Sutter Creek International Film Festival shorts program and is nominated for Best Short Film. Michelle is up for several awards including Best Director.

“Everyone involved in this project was passionate about it. The talent and realism the kids brought to the film was impressive considering none of them had ever acted before they had a camera in their face. I hope that our community will support their hard work by filling the seats of the theater,” says Michelle.

Common Ground will screen at the Sutter Creek Theater in the Shorts Program at 1:30 pm on September 29th. Tickets can be purchased online at or at the box office. Get tickets early as seating is limited.

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08/04/2017 - Mariposa Relief Drop Event - Jackson on August 4 - 6
Jackson, CA...Mariposa Relief Drop Event Aug 4 5 6 ONLY 9a to 4pm these 3 days ONLY For this event!! PLEASE DO NOT DROP OFF ANYTHING EXCEPT ON THESE DAYS AND TIMES. THIS IS IMPORTANT! THIS IS A ORGANIZED EVENT!
Please bring your donations in a 5gln or 10gln Tote for easy loading and storage for the people who will be receiving these items.

Think cleaning items and items to be utilized by fire recovery victims. NO USED CLOTHING. NEW CLOTHING ONLY. Socks, gloves, hats, Baby Wipes, Trash Bags, Dawn Dish Soap, Face Masks for breathing, Bottled Water, Gatorade. THERE WILL BE A BETTER LIST OF NEEDED DONATIONS COMING SOON. We will need Volunteers all 3 dys to help take in donations and to help load trailers. Dress for the heat and the dust on site. We will need people with trucks to pul trailers and maybe more trailers we are not sure as yet how much will be donated. We will be doing this for 3 days so do the math.

August 4 – August 6
Aug 4 at 9 AM to Aug 6 at 4 PM

Laughton Ranch Boarding & Training
90 Clinton Road (Next to Raleys), Jackson, California 95642

06/19/2017 - Congressman McClintock Town Hall Meeting in Jackson Monday, June 19, 2017 - 6:00pm
Jackson, CA...Town Hall Meeting in Jackson. Monday, June 19, 2017 - 6:00pm. Congressman McClintock will hold a town hall meeting in Jackson on Monday, June 19th at 6:00 P.M. The meeting will be held at: Argonaut High School Gym 501 Argonaut Lane, Jackson, Time: 6:00 P.M.

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