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Southwest Mobile Storage - Best Mobile Storage & Office Containers In Studio City, CA

Southwest Mobile Storage is a family-owned shipping container business founded in 1995. Our strength for more than 25 years comes from the specialized knowledge and passion of our people, along with serving over 24,000 commercial, construction and residential customers. Our facility and expertise in maintaining, manufacturing, and delivering corrugated steel containers is unrivaled in the industry.

While the rental side of our business is regional with branches throughout the Southwest, our container sales and modification operations are nationwide and becoming global. Studio City, CA offers a wide selection of portable offices and mobile storage containers you can rent, buy or modify.

Our experts in container rental, sales and customization are committed to providing you the highest quality and best experience from service to delivery - our reputation depends on it.

Whether your need is for storage, office space, moving, multi-purpose or custom use, we've got your back. Here's how:

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We bring your storage container to you for convenient, easy access at your home, business or jobsite. Plus, you'll get more choice in storage space and better security, for a fraction of the cost of a pod or add on building, saving money and energy.


Not enough room to keep a storage container at your business, home or construction site? No problem - we can store it for you. Plus, you get 70% more space and better security, for a fraction of the cost of public storage units.


Need a permanent storage solution for your business, residence or construction? We sell new and used shipping containers in many sizes with a variety of add-ons. Or customize a container to your specific storage needs with our certified fabrication experts.


Take your time packing with our moving containers. We'll deliver to your business or home and pick it up whenever you're ready to move. So, you don't have to stress about moving or making multiple trips in one day, like if you rented a moving truck.


Our moving container solutions ensure the long-distance move of your home or business is highly efficient and affordable throughout the southwest. In fact, we usually cost 20%-40% less than full-service movers.


We understand move-in and move-out dates might be different. We can store your moving container at our highly secure facilities until you're ready to move to your new home or business location, and you can conveniently access it at any time.


Whether you need a workspace, conference room, or other office requirement, our ground-mounted mobile offices meet any and all of your business needs. Plus, it's faster and easier than building additions.


If you need your shipping container to serve multiple uses, such as office-storage combos, breakrooms and even utilities, we've got you covered. We'll modify a custom container to fit your business needs and bring your business to the next level


We'll create a custom container to fit your unique needs anywhere in the US. With our container modification expertise, we make any idea a reality. From pop-up stores to multi-story structures, our unrivaled facilities and fabrication experts do it all.

You'll get your own dedicated storage and container expert to serve as your one point of contact for easy, convenient service you can trust.
With our wide selection of intermodal containers for sale and rent, you'll find exactly what you need, from size, to type and condition.
We maintain our rental fleet to the highest standard - our integrity depends on it.
Our certified, experienced Conex container modification experts have more than 500 years combined experience modifying ISO containers.
All of our containers come with high security dual-locking system for no additional charge, so you can rest assured your stored items stay safe and that you don't have to pay extra for it.
At our unrivaled 90,000 sq ft indoor fabrication facility, ensuring your custom shipping container is made exactly to your specifications.
With our level of service, quality and expertise, you won't find a better value anywhere else.
Our portable offices include lighting and electrical outlets, internet hookups, HVAC and were crafted by our in-house steel container fabrication experts for top-quality construction.

Premium Quality - High Security

With Southwest Mobile Storage, you get much more than a POD or typical Conex box. You also get high security, unparalleled service and unmatched container modification expertise and facilities. No other company offers that much.

Shipping containers and storage containers come in a range of sizes. The most common external lengths are 20ft and 40ft with a width of 8ft. ISO Containers are typically 8ft 6in tall, but high cube containers are 9ft 6in tall. We also have steel containers in a variety of sizes from 10ft long to 45ft long to rent or buy, and we can modify shipping containers into any size you want.

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SMS Mobile Storage Containers have these high quality features:

1/8" thick steel plate bottom side rails
High strength steel supporting cross members
1 1/8" thick hardwood floor with galvanized self-tapping screws
16-gauge corrugated steel walls
16-gauge roof
270-degree swing cargo door(s)
High security dual-locking system*
Spot-grinded, primed & repainted with a beige high-grade water reducible alkyd direct-to-metal enamel*
* Comes standard on all rental units

SMS portable workspace containers have these structural features:

High security window bars, lever & deadbolt set with lock box
Studs & R-19 Insulation covered with wood paneling
1 1/8" marine board floor is covered with a durable single part gray epoxy coating
Dual pane low-E horizontal sliding windows with screens and miniblinds
18 Gauge steel polystyrene core 3-hour fire rated personnel door
All of our workspaces are manufactured in-house and arrive new or restored to factory specifications
Exterior load center operating on 100 Amp single phase 230 Volt power
Light switch, receptacles and 4' light fixtures; all wiring is Romex 12/2
CAT-6 voice and data lines with electrical junction box
HVAC units ranging from 1 ton to 2 ton on rentals; ability to customize up to 10 tons of cooling

Having flexible storage containers options is important, but security is crucial to protect your peace of mind and your possessions.

At Southwest Mobile Storage, we don't believe in leaving things to chance. We want you to rest easy knowing your inventory, documents, tools, equipment and other items are safe 24/7. That is why we equip SMS high-security slide bolt locking systems and lockboxes on our entire fleet of rental freight containers.


High-security slide-bolt locking system and extra-long lock box, giving you twice the security and peace of mind.
No holes to ensure your rental shipping container is wind and water-tight.
No rust for your safety.
14-gauge corrugated steel for strength and reinforcement.

Contact us to speak with a helpful, friendly representative to better understand our full range of capabilities. We are happy to answer any questions you have, go over pricing and set up a time and place to deliver your Conex box. Our quotes are 100% free and you are under no obligation to pay for your consultation.


When you own a business or manage one, it's crucial to have efficient, affordable ways to store inventory and supplies, whether it's to grow your business or adapt to changes in the market, like the many caused by the pandemic.

Renting storage containers to keep at your business eliminates the cost and hassles of sending your staff to offsite storage facilities. Steel containers with roll up doors make storing and retrieving items faster and easier. Auto repair shops and other businesses that need easy access throughout the workday to secure storage for tools, parts, equipment or supplies find renting shipping containers to be the best solution for their business storage needs. Southwest Mobile Storage has your back.

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Renting portable offices gives your business more workspace, breakrooms, pop up stores, security booths and more, without the cost and red tape associated with constructing building additions. Plus, a steel storage container fits neatly into one parking space and provides much stronger security than Pods and way more convenience than self-storage units.

If you have a specific need, we can modify shipping containers to build whatever you need to grow your business. Whether it's a portable workspace to run your business, like a pop-up container bar, or a durable facility for scientific research, like a container laboratory, or even a container gym, our unrivaled fabrication facility and modification experts got you covered. Our full-time, in-house staff of certified welders, engineers, electricians, carpenters and painters have over 500 years combined experience modifying thousands of container projects for just about any business use you can imagine.


Offsite storage alternatives cause a mess of hassles and headaches. Expanding office space and storage capacity at your location saves time, money and hassle of making multiple trips offsite.
We offer more choice in security, size and features in steel Conex boxes or ISO shipping containers than a public storage unit or Pod for less cost and far greater service.
We offer flexible, month-to-month rental agreements and prorate by the day after your first 28-day billing cycle.
With us, you get a dedicated account manager you can rely on, so you can focus on running your business than waste time with a different person every time you call that doesn't know or care as much.
While other companies may have some staff for modifying containers, most outsource the work, so you don't know who is actually doing the modifications or how much they're marking up the price.
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When you modify a shipping container for your business, you won't have to worry about expensive, lengthy and complicated construction.
We have modified thousands of containers nationwide and internationally for more than 25 years for NASA, US Navy, GCP Applied Technologies, Helix and Sundt to name a few. And rent containers to Amazon, Walmart and many of other nationally recognized brands.
Our extensive staff makes it possible to custom build multiple projects simultaneously and our 90,000 sq ft indoor fabrication facility prevents contaminants from interfering with fabrication, which delivers better quality and precision.


With an extensive in-house staff and 90,000 sq ft container modification facility, we're able to deliver consistently high quality and work on multiple projects simultaneously for a fast turnaround.

Other companies don't have the facility, staff or resources to modify shipping containers and will outsource the work to various shops who may not have the special experience or tools needed to modify the right way.

You can rest assured knowing your custom container is safe in our hands. Our certified weld and quality control inspectors ensure everything is structurally sound and built to your specifications through every step of the process.

Renting a moving container from us makes your move much less stressful because you won't have to rush to pack your whole house into a moving truck in one day. Instead, you can take your time packing over the course of a month.

Our ISO shipping containers are weatherproof and come with vault-like security, so you don't have to worry about theft or damage to your belongings.

You won't get that level of security from U-Haul or other moving truck companies.

Renting a storage container at your home keeps your belongings close and gives you convenient 24/7 access, so you're always able to retrieve the contents of your container when you need to.

We know move in and move out dates don't always line up. We can store your packed rental container at our secure facility until your new home is ready.

With our mobile storage containers for rent in Studio City, CA, you can save up to 40% when compared to full-service long-distance movers, while gaining more flexibility in your schedule.


We know your needs may change suddenly. With our extensive inventory and variety of sizes of portable offices and shipping containers to rent, buy or modify in Studio City, CA, we provide fast service and the best value possible so it's easy for you to get whatever you need when you need it.

Renting storage containers and portable offices from us gives you more flexibility when it comes to your schedule and options. If you don't have enough space at your current location or simply would prefer offsite storage, you can keep your rental storage and office containers at your location or ours - whichever is most convenient for you. You also get more options to choose from when it comes to size and features, like portable offices with divided rooms for private meetings or office/storage combos for storage and office space in one container. All while costing a fraction of the price of a pod or self-storage facility.

You can also buy new or used freight containers from us and choose from a variety of add-ons, including lights, electricity, doors and windows. Or fully customize a shipping container to save time, money and energy by skipping the expensive, lengthy process of constructing building additions. We can modify a Conex box into whatever you can imagine for any use you need, from construction tool cribs to office buildings, monitoring stations, mobile communication towers and much more. The possibilities are endless.


You'll never face hidden fees or surprises with us. We give you transparent billing up front at the best prices.

With us, you get a reliable, dedicated point of contact, who keeps you updated every step of the way. You can rest assured knowing you'll always get what you need, when you need it.

No other company has the breadth and depth of staff and experience that we do when it comes to modifying shipping containers. Our certified welders, engineers, electricians, plumbers, carpenters and painters have more than 500 years of combined experience in fabricating custom steel containers.

We prorate your rent by the day after the first 28-day billing cycle, so you don't have to pay for a full month when you only have your mobile containers and offices for a few days.

While other companies may be able to do small container modifications, most don't have an in-house fabrication staff or 90,000 sq ft fabrication facility like we do. As a result, they outsource the work on your custom container, so you don't know who's actually building it.

Rest assured knowing your modified shipping container will be built to the highest quality standards. Our certified weld and quality control inspectors check every step of the fabrication process to ensure everything is structurally sound and built to your specifications.


Whether you're in need of a storage container for your commercial business, a portable office for your construction site, or a moving container for your home, our process is simple and straightforward.

Choose Your Container

Choose the mobile storage solution that works best for your needs. In this step, you will let us know the number of containers you need, their sizes and what types of doors to equip.

Choose Your Options

Let us know if you would like to add any of our rental options, like a folding table or shelving.

Choose Your Security

Choose from padlocks, puck locks and other enhanced security options. All of our storage containers come standard with dual-locking, vault-like security.

Choose Your Delivery Timeframe

You can expect standard delivery within 3-5 days of your order. If you need expedited delivery, we will do everything in our power to accommodate your needs.

Pick-Up Planning

Do you need to keep your shipping container at our location? Prefer to have our team deliver your packed container to a location of your choice? Let us know, and we'll be by your side to work out the logistics.




Let our team know where we should deliver your mobile storage container for rent in Studio City, CA. Be sure to let us know if there are any special conditions that might prevent our drivers from entering your chosen destination. Before you schedule your delivery, let us know which direction you would like the doors of your container to face.



Our drivers can deliver your storage container Monday-Friday, between the hours of 6AM and 2PM local time. Our two-hour delivery window is the most precise in the industry. If you desire another delivery time outside of our standard delivery options, we will do our best to accommodate your needs. As a courtesy, our driver will call you at least 30 minutes before they arrive at your drop-off destination.



Before we deliver your Conex box, prepare your delivery area by ensuring that there are no low overhangs, arches, wires, trees or any other obstacles that could interfere with your delivery. It's a good idea to mark the space where you would like your steel container placed.



When our driver arrives, they will back our truck into the space where you would like your shipping container placed. Once we arrive, we will ensure that your container is delivered safely and securely. If placed on asphalt or pavement, we will use wood dunnage pads to make sure your ground surface is protected and the container is level.


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A Farmers Market Parisian Baker Favorite Gets a Culver City Brick-and-Mortar Cafe

If you’ve purchased French pastry at one of Southern California’s farmers markets over the last few years, it’s very likely that the baguette or croissant came from Des Croissants Paris. Though these baked goods were previously available only at roving markets throughout LA, this bakery/boulangerie-patisserie now has a storefront all its own, operating next door to ...

If you’ve purchased French pastry at one of Southern California’s farmers markets over the last few years, it’s very likely that the baguette or croissant came from Des Croissants Paris. Though these baked goods were previously available only at roving markets throughout LA, this bakery/boulangerie-patisserie now has a storefront all its own, operating next door to Super Domestics Coffee’s east Culver City location at 8539 Washington Boulevard.

Since 2017, Parisian-born Samuel Manar has operated mostly out of farmers markets in Culver City, Mar Vista, Studio City, Echo Park, and Old Town Santa Clarita, where there’s often a long queue for Manar’s croissants, paniers, and baguettes. Though he’ll continue to set up retail stands at local markets, the new Culver City spot is designed to offer a standardized and Parisian-centric experience for locals to settle into. “We really wanted to do something good, not too fancy,” says Manar. “Something super clean, simple, and also long-term.”

Manar still bakes from a commercial kitchen, so he’s using the brick-and-mortar space to sell a selection of sourdough bread, baguettes, eclairs, paniers, olive loaves, pain au chocolat, chausson aux pommes, cinnamon rolls, and more. He sources as much as possible from France — especially the butter — and applies traditional techniques from his decade-long career in France, as well as stints at Milo & Olive and Bottega Louie when he arrived from France in 2015.

Along with hot chocolate are pre-bottled coffee drinks like a plant-based latte or matcha latte with oat milk made by his also Parisian-born business partner, Angelique Sakho-Green, who also has sea moss shots available through her company L’Angelique.

It’s a very cozy space, enough to navigate three tables for in-house noshing. Architect Natalie Kazanjian converted the former art gallery into Des Croissants Paris with three interior tables and a massive display case where everything Manar prepared is for selection. The newly-opened Des Croissants adds to Culver City’s Francophile boom with Sweet Lily Bakery, Bianca, Simonette, the plant-based Maison Macha, and the brand-new Juliet all less than a mile away.

Des Croissants Paris is open Thursday through Saturday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

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Hallmark Channel Special Event On March 26 With Finale of “The Way Home” & Debut of “Ride”

STUDIO CITY, CA – February 7, 2023 – Hallmark Channel offers viewers a special event night with a double dose of primetime drama on Sunday, March 26. The night kicks off with the highly-anticipated finale of its critically acclaimed, hit multigenerational family drama series “The Way Home,” which travels to an earlier time slot of 8 p.m. ET/PT. Then hold on to your cowboy hats for the debut of an all-new original series ...

STUDIO CITY, CA – February 7, 2023 – Hallmark Channel offers viewers a special event night with a double dose of primetime drama on Sunday, March 26. The night kicks off with the highly-anticipated finale of its critically acclaimed, hit multigenerational family drama series “The Way Home,” which travels to an earlier time slot of 8 p.m. ET/PT. Then hold on to your cowboy hats for the debut of an all-new original series “Ride” at 9 p.m. ET/PT, following the intertwined lives of a rodeo family dynasty.

Andie MacDowell (Maid, Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove), Chyler Leigh (Supergirl, Grey’s Anatomy), Evan Williams (Blonde, Versailles) and Sadie Laflamme-Snow (The Apprentice) star in “The Way Home,” which premiered Sunday, January 15, and has caught the attention of critics who have lauded the series for its compelling and innovative storytelling and standout performances, with MediaPost saying, “‘The Way Home’ on Hallmark is a gem of a drama,” while Parade asserted, “It’s an intriguing generational family mystery with unexpected twists featuring strong female characters – a perfect fit for Hallmark.” Over its first three episodes, “The Way Home” grew from its premiere to become cable’s #1 program on Sundays. “The Way Home” tells the story of the Landry women, who have been estranged for more than 20 years after the unexplained disappearance of the youngest in the family and untimely death of the patriarch. Now under the same roof again, they must find their way back to each other by discovering truths about their past.

Nancy Travis (Last Man Standing, The Kominsky Method), Tiera Skovbye (Riverdale, Nurses), Beau Mirchoff (Good Trouble, Hidden Gems), Sara Garcia (The Flash, Reign), Jake Foy (Designated Survivor, A Little Daytime Drama) and Tyler Jacob Moore (Barry, Shameless) star in the new, multigenerational family ensemble following the lives of the McMurrays, part of a rodeo dynasty going back a generation, as they struggle to keep their beloved ranch afloat. After a tragic loss, each character embarks on an empowering journey of transformation and self-discovery while also uncovering a twisted web of secrets, threatening to tear the family and their small Colorado town apart at the seams.

“The Way Home” is a Neshama Entertainment production in association with MarVista Entertainment. Heather Conkie, Alexandra Clarke, Fernando Szew, Hannah Pillemer, Larry Grimaldi, Ani Kevork, Arnie Zipursky, Marly Reed, Suzanne Berger, Lauren MacKinlay, MacDowell and Leigh are executive producers.

“Ride” is co-produced by Blink49 Studios and Seven24 Films, in partnership with Bell Media for CTV Drama Channel in Canada. Based on an original script by husband and wife writing team Rebecca Boss and Chris Masi, who along with Sherri Cooper-Landsman are showrunners and executive producers. John Morayniss, Carolyn Newman and Virginia Rankin are executive producing for Blink49 Studios; Greg Gugliotta and F.J. Denny executive produce for Nitelite Entertainment; Elana Barry and Josh Adler executive produce for Circle of Confusion; and Jordy Randall and Tom Cox executive produce for Seven24 Films. Paolo Barzman directs and executive produces. FIFTH SEASON will handle the international distribution for the series

The estimated annuitized jackpot for the Feb. 8 drawing stands at $39.5 million

AUSTIN – Texas Lottery® players have the exclusive opportunity today to play for North America’s largest jackpot and the second-largest jackpot around the world! With an out-of-state player winning Monday night’s Powerball® jackpot and no jackpot winners in Monday night’s Lotto Texas® drawing, the jackpot for the Wednesday, Feb. 8 Lotto Texas drawing has rolled to an estimated $39.5 million before tonight’s Mega Millions® drawing, which is advertising a jackpot worth an estimated $31 million. The Lotto Texas jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing offers estimated cash value of $23.9 million.

“It’s a thrilling time for our players, as the Lotto Texas jackpot has emerged as the largest lottery prize available on the continent, which can only be won by a Texas Lottery player,” said Gary Grief, executive director of the Texas Lottery. “We’re hopeful that at least one player wins the biggest jackpot the game has seen in more than two years and I’m looking forward to congratulating the first Lotto Texas jackpot winner of 2023. As anticipation continues to grow during this jackpot run, we want to remind our players to play responsibly. It only takes one ticket to win.”

Wednesday’s drawing will be the 62nd in the current Lotto Texas jackpot run since starting as an estimated annuitized $5 million for the Sept. 19 drawing. This is the largest Lotto Texas jackpot up for grabs since the Sept. 30, 2020 drawing when it reached an estimated $47 million, which was claimed by a Seguin resident who purchased the winning ticket at Pic N Pac 10 in Seguin.

In 2022, there were six Lotto Texas jackpot winners. The game’s most recent jackpot winner was a Katy resident that claimed a jackpot prize of $19 million for the drawing held on Sept. 17, 2022. The largest Lotto Texas jackpot in game history was an advertised $145 million prize for the June 19, 2004, drawing, which was sold in El Paso and claimed by VOM Enterprises, Ltd.

Lotto Texas is played by picking six numbers from one to 54 and offers multimillion-dollar jackpots. Drawings are held every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 10:12 p.m. CT. For $1 more per Play, a player can select the Extra! add-on feature for a chance to win up to $10,000 more on non-jackpot prizes.

Beginning with the first ticket sold in 1992, the Texas Lottery has generated $36.2 billion in revenue for the state and distributed $79 billion in prizes to lottery players. Since 1997, the Texas Lottery has contributed $30.3 billion to the Foundation School Fund, which supports public education in Texas. As authorized by the Texas Legislature, certain Texas Lottery revenues benefit state programs including the Fund for Veterans’ Assistance. Since the first veterans’ themed scratch ticket game was launched in 2009, the Texas Lottery has contributed more than $202 million for programs supporting Texas veterans.

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A Commanding, Villainous Performance by Ray Buffer as Joseph Chouinard in Into The Wild Frontier Season 2, Episode 1

Character actor, singer and voice over artist, Ray Buffer takes on the Québécois accent to play a voyageur bully and nemesis to the legendary Kit Carson.The cowards never start and the weak die along the way.”— Kit CarsonHOLLYWOOD, CA, USA, February 12, 2023 / -- ABOUT EPISODE 1 SEASON 2 of ...

Character actor, singer and voice over artist, Ray Buffer takes on the Québécois accent to play a voyageur bully and nemesis to the legendary Kit Carson.

The cowards never start and the weak die along the way.”

— Kit Carson

HOLLYWOOD, CA, USA, February 12, 2023 / -- ABOUT EPISODE 1 SEASON 2 of INTO THE WILD FRONTIER: Kit Carson (Sam Holeman/Brandon Irons) spends his teenage years in the Southwest, learning to hunt, trap, and scout. Along the way, he befriends other frontier legends like Jim Bridger (Jack Pearson), and he quickly earns a reputation for his steely nerves and fearlessness. When Carson nearly dies in a skirmish with Blackfeet warriors, his mind turns to marriage, and he begins to court a famous Arapaho beauty named Waa-Ni-Beh (Cherish Rodriguez). But the realities of mountain life intrude on Carson's marriage plans when a Canadian mountain man, known as the Bully of the Mountains (Ray Buffer), insults Waa-Ni-Beh. An incensed Carson challenges the bully to a duel to the death, and a legend is born when the two men face each other on horseback in the heart of the wild frontier. (Source: INSP-TV)

ABOUT RAY BUFFER: Ray Buffer is originally from Florida and transplanted to Southern California in 1999. He is well versed in musical theatre performance and developed his film and TV careers during his time in Cali. Now a middle-aged character actor, Buffer seems to specialize in bigger than life characters, and making villains appear sympathetic. His resonant bass voice is put to use through studio work as well as live performances. He also has appeared as various versions of Santa Claus in commercials, television, film and live events.

Buffer is currently in rehearsal for the world premiere of HEAVENLY COUNTRY in Studio City, CA. It will play at Two Roads Theater from March 24 - April 22. In it, Buffer will play Boss Ross, the owner of a moving company who provides much of the comic relief in a story about his employee who is a recovering alcoholic - wooing a client. Buffer will perform Jerry Reed's "She Got The Goldmine," George Strait's "all My Exes Live In Texas" and Ray Steven's "Mississippi Squirel Revival."

Ray Buffer can also be seen at various film festivals appearing in Matthew Alexander's MISTRESS CANDI (as Sam), Mico Marz's KAI (as Michaux), and Jessica Redish's EXIT, PURSUED BY A BEAR (as the voice of the Bear).

Buffer has recently appeared in two Dhar Mann video productions KIDS GIFTS STOLEN ON CHRISTMAS (as Shawn, a Mall Santa) and RICH BARBER MISTREATS HOMELESS MAN (as the Homeless Man).

As a character actor of wide range, Buffer is in increasing demand. Audiences can look forward to seeing him again as a Western villain, in Chris Russell's upcoming film THE LORD OF ALL FUTURE SPACE AND TIME, and as Santa Claus in A SCREENSHOT TO SANTA.For more information about Buffer and his work, check out and his IMDb page at

ABOUT INTO THE WILD FRONTIER SERIES: As America expands westward, intrepid explorers and rugged mountain men risk their lives to blaze new trails into the wild frontier. The promise of new lands teeming with game and other riches is an irresistible pull for fearless men such as Daniel Boone, Jim Bridger, and John Colter. But danger surrounds the hunters, trappers, and traders that the lead the way into the unknown frontier. As they push deeper into the wilderness, crossing impenetrable forests, vast mountain ranges, and unforgiving deserts, they face starvation, deadly weather, ferocious predators, and hostile Native Americans. But their descriptions of the natural wonders found on America's frontier encourage a tide of settlers to head west, and their epic tales of adventure and survival become the stuff of myths and legends. (Source: IMDb)

ABOUT WARM SPRINGS PRODUCTIONS: Warm Springs is a turn-key production company, a team of 80+ full-time staff that specialize in creating captivating television from start to finish. Development, pre- and post-production, editorial, graphics, VFX, audio engineering, color—we do it all happily from the heart of Big Sky Country: Missoula, Montana.

ABOUT INSP-TV: INSP (formerly The Inspiration Network; is an American digital cable television network that features primarily westerns (both shows and movies) and is headquartered in Indian Land, South Carolina - a suburb of Charlotte, North Carolina. Between 1991 and 2010, INSP was a non-profit ministry focused network. In October 2010, it was re-branded and launched as a socially conservative, commercial-supported family entertainment network (over time becoming centered around westerns). As of 2021, more than 60 million households receive INSP.

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New Fountain School studio dedicated to local music‑scene legend

A new Dal studio designed for Fountain School of Performing Arts students pays tribute to an influential local concert promoter who has helped support generations of young musicians in Halifax.The anonymous donor who funded the space requested it be named after Greg Clark to honour his many contributions to Halifax’s music scene over the past several decades.“I'm kind of blown away,” said Clark, during his first tour of the studio in late January. “If I had to think of some kind of honour that I could ge...

A new Dal studio designed for Fountain School of Performing Arts students pays tribute to an influential local concert promoter who has helped support generations of young musicians in Halifax.

The anonymous donor who funded the space requested it be named after Greg Clark to honour his many contributions to Halifax’s music scene over the past several decades.

“I'm kind of blown away,” said Clark, during his first tour of the studio in late January. “If I had to think of some kind of honour that I could get, this is certainly way up there. It's amazing.”

The Greg Clark Studio will be used primarily for teaching and rehearsal, but also includes recording equipment. It's an important piece of the larger Dalhousie Arts Centre expansion, which includes the state-of-the-art Joseph Strug Concert Hall, practice rooms, rehearsal spaces, teaching studios, and a new home for Dal's Costume Studies Program.

Clark developed a reputation as a heavy hitter in the Halifax indie music scene during its heyday in the 1990s and became known in the city as the leading man behind venue spaces that allowed young people to gather.

“I’m a venue guy, and the city always needs new venues. Anything that can give young musicians more access to exposure,” said Clark. “I'm sure you're going to make great use of this space.”

Chris Mitchell, an instructor at Dal’s Fountain School of Performing Arts, said this focus on emerging artists is exactly what the spirit of the new studio space is all about. He says it will serve as a studio where students can practice and work on their recordings.

“In the past few years with the advent of the Fountain School, we've started an entire new stream into Pop music, and now we're promoting it all,” he says. “You know, all the other genres other than classical and jazz— Blues, R&B, Pop. We’re just developing all of those with students, and this facility will help foster that.”

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In 1980, Clark opened a video arcade called Backstreet Imports on Prince Street in Halifax. Inspired by underground record store hangouts in New York City’s Greenwich Village, he eventually expanded the space into an all-ages music venue.

“I had the video arcade Backstreet, and I decided to do an all-ages club there because all the kids were heading into my arcade and spending money on the games,” he said.

That inspiration transfigured into more spaces over the years, including Club Flamingo (later Pub Flamingo) on Gottingen Street — a place also known for its youthful punk scene.

To Greg, the key to these venues was always with the young musicians.

“I really think that the kids are the key to everything,” said Clark, “And they got to have a place to play.”

Water Restrictions Hit Studio City

Street numbers, days of the weeks and fat fines: here's everything you need to know to survive Studio City's new water restrictions. STUDIO CITY, CA — The browning of Studio City lawns begins in earnest Wednesday as unprecedented water restrictions take effect across Los Angeles, Ventura and San Bernardino counties. Millions of Southlanders will be limited to outdoor watering one to two days per week throughout the summer.One-third of Southern Californians face new restrictions limiting outdoor watering to reduce water ...

Street numbers, days of the weeks and fat fines: here's everything you need to know to survive Studio City's new water restrictions.

STUDIO CITY, CA — The browning of Studio City lawns begins in earnest Wednesday as unprecedented water restrictions take effect across Los Angeles, Ventura and San Bernardino counties. Millions of Southlanders will be limited to outdoor watering one to two days per week throughout the summer.

One-third of Southern Californians face new restrictions limiting outdoor watering to reduce water use in the face of the state’s historic drought. The restrictions, apply to about 6 million Southern Californians who depend on water from Northern California via the State Water Project. That includes Los Angeles and dozens of Los Angeles County cities that don't have access to water from the Colorado River or local resources.

In Studio City, where outdoor watering is now limited to two days per week, residents will have a short amount of time to get on board with the routine before being hit with a series of escalating fines.

The restrictions, approved by a 13-0 City Council vote after being announced by Mayor Eric Garcetti, are more lenient than the one-day limit ordered earlier by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California for areas that are dependent on water from the State Water Project.

"We were given two paths ... and we chose path two, to go with a budgeted volumetric limit for the city of Los Angeles. While most other agencies affected by this need to limit their outdoor watering to one day to comply, we believe that in the city of L.A. we can comply with two-day-a-week watering, and that's thanks to our customers' tireless efforts to make conservation a way of life here in Los Angeles," David Pettijohn, director of water resources for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, told the City Council last week

The city also urged residents with pools to use pool covers to reduce the risk of evaporation, and called on people to wash their vehicles only at commercial car wash facilities.

The city's water restrictions will be enforced by the Conservation Response Unit, which will focus on areas that are using the most water, according to DWP General Manager and Chief Engineer Marty Adams. He said the department will re-assign employees to ensure coverage in all areas of the city, and might bring on additional personnel during the summer.

"Beyond that, we have the ability to put flow restrictors on people's use if they are recalcitrant and do not comply, and then we also have the ultimate option of terminating service if somebody is really just scofflaw against the ordinance," Pettijohn said.

Adams said the department has given "very few fines in past droughts," adding that people are typically happy to comply with restrictions. In the last four years, the department has issued 552 citations, with only 15 resulting in fines, according to Pettijohn.

Meanwhile, many people outside Los Angeles are restricted to one-day per week watering effective Wednesday, as announced by the MWD on April 26. That restriction will apply to the district's member agencies that are heavily dependent on supplies from the State Water Project, but the agency called on all Southern California residents and businesses to slash water use by 30% to combat drought conditions "unlike anything we've experienced before."

MWD member agencies that fail to enforce the requirement among their customers will face fines of up to $2,000 per acre-foot of water supplied by MWD that exceeds monthly allocation limits.

The State Water Resources Control Board voted last week to ban watering of non-functional turf at commercial, industrial and institutional properties.

The ban -- which does not include turf at residences or turf used for recreation or community purposes -- will be effective once approved by the Office of Administrative Law, which typically takes about 10 days, according to the board. Violations would be punishable by a fine of up to $500.

In recent months, the DWP has urged customers to take advantage of its rebates to make water conservation transitions less expensive, including for people who replace their lawns with sustainable and drought-tolerant landscaping. Residential and commercial customers can get $3 per square foot of turf for up to 5,000 square feet, and public agencies can get $4 per square foot for up to 200,000 square feet of turf. The agency also gives a $6 rebate for rotating sprinkler nozzles.

Residential customers can also receive $500 rebates for high- efficiency clothes-washer purchases and $250 for water-efficient toilet purchases.

According to the DWP, the more efficient appliances can reduce water use by more than 11,000 gallons per year. Rebate-eligible toilets use about 30% less water than standard models.

DWP business customers can receive $300 rebates for low-flush toilets, which used to have a rebate of $250. Bathroom and kitchen faucet aerators and high-efficiency showerheads are available for free.

Multi-family, commercial and industrial building owners who install large-scale water conservation systems can also receive a $2 million incentive, which was increased earlier this year from $250,000. The Technical Assistance Program incentive is available for pre-approved cooling towers, recirculation systems, recycling microfiltration systems and other upgrades that reduce potable water use by a minimum of 50,000 gallons over two years.

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Officials in recent weeks also have tried to highlight the need to protect Los Angeles' trees during the drought and restrictions, noting that they provide extensive benefits to health and qualify of life.

Trees can capture stormwater, improve water quality and reduce flood risk, along with helping air quality and the impact of heat waves.

"Trees provide so many benefits for the quality of life and our environment," Board of Public Works President Aura Garcia said last week. "But as we go through this period to reduce water usage through various ways, we want to share this important information for residents to help maintain and preserve trees in their yards, while conserving water."

The Department of Public Works urged people to add mulch to their trees and to slow soak their mature trees once a month, especially between June and September. People should also keep a close eye on the trees that were accustomed to receiving water three times per week.

People should also avoid pruning and fertilizing their trees during hot, dry months, the department said.

By MARGARET SHUTTLEWORTH, City News Service and Patch Staffer Paige Austin conrtibuted to this report.

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